Intelligent Transportation Engineer
Licensed Science Officer (Designated Professional Engineer) 3
**POSTING AMENDED, CLOSE DATE EXTENDED**
An eligibility list may be established.
An excellent opportunity for a dedicated professional
The Provincial Electrical & ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) Engineering department provides expert Electrical and ITS Engineering Services to HQ, Information Management Branch (IMB), Regions, Districts, and Major Projects, as well as operational support for maintaining and operating ITS devices provincially. The ITS Engineering Section develops and maintains provincial transportation ITS standards, and coordinates design and installation of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), including roadway sensors, CCTV, communication networks, and Dynamic Message Signs (DMS).
The position will be responsible for identifying, and supervising the development and implementation of Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) standards that govern the design, installation, operation of Intelligent Transportation Systems. The position provides expert advice and services to the Province, IMB, Regions, Districts, and other Public Agencies regarding all ITS infrastructure and fibre-optic communication. This position must stay informed and current of the most recent developments in this professional field to ensure effective and efficient service delivery. The position requires the individual to be technically proficient, self-learning, and have excellent communication skills.
Coquitlam is located in the Lower Mainland 10-15 km from downtown Vancouver. The community of Coquitlam features plenty of green space, with over 890 hectares and 80 municipal parks and natural areas in the community. The trail system in the city is exceptional for walking, running, hiking, and cycling, with more than 90km of trail access including a portion of the Trans Canada Trail. Coquitlam is a vibrant community that is home to many festivals, seasonal celebrations, art and culture.
The BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits, including one of the best pension plans available, and a variety of opportunities for career learning and development. Regular, full time Professional Employee Association members are also entitled to 7% allowance in Lieu of Overtime Shiftwork and Standby (taken as time or money), have a 35 hour work week, and 4 weeks’ annual paid leave entitlement. To find out more, explore What the BC Public Service offers You
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact William.Zhang@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education, experience and professional designation requirement as outlined below:
- Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with four years of varied ITS and transportation related experience.
- Registration or eligible for registration with the Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (EGBC).
- Experience working with the following:
- Telecommunications networks, including fibre-optics;
- Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and instrumentation;
- Industry grade electronics and sensors;
- Programmable Logic Controller (PLC);
- CCTV systems;
- Intelligent Transportation Systems;
- An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Preference may be given to applicants with any of the following: (applicants that screen in on the above essential criteria may be further screened on any of the following preferences)
- IMSA Traffic Signal certification;
- Roadway lighting and photometry;
- Information technology; and
- Computer Networking.
- Valid Class 5 Motor Vehicle License.
- Ability and willingness to travel throughout the Province.
Please include your registration number with the Engineers and Geoscientists BC (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia) within your application as you must be registered or immediately eligible for registration as a fully licensed Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with the Association. If you are not yet registered with Engineers and Geoscientists BC, please explain how you are immediately eligible (i.e. currently a fully licensed Registered Professional Engineer member in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction and can immediately transfer to Engineers and Geoscientists BC).
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover Letter: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire: YES – You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.