Location: New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
Type: Temp to Full Time
Salary: $75 167 - $88 827 annually
Years of Experience:
2 - 4
Internal Number: 22-95
The City of New Westminster has an ambitious Master Transportation Plan, and requires a forward-thinking, motivated and dynamic transportation technologist to help achieve the City’s transportation goals. With a focus on making it safer, more comfortable and more convenient for people of all ages and abilities to walk, ride a bike and take transit in New Westminster, this is a key Transportation Section support role. Your duties will include reviewing traffic management plans and issuing permits for temporary street use (including special events), data collection, management, and analysis, reviewing and responding to public inquiries, performing site inspections, preparing sign/paint plans and conceptual geometric designs of low to medium complexity, supporting project management and implementation, contributing to transportation planning projects, and preparing and maintaining a range of data sets, records, reports, technical analysis, and documentation related to the work.
If you have the following characteristics and qualifications, we want to hear from you:
Graduation from an Institute of Technology with a Diploma in Engineering Technology, plus related experience, preferably in a municipal transportation setting. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.
Knowledge of the City of New Westminster’s 2014 Master Transportation Plan, the City’s multi-modal transportation system, the City’s Bold Steps toward Climate Action, and current municipal transportation principles, standards and methods.
Knowledge and strong understanding of current transportation design and traffic control guidelines and their applicability to all road users.
Knowledge of traffic data sets and experience in the preparation or review of transportation studies required for private land development would be an asset.
Knowledge and experience in road safety principles.
Knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of the external agencies involved in transportation issues affecting the City.
Experience in reviewing, commenting on, preparing, and approving traffic management plans for construction and special events on City streets.
Ability to administer assigned transportation projects, collect, organize, analyze and/or synthesize technical, statistical, financial and related data and information.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people at all levels, both inside and outside of the City, and to interact with the public in a professional manner.
Ability to prepare, read and interpret plans, specifications, contract documents and related material.
Ability to prepare and maintain records, reports, correspondence and various other work-related materials.
Experience in geometric and sign/pavement marking design using AutoCAD preferred.
Familiarity with current traffic analysis software such as Synchro would be an asset.