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Harbour West Consulting

Traffic Signals Engineer - City of Surrey

Canada-British Columbia-Surrey


Job Description

Reporting to the Traffic Manager, the Traffic Signals Team Lead directs a team of engineers and technologists in monitoring, operating and maintaining the City’s traffic signal and street lighting systems to ensure the safe and efficient movement of people and goods on the City of Surrey road network.

Key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Leading and managing a team of 7 engineers and technologists
  • Managing the operation of and enhancements to the state of the art Traffic Management Centre
  • Responsibility for the operation and maintenance of Surrey’s traffic signal and street light network
  • Managing a broad range of traffic engineering projects
  • Reviewing and signing-off on traffic signal timing plans and traffic signal components of: traffic control plans for road construction and events, development projects, and capital projects
  • Planning an annual program of initiatives, including: new signal timing plans, new intelligent transportation processes/infrastructure, safety improvements at signalized intersections and railway crossings, upgrades, rehabilitation and maintenance of traffic signals and street lights
  • Responsibility for all engineering/city responses regarding traffic signals and street lights
  • Leading and participating in neighbourhood meetings and preparing/presenting information to the public, developers and council committees
  • Responsibility for technical analysis of collision information for potential use in litigation and representing the City in court for specific litigation cases
  • Responsibility for managing traffic data and undertaking analysis, including provision of information to other Sections/Divisions
  • Working in coordination with the rest of the engineering department and other city departments

The successful candidate will have:

  • The ability to write technical reports; effectively plan and prioritize multi project workload; meet project scheduling and delivery requirements
  • Strong skills in building and maintaining relationships with other employees, contractors, and members of the public
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to make sound evidence-based decisions
  • Alignment with the City of Surrey’s Core Values of Community, Service, Integrity, Innovation, and Teamwork

This role requires a minimum of 5 years’ experience related to transportation and/or traffic engineering; with progressive experience in mentoring and managing staff. A Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Civil Engineering or a related degree and a P.Eng. designation and be in good standing with the APEGBC is preferred.

This position requires a valid B.C. Driver’s Licence with a safe driving history. Should you be interested in learning more about this opportunity please contact Carol Robinson or forward your resume, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three referees, in confidence, to We will respond to all who express interest.

Contact Information

Harbour West Consulting
Carol Robinson
Posting Date: 23-May-2017Engineering Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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