Traffic Signal Contract Coordinator

1 week ago
Job ID
# Positions
Job Type
Full Time
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector
Career Level
Years of Experience

Job Description

Co-ordinate and administer the annual Traffic Control Signals Contract and related traffic signal works within the City of Mississaug




Here's what you get to do:


Under the direction of the Supervisor, Traffic Signals, the successful candidate will co-ordinate and administer the annual Traffic Control Signals Contract and related traffic signal works within the City of Mississauga.  The position is responsible for the following:

  • Ensuring that the traffic signal infrastructure is maintained and operated in accordance to accepted engineering practices, standards and procedures.
  • Assisting the Manager, Traffic Signals and Street Lighting in all aspects of contract administration including estimating, contract preparation, contract coordination, payments, recoveries and general records.
  • Coordinating with contractors and inspectors as required.
  • Reviewing traffic signal PHM-125 legal drawings to ensure they adhere to legal requirements and are in conformance with traffic engineering practices.
  • Acquiring products in accordance with City's policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring that current signal program inventory requirements are met.
  • Conducting reviews of capital and maintenance projects to ensure accuracy of information and adherence to standards for audit purposes.
  • Ensuring financial compliance with respect to capital and operating budgets.
  • Responding to complaints and inquiries related to the construction of traffic signals, communications and other supporting systems and devices.
  • Auditing contractor invoices and administering third party agreements (i.e. MTO; Region of Peel; Ontario One Call; etc.).
  • Liaising with the City's street lighting service provider to ensure efficient and cost effective operation and maintenance of street lighting in relation to traffic signal infrastructure.
  • Liaising with the Region of Peel, the Ministry of Transportation Ontario and bordering jurisdictions to ensure a seamless and cost effective traffic signal operation is maintained.
  • Researching and developing methods to evaluate emerging technologies and products.
  • Providing guidance to technical and inspection staff.
  • Preparing technical and corporate reports.
  • Performing other duties as assigned or required.


Here's what you bring to the table:

Traffic Signal Contract Coordinator

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Traffic Engineering, Civil Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Certification with OACETT as a Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T) or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 8 years related experience in municipal Traffic Engineering practices involving traffic signals and systems.
  • Strong working knowledge of Traffic Signals and Systems, including engineering and design, operations and maintenance, and associated sub-systems (i.e. IP Communications; Intelligent Transportation Systems; Fire Pre-emption; etc.).
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable Acts, By-laws, regulations and standards, including Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act, Ontario Traffic Manuals, International Municipal Signal Association Standards, etc.
  • Strong contract management skills to administer and coordinate contracts including estimating, contract preparation, contract supervision, payments, recoveries and general records.
  • Understanding of basic financial and budget monitoring functions including demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated leadership potential to provide functional guidance to technical and inspection staff.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills with the ability to determine an effective course of action.
  • Solid interpersonal and communication abilities to deal effectively with staff, elected officials, contractors, external agencies and the public.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to coordinate multiple competing tasks.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, with the flexibility to adapt to the team's priorities.
  • Computer proficiency and experience with Microsoft Office, Micro Station and Infor Public Sector Application Software is an asset.
  • A strong understanding of capital and operational public work programs and initiatives is an asset.
  • Understanding of related City policies including such areas as City-wide Official Plan policies, the Transportation Master Plan, and long-term transit planning.
  • A valid Ontario Class 'G' driver's license and availability of personal vehicle.





Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Salary: $76,737 - $102,317

Closing Date: November 19, 2017

Number of Openings: 1 Full-time

Department/Division/Unit: Transportation & Works Department/ Works Operations and Maintenance Section/ Traffic Management Section

Work Location: 3185 Mavis Rd, Mississauga, ON





A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at his or her own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.


 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform City Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act .        




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