These are casual opportunities.
If we are unable to secure qualified candidates for the Technologist II positions, we will consider filling the positions as a Technologist I.
This position performs complex and advanced technical work including database management, infrastructure planning, design, construction, operation, preservation and management. The position provides advanced advice in regards to technologies and technical analysis related to roadway and traffic construction, design, planning, operation, preservation, maintenance, testing, management and performance. This position typically reports to the Laboratory Supervisor.
Typical duties include:
- Maintain databases related to transportation infrastructure planning, operation and preservation, material testing, and field inspection
- Provide technical analysis and operational support related transportation infrastructure, planning, design, construction, operation, preservation, maintenance, testing, management and performance.
- Review and comment on drawings, specifications, plans and applications from engineering consultants and developers to ensure City standards and requirements are met.
- Develop, monitor, manage and conduct data and sample collection programs.
- Performs laboratory quality control and assurance testing on construction materials; aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and soil analysis and related designs including asphalt mix design.
- Perform field inspections for soil, concrete and asphalt related construction projects.
- Perform field quality control and assurance testing on construction materials such as sampling concrete, soil or asphalt and performing nuclear density testing on soil and asphalt.
- Advise and direct staff, consultants and contractors.
- Review standards, specifications, processes and manuals related to traffic safety, traffic operations, the development of transportation networks, roadway operations, construction and/or maintenance, and construction field services.
- Review engineering design, material, testing and technology/equipment standards and specifications.
- Research, co-ordinate and assemble information and prepare technical reports.
- Research and evaluate the application of technologies and industry best practises related to roadway and traffic design, construction, operation and preservation, transportation planning, traffic safety, traffic engineering and operation, and testing services.
- Manage projects, work programs and budgets, including contract administration.
- Represent the department in meetings with other departmental staff, other departments, the public, consultants, contractors, other government agencies, community associations and City Advisory Committees.
- Tactfully and adequately respond to concerns and inquiries from the general public, City Council and other branches/departments /divisions.
- Contribute to team projects and effectively participate as a team member.
- Perform related work as required.
Candidates will be screened on the following criteria:
*** To be considered for this position you must clearly identify your qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities and where you obtained them in your application/resume. ***
- Technologist II - The knowledge, abilities and skills are obtained through completion of a two year diploma in Civil, Environmental or Water Resources Engineering Technology and a minimum of two years experience in related roadway and/or traffic engineering/technical field.
- Technologist I - The knowledge, abilities and skills are obtained through completion of a two-year diploma in Civil, Environmental and/or Water Resources Engineering Technology.
The following knowledge, skills, and abilities apply to the Technologist I and II:
- Must possess a valid Class 5 Driver's License and have a vehicle available for work usage (a travel allowance is provided).
- Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to apply engineering practices, principles, theories, computations, analyses and statistics.
- Knowledge of transportation infrastructure, planning, management, design, materials, operations, construction, maintenance and preservation.
- Knowledge and demonstrated ability with sampling and monitoring programs and laboratory/field testing procedures.
- Knowledge of drafting and surveying technology practices and techniques.
- Knowledge of principles, practices and theories for the effective supervision and leadership of staff.
- Ability to acquire and apply knowledge of City policies and procedures, and legislative and regulatory requirements.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and work with complex databases.
- Intermediate skills to create tables and forms, create formulas, create queries and reports, modify and customize charts and tables, use pivot tables and cross tab queries, and import/export data from various sources and formats using software such as in the Microsoft Suite of Professional Office Software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access).
- Skill to develop innovative engineering and technical solutions.
- Skill to manage budgets, evaluate progress and quality of engineering projects, programs, contracts and operations.
- Skill to work independently and prioritize tasks and projects.
- Skill to express ideas effectively, in oral and written form.
- Skill to establish and maintain effective working relations and a respectful work environment with superiors, subordinates, co-workers, and the general public.
- Candidates must participate in training and be willing and able to complete recognized certification programs and courses to perform the work and maintain status
- Will be required to work from variable bases of operation
- Must be willing to be on call, perform overtime, work shift and/or irregular hours
- Have a vehicle available for work purposes
- Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.
- Note: Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide proof of acquired education.
- Note: In accordance with the City of Regina’s Criminal Record Check Policy, the position requires that the successful candidate provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment.