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The City of Surrey

Engineering Project Coordinator - Traffic Engineering

Posted 7 days ago

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Job Description

Overview

As one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, City of Surrey is a globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities through technology and innovation. City of Surrey employees are talented innovators, inspired by meaningful work and the opportunity to drive our city-and their careers-forward. Build a City. Build a Future at the City of Surrey.

Employment Status

Union - CUPE Local 402 - Regular Full-Time

Scope

We are currently hiring an Engineering Project Coordinator who will play a key role within our Transportation Division. Reporting to the Traffic Engineering Team Lead, this professional is a senior-level position that performs complex technical work related to managing the safe and efficient flow of traffic throughout the city. Surrey has a population of nearly 600,000 and continues to grow by approximately 1000 people per month, leading to a rewarding and challenging transportation career with opportunities for growth within the Division.

Responsibilities

    • Develop, design, and review signage and pavement marking plans and programs for all transportation modes. • Perform field inspections, undertake technical assessments, and make recommendations related to signage and pavement marking installation, sightlines, road safety, and traffic operation, in partnership with other City staff. • Assist in the management of projects such as the development of specifications and standard drawings for signage and pavement markings. • Lead and provide mentorship to junior-level Technologists and Co-op Students. • Correspond and interact directly with residents regarding traffic-related inquiries or concerns. • Help develop and refine a crosswalk inventory and recommend crosswalk enhancements in keeping with the Transportation Association of Canada's 2018 Pedestrian Crossing Control Guide. • Review the design of external Consultants' capital and land development projects. • Attend steering and advisory committees on best practices for traffic safety and operations and attend and speak at public meetings. • Lead and support projects such as the overhaul of Surrey's traffic calming program, continuing to develop our speed reader board program, and developing and implementing new guidelines for signs and markings for all transportation modes.
Qualifications

    • Completion of a minimum 2-year diploma in a discipline of Engineering Technology relevant to the position from a recognized post-secondary institution. • Five (5) years of engineering experience with a demonstrated record of technical expertise related to traffic engineering, and supervisory experience in relevant areas of civil engineering and/or equivalent combination of training and experience. • Experience supervising and providing mentorship/guidance. • In-depth knowledge and expertise of best practices in traffic management and a keen interest in all aspects of urban multi-modal transportation. • The ability to clearly communicate both orally and in writing with a wide range of individuals and groups including the development community, the general public, internal municipal staff and external private and government agencies. • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while juggling multiple priorities and projects. • A valid and unrestricted driver's license.
Other Information

Number of Job Openings: 2

Pay Grade: 27
Pay Steps Hourly Rate Step 1 $47.52 Step 2 (6 months) $49.52 Step 3 (18 months) $51.52 Step 4 (30 months) $53.84

Conditions of Employment

Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Closing Date

This job will be posted until May 31, 2024.

Our Values

Integrity - Service - Teamwork - Innovation - Community

About The City of Surrey

The City of Surrey is one of 21 municipalities in Metro Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. We are located on the Lower Mainland on the south side of the Fraser River and share a border with the United States of America. Within Metro Vancouver, Surrey is the largest city in land area, and second most populous city with a population of more than 517,000. Learn more about the city in the Surrey census data profile. Surrey is comprised of urban areas as well as significant agricultural and rural areas. The City is also one of the fastest growing, culturally diverse cities in Canada. We are a forward thinking, globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities through technology and innovation. Our combination of entrepreneurial approach, big city resources and remarkable growth have given us opportunities to build an accessible and sustainable city where people can live, visit, work and play.

Company Size

1-10 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-18

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