Flag Person – Seasonal (TFG151)


This is a Seasonal-Construction position in Edmonton, AB posted March 27, 2017.

The Fath Group is one of Edmonton’s largest family owned and operated road building contractors, with over 300 employees helping provide products and services throughout Edmonton and area. For over 60 years we have been delivering on large public and private sector projects.

We take pride in our services and our employees. We place a high-value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day.  Safety is the core of our business and we support a safety culture, where we set high standards for our staff and the public. Our staff and the people in our community are paramount! We dedicate the FC Edmonton soccer team to our community and support several other charitable initiatives.

O’Hanlon Paving is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Flag Person to work seasonally in a full-time capacity, in various locations throughout Edmonton.


  • Read and understand site specific instructions prior to directing traffic
  • Set up, reposition and dismantle traffic control signage
  • Protect workers and the public by keeping work space free of traffic, and warning oncoming traffic of potential hazards
  • Communicate effectively with other traffic control workers using established signals and radio equipment to ensure the smooth flow of traffic and minimize confusion
  • Maintain alertness at all times
  • Remove or cover all traffic control signage at end of day or when traffic control is suspended
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a flag person in a construction traffic control is required
  • Through knowledge of the safe operation of the equipment and municipal road building industry
  • Prior experience and knowledge of paving process will be an asset
  • Ability to work continuously for prolonged periods of time under pressure
  • Must possess a valid class 5 driver’s license or above with a clean drivers abstract
  • High attention to detail, strong communication skills and ability to follow directions
  • Ability to work in varying weather conditions
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and independently with little supervision
  • Willingness and ability to work extended hours and weekends
  • Valid safety certifications

Additional Information:

  • This contract season is expected to run for 4-6 months
  • The position is eligible for paid overtime
  • Must have access to a reliable vehicle
  • Some travel outside of Edmonton may be required
  • The anticipated start date is on or about May 1, 2017
  • Training will be provided for various activities
  • We offer excellent wages and benefit eligibility

How to Apply:

  • Please apply with your current and updated resume
  • Please apply online on our website, OR
  • Send your resumes and quote the job title OR job # to jobs@ohanlonpaving.com, OR

We are an equal opportunity employer. We thank all those that apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

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Why Fath?

  • Work in the Edmonton area
  • Competitive wages & benefits
  • Great employer

How to Apply

Application deadline: September 21, 2017