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Salary $47.64 - $51.79 per hour
Position Title Traffic Engineer
Position Purpose Reporting to the Manager, Traffic Engineering and Intelligent Transportation Systems, is responsible for leading the Section's traffic engineering studies and projects; overseeing traffic engineering operational reviews; providing traffic engineering support to capital projects as part of the transit and road capital programs; and providing guidance and expertise in assessing and mitigating traffic operation impacts of proposed developments.
Successful completion of a University Degree in Civil or Transportation Engineering or related field.
Must be registered as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with Professional Engineers Ontario.
Minimum five (5) years' work experience (inclusive of EIT experience) in the field of transportation/traffic engineering including the planning, development and application of traffic engineering principles with emphasis in traffic signal coordination and central traffic control systems.
Valid Ontario Class "G" driver's license and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
Demonstrated experience in leading and coordinating a multi-disciplinary team.
Demonstrated experience in provision of project management for medium-large Traffic Engineering deployment projects.
Demonstrated experience in traffic signal operations and/or traffic management operations.
Demonstrated knowledge of relevant standards, Acts, By-laws, and Regulations including Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act, Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices International Municipal Signal Association standards and National Electrical Manufacturers Association standards.
Knowledge of safe work practices as they relate to working with high speed and heavy traffic roadways.
Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies, including customer service, communications, team work, initiative/self-management, accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications and knowledge of traffic engineering software applications such as Synchro, PC-Travel, VISSIM, etc.
Ability to multi-task, track and manage budgets and schedules, and manage the work of consultants, vendors and contractors.
Ability to prepare reports and make presentations to senior staff and stakeholders.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with stakeholders and project participants and partners.
Ability to travel to offsite locations in a timely and efficient manner, as required.
Ability to work outside of regular business hours, as required.
Scheduled Hours 37.5
Scheduled Shifts 0800 - 1630
How to Apply Please apply on-line by December 16, 2013, quoting competition #15400. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Once again, York Region has been named one of the Greater Toronto's Top Employers. One of Canada's fastest growing municipalities, we're proud to be acknowledged as a place where professionals can bring their enthusiasm, talent and ideas for the future - while contributing to the progress of our vital community. As part of our diverse and highly engaged team, you'll have the opportunity to work on innovative projects that further a sustainable environment, enhance our public services and promote a healthy community.