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Lane Control Technician

Wages : C$Based on Experience

The Role

Reports directly to the Dispatcher of either GOtraffic or Universal Flagging for day to day dispatch to conduct traffic control requirements.

Responsible for performing optimum levels of service to clients, public relations, personal safety, traffic control and safety for pedestrians, motor vehicles for Universal Flagging and/or GOtraffic Management clients and contractors.

Duties:

  • Effectively conduct traffic control at worksites within the abilities and experience of the training provided
  • Must be trained in the Lane Closure Technician course and successfully pass the competency test
  • Ensure our clients are provided with the very best traffic control service to protect workers, the general public and our employees
  • Ensure traffic control capabilities meet or exceed requirements for quality, delivery, safety and responsiveness
  • Comply with all Acts, Regulations, Standards, Guidelines, Policies and Procedures for health and safety
  • Ensure that road/lane closures are set up and installed as per a Traffic Management Plan provided by the company or by the contractor
  • Supervise Traffic Control Persons and provide direction and guidance to them in assisting in setting up and tearing down signs, work zone delineation and positioning for controlling traffic safely
  • Conduct traffic control at Special Events as and when required and follow the direction of the companies Special Events Coordinator or person in charge of the traffic control for the Special Event
  • Attend health and safety tool-box/tail-gate meetings as required to discuss matters related to the work site and work to be conducted
  • Maintain a High Level of confidentiality of company business, records, files and other matters related to the two companies
  • Participate in accident/incident investigations as required to ensure the compliance with investigative policies and procedures
  • Complete required forms and reports as required for due diligence and for compliance with Acts, Regulations, Standards, Guidelines, Policies and Procedures
  • Report directly to the Contractors Site Supervisor and take direction from them for traffic control set up and safety for the job site
  • Report Directly to the Lead Lane Technician on site and take direction from them with assisting in setting up and removing traffic control signs, equipment and other related duties
  • Report to company Operations Manager or Health and Safety Officer any health and safety matters, non-compliance issues, or conflicts with any company employee or direction from the Contractor
  • Report all accidents, incidents and near misses to the Health and Safety Officer immediately and complete required reports
  • Must wear all personal protective equipment at all times as required by WorkSafeBC Regulations, or as required by Contractor or site safety rules, policies or procedures
  • Must use all required personal traffic control equipment for work in low visibility or night work, such as a flashlight with a red signalling wand
  • Must use proper protocol procedures when using two way radios, and not use profane or vulgar language
  • Responsible for ensuring that your Traffic Control Person certificate is always maintained to be current and valid
  • Must attend all training programs as required by the Company and participate as required
  • Must ensure that all time sheets are signed off by the Contractor representative and/or the Lane Technician in charge
  • Responsible for ensuring that all time sheets are sent in or dropped off at the Company Main Office on time

Qualifications:

  • Qualified Traffic Control Person for a minimum of 5 years as per the WorkSafeBC Regulation for traffic control, and hold a current/valid BCCSA certificate
  • Successful completion of the Lane Closure Technician Course and hold valid certificate
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the WorkSafeBC Regulations for Traffic Control, Section 18
  • Knowledge and understanding of the WCB Act, sections 115-117, General Duties
  • Knowledge and understanding of Traffic Management Plans and the Traffic Control Manual for Work on Roadways as developed by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
  • Knowledge of the requirements of the British Columbia Motor Vehicle Act and Regulations related to traffic control
  • Must provide a Drivers’ Abstract from the BC Motor Vehicle Branch and have a good driving record