Over 600,000 passengers rely on Coast Mountain Bus Company every day to get them to work, school and all of the activities that make life on the Lower Mainland so rich and exciting. Our more than 5,400 dedicated employees keep the buses, the people and in so many ways the vibrant pace of this city moving. Responsibilities
Provides full working level of transportation and traffic engineering expertise to various projects and day to day operations that support the safe and efficient bus operations at CMBC.
Participates in the development of plans and studies to assess transit needs, transportation infrastructure requirements, infrastructure expansion opportunities, specific service areas and transit corridors as related to CMBC.
Supports the Manager, Transit Engineering in the day to day operations of the Transit Engineering Department involved in Facilities Planning and Operational Projects, municipal road projects, Transit Related Road and Infrastructure Program (TRRIP), and transit safety and efficiency issues for bus operations.
Collaborates with TransLink Engineering Department to conduct functional design and studies for roads facilities, transit priority plan, traffic management, traffic control devices and traffic/transit safety and efficiency projects. Participates in the development and documentation of standards and guidelines relating to roadway and multi-modal facility designs to facilitate bus operations.
Participates in the research, design and development on bus stop engineering, bus loops and exchanges. Provides information and technical advice to internal and external stakeholders to ensure safe and efficient bus operations.
Works with safety committees of bus operators’ union to ensure operational safety according to the designed policies, standards and processes.
Represents CMBC on provincial/municipal sponsored transportation projects, providing technical advice, analyses and designs to resolve safety and operational issues, develops roadway improvements, reviews municipal community and transportation plans.
Applies sound engineering judgment to cooperatively solve problems and recommend practical solutions in a complex, multi-stakeholder operational environment that often involves competing objectives and trade-offs.
Education and experience:
The competencies for the position would typically be acquired through a university degree in civil engineering (including a P.Eng. designation or eligibility to be registered with APEGBC) and a minimum of 3 years experience in transportation, highway and traffic engineering and design.
Strong knowledge of the principles, theories, concepts and practices of transportation, highway and traffic engineering, including the application of principles related to traffic management/transit priority, geometric design, road design, and transit operations
Working knowledge of the deployment of state-of-the-art traffic network simulation tools for transportation demand forecasting, network analysis, planning and reporting
Strong analytical skills to identify, assess and provide input/recommendations related to transportation engineering and project-related risks and opportunities in an integrated, multi-disciplinary environment
Excellent communication skills to write and deliver well-prepared reports and presentations
Excellent interpersonal skills to build trust by consulting with others and applying a team approach as needed to achieve solutions.
Solid decision-making skills and sound practical judgment to make recommendations and cooperatively resolve transportation engineering and project-related issues, and to make recommendations on priorities in a multi-stakeholder operational environment with competing objectives.
Recruitment Process: An applicant will be required to demonstrate their suitability for this position by meeting the minimum level of qualifications and experience in order to be invited into the selection process. A standard interview format will be used including general, scenario and behavioural descriptive interview questions.
37.5 hours per week.
How to Apply
Please go to http://www.coastmountainbus.com/careers to apply for this position and view instructions on the process.
INSTRUCTIONS: Please save your (1) cover letter, and your (2) resume as one pdf document prior to uploading your application on-line.
Please note that only those short listed will be contacted.
Having trouble applying? Please view the System Requirements & FAQ's by going to http://www.translink.ca/careers.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Coast Mountain Bus Company is an equal opportunity employer.
The South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) is one of Canada’s most innovative transportation authorities, founded in 1999 to plan and manage transportation within Metro Vancouver. We’ve achieved success not only in improving the transportation network of the region, but helping maintain the enviable lifestyle of residents and the viability of local businesses. TransLink ...and our family of companies (Coast Mountain Bus Company, B.C. Rapid Transit Company and Transit Police) are proud to be one of BC’s Top Employers.
TransLink is committed to employment equity.