Supervisor, Corridor Management (Transportation)
Region of Waterloo
If you’re a Civil Engineer, Certified Engineering Technologist or comparably qualified professional with proven supervisory skills and knowledge of corridor management, this full-time position with the Region of Waterloo Transportation Services team is for you.
As Supervisor, Corridor Management (Transportation), you will draw on your municipal infrastructure background, with expertise in traffic operations and engineering, as you supervise the planning and implementation of corridor management activities, including the review and approval of utility infrastructure work on, or adjacent to, Regional road allowances, railways, and Regional facilities. This role will also involve reviewing and approving illumination design and installations on Regional roads.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED
To assume the role of Supervisor, Corridor Management (Transportation), you will have the following profile:
- Knowledge of corridor management principles and practices, civil engineering, equipment installation, inspection, road and railway design, construction estimating, procurement and inventory control practices, normally acquired through a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or a post-secondary education in Civil Engineering Technology, plus progressively responsible related experience in traffic engineering, design and construction of municipal infrastructure, illumination, drainage, rail operations, and traffic operations.
- Membership/eligibility for membership in the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) and/or Professional Engineers Ontario; applicants with a CET designation must have or be actively pursuing a limited engineering licence (LEL or LET) in Illumination Design.
- Knowledge of, and ability to comply with, policies, procedures, urban road design principles and guidelines, construction practices, regulations, legislation (e.g., Highway Traffic Act, Ontario Traffic Manuals, Municipal Act, Highway and Transportation Improvement Act, Ontario Provincial Standard Specifications, Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, Ministry of Transportation, Drainage Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act), and collective agreements.
- Analytical, research, problem-solving, and organizational skills to organize and coordinate the work of supervised staff; project and monitor budgets; and analyze statistical information and reports.
- Human relations, negotiation, and communication skills to advise, supervise, instruct, and train staff in work methods/procedures; negotiate with utility and telecommunications companies, developers, special interest groups, property owners, and government agencies regarding projects; gain the support, commitment, and cooperation of Regional and external staff in achieving objectives; respond to public and media inquiries/complaints using tact and diplomacy; and participate as an effective team member.
- Ability to read and interpret legislation, guidelines, technical journals, operating and safety manuals, design drawings, and reports; and to prepare correspondence and reports using technical language.
- Computer skills with ability to use software such as Microsoft Office and GIS applications.
- Ability to travel to locations within and occasionally outside Waterloo Region.
- Ability to support and demonstrate the Region’s values.
Where people matter and ideas grow
Serving a diverse population of over 560,000, the Region of Waterloo is a growing community where people matter and ideas grow. Our mission is to serve, engage and inspire – residents, businesses and staff alike. This means delivering quality services while creating a positive, inclusive workplace where our employees are valued and respected for their talents and contributions to our success.
In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.
Please visit our website, at www.regionofwaterloo.ca, for a detailed description of this Supervisor, Corridor Management (Transportation) position (competition #2017-1968), and to apply online before 11:59 p.m., Sunday, December 10, 2017.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview. We will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.