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Job Classification Title SENIOR ENGINEER
Requisition # 2317059 X
Division Transportation Services
Section Traffic Management Centre (TMC)
Work Location 703 DON MILLS ROAD
Job Stream Engineering
Job Type Temporary, Full-Time
Temporary Duration 12.0 Months
Salary/Rate $102,029.20 – $119,883.40 / Year
Hours of Work (bi-weekly) 70.00
Shift Information Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week
Wage Grade 7.5
Job Code (PSG) TM1437
Number of Positions Open 1
Posting Date 21-Dec-2018
Expiry date 09-Jan-2019
As part of the Traffic Management Centre, reporting to the Manager – ITS Capital Delivery, the Senior Engineer will have the following major responsibilities:
Manages assigned projects, ensuring effective teamwork and communication, high standards of work quality and organizational performance, continuous learning and maintenance of related data.
Leads and coordinates a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of ITS projects.
Provides technical advice, review and expertise, utilizing standard engineering principles and practices, to assist in the delivery of ITS projects such as traffic signal control systems, controller/cabinet replacement, wireless communications, variable message signs, cameras, video transmission systems and vehicle detection.
Develops RFPs for the hiring of consultants to assist with the planning, design and contract administration of ITS projects.
Develops RFQs and tenders for pilot projects, new ITS initiatives, and expansion or upgrading of existing ITS facilities.
Manages the work performance of contractors, suppliers and consultants with respect to quality, timeliness, cost and completion of required tasks.
On completion of ITS capital projects, ensures that standard operational procedures for ITS functions are available to the ITS Operations Unit.
Prepares technical and other necessary reports and submissions for the information of, and as required by, the Division and City of Toronto Council.
Liaises with the public, Councillors, media, consultants, contractors and other transportation agencies on matters relating to the delivery of assigned ITS capital projects.
Prepares and delivers presentations to senior Department staff, elected officials and the public.
Establishes, maintains and fosters linkages to other units throughout the City and colleagues in other municipal, provincial and federal governments to ensure effective partnerships for projects that span divisions and/or jurisdictions.
Participates in, leads, and facilitates technical working groups to address engineering design, construction and operational issues.
Performs site inspections and site assessments in design and construction/installation projects.
Demonstrates familiarity with the preparation and/or evaluation of proposals.
Reviews drawings, engineering studies, specifications, plans and cost estimates prepared by consultants as they pertain to construction or modification of ITS facilities.
Provides work direction and training to unionized and non-unionized staff.
Assists the Manager in developing the Unit’s annual operating and capital budget.
Monitors expenditures for assigned projects and activities, and provides regular reports to the Manager.
Secures all engineering permits and approvals as may be required from external agencies.
Represents the City on committees, attends meetings and provides input.
1. Must be registered as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) and a member in good standing with Professional Engineers Ontario.
2. University degree in one or more of the following disciplines: civil engineering, traffic / transportation engineering, systems engineering, electrical engineering or computer engineering.
3. Extensive experience in the planning, development and delivery of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) such as traffic signal systems, advanced traveller information systems (ATIS), advanced traffic management systems (ATMS) and data management systems.
4. Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s licence and daily access to a reliable personal vehicle for use on City business.
5. Knowledge of relevant standards, Acts, By-laws, and Regulations, including Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act, and Ontario Traffic Manual Book 7.
6. Knowledge of relevant industry Standards, Manuals, and Guidelines (i.e. TAC, ITS Canada, ITE, IMSA, MUTCD, Ontario Provincial Standards, etc.).
7. Familiarity with the application of the System Engineering V model to ITS Solutions and projects.
8. Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate both orally and in writing at all levels of the organization, including senior staff, as well as elected officials, the media and the public.
9. Knowledge of safe work practices as they relate to working with high-speed and heavy-traffic roadways.
10. Knowledge of, and demonstrated ability in, corporate core competencies, including customer service, communications, team work, initiative / self-management, accountability, and flexibility / adaptability.
11. Ability to multi-task, track and manage budgets and schedules, and manage the work of consultants, vendors and contractors.
12. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with stakeholders and project participants and partners.
13. Ability to plan, organize and coordinate projects and meet required timelines.
14. Ability to collaborate and work effectively with contractors, colleagues, elected officials, consultants, contractors and other internal and external clients and stakeholders.
15. Ability to plan, supervise and direct the work of staff, and an understanding of modern principles and practices of management and management controls.
16. Ability to summarize and identify key decisions and factors in technical and design documents.
17. Ability to relate to others and maintain constant open communications even under disagreement or different points of view.
18. Demonstrated ability to combine all forms of communication technology (email, phone, WebEx, SMS, etc.) to keep the projects steadily moving toward completion.
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 a Senior Engineer 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 #2317059 X, by January 9, 2019.
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