Engineering Technologist II - Traffic & Transportation

District of Mission

Mission is located in the lower mainland of BC, and is nestled on the southern coastal mountain slopes overlooking the lush Fraser River Valley. Mission is a rapidly growing and dynamic community of approximately 40,000 residents, located 15 minutes north of the US border and 70 kilometers east of Vancouver. Although Mission is part of a broader metropolitan area, it still maintains its distinct and welcoming small town flavor.
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Engineering Technologist II - Traffic & Transportation

We are seeking a self-motivated, analytical and detail-oriented individual to join the Engineering & Public Works Department as an Engineering Technologist II – Traffic & Transportation.

This work involves performing technical engineering and administrative functions related to the development and administration of the District’s traffic and transportation engineering program. The incumbent conducts traffic studies, prepares or reviews designs of traffic control systems and facilities, and provides information and recommendations on traffic engineering matters to various committees, contacts and agencies. The work also involves administering assigned capital projects, issuing permits and street licenses for various traffic related activities, reviewing and processing various engineering applications, and coordinating related construction and installation work. You will also be responsible for preparing specifications, updating related bylaws and providing recommendations on traffic engineering matters to Council.

We are seeking an experienced technologist who has the ability to:
  • Plan and conduct traffic studies encompassing traffic movement and control, accident analysis, safety, parking and related concerns, prepare reports and recommendations on such activities for submission to advisory and technical committees and other authorities; prepare and supervise traffic count program;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts;
  • Communicate ideas and solutions clearly and concisely orally and in writing; and
  • Write accurate and grammatically correct technical reports for a non-technical audience.

Along with an aptitude for problem solving and innovation, you should enjoy taking a methodical approach to your work, analyzing data, and finding innovative solutions to traffic and transit problems.

The ideal candidate will have a diploma in Civil Engineering with transportation and traffic option, plus a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a municipal engineering environment, or recognized equivalent, including experience in traffic and transportation software programs (i.e., Synchro), and preparation and management of contract agreements. You will have membership, or eligibility for membership, with the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians Association of BC (ASTTBC) and a valid BC Class 5 driver’s license.

The 2019 hourly rate for this full-time CUPE position is $49.05 per hour plus an excellent benefit package including the Municipal Pension Plan.  We also offer a 9-day fortnight schedule (extended hours for 9 days and 1 day off every two weeks).

If this challenging career opportunity is for you, please apply via the Careers page on our website (Job ID 2019-27) by Monday, September 30, 2019
We thank all interested candidates however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: District of Mission
Location: Mission, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Engineering, Transportation Services, Traffic Services
Posted: September 6, 2019, 1:01 pm
Expires: September 30, 2019, 4:30 pm

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