Technologist III, Street Light

City of Brampton


Reporting to the Coordinator, Street Lighting this position is responsible to provide contract administration for the maintenance of all street lights within the City of Brampton and for all in-house capital projects; ensuring work performed by contractors, designs and standards adhere to service standards and regulations.

  • Administer the street light maintenance contract program, including minimum maintenance requirements, stray voltage, relamping and pole inspection and/or replacement.
  • Oversee the work performed by contractors; ensuring issues are discussed and resolved.
  • Prepare and issue payment certificates and associated documents for work completed by contractors; ensuring work is completed within budget
  • Oversee the work order management system as it relates to work assigned to contractors and various staff.
  • Oversee all in-house capital projects, including street lighting and intersection modifications; ensuring consultant designs, civil layouts and regulatory documentation meet applicable standards and legislation.
  • In consultation with Purchasing determine tendering schedule and prepare pre-qualification Requests for Proposals and maintenance contracts for tender.
  • Liaises with street lighting consultants and contractors to discuss project status and address and resolve design issues.
  • Assist the Street Light Coordinator with peer review and capital design meetings to determine scope of project work.
  • Review and modify street light designs and standards to correspond with pole and fixture types used within the City of Brampton; ensuring changes are in compliance with the Electrical Safety Authority and utility companies.
  • Review and verify various drawings prepared by the Technologist I and II to ensure information is correct prior to moving to production; addressing deficiencies where required.
  • Assist with the preparation of current and capital budgets for the Street Light Section by providing recommendations for future capital expenditures and estimating consultant and capital costs to complete projects.
  • Investigate and respond to internal and external inquiries related to street lighting; ensuring customer service standards are adhered to.
  • Assist with the research, testing and measuring of new street light technology.
  • Additional similar and related duties as assigned.
  • High School (Grade 12) graduation plus an additional program of over two (2) years and up to three (3) years in Electrical Engineering Technology or equivalent.
  • Over four (4) years, up to and including eight (8) years’ experience in street light design and implementation, administering and monitoring maintenance contracts and directing contractors and consultants.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and additional related software programs.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.


**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

TO APPLY: Please apply online, quoting file number: 102736 by January 4, 2018 at: or via and search for key words City of Brampton. If you require assistance with the application process, please contact us directly. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview with be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. We are dedicated to equal opportunity.

The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. 

Technologist III, Street Light Brampton Ontario

Expiry Date: 2018-01-04
Date Posted: 2017-12-11
Province: Ontario