Traffic Control Persons (TCP) & Lane Closure Technicians (LCT)

The Universal Group
Posted a month ago
Castlegar
TBD
Full Time

Job Description

The Universal Group lives by our purpose of providing Peace Of Mind to our employees and our customers. Being COR certified, we pride ourselves in having a culture dedicated to the safety and well - being of all of our employees. If you are looking for a company that will support your career development and promote your overall safety on the job, we encourage you to join our amazing team!

The Universal Group is hiring Traffic Control Persons (TCP) and Lane Closure Technicians (LCT) in Castlegar and Nelson, British Columbia.

These are unionized positions that provide applicants with competitive wages, stable work, and an excellent career environment.

In an effort to support our employees in their growth with us, we provide our field staff with industry leading training through our Universal Mentorship Program (UMP). Then after only 700 hours as a TCP, you may be eligible to become an LCT, which includes access to a higher wage, increased responsibilities, company truck and gas card and participation in a points program!

The Position

If you are new to the Traffic Control industry, you will start as a TCP, where you are responsible for coordinating traffic in and out of construction zones. Upon being promoted to the LCT role, you will be responsible for implementing Traffic Management plans, setting up of signs and cones and closing off lanes. As a LCT, you will also oversee the TCP’s onsite thereby gaining crucial leadership experience.

Responsibilities

Execute effective traffic management plans with the proper equipment Set up, maintain and remove work zones Effective communication with your work partner to conduct the flow of traffic Lift cones and signs which may weigh up to 50 lbs

Perks and Benefits

Medical, Vision, and Dental benefits after probationary period Excellent wages mandated by a union policy and vacation package that is paid out on every pay cheque! Wages for TCP range between $17/hour to $21/hour. Wages for LCT range between $20.75/hour to $25/hour. Experienced LCT’s qualify for a signing bonus! Comprehensive hands on training provided through our Universal Mentorship Program Access to a growing organization with lots of advancement opportunities

Qualifications

TCP certification from a WorkSafeBC approved institution - we offer! Access to reliable transportation to commute to different job sites Available for a minimum of 3 full days between Monday-Friday Maintain a standing posture for long periods of time regardless of weather conditions You will be required to provide your own 6-inch upper steel-toed boots

About Us

The Universal Group is a full-service company committed to providing outstanding service and competitive pricing in industries such as construction, industrial projects, property management, film, municipal work, event support and utilities. Our support services are tailored to specific needs creating best in class customer value. We are industry leaders in Traffic Control Personnel, Traffic Management Planning, Traffic supplies, Occupational Health and Safety Training, Landscaping, and Staffing services. We offer an entrepreneurial environment with opportunities for job advancement and continued education.

As a COR certified company, we are one of British Columbia’s top organizations that meets a national standard of Health and Safety. As a result of our dedication to the Health and Safety of our workers, we are contracted to undertake projects for a distinguished portfolio of contractors including for traffic management solutions for Hydro/Electrical, Utility, and Civil Construction Projects

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