Engineering Technologist 1 (Transportation) – City of Maple Ridge

March 18, 2024

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Job Description


  MapleRidge 2023

City of Maple Ridge

Engineering Technologist 1 (Transportation)

COMPETITION: #24-060
STATUS: Regular Full Time – CUPE
DEPARTMENT: Engineering
SALARY: $40.13 – $47.38 per hour    
CLOSING: April 1st, 2024

Come grow with The City of Maple Ridge! Are you a team player with a “can do attitude”, excellent communication and customer service skills? We have the perfect opportunity for you!

POSITION OVERVIEW
Come join our Engineering team in this exciting full-time position of Engineering Technologist 1 (Transportation) position.

This position includes technical, administrative, and field work to provide Transportation Engineering solutions for the City’s growing infrastructure.

You will assist in developing conceptual designs for the City’s Complete Street Corridors, including solutions for cyclists and pedestrian facilities.
You will be conducting and reviewing a wide variety of traffic studies including Traffic Impact Assessments submitted by traffic engineering consultants, Traffic Calming Solutions, Signal and Crosswalk Warrant analyses and providing excellent customer service responses to requests from our residents. 

Knowledge and experience with the Motor Vehicle Act and Transportation Association of Canada guidebooks is an asset.

As part of this role, you will be engaging directly with the public and business community on behalf of the City.

You will research, develop, schedule and administer specific municipal programs and projects, manage long-range program budgets, prepare technical reports and recommendations on transportation initiatives and other technical matters. As part of this position, you will assess and propose recommendations for improvements to road designs and traffic management plans.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a diploma program from an Institute of Technology in an appropriate discipline plus sound related Municipal engineering experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Experience and or, knowledge in AutoCAD, and traffic modeling programs will be an asset.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Considerable knowledge of municipal design and engineering standards relative to  civil transportation. and of the rules, regulations, by-laws and policies pertaining thereto.
  • Sound knowledge of engineering mathematics, models and of municipal engineering plans, specifications, contract documents and data related to the work.
  • Sound knowledge of computer applications and capabilities as related to the work performed such as CAD, Word processing, spreadsheets and database.
  • Working knowledge of the fundamentals of budgeting and standard costing procedures as related to engineering programs and operations.
  • Ability to research, develop, schedule and administer specific municipal transportation engineering projects, to prepare cost estimates, and to assist a superior in the compilation of the preliminary annual and long range program budgets.
  • Ability to prepare designs for the installation or modification of traffic control devices and systems, and to review drawings and plans for technical accuracy and conformance to municipal, provincial, and other transportation agency guidelines, by-laws, and specifications.
  • Ability to prepare plans, contract specifications manuals, forms and related data for tender purposes and to read and interpret same.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of internal and external contacts and to provide technical information, advice and interpretation of engineering requirements, policies, procedures, proposals and related matters to same.
  • Ability to deal effectively through verbal and written communication regarding public inquiries.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate the technical and financial impact of proposed developments and to make recommendations related thereto that are consistent with applicable requirements, standards, regulations, by-laws and related criteria.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain records, statistics, reports and correspondence related to the work.

LICENCES AND CERTIFICATES

  • Certification or eligibility for certification as an Applied Science Technologist within the Province of British Columbia.
  • Driver’s License valid in the Province of British Columbia.

EQUITY STATEMENT
At the City of Maple Ridge, we are dedicated to cultivating an inclusive culture that actively values and embraces diversity. We strive to attract and retain a talented, diverse workforce that is broadly reflective of the community we proudly serve. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process by contacting hrenquires@mapleridge.ca.

WHAT WE OFFER YOU
The City of Maple Ridge is a great place to work with competitive compensation packages that include the Municipal Pension Plan, a strong employee wellness program and the opportunity for professional career growth and professional development. If you want to help shape a growing community in a municipality that strives for service excellence, then this is the position for you.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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