Reporting to the Manager, Transportation Projects, the Transportation Project Engineer is directly accountable for:
Leading and administering transportation projects and programs including environmental assessments, major transportation / corridor studies, travel demand forecasting, higher order transit studies, microsimulation, safety and traffic data analysis, feasibility studies, conceptual design, preliminary designs of municipal roadways and roundabouts, and specific site issues through their programming, planning and detailed design phases
Supporting the preparation of the Capital Budget for Major Roads Projects, including identifying project requirements, infrastructure needs/opportunities to advance the City’s strategic priorities, land considerations and budget requirements, as well as preparation of procurement documentation
Preparing Municipal Class Environmental Assessments leading to the design and construction of Municipal projects
Managing project consultants, project work teams, related meetings, PICs and project budgets
Working with a variety of government related agencies, City departments, and consultants concerning transportation / transit related issues
Managing multidisciplinary projects by working closely with various internal and external parties
Insuring coordinated and consistent reporting of issues and communications at all levels and with large and complex sets of stakeholders and constituencies, including government related agencies, City departments and external consultants.
Advancing the City’s Strategic Plan priorities related to transportation infrastructure improvements, including “Completing Our Neighbourhoods”, “Developing a Transit Oriented City” and “Living Green”
Preparing technical and corporate reports to Council and responding to various requests for information received from citizens, staff and members of Council
Performing other related duties as may be defined and assigned in the work plan
Skills and Qualifications
Post secondary graduate of a Civil Engineering and/or Transportation Engineering program
A member in good standing with PEO
Demonstrated previous work experience with the MECP Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) process
Minimum of 3 to 4 years of progressive work experience in transportation engineering and infrastructure planning including design of municipal roadways (including roundabouts, grade separations and municipal services), transportation feasibility and corridor studies, traffic studies and multi-modal transportation projects.
Demonstrated ability to initiate and execute projects utilizing sound project management principles, practices and theories
Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills working independently and as part of a multi-faceted team with both internal and external interests.
Demonstrated judgment and decision making skills with the ability to find an optimal balance of technical, operational and urban design with respect to transportation projects
Ability to work with traffic analysis and CADD software such as Synchro / Sim Traffic, HCS and Microstation would be an asset
Strong strategic and analytical skills balanced with a pragmatic, results-oriented approach
Tact and diplomacy to deal with internal and external stakeholders including Members of Council, the public and community groups
Exceptional written, verbal and team communication skills
Ability to work with inter-disciplinary teams to find an optimal balance of technical, operational and urban design with respect to transportation projects
Ability to deliver presentations of a technical or political nature
Experience in vendor management and contract negotiation and monitoring would be beneficial
A valid Ontario Class 'G' driver's license and reliable vehicle to use on corporate time
Internal Number: 8881
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