City of Calgary
Post Date: July 19, 2023
Application Deadline: August 1, 2023
The Transportation Engineer and Senior Transportation Engineer report to Leaders in the Public Spaces Project Development Division of the Capital Priorities and Investment Business Unit in the Infrastructure Services Department. As a Transportation Engineer or Senior Transportation Engineer, you will work in the Infrastructure Services Department, a team that designs, builds, and optimizes our infrastructure investment to create inclusive, accessible, creative, and connected resilient communities. You will lead and develop business cases, project initiation, concept design, and functional design of capital projects that simultaneously advance several corporate services in one geographic space while closely involving interested parties. Your projects will take a user-focused, holistic, and multi-disciplinary approach to offering services like streets, sidewalks and pathways, parks and open spaces, recreation opportunities and public transit, often at the same time in the same space. Projects will include light rail transit, bus rapid transit, and transit maintenance facilities; arterial and skeletal roads, intersections and interchanges; and 5A walking and wheeling routes on streets and in open spaces. Projects may also be developed as part of themed or geographic programs. Additionally, the Senior Transportation Engineer will lead, manage and/or oversee more complex and high-priority divisional projects and initiatives and be responsible for developing strategies while training and coaching engineers. Primary duties include:
• Contribute to an inclusive team culture that creates a respectful workplace and promotes equity, diversity and inclusion, anti-racism, truth and reconciliation, and psychological safety.
• Apply political acumen when balancing project options and tradeoffs.
• Model the City’s corporate culture in addition to a growth mindset, continuous self-directed learning and listening to feedback from partners, colleagues and leadership.
• Manage project scopes and budgets to achieve results aligned with business goals and corporate policies.
• Respond to corporate, public, and Council-related inquiries.
• Lead work in complex, unstructured situations, managing risk.
• Work with colleagues from across the corporation or from other organizations to develop strategic solutions that improve the experience of Calgarians using public spaces.