Are you looking for the perfect opportunity to apply your strong transportation engineering design knowledge & skills, professional experience, technical knowledge, and innovative ideas to transformative projects?
Join our design team in Transportation Planning and Design to contribute to and be part of the future of our City!
The Transportation Planning and Design section is looking for a talented Project Engineer to be involved in the planning and design of diverse transportation infrastructure projects. In this challenging position, day to day work includes working on concept planning, preliminary engineering and detailed design of Roads, Interchanges, Bridges, Bike Lanes, and a variety of other transportation projects.
You will be working closely with other design team staff, project managers & engineering professionals in day-to-day activities, leading the design of transportation infrastructure projects assigned to you.
Working in an integrated business model, the Project Engineer for Transportation Planning & Design is accountable for:
Work with engineering technologists to produce high quality engineering drawings and recommend for design approval at various project stages (concept, preliminary, tender & construction) for roadways, walkways, alleys, cycling, and other transportation facilities with a strong focus on Arterial and Collector Roadways. Projects include rehabilitation, growth, and streetscapes as well as other infrastructure projects such as bridges or trails that have a transportation component.
Work with the Project Management teams as a technical expert to facilitate the accurate and on time delivery of Transportation projects
Provide quality review and assess design plans submitted by consultants by applying technical expertise to anticipate, identify, and resolve issues that may impact the project
Ensure designs conform to Federal, Provincial, and Municipal transportation and construction standards as well as the City’s drafting standards
Conduct site inspections and field work at various stages throughout the project life
During construction review shop drawings and address unforeseen issues that arise during construction
Provide oral and/or written feedback to consultants regarding engineering design and details that cannot meet current standards/procedures/guidelines
Respond or provide support in response to inquiries related to design practises, standards, guidelines and design exceptions
Provide technical feedback to project teams on concept and planning level proposals
Coordinate roadway design projects with other utilities and outside agencies
Assist and administer land-related issues as well as railway and pipeline related issues where third party projects impact road right-of-way and where City infrastructure projects may impact private property
Review utility line assignments and other third party requests that impact the road right-of-way to ensure standard offsets and accommodation to current and future roadway alignments
Attend public meetings, assist in preparing presentation materials, and present to the public
Author design reports (concept / preliminary) and review technical writing
Interpret traffic data, collision data, and prepare Synchro analysis to inform design decisions
Provide general support in Transportation Planning and Design unit’s business operations
Related duties as required
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or post secondary institution
4 years of progressively responsible experience in one or more of the following areas; Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning, Roadway Design and Urban Design
Registered as a P.Eng with APEGA or with the Professional Engineering Association of another province/territory of Canada
Additional training or engineering knowledge of traffic, drainage design, Low Impact Development (LID), and roadway structural construction techniques is considered an asset
Knowledge of geometric design of roadways and familiarity with design standards and guidelines such as the City of Edmonton Complete Streets Design and Construction standards, Alberta Transportation standards, and TAC (Transportation Association of Canada) guidelines and principles is an asset
Knowledge of City Bylaws, Servicing Standards, procedures and specifications
Well developed communication (presentation, verbal and written), interpersonal and relationship building skills are required
Ability to multitask, prioritize and produce results in fast paced, changing environment
Must be proficient with Google Applications
Experience with Microstation and/or AutoCAD is an asset
Demonstrated ability and willingness to develop strong relationships and work in a collaborative, integrated manner
Experience managing and working with external consultants
Ability and willingness to delegate and empower others
Strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills with experience in solving complex and sensitive issues
Valid Alberta Class 5 Driver's Licence (or provincial equivalent). Obtaining and maintaining a City Drivers permit is a requirement of this position
We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.
Hours of Work: 36.90 hours per week Salary: $73,738 - $105,340 (Annually) Closing Date: April 15, 2021 (11:59:00 PM MDT) Number of Openings (up to): 1-PermanentFull-time Department: Infrastructure Planning and Design Work Location(s): 12th Floor Edmonton Tower, 10111 104 AvenueEdmontonT5J 0J4