• Full Time
  • Toronto, ON
  • September 23, 2021

Website City of Toronto, Transportation Services

Job ID: 13284
Job Category: Engineering & Technical
Division & Section: Transportation Services, Project Design & Management
Work Location: 55 John St. (Metro Hall) and 100 Queen St. West (City Hall)
Job Type & Duration: Full-time, Permanent Vacancy
Hourly Rate: $39.52 – $43.28
Shift Information: Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week
Affiliation: L79 Full-time
Number of Positions Open: 7
Posting Period: 02-Sep-2021 to 23-Sep-2021

Transportation Services is seeking to fill multiple Engineering Technologist Technician 1 (ETT1) positions across the Division.

As a successful ETT1 employee, you will be responsible for tasks involving the planning, preliminary engineering/civil design and early construction preparation stages of multi-disciplinary municipal infrastructure capital and planning projects.

You will help to shape the future of Toronto’s streets with a focus on safety, comfort and multi-modal transportation. You will work across the Division, with external partners and the public. It’s an exciting time to join the City of Toronto’s Transportation Services Division.

This position will include the following primary responsibilities:

  • Prepares engineering designs, pavement marking plans, drawings, maps, sketches and reports for existing and proposed motor vehicle roadways, on and off street bikeways, sidewalks and intersection reconfigurations using Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) software (Bentley Microstation & InRoads).
  • Prepares and reviews technical design requirements, standards and specifications for various complex municipal linear infrastructure and transportation planning projects.
  • Administers, prepares and reviews requirements, engineering designs, reports, specifications and any related documentation.
  • Carries out advanced technical work for the planning, design and tendering of municipal linear infrastructure projects.
  • Assists engineers, project managers, and other management staff and carries out technical work for the planning, design, tendering, construction and inspection of municipal infrastructure.
  • Prepares drafts of technical and/or tender of documents including engineering estimates and related calculations.
  • Performs and/or reviews research and calculations and analyzes technical data.
  • Prepares, reviews and interprets technical drawings and plans.
  • Investigates and responds to inquiries from the public, consultants, and contractors related to technical, contract or design projects and participates in public consultations.
  • Conducts field surveys, investigations, review of existing conditions and studies related to multi-modal safety, planning processes and new capital project design.


55 John St. (Metro Hall)
100 Queen St. West (City Hall)

Key Qualifications:

  1. Post-secondary education in an accredited Engineering Technology or Civil Engineering program or the equivalent in education and experience
  2. Extensive experience utilizing Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) such as Bentley Microstation, AutoTURN and InRoads to produce alignments, profiles, cross-sections, pavement marking and barrier/divider designs, as well as other computer software including Microsoft Excel, Word, etc. in a design environment
  3. Considerable office and field experience in the design of complex municipal infrastructure including motor vehicle roadways, on and off street bikeways, sidewalks and intersection reconfigurations
  4. Extensive knowledge and understanding of relevant regulations, statutes, standards and practices such as Occupational Health and Safety Act, Ontario Provincial Standard Specifications (OPSS), Ontario Provincial Standards Drawings (OPSD), Transportation Association of Canada Geometric Design Guide (TAC), Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Ontario Traffic Manuals (OTM), NACTO Street Design Guides
  5. Experience in the principles of traffic engineering technologies, theories and practices
  6. Experience preparing drafts of contract documents including writing specifications and estimating quantities

You must also have:

  • Ability to organize transportation studies and recommend appropriate solutions with emphasis on meeting deadlines
  • Familiarity with active transportation and vision zero policies
  • Excellent diagnostic and analytical skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization as well as with external clients and the public
  • Strong writing skills and ability to prepare correspondence and reports
  • GIS and traffic simulation software experience would be considered an asset
  • Adobe Creative Suite experience including Illustrator and InDesign experience would be considered an asset

City of Toronto employees must apply to full-time or part-time employment opportunities posted on the City’s Internal Job Posting Portal.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The City is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve. Learn more about the City’s commitment to employment equity.


The City of Toronto is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request. Learn more about the City’s Hiring Policies and Accommodation Process.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.toronto.ca.

Engineering Technologist Technician 1