Traffic Operations Technologist

roads & transportation utilities & trades
Posted On: Jul 9, 2018
Closing Date: Jul 20, 2018
Department:    Public Works
Division:    Waste Management & Road Operations
Position:   Traffic Operations Technologist



At the Region of Halton, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Halton is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

    This is a permanent full-time position working 35 hours per week.
This position is responsible for providing customer-focused services to internal and external clients on matters relating to traffic operations, maintenance and road-related infrastructure.
Preferred Background:
The successful candidate must possess a diploma in Transportation or Civil Engineering Technology with a minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience in the area of traffic operations & safety. A strong practical knowledge of Traffic Engineering principles and practices along with comprehensive knowledge of all related acts, manuals, guidelines, and standards namely the TAC Geometric Design Guide, Ontario Traffic Manual (OTM), and Highway Traffic Act (HTA) is required. Essential skills include strong analytical, organizational, project management and customer service skills for leading and coordinating Regional initiatives for continuous improvement along with excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills. Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, databases and GIS applications are required. Registration or eligibility for registration in The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) is required. Proficiency in the use of Synchro and experience with Traffic Engineering Software (TES) is an asset.
Working Conditions:
The incumbent will be required to drive a Regional vehicle and will be required to provide a copy of their driver’s license and a driver’s abstract, by their first day of employment. Incumbent will also be required to provide their own transportation at times.
  • Assist with the Region’s Comprehensive Road Safety Action Plan (CROSAP).
  • Conduct traffic operational and safety assessments (operations & collision analysis) to improve safety and efficiency of Regional Roads.
  • Prepare safety and traffic operations related reports to Council.
  • Conduct warrant analysis for traffic control devices.
  • Assist in the management of the Region’s Traffic Engineering Software (TES) model.
  • Manage the Region’s annual transportation programs: Traffic Speed Management, Traffic Hardware replacements
  • Review and maintain signal timings, levels of service and signal control areas for Regional intersections.
  • Coordinate with multi-disciplinary teams that undertake external projects.
  • Maintain and update components of Regional road traffic and parking bylaws.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Posted: July 6, 2018
Posting Expires: July 20, 2018
Posting #: PW-277-18

Halton Region is pleased to accommodate applicants who have a disability.  Please inform Human Resource Services at 905-825-6000 ext. 7700 if you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process.

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