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Date:  Feb 25, 2024

Calgary, AB, CA

Operating Sector:  Major Projects West

Position Title:  Traffic Coordinator

Come Build Your Career at Aecon!

As a Canadian leader in infrastructure development, Aecon is safely and sustainably building what matters for future generations to thrive! We lead some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of our generation, at the forefront of transformational change in transportation and energy, and partnering every day to build, connect, power, and strengthen our communities.

At Aecon, you can count on:

  • Safety First. Our number one core value. If we can’t do it safely, we don’t do it at all.
  • Integrity. We lead by example, with humility and courage.
  • Accountability. We’re passionate about delivering on our commitments.
  • Inclusion. We provide equitable opportunities for everyone.


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. So, we invest in our people, just like they invest in us! 


At Aecon we:

  • Ensure you and your family receive the services needed to support your mental, emotional, and physical well-being
  • Believe in helping you build your career through our Aecon University and Leadership Programs
  • Are committed to supporting and investing in inclusive work environments, through initiatives like Equity, Diversity & Inclusion training, our Aecon Women in Trades and Aecon Diversity in Trades programs, and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to ensure we are building inclusion into every aspect of our culture at Aecon.
  • Are a leader in sustainable construction. With a strong commitment to operating responsibility by minimizing our impact on the environment and surrounding communities.


Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our people. We’re always searching the globe for innovative, collaborative minds to join our best-in-class Aecon community!


What is the Opportunity?  

Safe. Trusted. Respected. Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We’re proud of our work helping to expand and improve North America’s infrastructure and transportation networks, and we’re ready to build the future. With over a century of experience, and the ability to offer diverse, comprehensive services, Aecon is a preferred contractor for our clients.


Alberta Transportation has awarded Aecon with a $595 million contract for the Deerfoot Trail Improvements project, located in Calgary, Alberta. Construction will consist of seven new bridges, additional lanes, and improvements to ramps and interchanges. Construction is scheduled for completion by fall of 2027.


The Traffic Coordinator plays an essential role in project execution and responding to traffic control requirements. The Traffic Control Coordinator, located in Calgary, Alberta, will be on the site full-time when construction activities are underway both during the initial works and during the maintenance and rehabilitation work. This dynamic role is focused on assisting in developing and maintaining, traffic control plans, monitoring of traffic operation in construction zones, lane closure measurement and verifications, schedules, managing labour, customer relations, client coordination, engineering, contract management, and procurement etc.


What You’ll Do Here:

  • Coordinate and execute obligations contained in the Project Agreement regarding vehicular and pedestrian mobility concerns within the limits of construction, including tracking and forecasting costs for lane closures and compiling and presenting cost reports for monthly meeting with client.
  • Engage actively and regularly with internal construction teams and subcontractors to develop, adjust, and modify construction and traffic staging strategies, including identification and escalation of roadblocks when encountered.
  • Coordinate development, delivery, and approval of traffic control plans, transit management plans, emergency services access plans, haul route plans, and other plans (collectively, the traffic and transportation management plans) by design consultants, including submission to authorities having jurisdiction (City of Calgary), and tracking to acceptance.
  • Coordinate development, delivery, approval, and implementation of temporary and permanent traffic signals
  • Administrate the design services contracts for the design consultants, under direction of assistant traffic and transportation manager, including prioritization of work activities, coordination of recurring progress meetings, monthly progress tracking, accruals, invoice approvals, and issuance of change orders as required.
  • Coordinate with Traffic Control Subcontractors to ensure accurate implementation of Traffic Control Plans including monitoring of Line Painting.
  • Coordinate with internal communications department for the development and issuance of advanced notification to Stakeholders for lane closures, traffic diversions, detours and / or delays.
  • Participate in biweekly traffic management committee and community liaison committee meetings with client and stakeholders as required.
  • Attend internal coordination meetings with all construction teams and provide updates as required.
  • Review and update the project schedule and attend coordination meetings with internal design and construction teams as required.
  • Safety/Quality/Environment:
  • Address issues promptly. Brings proactiveness and a sense of urgency in closing issues.
  • Leads safety investigations with SM and project safety manager. Ensure corrective actions in place.
  • Institutes strong safety culture.
  • Seeks continual improvement of quality.
  • Ensures environmental compliance within his area.
  • Holds subcontractors accountable and aligned with our values.


What You Bring to the Team:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil and Transportation Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in the Construction industry.
  • Knowledge of Engineering software such as AutoCAD preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with tact and diplomacy.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of construction projects, with experience in heavy civil, highway construction, rail and tunnel projects preferred.
  • Class 5 drivers’ license
  • Ability to identify problems or issues and generate solutions, resolve conflicts and make sound decisions.


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA during any step of the application process please click here.