ATS Saskatoon is looking for an additional labourer to join their On-Street Services Team in the role of Traffic Technician. What is a Traffic Technician you ask? A Traffic Technician plays many roles including Traffic design and implementation, Traffic Control, & Traffic expertise when Traffic patterns are disrupted.
A Traffic Technician is also a customer service and public relations representative of ATS Traffic in the field, and they are vital to ensuring the safety for all road users in the pursuit of Vision Zero.
Please note that this is permanent full time position not a seasonal position.
This position will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following job duties:
Meeting customers, assessing roadway needs
Designing a safe traffic accommodation plan i.e.) lane closure or detour
Providing and accommodating the least obstructed roadway for the motoring public
Physical setup and removal of traffic devices i.e.) barricades, pylons, signage and digital message boards
Responsible for delivering and picking up equipment from various locations throughout the city
Help load and offload trucks
Assist with all aspects of rentals on site, yard, shop, drop-offs and pick-ups
Maintain and repair rental equipment as required
Accurate tracking of equipment that is delivered to customers and returned to ATS
Construction experience is an asset
Driving/Delivery experience for a construction company is an asset
Traffic Control/Lane Closure experience is an asset, but training will be provided to the right candidate
Must have a valid (non-graduated) class 5 driver’s license and clean driving abstract
Must have own vehicle to get to and from work
Must be able to pass a drug and alcohol screening as well as a Physical Demands Analysis (Fit Test)
Must be able to lift 75 lbs.
Must be able and willing to work overtime when required including evenings & weekends
Must also be available to be on an on-call rotation
Must also be able to work out of town when required
Must also be willing to act as a Flagger when required
Safety conscious and actively promotes safe work habits
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong customer service orientation
Ability to work in a team as well as independently and with minimal supervision
Must be very familiar with the city and surrounding areas/have the ability to read maps
While we thank all candidates who express interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.