Planning & Design Coordinator, Capital Planning And Delivery

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Transportation Services Department
Branch: Community Planning and Development Services Branch
Status: Temporary Full-Time
Length of Assignment: Approx. 12 months
Location: East Gwillimbury / Ontario
Date Posted: October 01, 2020
Date Closing: October 14, 2020
Number Of Positions: 1

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Position Title

Planning & Design Coordinator, Capital Planning and Delivery


$44.63 to $48.51 per hour

Scheduled Hours


Scheduled Shifts


Position Purpose

Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, is responsible during the Capital Planning process for coordinating and assisting with the statutory processes, planning, preliminary design, specialist investigations and impact assessments involved in Environmental Assessments; also responsible for assisting with the design and preparation of contract drawings, tender documents, specifications and estimates for road construction projects, and assisting with the tendering, award, and management of projects during construction.

Major Responsibilities

•Reviews transportation studies for capital projects and provides comments, background information, data and analysis.
•Assists in leading environmental assessment studies including preparation of the needs and justification, public consultation, transportation analysis, assessment of alternatives, compliance monitoring, and preparation and review of documentation as required.
•Assists with designing and preparing drawings and contract documents such as tenders, estimates and specifications for road construction projects.
•Analyses data to determine design requirements.
•Carries out the design, investigation and analysis of drainage for road construction and development projects. Prepares storm sewer and culvert designs.
•Provides supporting data for reports as required.
•Carries out site inspections to ensure accuracy of base plans and for special detail design situations.
•Calculates or checks quantities and cost estimates for road construction projects and for development projects affecting Regional roads.
•Liaises with consultants, contractors, public, Regional staff, outside agencies and other stakeholders regarding the planning and delivery of capital projects.
•Assists in leading Environmental Assessment consultation activities, including maintaining large contact databases, delivery of statutory notices, planning stakeholder meetings/events and public information centres.
•Performs other duties as assigned, in accordance with Branch and Department objectives.


•Successful completion of a three (3) year Community College Diploma Program in Civil Engineering Technology.
•Minimum three (3) years’ experience in the planning, design, drafting and constructing of urban roadways/streets, active transportation, Ontario highways, transit, water/storm/sanitary infrastructure, utilities and Environmental Assessments for linear transportation facilities.
•Experience with undertaking stakeholder and public consultation activities and study documentation, as required by the Environmental Assessment Act.
•Proven experience in dealing with budgets and schedules and dealing with technical and financial data, in order to find positive solutions to complex issues and challenges.
•Knowledge of fundamental aspects of road design, surveying and survey applications.
•Familiarity with relevant legislation and standards including Highway Traffic Act, Ontario Provincial Standards and Ontario Traffic Manual.
•Valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License in good standing and reliable vehicle to use on corporate business.
•Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer focus, communication, collaboration and personal ownership.

How to Apply

Please apply online by October 14, 2020. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

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