Senior Transportation Engineer

City of Abbotsford

Senior Transportation Engineer

Exempt, Full Time

At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.
The Infrastructure Planning Division of the Engineering and Regional Utilities Department develops long-term capital plans, policies, bylaws, and reviews development applications that guide the growth of the City in accordance with the Official Community Plan. This Division will help to guide the infrastructure investments outlined in the newly updated Transportation and Transit Master Plan, and achieve Council’s vision for the City “…to be the Hub of the Fraser Valley.” This Division will also help to shape the future of the City of Abbotsford as a builder of a community that will attract and retain people to live, work and play.

We are excited to be looking for a talented person to fill this key position in our Transportation team as the Senior Transportation Engineer, reporting to the Senior Transportation Manager. 

As the Senior Transportation Engineer, you will provide expertise to support the design and development of major projects. You will be relied upon to develop leading edge initiatives and find pragmatic solutions to issues facing City infrastructure. You will provide support for developing the City’s Active Transportation Corridors, providing solutions for bicyclists and pedestrian facilities. You will review development applications and provide technical guidance to other departments, ensuring infrastructure is adequate to accommodate future growth, and prepare and present reports to Committees and Senior Management. Knowledge and experience using Traffic Modelling software such as Synchro/SimTraffic or Vissim, would be an asset. 

As the successful candidate you will be:
  • Identifying, assessing and recommending or implementing solutions to traffic efficiency or safety problems to minimize the risk to roadway users and maximize the useful life of the road;
  • Designing or accepting the design of the traffic and safety aspects of roadway upgrade projects;
  • Planning for the acquisition of traffic and site data to be used to update traffic control systems, to assess traffic operational and highway safety problems and to predict future traffic flow patterns; and
  • Providing functional direction and mentoring to the Engineering team.

If you are a Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng), with a minimum of five (5) years’ of work experience in Traffic/Transportation we encourage you to submit your resume and cover letter.

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging and rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. To apply, please visit us online at              

Closing Date: November 22, 2018

Organization: City of Abbotsford
Location: Abbotsford, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Engineering
Posted: October 22, 2018, 2:34 pm
Expires: November 22, 2018, 4:30 pm

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