Project Engineer - City Planning

Salary and benefits

Salary: $73,738 - $105,340 (Annually)

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Job Number:   36417  

Are you interested in using your engineering skills to support the City Planning Branch to strengthen the City of Edmonton’s multi modal transportation network as part of current and long-term planning and land development initiatives? If so, read on!

As a Project Engineer, you will implement the City's upcoming Municipal Development Plan, City Plan, through a collaborative review of proposed developments and land use changes, particularly from a transportation planning perspective. You will support Edmonton’s urban environment with a focus on planning and optimizing transportation infrastructure that meets the demands of a growing and dynamic city. You will collaborate with a diverse spectrum of professionals across and outside of the City to achieve a connected, healthy and resilient transportation network, one that supports an equity in travel modes. Keeping in perspective the cost, staging and prioritization of infrastructure, you will initiate discussions and work closely with City staff, city-building partners, adjoining municipalities, and higher orders of government to support orderly development, seek resolution to conflicts, and advance the City's interests and corporate objectives.

Duties include:

  • Apply knowledge of transportation engineering, including transit, active transportation and traffic operations, engineering design and construction standards, zoning and other bylaws, and/or corporate strategic direction to land development applications, including area structure and redevelopment plans, neighbourhood or community plans, rezonings and road closures
  • Evaluate and identify requirements needed for approval of traffic and parking assessments and other engineering studies
  • Integrate into sensitive and/or complex engineering decisions any ongoing or anticipated municipal priorities or projects, emerging issues, trends, best practices, safety and operational considerations, studies, techniques, technologies, societal shifts, and/or emerging public opinions
  • Prepare and document findings in the form of written responses
  • Represent the section or branch on a variety of project, branch and public meetings
  • Apply City complete streets design and construction standards and other transportation planning and engineering guidelines in reviewing engineering drawings and site plans
  • Coordinate transportation infrastructure improvements related to ongoing or approved development applications with City and developer-led transportation initiatives
  • Evaluate and identify mitigations needed for support of road and lane close inquiries, access requests and closures, and other transportation requests and inquiries
  • Contribute to public engagement, consultation and facilitation activities associated with land development applications, with a focus on distilling transportation engineering challenges and opportunities in a manner accessible to the public and stakeholders
  • Identify and evaluate financial impacts of potential amendments to various transportation related bylaws, including the Arterial Roadway Assessments bylaw
  • Related duties as required



  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, or Transportation Planning with coursework in Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning, Land Use Planning and/or Planning Law
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) member with APEGA (or eligible for membership). Engineer-in-training (E.I.T.) designation may be considered at a  developmental level

  • 4 years progressively responsible experience in municipal or related land development planning and engineering, with a focus on transportation

  • Experience in preparing responses to complex land development applications including Municipal Development Plan (MDP) amendments, Area Structure Plan (ASP) amendments, and Neighbourhood Structure Plan (NSP) amendments, subdivisions, and rezonings from a transportation perspective

  • Experience with reviewing and commenting on Functional and Preliminary Design Plan circulations based on access management and land development

  • Demonstrated experience evaluating and approving Traffic Impact Assessments and Parking Impact Assessments prepared in support of land development applications

  • Experience preparing responses and approving Development Permit applications and access requests

  • Knowledge of the MGA, city standards, strategic policy documents, the City of Edmonton Zoning Bylaw

  • Strong knowledge of computer systems and output report developments

  • Ability to manage protocols to establish positive interpersonal relationships with external colleagues, clients, stakeholders, the public, senior management, directors, supervisors and staff

  • Project management skills including prioritizing multiple priorities and tasks to ensure optimal effectiveness

  • Valid Alberta Class 5 driver's licence (or provincial equivalent) is a requirement of this position. Obtaining and maintaining a City Driver’s Permit may be a requirement of this position

We are an equal opportunity employer. 
We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. 
Up to one permanent, full-time position 
Hours of Work: 36.9 hours per week, Monday - Friday 
Salary: $73,738 - $105,340 (Annually) 
Talent Acquisition Consultant: SH/KC
Classification Title :   Engineer II (Civil)

Posting Date :   Jun 21, 2019

Closing Date :   Jul 5, 2019 11:59:00 PM (MDT)

Number of Openings (up to):   1   -   Permanent   Full-time

Union :   Management

Department:   City Planning

Work Location(s) :  8th Floor Edmonton Tower, 10111 104 Avenue  Edmonton   T5J 0J4


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