Traffic Management Technologist (Engineering Assistant 2)

City of Surrey

City of Surrey
Traffic Management Technologist
(Engineering Assistant 2)
2-Year Project

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.

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Organization: City of Surrey
Location: Surrey, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Engineering, Transportation Services
Posted: May 2, 2019, 12:49 pm
Expires: May 31, 2019, 4:00 pm

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