• Full Time
  • Hamilton
  • April 24, 2019

Website City of Hamilton

Traffic Signal Technologist

Your Traffic Engineering knowledge and experience will drive your ability to contribute to efficient traffic signal operations, roadway safety and systems improvements across the City of Hamilton.

Reporting to the Project Manager, you will undertake calculations to review roadway capacity and collision rates, enabling you to adjust signal operations and timing to improve traffic flow. Your duties as a Traffic Signal Technologist will also include designing and evaluating new and existing traffic signal locations, performing safety studies and analysis along with proactive investigations, as well as recommending changes and developing recommendation reports for various committees and departments. Collecting and analyzing traffic data related to safety and road use management, and assisting the Project Manager with any traffic issues that arise will be other integral aspects of your job.

Your qualifications as a Traffic Signal Technologist include:

Proven knowledge of the principles, theories and practices related to the design and operation of traffic signals and systems normally acquired from a community college or university in a program specifically oriented to traffic engineering and operations, or a combination of relevant education and related work experience.
C.E.T. designation, preferred.
Must be a competent or qualified person for the approval of traffic signal designs in accordance with the Ontario Traffic Manual Books 11 and 12 and other applicable guidelines.
Knowledge of technical/engineering, manufacturing, installation and maintenance practices relevant to the work of the group.
Demonstrated experience in intersection control, traffic signals, and traffic signal monitoring systems.
Experience in a computerized environment, with proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook.
Working knowledge of specialized traffic operations and planning programs such as Synchro, an asset.
Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Ontario Highway Traffic Act and relevant municipal statutes, as well as Ontario and National Manuals of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), Ontario Traffic Manual, Transportation Association of Canada and relevant technical manuals.
Possession of a valid Class “G” Driver’s Licence and provision of own car.
These two CUPE Local 5167 Inside permanent, full-time positions offer a wage range of $37.073 to $42.128 per hour (based on a 35‑hour work week schedule).

Hamilton. A city of progress.

At the City of Hamilton, our vision is “to be the best place to raise a child and age successfully.” With our rich history, culturally strong and diverse communities, blend of urban and rural attractions, and ideal location in the heart of the Golden Horseshoe, Hamilton is a vibrant community of neighbours. We are also a leading employer, with many opportunities to grow and excel. We invite you to share in our vision as part of the Transportation Operations and Maintenance Division in the Public Works Department.

For full details and to apply

If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit www.hamilton.ca/careers for details on these Traffic Signal Technologist positions, JOB ID #15190, and to apply online, by Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

The City of Hamilton values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

To apply for this job please visit www.hamilton.ca.

Traffic Signal Technologist