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Project Lead – Traffic Management Centre



Requisition #                           2297697 X

Division                                   Transportation Services

Section                                    Traffic Management Centre

Work Location                         703 DON MILLS ROAD

Job Stream                              Engineering

Job Type                                 Temporary, Full-Time

Temporary Duration                12.0  Months

Salary/Rate                              $80,389.40 – $94,421.60 / Year

Hours of Work (bi-weekly)      70.00

Shift Information                     35 hours per week

Wage Grade                             6

Affiliation                                Non-Union

Job Code (PSG)                      TM2147

Number of Positions Open      1

Posting Date                            07-Feb-2018

Expiry date                              22-Feb-2018

Job Description


·        Please note that this job posting reflects 2017 salary rates.

Major Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Manager – ITS Operations Unit, the Project Lead will

·        Provide support to the Senior Engineer as well as work independently to manage projects, activities and assignments in the delivery of the Traffic Management Centre (TMC)’s Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and Congestion Management Plan (CMP) programs

·        Develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate programs and projects related to the ITS Operations activities

·        Develop and implement detailed plans and recommend practices regarding program specific requirements

·        Provide advice, guidance and technical assistance to City, contractor and stakeholder staff related to TMC’s ITS and CMP initiatives

·        Facilitate requests originating from elected officials and the public, coordinate divisional input and assess project feasibility within current programs

·        Manage assigned projects and provide contract management to ensure effective teamwork and communication and high standards of work quality to advance the TMC’s ITS and CMP initiatives in a complex municipal environment

·        Monitor projects with the help of other TMC staff to ensure completion in accordance with approved plans. Prepare project plans, report and status updates for senior staff

·        Regularly update documentation on Standard Operating Practices related to traffic signal operations and active traffic management, including providing updates for posting on the Internet and Intranet websites

·        Conduct research into various transportation operations, including relevant practices, equipment, technologies, and cost-benefit results

·        Establish, maintain and foster linkages to other sections within Transportation Services Division and outside the Transportation Services Division such as 311, Engineering and Construction Services Division, GTA municipalities, Toronto Police Service, Toronto Transit Commission and Ministry of Transportation Ontario to ensure effective partnerships. Lead multi-disciplinary divisional project teams on TMC’s ITS and CMP projects

·        Provide work direction to project team members and support staff, including Engineering Technologists, Technical Trainees and volunteers

·        Prepare responses, reports and correspondence on behalf of Senior Engineer

·        Participate in the process of planning and developing long range objectives for the Unit

·        Coordinate input into the Capital Works Program and Operating budget. Monitor project expenditures, identify cash flow needs, validate and approve invoices

·        Prepare, coordinate and make recommendations on RFPs, RFQs and tender documents for implementation of projects

·        Provide membership and input to various Committees and relevant professional and industry organizations

Develop training course material, conduct training and provide presentations as required for various levels of internal and external management/stakeholders


Key Qualifications:

1.      Post secondary education in Transportation Engineering, or a discipline pertinent to the job function. Certification as a CET and membership in OACETT are assets.

2.      Experience as a fully accountable project leader handling multiple and diverse projects and priorities in a detail- and deadline-oriented environment; ability to identify needs; and initiate, coordinate and manage the implementation of creative solutions.

3.      Extensive experience working with traffic management systems or equivalent – iNet, TransSuite TCS, SCOOT, RoDARS, Road Restriction Database, Ledstar, Genetec, Activu, Waze, LedMaster, HERE IPeMs, and Vanguard.

4.      Extensive experience working with computerized ITS equipment (various types of traffic signal controllers, intrusive and non-intrusive detectors, Vehicle Detection Systems, Variable Message Signs, Bluetooth/Wi-Fi devices, Uninterrupted Power Supply, Accessible Pedestrian Signals, Transit Signal Priority and LED Blank-Out signs).

5.      Extensive experience in traffic analysis, traffic operations, modelling, and micro-simulation – Highway Capacity Software, Canadian Capacity Guide, Time-Space Diagram, Synchro/SimTraffic, Aimsun and VISSIM.

6.      Experience in real-time and historical traffic data and performance measurement software.

7.      Experience utilizing a variety of computerized office systems, including MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint), Visio, MS Project and database software packages.

8.      Experience providing effective work direction to contractors and staff in a unionized environment.

9.      Ability to develop, implement and make recommendations on traffic-related strategies, practices, guidelines, procedures and best practices for continuous improvement in methodologies, processes and standards.

10.   Ability to prepare training documentation and deliver training to staff, consultants and contractors.

11.   Ability to act as a Project Coordinator and represent the City at project meetings with various stakeholders, including divisional staff, consultants, contractors, etc.

12.   Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s licence, and daily access to a reliable personal vehicle for use on City business.

13.   Excellent conflict resolution skills to build solid internal and external relationships, and strong leadership capacity.

14.   Effective oral and written communication skills, including excellent report writing and presentation skills.

Knowledge of Ontario Statutes, including Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, the Ontario Highway Traffic Act, Collective Agreements and related Labour legislation.
Work for the City you love

Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as Project Lead – Traffic Management Centre within our Transportation Services Division.

How to Apply:

For more information on this and other opportunities with the City of Toronto, visit us online at www.toronto.ca/jobs. To apply online, submit your resume, quoting File #2297697 X, by February 22, 2018.

Accommodation:  The City of Toronto is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce reflecting the citizens we serve. We provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto’s Accommodation Policy. You can request for accommodation related to the protected grounds at any stage of the City’s hiring process, i.e., application, assessment and placement.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need accommodation in applying for this position, please email us at application.accommodation4@toronto.ca , quoting the job ID # and the job classification title.

If you are invited to participate in the assessment process, we ask that you provide your accommodation needs in advance at that time. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you throughout the hiring process.