Engineering Assistant 2 – Transportation (Co-op Student)

City of Delta

One of the sunniest regions in BC's Lower Mainland, Delta embraces three unique communities - Ladner, North Delta and Tsawwassen. The City of Delta is looking for dedicated individuals to join our team and share in our commitment to lead the way in public service excellence.

Engineering Assistant 2 – Transportation (Co-op Student)

Job Location: Delta, British Columbia, Canada
Term: Approximately 8 months (January 2019 to August 2019)
Hours of work: Approximately 32 hours per week

The position will involve both field and office work in the Transportation Section of the Engineering Department. A variety of tasks will be conducted including but not limited to gathering, recording and analyzing traffic data in support of the traffic model; and assisting in the design and inspection of municipal projects and undertaking other assignments, including technical report writing related to traffic engineering and roadway planning and design.

Examples of Work

  • Inspecting rail crossings, traffic signals, bridges and culverts, pavement condition, verifying deficiencies and updating records;
  • Undertaking manual traffic and pedestrian counts at intersections and crossings including preparing summary reports;
  • Conducting traffic capacity analysis, pedestrian crossing and traffic signal warrants;
  • Undertaking routine office or clerical duties;
  • Compiling information on various tangible assets such as retaining walls, culverts, sidewalks, traffic signals, etc.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of traffic and highway engineering fundamentals and principles;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Working knowledge of common spreadsheet and database computer applications;
  • Basic working knowledge of AutoCAD together with drafting skills.

Desirable Training and Experience:

  • Proficiency in computer programs related to engineering drafting (AutoCAD) and/or traffic/transportation engineering (ie. Synchro/Simtraffic, HCS);
  • Certification or experience as a traffic control person is desirable.

Required Licenses, Certificates and Registrations:

  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence is required.
  • Students must have completed minimum of two work terms previously
  • Students must be enrolled in an Engineering undergraduate program

The City of Delta provides a competitive salary of $26.91 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits. Interested applicants are requested to apply on‐line at by November 21, 2018, quoting competition #18‐144EX

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those under consideration will be contacted. Preferred candidates will be required to complete a criminal records check.

City of Delta
Attention: Human Resources
4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta, BC V4K 3E2

Organization: City of Delta
Location: Delta, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Engineering
Posted: November 5, 2018, 12:11 pm
Expires: November 21, 2018, 4:30 pm

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