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The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in B.C. with home to more than 140,000 residents. Our municipality continues to grow through development of our green spaces, arts & culture, urban design and state-of-the art transportation systems. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.
Coquitlam is at an exciting time in its transportation development, with both residential as well as commercial development providing exciting challenges and opportunities. We are seeking to add a key member to the Traffic Operations team, you will be one of two Technologists managing the City Traffic Signal System and reporting directly to the Traffic Operations Engineer. The main focus of this position will be the operation, maintenance, rehabilitation and upgrading of street lighting and traffic signals which will include contract administration and summer student supervision.
You will be responsible for supervising and/or conducting traffic studies in response to requests from the public and for reviewing development plans and traffic consultant submissions. The position will also coordinate the design review and construction inspection of street lights and traffic signals. You will also be managing Capital Projects related to upgrades to the City’s Traffic Signal System. Familiarity with Synchro and Sim Traffic will be considered an asset.
You will have a diploma from a recognized technical institute in an appropriate discipline (Civil, and/or Electrical/Electronics) and academics’ and/or work experience with emphasis in the traffic/transportation field. Certification or eligibility for certification as an Applied Science Technologist within the Province of BC along with a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and clean driver’s abstract is required. The ideal candidate will have considerable knowledge of traffic signal operations and principles; knowledge of municipal traffic operations; and the ability to work in a team environment.
Competitive compensation, including a comprehensive benefits package, and an earned day off program is being offered. Please upload a recent driver’s abstract (within the last 30 days) with your application.
Please apply on-line at www.coquitlam.ca/jobs by 5:00 pm on January 18, 2018.