Engineering Technologist (Transportation)

City of New Westminster



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Engineering Technologist (Transportation)


DEPARTMENT:
Engineering

STATUS:
Temporary Full Time (3 years)

NO. OF POSITIONS:
One

UNION:
CUPE, Local 387

HOURS OF WORK:
35 hours / week*

SALARY:
$72,246 - $85,376 annually, plus benefits (2019 rates)

The City of New Westminster recently adopted an ambitious Master Transportation Plan, and requires a forward-thinking, motivated and dynamic transportation technologist to help achieve the City’s transportation goals. With a focus on making it safer, more comfortable and more convenient for people of all ages and abilities to walk, ride a bike and take transit in New Westminster, this is a key Transportation Section support role. Your duties will include contributing to transportation planning, data collection and analysis, responding to public inquiries, performing site inspections, reviewing traffic management plans and issuing permits, preparing sign/paint plans and conceptual geometric designs of low to medium complexity, and preparing and maintaining a range of data sets, records, reports, technical analysis, and documentation related to the work.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Graduation from an Institute of Technology with a Diploma in Engineering Technology, plus related experience, preferably in a municipal transportation setting. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.
  • Knowledge of the City of New Westminster’s 2014 Master Transportation Plan, the City’s multi-modal transportation system, and current municipal transportation principles, standards and methods.
  • Knowledge of current transportation design and traffic control guidelines and their applicability to all road users.
  • Knowledge of traffic data sets and experience in the preparation or review of transportation studies required for private land development would be an asset.
  • Knowledge and experience in road safety principles.
  • Sound knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of the external agencies involved in transportation issues affecting the City.
  • Experience in reviewing, commenting on, preparing and approving traffic management plans.
  • Ability to administer assigned transportation projects, collect, organize, analyze and/or synthesize technical, statistical, financial and related data and information.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people at all levels, both inside and outside of the City, and to interact with the public in a professional manner.
  • Ability to prepare, read and interpret plans, specifications, contract documents and related material.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain records, reports, correspondence and various other work-related materials.
  • Experience in geometric and sign/pavement marking design using AutoCAD preferred.
  • Familiarity with traffic analysis software such as Synchro would be an asset.

*City Hall hours of operation are Monday, 8am to 7pm, and Tuesday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Please note: the successful candidate will be scheduled on Mondays from 10:30am to 7pm on a rotational basis.

Apply by sending your resume and cover letter quoting competition #19-128, by January 3, 2020, to the Human Resources Department, City of New Westminster, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC, V3L 1H9, Fax: (604)527-4619 or e-mail to hr@newwestcity.ca

The City of New Westminster welcomes diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

www.newwestcity.ca


Organization: City of New Westminster

Location: New Westminster, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Engineering
Posted: December 2, 2019, 12:48 pm
Expires: January 3, 2020, 12:30 pm

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