Head Of Transportation Expansion/rehabilitation Program

Municipal Corporation Waterloo Regional Municpality of Waterloo

Length:  Full-time
Department/Division:  Transportation & Environmental Services/Design & Construction
Hours of Work:  35 hours per week
Union:  Management/Management Support
Grade:  L
Salary: $104,941.20 – $131,167.40 per annum
Location:  Administration Headquarters, 150 Frederick St., Kitchener
Closing Date:  October 1, 2018

Description of Duties: 

Manages a team of Transportation Engineering professionals in the planning, design, and construction of road and bridge widening projects, new roads and bridges, and other transportation related engineering projects, or the rehabilitation and reconstruction of existing roads, bridges, and other transportation related engineering projects.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: 

•Advanced theoretical knowledge of engineering normally acquired through a degree in applied science with comprehensive knowledge and progressively responsible experience in traffic and transportation engineering and structural design, plus related experience in an engineering design and construction setting.
•Eligibility for membership in the Professional Engineers Ontario.
•Negotiation, analytical and problem solving skills to plan and develop objectives and determine goals for the Transportation Expansion Program or Transportation Rehabilitation Program requiring a practical knowledge of administrative, technical, operational and financial matters.  Ability to organize and coordinate all projects, determine workload and assign staff to achieve goals and objectives.
•Thorough knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Construction Lien Act, Environmental Protection and Environmental Assessment Act, Ontario Provincial Standards, Canadian Standards, Ministry of the Environment guidelines, Contract Law and other relevant legislation for the Transportation Expansion Program or Transportation Rehabilitation Program.
•Leadership, human relations and communication skills in order to manage, develop, motivate and support supervised professional staff in achieving short and long term objectives, and participate as an effective team member.
•Ability to travel to various locations within and outside Waterloo Region. 
•Ability to support and project values compatible with the organization.
•Writes letters, reports, contracts, budgets and project descriptions for Design & Construction, Transportation, and Transportation Planning divisions, committees, Regional and area municipal councils, contractors and consultants, media and the public where applicable.
•Reads professional journals, reports, contracts, memos and other Transportation & Environmental Services correspondence.
•Prepares and conducts presentations at public and committee meetings, Council, interest groups and the media.

Please apply online, by the closing date Oct 01, 2018 quoting competition number 2018-1870, or drop off your resume to the Region of Waterloo, Information Desk located on the main floor at 150 Frederick Street, Kitchener, ON N2G 4J3.

We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.

The Region of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage qualified applicants to apply and will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.

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The Regional Municipality of Waterloo,
Human Resources Department
150 Frederick Street, 3rd Floor,
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4J3

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