Date:  Oct 14, 2021

Mississauga, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Civil East

Position Title:  Traffic Coordinator

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

Want to work at Aecon? Aecon is well-positioned in the Canadian marketplace as an industry leader in the development and construction of infrastructure. We have a roster of ongoing major projects here and abroad, record backlog diversified across multiple sectors and duration, and a robust pipeline of future project pursuits. We are in a strong market position, but we are ultimately aiming higher.


Aecon is currently seeking a Traffic Coordinator to join the 401 Hot Lanes Expansion Project-  A key commuter and economic corridor, the Highway 401 expansion project includes an 18-kilometre reconstruction and widening of the Highway 401 in the western part of the GTA, from the Credit River in Mississauga to Regional Road 25 in Milton. The Traffic Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the traffic control operations in compliance with the approved Traffic and Transit Management Plan for the project.


Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and execute obligations contained in the Project Agreement regarding vehicle and public mobility concerns within the limits of construction, including tracking and forecasting costs for lane closures, scheduling, 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, 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, and tracking to acceptance.
  • Coordinate development, delivery, and approval of PHM-125 designs of temporary and permanent traffic signals by design consultants and provide input, including review of traffic signal timing cards and input to improve the operations and to ensure the phasing is per applicable standard, and tracking to acceptance.
  • Administrate the design services contracts for the design consultants, under direction of traffic 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 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.


  • Address issues promptly.  Brings proactiveness and a sense of urgency in closing issues.
  • Participates in 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. 


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • 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 PrimaverP6, AutoCAD
  • Strong communication skills with the abilty to speak to a variety of stakeholders
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of construction projects, with experience in heavy civil
  • Valid G drivers’ licence
  • Ability to identify problems or issues and generate solutions, resolve conflicts and make sound decisions


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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