Traffic Signal Technologist

Position: Traffic Signal Technologist (click for full posting)
Employer: City of Hamilton
Closing Date: August 18, 2021

Two (2) permanent and one (1) temporary (18 months), full-time positions – Hamilton, ON

A Certified Engineering Technologist or similarly qualified professional, you have the knowledge and experience needed to contribute to efficient traffic signal operations, roadway safety and systems improvements across the City of Hamilton.

Reporting to the Project Manager, you’ll undertake calculations to review roadway capacity and collision rates, enabling you to adjust signal operations and timing accordingly to optimize traffic flow and safety. Demonstrating your knowledge of the design and operation of traffic signals and systems, you’ll be involved in designing new traffic signal locations and evaluating both these and existing ones, performing safety studies, analyses and proactive investigations, as well as recommending changes and developing related reports for various committees and departments.

As a Traffic Signal Technologist, you’ll be expected to collect and analyze traffic data related to safety and road use management, compile statistics, and provide support to the Project Manager regarding any traffic issues that arise. We’ll also rely on you to undertake various traffic industry studies, identify, develop and analyze alternative solutions to traffic problems, and recommend the best course of action.