Engineering Technologist Technician 1

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Author ahnationtalk
Date December 2, 2016
Type Full Time
Company City of Toronto
Salary $37.32 - $40.87 - Per Hour
Location Toronto, ON
Category Arch / Engineering
Client City of Toronto
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ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST TECHNICIAN 1

Job Classification Title ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST TECHNICIAN 1
Job ID # 2257644 X
Division Transportation Services
Section Traffic Safety Unit
Work Location 703 DON MILLS ROAD
Job Stream Engineering
Job Type Permanent, Full-Time
Salary/Rate $37.32 – $40.87 / Hour
Hours of Work (bi-weekly) 70.00
Shift Information Monday – Friday, 35 Hours per week
Affiliation L79 Full-time
Number of Positions Open 1
Posting Date 01-Dec-2016
Closing Date 15-Dec-2016

Job Description

Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the analysis, interpretation and distribution of various classes of traffic data (volume, collisions) under the supervision of the Supervisor, Data Collection and Analysis.
  • Prepares diagrams, flow maps, graphs, charts, for statistical reports and leaflets.
  • Enters, edits, updates, validates, and analyzes traffic volume and collision data.
  • Performs and/or checks manual and computerized calculations.
  • Analyzes traffic volume data to determine trend changes.
  • Performs administrative and processing activities as required, such as updating computerized and manual records, maintaining and updating files, and inventory of all turning movement counts and automatic traffic counts.
  • Investigates and responds to inquiries from the public, politicians, contractors, other municipalities, businesses, 311, and City staff.
  • Reviews and evaluates reports of traffic statistics and/or damage claims to city property.
  • Assists and liaises with consultants, computer application specialists, and contractors concerning the maintenance and enhancements of in-house traffic applications.
  • Reviews, evaluates and reports on acceptance testing of new enhancements and upgrades.
  • Receives payment for traffic data from external clients and issues statements.
  • Maintains inventory of all requests using the in-house tracking system in a timely manner.
  • Manipulates and retrieves data using Microsoft Excel, Access, and ArcGIS, AutoCAD, MapInfo and / or any other mapping (GIS) software.
  • Prepare presentations to stakeholders on collision/volumn statistics using PowerPoint and/or desktop presentation package (i.e. Visio)
  • Performs other related work and specific projects as assigned.

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  1. Successful completion of a Secondary School diploma or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Considerable experience in engineering technology, specifically in the principles and practices of traffic engineering.
  3. Experience utilizing MS Office software applications including proficiency in word processing, excel, the internet, and relational databases.
  4. Experience using various GIS and CAD Software packages such as Arcview, Mapinfo, DesignCad.
  5. Required to possess a Class “G” Driver’s License, valid in the Province of Ontario, and be able to maintain the same.

You must also have:

  • Highly developed analytical and diagnostic skills, with the ability to perform manual and computerized calculations in a traffic engineering environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to resolve customer issues, conflicts and complaints in-person, by telephone and through written correspondence.
  • Ability to make sound decisions using good judgement
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Considerable knowledge of the Ontario Highway Traffic Act.
  • Ability to use computer software such as spreadsheet, database and word processing programs.
  • Ability to effectively organize records and data and to prepare sound technical reports and specifications.
  • Knowledge of the City of Toronto road system and City of Toronto Uniform Traffic By-laws.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, organize.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
  • Eligibility for membership in the Ontario Association of Engineering, Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) will be an asset.

Please note that all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes. Applicants may receive written correspondence regarding this job posting directly to the email address provided on their resume or to the one used to set-up their Candidate Profile if applying on TalentFlow. As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly.

The City of Toronto is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce that is representative of the citizens we serve. We will provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment.  In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto’s Accommodation Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of the City’s hiring process.

If you are invited to participate in an assessment process, kindly provide your accommodation needs in advance. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you throughout the hiring process.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process, please call us at 416-338-8165 or email us at Sheril.Malcolm@toronto.ca.

 

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