New Job Technologist Ii - Roadways And Traffic In Saskatchewan

Technologist II - Roadways And Traffic
Technologist II - Roadways And Traffic

Technologist II - Roadways And Traffic

Company : City of Regina
Salary : $32.12 - $35.94 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

** This opportunity will remain open until filled**

This position performs complex and advanced technical work including infrastructure planning, design, construction, preservation and management. The position provides advice regarding technologies and technical analysis related to roadway construction, design, planning, operation, preservation, maintenance, testing, management and performance. This position typically reports to a Project Engineer position.

Typical Duties Include:

  • Initiate, develop, maintain and coordinate databases related to transportation infrastructure planning, operation and preservation, material testing, and field inspection.
  • Provide technical analysis and operational support related to transportation infrastructure, planning, design, construction, operation, preservation, maintenance, testing, management and performance.
  • Review and comment on drawings, specifications, plans and applications from engineering consultants and developers to ensure City standards and requirements are met.
  • Develop, monitor, manage and conduct data and sample collection programs.
  • Supervise and direct staff, consultants and contractors.
  • Develop and review standards, specifications, processes and manuals related to roadway operations, construction and/or maintenance, and construction field services.
  • Develop and review engineering design, material, testing and technology/equipment standards and specifications.
  • Research, co-ordinate and assemble information and prepare technical reports.
  • Approve requisitions, expenditures and other transactions within the limits of established authority.
  • Research and evaluate the application of technologies and industry best practices related to roadway design, construction, operation and preservation, transportation planning, and testing services.
  • Provide advanced advice regarding technologies and technical analysis related to roadway and traffic planning, construction, operation, preservation, maintenance, testing, management and performance. New technologies comprise of engineered materials; integration of Global Positioning System/Geographical Information System (GPS/GIS) technology; development/integration of computer applications and information systems to enhance productivity/efficiency; roadway and traffic modelling; new testing/monitoring equipment for quality control of construction/maintenance operations and maintenance information systems, etc.
  • Manage projects, work programs and budgets, including contract administration.
  • Represent the department in meetings with other departmental staff, other departments, the public, consultants, contractors, other government agencies, community associations and City Advisory Committees.
  • Tactfully and adequately respond to concerns and inquiries from the public, City Council and other branches/departments/divisions.
  • Contribute to team projects and effectively participate as a team member.
  • Ensure compliance of personnel, equipment, materials, contractors and consultants at work sites to meet Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act, City of Regina Occupational Health and Safety Manual, City of Regina Standard and Emergency Operating Procedures, and legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Perform related work as required.

Candidates will be screened on the following criteria:

*** To be considered for this position you must clearly identify your qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities and where you obtained them in your application/resume. ***

The knowledge, abilities and skills are obtained through completion of a two (2) year diploma in Civil, Environmental or Water Resources Engineering Technology and a minimum of two (2) years experience in related roadway and/or traffic engineering/technical field.

  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to apply engineering practices, principles, theories, computations, analyses and statistics.
  • Knowledge of transportation infrastructure, planning, management, design, materials, operations, construction, maintenance and preservation.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability with sampling and monitoring programs and laboratory/field testing procedures.
  • Knowledge of drafting and surveying technology practices and techniques.
  • Intermediate level CAD skills to create, edit and query data, modify drawings, relate data, and prepare designs using software such as AutoCAD and Civil 3D.
  • Knowledge of principles, practices and theories for the effective supervision and leadership of staff.
  • Ability to interpret, understand and manage work in accordance with the general rules and regulations of the Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act, other legislation, and expectations of City of Regina’s policies, standards, practices and guidelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to strategically plan, coordinate and direct the work of others.
  • Ability to acquire and apply knowledge of City policies and procedures, and legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and work with complex databases.
  • Intermediate skills to create tables and forms, create formulas, create queries and reports, modify and customize charts and tables, use pivot tables and cross tab queries, and import/export data from various sources and formats using software such as in the Microsoft Suite of Professional Office Software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access).
  • Skill to develop innovative engineering and technical solutions.
  • Skill to manage budgets, evaluate progress and quality of engineering projects, programs, contracts and operations.
  • Skill to work independently and prioritize tasks and projects.
  • Skill to express ideas effectively, in oral and written form.
  • Skill to establish and maintain effective working relations and a respectful work environment with superiors, subordinates, co-workers and the public.

Working/Other Conditions:

  • Must register and maintain registration under Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists and Technicians (SASTT).
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 Driver's License and have a vehicle available for work usage (a travel allowance is provided).
  • Candidates must participate in training and be willing and able to complete recognized certification programs and courses to perform the work and maintain status.
  • Must be able and willing to perform work of a physical nature in all types of plant, field environments and inclement conditions.
  • Note: Testing will be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities CAD and design skills
*Note: Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide proof of acquired education.
*Note: In accordance with the City of Regina’s Criminal Record Check Policy, the position requires that the successful candidate provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment.
*Note: In accordance with the City of Regina’s Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Administration Policy, the position requires that the successful candidate provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or provide proof of negative COVID-19 test on a routine basis.

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