Position: Traffic Analyst(click for full posting)
Employer: Ministry of Transportation
Closing Date: September 20, 2022
Join the Ministry of Transportation and expand your career in traffic engineering while enjoying exposure to diverse groups and projects that improve road safety.
OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:
We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.
We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.
Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy < https://www.ontario.ca/page/ontario-public-service-anti-racism-policy > and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint < https://www.ontario.ca/page/ops-inclusion-diversity-blueprint > pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.
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What can I expect to do in this role?
In this role, you will:
- Provide technical expertise in areas of capacity analysis, collision analysis, roadside safety, intersection traffic control (e.g. signal systems, roundabouts), signing and pavement markings, illumination, traffic impact studies, traffic data collection and analysis, legislation and associated regulations that apply to traffic engineering
- Monitor and analyze existing and future traffic operations to identify capacity and/or safety deficiencies and to develop countermeasures
- Conduct on-site investigations to assess traffic operations
- Review development proposals, traffic impact and planning studies, and highway designs for safety and efficiency
- Prepare and review signing plans, sign details and pavement marking layouts
- Respond to internal and external inquiries, and work with external partners
- Provide technical input to resolve safety and operational issues within the region
Location: North Bay
How do I qualify?
- The position requires the successful candidate to have a valid class G driver’s licence or equivalent. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that they have a valid driver’s licence upon being hired.
- Knowledge of transportation planning, engineering and technology (e.g. traffic characteristics, traffic engineering management strategies, highway design and construction/maintenance practices)
- Knowledge of traffic operations engineering to interpret and relate engineering plans and drawings to driver behaviour and traffic operations
- Knowledge of relevant sections of provincial legislation (e.g. Highway Traffic Act, Public Transportation and Highway Improvement Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Municipal Act, Motorized Snow Vehicles Act, Off-Road Vehicles Act)
- Research, analytical and problem-solving skills to evaluate existing or potential traffic operational problems and develop solutions
- Effective time management skills to organize/prioritize work in order to meet established deadlines
Interpersonal and Communication Skills:
- Proven interpersonal skills to liaise with, and provide technical advice and information to, clients
- Communication and presentation skills to prepare/present technical reports and general correspondence
- You have proficiency with computer and software programs (e.g. relevant traffic engineering software, AutoCAD, word processing, spreadsheet, database, e-mail)
Salary Range: $1,119.49 – $1,326.35 Per Week
- 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months (with possibility of extension), 447 McKeown Ave, North Bay, North Region