Website The Regional Municipality of York

Planning and Design Coordinator, Capital Planning and Delivery #21935

Transportation Services Department

Capital Planning and Delivery Branch

Location: East Gwillimbury, Ontario. This is a Union position.

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 37.5; Scheduled Shifts: 0830 – 1630

Full-Time, Salary $43.12 – $46.87 per hour


Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and assisting with the planning, preliminary design, specialist investigations and impact assessments involved in Environmental Assessments. As a proven day-to-day leader on urban transportation and street projects, the successful candidate will also   assist with the design and preparation of contract drawings, tender documents, specifications and estimates, and assisting with the award, and management of projects during construction.


Successful completion of a three (3) year Community College Diploma Program in Civil Engineering Technology.
Minimum three (3) years’ experience in the planning, design, drafting and constructing of urban roadways/streets, active transportation, Ontario highways, transit, water/storm/sanitary infrastructure, utilities and Environmental Assessments for linear transportation facilities.
Experience with undertaking stakeholder and public consultation activities and study documentation, as required by the Environmental Assessment Act.
Proven experience in dealing with budgets and schedules and dealing with technical and financial data, in order to find positive solutions to complex issues and challenges.
Knowledge of fundamental aspects of road design, surveying and survey applications.
Familiarity with relevant legislation and standards including Highway Traffic Act, Ontario Provincial Standards and Ontario Traffic Manual.
Knowledge of transportation planning, traffic engineering and road design and construction fundamentals, as well as guidelines and standards, such as Transportation Association of Canada Geometric Design Guide for Canadian Roads, Ministry of Transportation Geometric Design Standards for Ontario Highways Manual and Municipal Class Environmental Assessment.
Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.
Current knowledge on local and regional transportation issues.
Good interpersonal skills and ability to build positive relationships and work effectively with diverse groups of specialists and public and private sector stakeholders.
Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications, as well as significant demonstrated experience with the application of specialized software relevant to the technical specialty, for example, AUTOCAD.
Valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License in good standing and reliable vehicle to use on corporate business.
Excellent analytical skills and ability to organize data in a structured, traceable and proficient manner.
Ability to undertake comprehensive technical studies and write technical reports.
Ability to develop creative and innovative solutions to solve complex problems.
Ability to review, interpret and critique technical reports and engineering drawings.
Ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team.
Ability to work outside regular business hours as required.
Please apply on-line by March 14, 2018, quoting competition #21935. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone. For additional information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit the above-mentioned website.