Primary Responsibilities :
Controls movement of vehicular traffic through construction projects.
Discusses traffic routing plans, and type and location of control points with superior visibility to oncoming traffic.
Distributes traffic control signs and markers along site in designated pattern.
Directs movement of traffic through site, using sign, hand, and flag signals.
Warns construction workers when approaching vehicle fails to heed signals to prevent accident and injury to workers.
Informs drivers of detour routes through construction sites using signage.
Records license number of traffic control violators for police.
Physical & Mental Requirements :
With or without reasonable accommodation, the physical and mental requirements of this job may include the following : seeing, hearing, speaking, and writing clearly.
Occasional reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, and crouching. Frequent standing which may be required for long periods of time.
Additional physical requirements may include, frequent lifting and / or moving up to five (5) Kilograms and occasional lifting and / or moving up to eleven (11) Kilograms.
Must be able to meet and continue to meet any applicable Provincial and municipal licensing requirements.
May be required to work on all shifts : days, evenings and nights which may include rotational shifts.
Will be required to be on call and accept work shifts when the need arises.
Must have a valid Provincial Traffic / Signalpersons Certificate.
Must be physically able to move, assemble and place equipment (signage) in appropriate locations.