As the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) within Development Services, you will be responsible for completing timely reviews and responses for land development applications at the subdivision stage of development, as related to a transportation perspective.
This position requires an understanding and ability to interpret current City standards and guidelines to ensure that the necessary transportation related aspects are addressed at the time of subdivision. You will assist a Professional Engineer to address all technical and statutory requirements of the City, while implementing engineering principles into practice and delivering excellent customer service to the development industry.
This role requires attention to detail and an ability to understand policy goals and objectives to support preliminary site specific requirements, under direct supervision of a Professional Engineer.
Your success will be measured by your ability to achieve results in a respectful, inclusive and service-minded way.
Review, technically evaluate and prepare a response to subdivision land development applications for transportation related conditions and advisements for sign off by a Professional Engineer
Seek input from partner working groups impacted by transportation decisions which could include groups such as Waste Services, Fire Rescue Services, Edmonton Transit, LRT, City Operations, Development Engineering, Development Services, Planning Coordination, Open Space, Drainage, and Legal Services
Advise applicants of deficiencies in applications and work to seek solutions that balance the interests of the City with the needs and desires of the customer
Attend internal and external meetings to provide information and seek solutions to Transportation related issues
Attend appeal hearings to defend and provide information regarding transportation related issues and subdivision conditions
Provide excellent customer service to the general public, other departments, and the development industry on the status of application-related activities
Conduct site inspections when necessary under the direction of a Professional Engineer
Receive, investigate and respond to transportation related inquiries from citizens, industry, City Councillors and other City staff in a professional manner that is technically appropriate for the audience
Act as a resource for Subdivision Planning staff and other City Department staff for transportation related impacts as it relates to subdivision
Provide professional review of Utility Right-of-Way (URW) circulations for temporary transportation related easements, conditioned with subdivision approvals, including proposed URWs and discharge of existing URWs for approval of a Professional Engineer
Review permanent access easement documents for content to ensure the easements meet subdivision conditions
Advance reviews for sign off by supervisory staff
Perform other related duties as required
Completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or in a related engineering field
Current registration as an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) with APEGA, and working towards a P.Eng is a requirement
Understanding and adherence to all APEGA regulations and standards
Field and related experience in Civil Engineering and knowledge of relevant codes in the area of specialization
Experience in planning, including experience in land use planning or transportation planning, with directly related experience in the review and response of preparation to subdivision land development applications
Experience working with developers and industry, related to Subdivision Land Development Applications, considered an asset
A basic understanding of the overall land development process in Edmonton or similar municipality
Familiarity with Provincial and Municipal legislations related to land development including: the Municipal Government Act, the City Plan, Edmonton Zoning Bylaw, Statutory Area and Neighbourhood Plans, Access Management Guidelines, and Complete Streets Design & Construction standards
A basic understanding of engineering drawings with transportation and landscape design
A basic understanding of contents and purpose of Transportation Impact Assessments
Commitment to customer service and negotiation
Excellent writing skills to provide professional, accurate, clear emails, memos, letters, meeting notes and reports for a variety of audiences
Excellent organizational and communication skills both one-on one and in a large groups
Demonstrated ability to work under heavy workloads and tight timelines, and an ability to multitask and meet deadlines for multiple projects
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment that is highly collaborative
Excellent computer skills and working knowledge of City of Edmonton programs, including: Google Workspace environment (Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, Pictometry, POSSE and SLIM
Demonstrate alignment with the Cultural Commitments of Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent, fostering an environment for others to do the same. For more information on the City’s Cultural Commitments, please visit edmonton.ca/our-culture
Demonstrate the foundational competencies, key behaviours and attributes of the City’s six leadership competencies: Courage, Inclusivity, Values-Based Influencer, Collaborative Networker, Systems Thinker and Creative Innovator. For more information on the City’s leadership competencies, please visit edmonton.ca/our-culture
Applicants may be tested
The City of Edmonton is committed to inclusive, respectful and equitable workplaces that represent the communities we serve. We continuously improve our systems, policies and practices to remove barriers and ensure our employees, in all their diversity, can succeed. We value applicants with a diverse range of skills, experiences and competencies, and encourage you to apply. To learn more, see the Art of Inclusion: Our Diversity and Inclusion Framework here: https://bit.ly/3hd2d95.
The City of Edmonton strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact [email protected]
Up to 1 permanent, full-time position
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday. Note: This position ?may be eligible for a hybrid work arrangement ?with ?the flexibility to work from both home and the worksite as per the Letter of Understanding between the City of Edmonton and Civic Service Union 52.
The weekly hours of work for this position are currently under review and may change at a future time. Any changes will be made in accordance with the City of Edmonton/Civic Service Union 52 collective agreement and the incumbent will be notified in advance.