Construction site security is a more responsible position than many people realize. Responsibilities may include: regular perimeter patrols, loss prevention, monitoring equipment, alarm response, traffic control and access control.

Fast & reliable response time.

Excellent communicator.

Enjoys working with people.


  • Conducting Mobile Patrols.
  • Conducting Building Security Checks.
  • Providing an escort to individuals on job sites.
  • Responding to alarms.
  • Perform first aid if needed.
  • React calmly, quickly, and appropriately in any crisis.
  • Concentrate and remain alert for up to 12 hours.
  • Communicate observed characteristics/ behaviours.
  • Demonstrate problem-solving and sound judgement.

Key Skills & Attributes

(technical training and on the job)

  • Be professional, reliable and recognize the proper chain of command.
  • Mental alertness with ability to act calmly in high-stress situations.
  • Strong work ethic and “can do” attitude.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

What You’ll Need

Entrance Requirements

Highschool or equivalent.

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Hourly Pay

Approx. $37-$38

(Based on journeyperson)

Projected Construction Worker Retirements

~ 8,100 by 2029*

*BuildForce Canada

Did You Know?

Some famous celebrities, such as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Harrison Ford, worked as security personel before they became famous.