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Service Area Environmental & Engineering/Transportation
File # B-109-13E
Posting Closed Date 12/1/2013
Position Title Traffic Signal & Street Light Technologist
Position Type Permanent - Full Time
Employee Group CUPE Local 101
Summary of Duties Reports to the Senior Transportation Technologist. Assists in the design, installation, operation and maintenance of the City's traffic signals and street lights. Assists in the development, implementation, operation and maintenance of electronic Computerized Traffic Signal Control Systems (C.T.S.C.S.).
Work Performed Prepares engineering designs and contract documents for the installation, repair and/or maintenance of traffic signal installations, street light installations and C.T.S.C.S.
 
Directs and coordinates outside agencies in the resolution of traffic signal and street light infrastructure problems.
 
Operates multiple C.T.S.C.S. by implementing and maintaining the operation of approved traffic signal timing plans through the application of vendor software/operating systems.
 
Reviews and recommends for acceptance designs and drawings pertaining to traffic signal and street light installations submitted by engineering consultants, developers, contractors, and others for approval by the Division.
 
Reviews and recommends updates to City of London Contract Documents with respect to design standards, procurement of services to construct and maintain for traffic signals, street lights and C.T.S.C.S.
 
Maintains accurate records and backup copies regarding the data base utilized for C.T.S.C.S. operation.
 
Monitors the performance of the C.T.S.C.S. and related hardware identifying operational problems, rectifying these problems and/or coordinates outside agencies or contractors to resolve these problems.
 
Assists in the administration of traffic signal, street light and C.T.S.C.S. contracts by preparing cost estimates, inspecting for quality and quantity control and preparing payment certificates.
 
Assists in the development, procurement and implementation of new C.T.S.C.S.
 
Investigates, analyzes and responds to verbal and written complaints regarding traffic signal, street light and C.T.S.C.S. infrastructure problems.
 
Performs field studies required for the identification and analysis of traffic signal, street light and traffic operational problems.
 
Develops, codes, tests and documents computer programs for the compilation of field data and analysis of traffic signal related problems.
 
Develops, codes, tests and documents support programs for the C.T.S.C.S. to enhance the monitoring, reporting and problem identification capabilities of the system.
 
Maintains a good working knowledge of computer languages (i.e. Basic, Fortran, C. and others as they are developed.
 
Performs related duties as assigned.
Qualifications Three year Community College Transportation Technology.
Experience Three to four years' related experience.
Specialized Training and Licenses Skills and abilities in the following areas are necessary:
Member of the Ontario Certified Engineering Technician and Technologist (OACETT) as a Certified Engineering Technologist. 
 
International Municipal Signal Association Level 1 and 2 Certification.
 
Valid Driver's Licence - Class G.
 
Demonstrated proficiency in wordprocessing, spreadsheets and various software.
 
Working knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act and Highway Traffic Act.
Compensation Range $46,225 to $66,877 (Level 13)
Other Information This is a permanent position being filled on a temporary basis for up to two years.
Important Instructions PLEASE UPLOAD YOUR TRANSCRIPTS WITH YOUR APPLICATION (Under the Documents Section)
 
Please note the successful candidate will be asked to provide a criminal record check, dated within the last six months. This documentation would not be required until further in the recruitment process (following the interview stage if selected).
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