We are looking for a hardworking and motivated individual to join our construction teams as a Traffic Control Person on our Trans Mountain Expansion Project. Traffic Control Personnel are the workers holding a flag for a traffic or construction site. However, they are much more than that! They build a safe environment for construction/repair projects by controlling vehicle traffic. As a Traffic Control Person, you will help notify drivers of the need for reduced speeds or restricted lane flow. As such, you'd play a key role in crafting and maintaining safe construction sites.

  • Perform various general traffic control activities such as:
    • Unload and set up traffic controls and safety equipment
    • Direct traffic safely through as per applicable regulations
    • Communicate clearly with partner
    • Operate remote walky-talky (if needed)
    • Perform spotting for various types of equipment as well as overhead powerlines
    • Relay any public inquiries to our client Trans Mountain Expansion

Note: In addition to these duties personnel are required to carry out such other duties as may be reasonably required in order to support the objectives of the company.

  • Valid and current Traffic Control Person (TCP) ticket in British Columbia.
  • Various safety tickets/certificates as required depending on project.
  • Previous experience is required. 
Skills and Knowledge
  • Knowledge of pipeline construction industry is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures.
  • Knowledge of handling hazardous materials and industry waste.
  • Good vision and hand-eye coordination.
  • Physically able to stand in same place for extended periods of time
  • Manual dexterity.

SMJV offers a supportive work environment where hard work and a positive attitude are rewarded.
Our values Never Harm, Trust, Integrity and Assured Delivery guide everything we do, from the initial planning phase to project completion. Zero incidents are the primary goal. This position is field based and often works within remote project locations in the Merritt area in British Columbia. Travel and/or living in temporary accommodations is required.

The Flagger reports to the Foreman of his/her crew. The position has no supervisory duties.

Note: Preference is given to local candidates and those from the surrounding Indigenous Communities. Please highlight on your application if either of these apply.

 We thank all applicants in advance. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Department: Operations
This is a term-project based position

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