BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Transportation Planning Engineer

Engineering & Regional Utilities
Exempt, Full Time
Posting #19-127

At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.
The Infrastructure Planning Division of the Engineering and Regional Utilities Department develops long-term capital plans, polices, master plans, bylaws and processes development applications that guide the growth of the City and Regional Utilities (water and sewer treatment) according to the City’s newly updated Official Community Plan. This Division will help guide the infrastructure investments in the City and achieve Council’s vision for the City “…to be the Hub of the Fraser Valley.” This Division will also help shape the future of the City and is viewed as a builder of community that will attract and retain people to live, work and play in the City of Abbotsford.

We are excited to be looking for a talented person to fill this key position in our Transportation team as a Transportation Planning Engineer, reporting to the Senior Engineer, Transportation. 

As a Transportation Planning Engineer, you will provide expertise to support the implementation of the Transportation Master Plan; your superior organization and project management skills will allow you to effectively deliver projects spanning multiple divisions and you will be relied upon to develop leading edge initiatives and find pragmatic solutions to issues facing City infrastructure. You will provide support in developing the City’s Active Transportation Corridors, including planning for improved walking, biking, transit and goods movement. This position may also support the analysis and review of long range transportation policy and program initiatives within the Strategic Plan. You will lead transportation planning projects and provide technical guidance to other departments ensuring infrastructure is adequate to accommodate future growth, and prepare and present reports to Committees and Senior Management. Knowledge of and experience with successfully managing transportation projects that incorporate active transportation within a municipal environment, and multi-modal transportation modelling such as EMME or VISSIM would be an asset. 

If you are an Engineer in Training (EIT) with a minimum of two years of work experience in Traffic/Transportation Engineering or a Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.), we encourage you to submit your resume and cover letter.

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. 

To apply, please visit us online at

Closing Date: June 24, 2019

Location: Abbotsford, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Engineering,Transportation Services
Posted: June 11, 2019, 10:56 am
Expires: June 24, 2019, 4:30 pm