Senior Engineer, Transportation

Senior Engineer, Transportation
Ottawa, ON

Our client is driven in all that they do by core values of quality, employee ownership, financial stability, and integrity. Their commitment to creating a strong, stable organization is reflected by their status as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies. Their goal of sustainable growth can only be achieved with the help of great people who share their core values. They're looking for people who want to take ownership of their work and of their company, because they believe that when people take ownership, they achieve greater things.

We are working with our client to hire a full-time experienced transportation engineer who is looking for a role that can provide the opportunity to expand their experience and responsibility combined with exposure to a wide variety of transportation engineering/planning projects for their Ottawa office.

Duties:

  • Prepare and contribute to transportation studies including multi-modal studies, transportation master plans, environmental assessments, traffic impact studies, TDM, active transportation and parking studies for various company offices.
  • Lead and manage project teams in the completion of technical analysis, client and stakeholder liaison, project management, and proposal preparation for a variety of public and private sector clients.
  • Undertake business development efforts by identifying, capturing and qualifying opportunities.
  • Develop proposals and reports related to transportation planning, traffic engineering and environmental assessments.
  • Use of software packages including Synchro/SimTraffic, Arcady, VISSIM and MS Office for analysis, evaluation and report preparations.
  • Design, undertake and manage field work such as site investigations, traffic data collection and existing transportation conditions.
  • Contribute to construction drawings such as pavement markings, signage, traffic management and detour plans utilizing appropriate standards (e.g. Ontario Traffic Manuals).
  • Coordinating and contributing to public and agency consultation activities, including Public Open Houses/Information Centres.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships and communication with clients.
  • Assist technical staff with additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A degree in Civil Engineering (with focus in Transportation Engineering) or a College diploma in Civil Engineering Technology (with focus in Transportation Engineering).
  • Qualified to practice in Ontario as a Professional Engineer or Certified Engineering Technologist, or eligible to be qualified within six months.
  • 15+ years of professional experience, preferably in the consulting industry, with experience working with the City of Ottawa would be an asset.
  • Strong communication, report writing, organization and interpersonal skills.
  • Municipal traffic engineering studies, such as intersection studies, corridor analyses, roundabout analyses, safety assessments, and traffic signal optimization.
  • Knowledge and application of principles of geometric design and traffic engineering (e.g. TAC, OTM).
  • Municipal Class EA studies for transportation facilities.
  • Transportation impact and parking demand studies for a wide range of development.
  • Understanding of traffic demand forecasting and impact analysis techniques.
  • Experience with and understanding of traffic engineering software, such as Synchro/SimTraffic, Arcady, VISSIM.
  • A valid Ontario Driver's License Class G and access to a personal vehicle for business purposes.

For more information please contact Holly Green at hgreen@kbrs.ca or 902-422-1140.

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