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Engineer, Transportation Design

by City of London

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: May 22, 2024
City of London

Job Description

Engineer, Transportation Design

File Number: 788
Service Area: Environment and Infrastructure  
Division: Transportation and Mobility 
Employee Group: Mgmt Non Union 
Job Type: Full-Time Permanent 
Number of Openings: 1 

Summary of Duties:

Reporting to the Division Manager IV, Transportation Planning & Design, the Transportation Design Engineer assists in the administration of the Transportation Program and provides project management for the design, construction and maintenance of transportation infrastructure including roads, bridges and culverts.

Work Performed:

  • Direct technical staff in the planning, design, contract preparation and construction of transportation infrastructure projects to resolve local issues.
  • Liaise with Construction Administration on projects of mutual interest.
  • Direct consultants, contractors and technical staff in the scheduling, environmental assessment, design, contract administration and construction of transportation infrastructure projects.
  • Supervise staff: conduct performance reviews, facilitate development and training opportunities, and make recommendations to the Division Manager concerning hiring, promotion, transfer, discipline and conduct.
  • Assist in the preparation and administration of the Operating and Capital budgets for the Transportation Program.
  • Develop and recommend design criteria, construction standards and specifications for transportation infrastructure projects.
  • Administer capital projects including review of contract documents, evaluation of tenders, and recommendation of the contract award; provide direction on changes to the project during construction.
  • Evaluate and recommend a program for the reconstructive maintenance of arterial roadways and bridges.
  • Prepare cost estimates for transportation infrastructure projects including external transportation projects required by development.
  • Provide technical advice and information to developers, consultants, other divisions and Service Areas, government bodies, utility companies and the public.
  • Arrange and attend meetings with other divisional staff to plan, discuss and coordinate transportation infrastructure projects.
  • Represent the Division Manager, Transportation Planning & Design as required in matters related to the design, construction and maintenance of the transportation infrastructure.
  • Participate in professional and technical organizations to further transportation planning, design and technical specifications.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor of Applied Science or Civil Engineering with an emphasis in transportation. 
  • Current registration:  Licensed Professional Engineer, Province of Ontario.
  • Five years of experience in Transportation Engineering and project management.
  • Experience as a Project Lead or in supervising technical staff.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Project Management certification is an asset.
  • Thorough knowledge of all related Federal, Provincial, and Municipal regulations and standards.
  • Ability to travel to various locations.

Compensation & Other Information:

$99,156 to $129,818

This posting is for 1 permanent, full-time position.

Current hours of Work: Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Work Arrangement: Hybrid. Subject to change in accordance with business requirements.

These hours of work and work arrangement are subject to change in accordance to business requirements.

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