New Job Municipal/Traffic Engineer In New Brunswick

Municipal/Traffic Engineer
Municipal/Traffic Engineer

Municipal/Traffic Engineer

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $88,461–$97,640 a year
Location : New Brunswick

Full Description

Municipal/Traffic Engineer

Competition number:
$88,461.00 - $97,640.00/Year
Job Type:
Permanent Full Time
Closing Date:
February 19, 2023

Position Overview:
The City of Saint John is actively seeking a Municipal/Traffic Engineer to join our team. The incumbent will provide quality, cost effective professional engineering and project management services related to the design, tendering and construction phases of various City Capital Projects. Provide traffic engineering services that improves access and safety to various modes of transportation.

Key Responsibilities:

Municipal Engineer

Manage various size and complexity capital construction projects by:

  • Working closely with City Operations to obtain inputs to incorporate into the project plans.
  • Planning projects, applying standards (i.e. General Specifications) and optimizing procedures and schedules.
  • Preparing project plans and budgets in accordance with sound project management methodology and engineering principles.
  • Preparing terms of reference for engineering consultant services, participate in selection and ensure high standards in their work.
  • Preparing quality reports and recommendations to Common Council for consultant engagement, award of construction contracts and other technical information.
  • Overseeing and managing hired consultants and contractors throughout the completion of various capital projects.
  • Initiating processes and preparing submissions for environmental approvals, rezoning requests, property and easement acquisitions; ensuring appropriate public consultation for each project.
  • Understanding and diligently administering the City's policy for tendering of construction contracts and guiding consultants in doing so.
  • Managing tender calls and participating in the tender opening process.
  • Measuring project performance, providing analysis, and reporting on status.
  • Managing projects with accountability for quality assurance, results, budget management and use of resources.
  • Managing technologist staff.

Maintain the integrity of the municipal infrastructure through high-quality, cost-effective engineering support by:

  • Assessing technical needs, issues and construction management and providing quality reports on engineering standards and projects.
  • Providing technical guidance and advice to operations and technical staff to ensure effective and sustainable construction and maintenance practices.
  • Ensuring quality standards and appropriateness of engineering plans, drawings and construction specifications in compliance with all statutes, regulations, recognized quality standards and certificate of approval to operate.

Traffic Engineer

  • Plan and implement the initiatives, programs, policies, and infrastructure proposed in the City's Transportation Plan, MoveSJ.
  • Ensure citizens receive wholesome responses to individual concerns relate to traffic flow and safety and develop policy, programs, and infrastructure improvement plans that respond to the needs of the community.
  • Coordinate infrastructure improvement projects focused on traffic flow and safety, including larger Capital jobs and smaller improvement jobs with City operational teams.
  • Advise the Growth & Community Services (GCS) department on scopes of traffic impact studies for new developments, review completed studies, and seek innovative solutions to balance the needs of property development files and the broader community when transportation impacts as a result of a development is a major concern for the community.
  • Work collaboratively with GCS staff to ensure transportation planning is integrated into community planning outcomes.
  • Manage the City's Transportation Model (developed in VISSUM).
  • Work with SJ Transit toward seamless travel of Transit users between the bus system and the sidewalk/crosswalk system.
  • Be on the core staff team that participates in the Public Safety Committee and bring road safety topics forward for the Committee's consideration.
  • Provide advice on transportation and traffic components of the City's Capital and Resurfacing Programs.
  • Administer the City's Traffic By-Law.
  • Administer the City's Traffic Calming Policy and resulting projects and programs.
  • Work with the Saint John Police Force on coordinated approaches to improving road safety.
  • Provide guidance to street and lane closure plans, both for external contractors, internal Capital projects, and internal community events.
  • Continuously evaluate new traffic management technologies, recommending and guiding implementation where appropriate.
  • Collaborate with industry, such as trucking and rail, to improve access, safety, and quality of life for all stakeholders.

Essential Qualifications:

The successful candidate must have an undergraduate degree in engineering preferrable in Civil as well as a minimum of four years progressive experience ideally in a similar work environment. Candidates must be eligible for membership as a registered Professional Engineer with APEGNB or be registered as a member-in-training.

Preference will be given to candidates with their professional designation with APEGNB.

Preference will be given to candidates with traffic engineering focus in their engineering degree(s) and/or have related traffic engineering experience.

Please note: It is a condition of employment with the City of Saint John to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a valid certificate of medical exemption from vaccination. Those who provide a valid certificate of medical exemption are required to comply with the City's Vaccine and Test Policy. Failure to comply with this condition of employment is cause for termination.

Applications will be accepted through our online system only. Qualified applicants should submit their cover letters and resumes to:

City of Saint John
Attention: Hiring Committee (careers/employment opportunities)

The City of Saint John is an equal opportunity employer. Only those applicants being considered further will be contacted.