Traffic Management Technologist (Engineering Assistant 2)
City of Surrey
Traffic Management Technologist
(Engineering Assistant 2)
Are you looking for a job opportunity that has tremendous opportunity for growth and will make a direct impact in the community? We are currently hiring for a Traffic Management Technologist who will play a key role within our Transportation Division for a 2-year term. Reporting to the Traffic Operations Team Lead, the Engineering Assistant 2 is an intermediate level position that performs technical work related to managing the safe and efficient flow of traffic throughout the city. Surrey has a population of over 500,000 and continues to grow by approximately 1000 per month, leading to a rewarding and challenging transportation career with opportunities for growth within the Division.
- You will continue the develo30nt of a crosswalk inventory and recommend crosswalk enhancements in keeping with the Transportation Association of Canada’s 2018 Pedestrian Crossing Control Guide.
- Review and revise guidelines, drawings, practices, and by-laws for driveways and boulevard usage.
- Develop and manage next phase of pilot speed reader board program.
- Provide technical guidance in the development of a Surrey sign and pavement marking manual.
- Perform field inspections, undertake technical assessments, and make recommendations related to signage and pavement marking installation, sightlines, road safety, and traffic operation, in partnership with other City staff.
- Assist in the management of projects such as the development of specifications and standard drawings for signage and pavement markings.
- Correspond and interact directly with residents regarding traffic related inquiries or concerns.
- Review the design of external Consultants capital and land development projects.
- Completion of a minimum 2-year diploma in a discipline of Engineering Technology relevant to the position from a recognized post-secondary institution with exposure to relevant engineering work.
- A valid and unrestricted driver’s license.
- Superior organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written plus a sound knowledge of urban transportation policy, regulations and legislation.
- An ability to operate computer equipment and software as applied to the work performed and proficiency in Microsoft Office is required.
- You must possess the ability to communicate and deal effectively with a wide range of individuals and groups including the development community, the general public, internal municipal staff and external private and government agencies.
Apply online at www.surreycareers.ca