Reporting to the Program Manager, Transportation Engineering is responsible to assist with environmental assessment studies; to develop and maintain transportation databases; to run computerized models; to review and conduct transportation data analysis; and to prepare transportation reports.
• Assists in environmental assessment studies including preparation of the needs and justification, public review, transportation analysis, assessment of alternatives and preparation of documentation as required. • Reviews transportation studies and provides comments, background information, data and analysis. • Develops and maintains transportation planning computerized databases and prepares necessary reports. • Accesses, analyses and interprets transportation data collected by the Region and other agencies to determine current and future transportation system demands and needs. • Reviews and provides comments on study reports. • Prepares or assists in the preparation of maps and displays for reports and presentations, and transportation study reports and correspondence. • Liaises with internal and external staff, consultants, engineers, developers and agencies regarding studies and environmental assessments. • Attends meetings as assigned by the Program Manager. • Performs other related duties, as assigned, that are in accordance with Branch and Department objectives.
• Successful completion of a three (3) year Community College Diploma Program in Civil Engineering Technology. • Minimum three (3) years experience in transportation planning or engineering. • Thorough knowledge of transportation planning principles and techniques. • Thorough knowledge of analytical techniques applicable to transportation planning studies. • Computer literacy utilising MS Office applications as well as proficiency with the application of specialized software relevant to the technical specialty. • Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership. • Ability to undertake comprehensive technical studies. • Ability to organize data in a structured, traceable and proficient manner. • Ability to develop creative and innovative problem solving solutions. • Ability to review, interpret and critique technical reports and engineering drawings. • Ability to work effectively with all levels of Regional staff, municipal staff, developers, engineers, planners, other professionals and the general public. • Ability to work outside regular business hours as required.
Recognized as a GTA Top Employer, one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People, one of Canada’s Greenest Employers, one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, as well as a Forbes Top Employer, The Regional Municipality of York is Canada’s fastest growing region, with a population that is expected to grow to over 2 million by 2041. York Region stretches north from Toronto to Lake Simcoe and includes many hectares of protected Greenbelt. York Region’s diversity is evident in its nine local cities and towns, geography, economic development, and population. York Region works to provide residents and businesses access to a broad selection of services and resources.