Transportation Technologist II

City of Abbotsford

Transportation Technologist II

CUPE, Full Time
#18-173


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 City of Abbotsford is currently looking for a talented person to fill one of the key positions in our Transportation team as a Transportation Technologist II, reporting to the Senior Transportation Manager.

This is an exciting full-time role within our Engineering and Regional Utilities Department and we are looking for a self-motivated professional with proven skills, energy and attention to detail. This skilled position requires a high degree of technical knowledge relating to current standards in design, construction and maintenance of transportation infrastructure. 

Your strong interpersonal skills will allow you to effectively interact with the public in order to answer traffic-related questions, respond to complaints and requests, or to discuss traffic control ordinances, plans, policies, and procedures. This position undertakes, inputs, tabulates and reviews average daily traffic counts, warrant studies and surveys, and arranges detour routes in cooperation with other Departments, utilities and contractors. 

You will provide support for City initiatives while using your critical thinking skills on issues facing transportation infrastructure. You will prepare drawings of proposed traffic control devices in accordance with Transportation Association of Canada guidelines. This position will have you providing support to the development of the City’s Active Transportation Corridors, including solutions for bicyclists and pedestrian facilities. You will assist in the continued development of “Safe Routes to School” in collaboration with the Abbotsford School District, ICBC, and the Abbotsford Police Department. Knowledge and experience using Traffic Modelling software such as Synchro/SimTraffic or Vissim, would be an asset. 

As the ideal candidate you will have:
 
  • Completion of Grade 12;
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent related diploma;
  • Five (5) years of municipal design and field experience;
  • Valid BC Driver’s Licence;
  • Must have proven oral and written skills as well as public relations skills; and
  • Eligibility for membership in ASTTBC or membership in the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists as an Engineer in Training.

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $36.30 to $42.69 plus a comprehensive, competitive benefits package.

If you are ready for a rewarding and fulfilling career where you will play an integral role in helping Abbotsford be ’the city that all other communities aspire to be’, we want to hear from you. 

Closing Date: November 22, 2018

To submit a resume, please visit us online at: www.abbotsford.ca/careers

Organization: City of Abbotsford
Location: Abbotsford, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Engineering
Posted: October 22, 2018, 2:37 pm
Expires: November 22, 2018, 4:30 pm

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