St. John’s is a progressive city with a strong connection to the past and a positive outlook on the future. As one of the oldest cities in North America we have a unique history, but we are also a growing city with the needs and opportunities of a modern urban population. The City of St. John’s is committed to recruiting world-class talent and expertise to join our City staff, more than 1200 strong, who provide a vast array of valued services to the residents of St. John’s and the metropolitan area. If you are an innovative thinker with a positive attitude and a commitment to quality, we want you to help us make St. John’s a city where people want to live and feel they belong.
The City of St. John’s is presently accepting applications for a Full Time Temporary position of Transportation System Engineer with the Department of Planning, Engineering, and Regulatory Services. These are both 12–18-month maternity leave replacements.
Reporting to the Manager of Transportation Engineering, this position is primarily responsible for planning, designing and operations of transportation systems including design of intersections, roundabouts, and active transportation; traffic analysis of intersections and roundabouts; technical review of development applications; interpretation and design of policies and transportation system elements; preparing terms of reference for transportation studies; preparing technical reports and briefing notes for City Council and committee meetings; providing advice and assistance on traffic specific issues, including Traffic Calming, Traffic Control Plans, Road Safety, Long Range Planning, Road Safety, Parking, Traffic Signals; and keeping current with latest industry standards, codes, legislation and technology.
The successful applicant will be required to participate in all training programs applicable to this position and other related work. The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.
Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized university and registration, or eligibility for registration, with the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland and Labrador (PEGNL); Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience as a Professional Engineer in the areas of transportation engineering and infrastructure planning including design of municipal roadways (including roundabouts, active transportation, and municipal services is required. Experience in transportation feasibility and corridor studies, traffic studies and multi-modal transportation projects is a definite asset. Preference will be given to candidates who have recent experience and a good knowledge of current transportation design for street network development, transit, intersections (including roundabouts), universal design and traffic control devices. Proficiency in modelling software such as VISUM, Synchro, SimTraffic and/or Sidra, and design software such as AutoCAD is required. 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; Excellent analytical, presentation and report writing skills with the ability to always exercise professional judgment; Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Must possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license.
A equivalent combination of qualifications and experience acceptable to the City of St. John’s may be considered.
The regular hours of work are 9:00 – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday, for a total of 33.75 hours per week.
We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. The City of St. John’s does not accept applications in person, by email, fax or mail. Applications will be received up to 12:00 Midnight (Newfoundland Standard Time) on closing date.
This City of St. John’s is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the
employment of a qualified workforce which reflects the community’s diversity.
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