SUPERVISOR, TRAFFIC SIGNALS-CITY OF BRAMPTON

 CITY OF BRAMPTON

 

SUPERVISOR, TRAFFIC SIGNALS

 

POSTING NUMBER:  103689

 

HIRING SALARY RANGE:  $$90,604.00-$101,930.00

MAXIMUM OF SALARY RANGE:  $113,255.00

 

 

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Traffic Services, this position is responsible for the provision and maintenance of traffic signals and systems ensuring compliance to industry and Corporate regulations for the safety of people in the City of Brampton.

 

  1. Staff supervision. Provide guidance, supervision, information and assisted leadership to Traffic Services staff. Direct and assign tasks, supervise and validate results. Prepare and implement work schedules and staff assignments, including overtime, to ensure adequate coverage of operations. Enforce and interpret collective agreements and City policies and procedures, providing performance feedback and participating in disciplinary action if required. Assist in hiring new staff as part of recruiting team. Coordinate and meet regularly with contractors and staff regarding status of street signal network and maintenance problems.
  1. 2. Functional leadership. Oversee day-to-day operations managing the traffic signals system. Establish appropriate policies and procedures for the section and ensure these are updated or changed to meet the Service Plan and strategic goals. Administer the preparation and final documentation of tenders and projects. Review and approve final plans and contract specifications. Provide interpretation on matters related to projects. Prepare annual operating and capital budgets for street signal major capital projects, hydro energy expenditures, and maintenance programs; Accountable for expenditures and responsible for overages.
  1. Customer and stakeholder relations. Respond to and act on requests and complaints related to traffic signal operation and performance. Meet with internal customers and interact with external customers. Meet suppliers and manufacturers to view and assess new products and services that may benefit the City. Provide information to Insurance Section on accidents and cost recovery of City traffic signal assets. Represent department at internal and external meetings with various groups.
  1. 4. Technical Expertise. Review technical standards provided by government regulated agencies, industry practice or City adapted standard and procedure. Develop new Corporate, departmental or section street signal policy and procedures. Evaluate and test new products and equipment for use by City for traffic signal usage and make recommendations.

 

 

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • · Post-secondary diploma in Transportation Planning/Engineering
  • · 4 to 5 years related experience in a computerized traffic signal system environment
  • · Familiarity with signal design/installation, signal maintenance, operations and contract administration
  • · 2 to 3 years experience as a supervisor or team lead, with knowledge of applicable legislation
  • · Knowledge of scheduling and customer complaint investigations an asset
  • · Must have completed or the ability to complete the International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Level I & Level II Certifications (Traffic Signals)

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

Job status: Permanent

Job Type:   Management and Administration

 

Applications must be received by: December 1, 2020

 

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

 
   

As part of the corporation’s Modernizing Job Evaluation project, this position will undergo an evaluation which may result in a change to the rate of compensation.  Any changes affecting this position will be communicated as information becomes available.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: www.brampton.ca/employment  quoting reference #103689 by December 1, 2020 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition. 

 

TRAFFIC SIGNALS TECHNICIAN/ELECTRICIAN

 

DBi Services, LLC

JOB DESCRIPTION

TITLE:

TRAFFIC SIGNALS TECHNICIAN/ELECTRICIAN

DEPARTMENT(S):

SHOP

REPORTS TO:

HIGHWAY COORDINATOR

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for performing repairs and maintenance of traffic signal and ITS infrastructure and assist in roadway lighting infrastructure as required.

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Coordinate with Highway Coordinator for Daily work activities. Job duties include:

  • Repair/replace and maintain traffic signals, ITS equipment, signage lighting and associated infrastructure and assist with roadway lighting infrastructure as required
  • Troubleshoot traffic signal and ITS equipment and perform repairs as required and test equipment after repairs
  • Identify work required, prioritize, and work on projects needing immediate attention
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment as required
  • Perform routine inspections and maintenance as required
  • Operate bucket truck
  • Identify and purchase parts as needed to complete repairs in a cost effective manner through procurement process
  • Reorder parts efficiently for restocking and warranty purposes through procurement process

Other Responsibilities

  • On-Call – respond to Critical Failures and emergency calls as required in the Project Agreement
  • Fill out all required forms/paperwork as required
  • Assist in developing long-term rehabilitation plans
  • Maintain a positive and harmonious working environment

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Completion of college and/or vocational/technical training
  • Must be registered or willing to be enrolled as an Electrical Apprentice or;
  • Must have and maintain a valid Electrician’s license
  • Two (2) years experience in the traffic signal
  • Will have or qualify to immediately obtain IMSA Level I and II Traffic Signal Technician Certification or 170 Controller Training
  • Sound knowledge of traffic signals, ITS and highway electrical infrastructure
  • Fiber Optic and communications networks knowledge is an asset
  • Ability to prioritize and coordination activities, set goals and objectives and develops realistic action plans;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Good working knowledge of safe work place conduct, safe material handling procedures, safe operation of machinery and personal protective equipment
  • Valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, and On-Ramp, Genesis, or other asset management tracking software is an asset
  • Must be able to work overtime, evenings and weekends as required by project needs
  • First Aid/CPR Certification an asset

Resumes will be received at:

5365 Walker Road, Oldcastle, Ontario, N0R 1L0

or may be emailed to;

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ABILITIES REQUIRED

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Halifax

HALIFAX

 

Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is inviting applications for the permanent, full-time position of Supervisor, Traffic Signal and Street Light Maintenance in Traffic Management, Transportation & Public Works (TPW).  We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities and Aboriginal persons.  HRM encourages applicants to self-identify.

Reporting to the Senior Traffic Operations Engineer, this position is responsible for the effective functioning of the Traffic Signal & Street Light Maintenance section. The work generally includes, but is not limited to, provision of technical and management direction related to the operation and maintenance of the Municipality’s traffic signal and street lighting systems. The position also plays a key role in assisting with the establishment of annual capital and operating budgets for Traffic Management and is responsible for the supervision of approximately 13 unionized technical and support staff.

Qualifications, Education and Experience:

  • · At least two years supervisory / team leadership experience within a unionized environment;
  • · Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology (with registration as a Certified Engineering Technician/Technologist with Tech Nova) or a Licensed Journeyperson Electrician (with current Certificate of Qualifications in the Electrical Construction Trade issued under the Apprenticeship and Trades Qualification Act of Nova Scotia) combined with a minimum of five years’ experience in the design, operation and maintenance of traffic signal and/or street lighting systems;
  • · Suitable combination of education and experience will be considered such as a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Civil Engineering or through the completion of a two-year Technology Diploma in one of the following areas: Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronic Engineering Technology or Electro Mechanical Technician;
  • · IMSA certification for Traffic Signals (Level II) and Roadway Lighting (Level II), or the ability to obtain;

Competencies:  Analytical Thinking, Communication, Conflict Management, Customer Service, Decision Making, Developing Others, Organization and Planning, Teamwork and Cooperation, Values and Ethics, Valuing Diversity.

 

Job Status:  This is a permanent, full time position, 35 Hours per week, Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm.  The work location is 3825 MacKintosh Street, Halifax NS.  This is a non-union position with a salary range of $68,350 $88,750, commensurate with education and experience.

CLOSING DATE:  Applications will be accepted up to Midnight on Thursday, November 26, 2020

During the recruitment process, applicants have the right to request an accommodation.  Applicants invited to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing) and who require accommodation, should discuss their needs with the Recruiter when invited to the assessment process.

Qualified HRM retirees may also be considered for competitions. In these circumstances, a form of employment may be offered, including term and/or contract employment.

For a more detailed description and to apply for this position please go to our website: http://www.halifax.ca/employment/index.php.  

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