Apply By: Thursday, September 21, 2023 11:59 pm EDT
Competition Status: Application Screening

Approximately 51 individuals applied for this opportunity.

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Project Engineer

Ministry of Transportation
Operations Division
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
2 Permanent, 1 Temporary contract for up to 12 months, with possibility of extension
Job Code:
PE0210 - Barg-Eng 02 Project Management
$79,972.00 - $108,898.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Are you interested in providing engineering support and assistance with respect to Ministry of Transportation projects related to the planning, design, implementation and upgrading of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and advanced traffic management systems (ATMS) on provincial highways? If so, please consider this exciting opportunity.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• participate in the planning, design and implementation of existing and emerging ITS and ATMS technologies and systems to improve traffic operations and safety on provincial highways
• coordinate the activities of other team members to ensure the delivery of projects on schedule
• ensure that all feasibility and planning studies, designs and contract documents are complete and technically correct
• provide engineering expertise on ITS/ATMS projects, prepare technical reports, make presentations and recommend modifications within budget, time and safety constraints
• provide general direction, coordination and control to external consultants, engineers and contractors
• provide project management support for projects or technical issues

How do I qualify?


• You are a Professional Engineer, licensed with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO).
• The position requires the successful candidate to have a valid class G driver's licence or equivalent. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that s/he has a valid driver's licence upon being hired.

Technical Knowledge:

• You have knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of traffic engineering, planning, design, operation and maintenance, and evaluation of major transportation systems, e.g. advanced traffic management systems and intelligent transportation systems and associated electronic and communication technologies.

Essential Skills:

• You have analytical and decision-making skills required in investigating and determining the merits of various options and products (based on efficiency, safety, traffic behaviour and cost effectiveness).
• You are able to communicate in a clear and concise manner, prepare technical reports, make presentations, and build and maintain effective working relationships.
• You have project management, planning and organizational skills to be able to lead, plan, and participate in project team activities.

Additional Information:

  • 2 English Permanent - Full Time, 159 Sir William Hearst Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region
  • 1 English Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 159 Sir William Hearst Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Professional Engineers, Government of Ontario
Science and Engineering
Posted on:
Thursday, September 7, 2023
  • T-MT-203712/23(3)
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, September 21, 2023 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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