Traffic Technician 2 - City of Burnaby

Traffic Technician 2

Competition No.:

Temporary Full Time

$5,538 – 5,771 – 6,011 – 6,264 – 6,538/month (2021 Rates)

70 hours bi-weekly; Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM (Nine-Day Fortnight)

Special Notes:
Normal for CUPE 23 Inside Division Collective


Last Updated:
7/5/22 2:19 PM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is technical, field and project coordination work of moderate complexity performed in the Traffic Division of the Engineering Department and involving participation in the development and implementation of larger traffic management projects. The incumbent participates with supervisors and representatives of associated external agencies in the development of project scope and objectives on various large traffic management projects related to infrastructure and operational improvement, testing and evaluation; prepares and submits project tender documents based on established formats; reviews bids with superiors and recommends contractors; monitors compliance with plans, specifications and schedules and administers project budget; resolves disputes with contractors, authorizes minor design changes in the field and refers others to a superior; attends final inspection, issues notice of acceptance and payment authorization; liaises with a variety of external agencies on traffic system infrastructure improvements; recommends partnership and funding agreements subject to approval by a supervisor; investigates traffic problems in response to complaints from internal and external contacts; makes periodic site inspections during installation of traffic signals and relocation of street light poles to ensure correct placement of hardware, answer questions and assist contractor with minor problems; programs signal timings for isolated and computer coordinates signal systems. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of a certificate program in civil technology including courses related to traffic engineering and traffic signal system design, plus considerable related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of applicable department rules, regulations and procedures; practices, techniques, methods and equipment used in traffic engineering operations. Sound knowledge of the municipality’s street layout and by-laws as related to the work performed; traffic engineering design principles and practices. Ability to monitor and inspect the work of independent contractors for compliance with project terms of reference and schedules and to resolve minor complex problems in the field; review plans, investigate issues, collect, summarize, analyze and interpret data and prepare reports complete with recommendations, and to prepare related maps, drawings and estimates; monitor the operations of traffic signals and to oversee and assist in the maintenance, repair and installation of traffic signal systems. A valid driver’s license for the province of British Columbia is required.

This is a Temporary Full Time opportunity until December 31, 2022. 

The closing date for this competition has been extended and will remain open until filled. New applications are welcome!

All external applicants are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire.  External applicants who are not able to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine for a reason related to a personal characteristic protected by the BC Human Rights Code can request an accommodation at any time during the recruitment process. City of Burnaby employees can refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for City staff.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Traffic Services
Posted: August 5, 2022, 2:12 pm
Expires: September 4, 2022, 11:59 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $5,538.00 to $6,538.00 Month

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