Date:  Jan 13, 2021

Delta, BC, CA

Operating Sector:  Civil West

Traffic Control Supervisor

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.


Position Overview

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 Canada’s infrastructure and transportation networks, and we’re ready to build the future of our country. With over a century of experience, and the ability to offer diverse, comprehensive services, Aecon is a preferred contractor for our clients. This includes numerous public entities and Public-Private Partnerships in Canada and abroad.


Reporting to the Traffic Manager, Traffic Control Supervisor plays an essential role in project execution, who shall have authority to respond to traffic control requirements and shall perform the duties of the Traffic Control Supervisor, in accordance with Project requirements. The Traffic Control Supervisor shall 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.


Key Responsibilities

  • Directing all traffic control operations on the Site and coordinating with all stakeholder and contractors working on the Project.
  • Maintaining direct line authority over all of Project Co’s traffic control personnel and procedures on the Site.
  • Liaising with the City and other transit authorities as required.
  • Recording the actual duration of lane closures, full closures, detours and lane shifts and unauthorized traffic delays and forwarding this information, on a daily basis, to the Contracting Authority for information and appropriate action.
  • Monitoring queue lengths in active Sites and implementing appropriate measures when such queues affect the operation and safety of existing transit services, existing municipal roads and other provincial and municipal roadways.
  • Monitoring of transit travel times and raising operational performance issues to the Traffic Manager and Transportation Management Committee.
  • Responding to traffic-related incidents resulting from construction activities and traffic management activities. All major incidents shall be documented within 48 hours of the incident and provided to the Contracting Authority and the City.
  • Documenting traffic control measures and activities.
  • Overseeing all requirements of Project Agreement that contribute to the safety, convenience, and orderly movement of vehicular, cycling and pedestrian traffic.
  • Attending regularly scheduled traffic management meetings.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Five to Ten years’ minimum experience working in traffic supervision.
  • Experience working in a construction environment is a requirement.
  • Networks and relationships with Vancouver area subcontractors is a plus.
  • Post-secondary education and/or work experience in a related field.
  • Sound knowledge of MS Office suite, including Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge of traffic best practices, traffic regulations, and conditions is required.
  • Results oriented with the ability to effectively manage and multi-task priorities, timelines and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work variable shift work, that may include nightshifts or weekends



Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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