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Looking for a great place to work where your contributions are valued and you can help make a difference in a city of vibrant communities? This is an incredible opportunity to work for one of BC's top employers for six consecutive years and to contribute to the exciting evolution of the City of Surrey!

Title Coop/Technical Student - Traffic Operations (8-Month Term)
Job Status Coop Student
Employment Group Union - CUPE Local 402

As a junior technical staff member you would provide support and assistance to senior engineering staff in administrative responsibilities, and performing moderate to complex technical work related to the completion of a variety of civil engineering activities and projects.


The Traffic Operations Section provides for the safe and efficient movement of people, vehicles and goods in order to contribute to a sustainable and livable community. The Traffic Operations Section is part of the City of Surrey's Engineering Department and is responsible for a safe and efficient movement of people, goods and vehicles on Surrey’s road network. Traffic Operations Section manages, install, and maintain traffic signals and signal devices, traffic control signs and pavement markings and parking restrictions.



The successful candidate will work as part of a team of 10 engineering professionals. The work will involve a variety of tasks related to traffic engineering analysis, including, problem identification, option evaluation and report preparation, responding to public inquiries, and limited field studies. Technical analysis would include assisting the traffic engineering staff with sign placement, signal warrant evaluations, development of micro-simulation models, signal timing plan development. Additional duties could include the review of major capital construction projects and managing a team of students for traffic counts and street light inventory.



Applicants must have completed their first year of a diploma or degree program in a related discipline. A valid Class 5 BC driver's license and a safe driving record are required. Applicants with a Class 7 BC driver’s license would be required to use their own vehicle for business purposes and purchase necessary business insurance. The City of Surrey reimburses 53 cents per kilometer for use of a personal vehicle.

The City of Surrey offers more than competitive compensation and the opportunity grow and develop in one the fastest growing and innovative municipalities in Canada.

The closing date for this competition is May 21st, 2013 by 4:30PM. Applications must be recieved prior to this date/time to be considered.
This position is anticipated to start in September 2013.
Department Engineering
Note Effective fall 2013, City Hall will be moving to a new state-of-the-art facility located in North Surrey (King George and 104th area). Surrey's New City Hall (NCH) is part of the Build Surrey program, designed to make Surrey an even more exciting place to live and work, and to position the city for growth over the next decade. NCH will act as a catalyst to stimulate job creation in the city and will be easily accessible to residents and businesses.
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