Supervisor - Infrastructure Design - Transportation

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/16/2023 6:15 PM)
Competition Number
Number of Positions
Job Type
Regular Full Time
Engineering & Public Works
Close Date

Job Description

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Competition #23/130

Internal/External Posting  

Closing date: June 6, 2023


Supervisor – Infrastructure Design - Transportation (Continuous)

Engineering & Public Works Department



Coordinate and administer the infrastructure design and construction component of Transportation Infrastructure.



Coordinate, assign and review and participate in the work of approximately 5 FTE staff involved in the design and project management of projects related to transportation infrastructure; ensure schedules, procedures and established performance and safety standards are met; responsible for full supervision.


Prepare financial analyses of proposed projects; develop and administer routine and complex projects such as major construction, rehabilitation and repair programs for municipal transportation infrastructure; develop terms of reference; prepare budget proposals, projections and detailed estimates for projects and related activities; research and recommend external funding sources such as grants; prepare, review and recommend approval for proposals; conduct team meetings and inspections to review progress and requirements and to ensure procedures and performance standards are met; develop and maintain files and records for projects; apply the principles of Project Management and Contract Administration on large scale and complex construction projects; liaise with consultants, developers, other departments and outside agencies as required; provide advice and guidance to management and staff and liaise with Finance Department in relation to budgetary items and grant applications.


Liaise with and direct the work of consultants, contractors and engineers on project design, development and standards, construction or renovation projects; conduct inspections of construction sites to ensure design and specifications and safety standards;  liaise with and provide information to community associations and outside agencies on project requirements, progress and budgets; lead public open houses; respond to enquiries from other departments; prepare and assist in the presentation of program proposals to City Council and other departments for information or approval.


Work with Supply Management Services on project requisitions; recommend on service delivery of work assignments; prepare requests for proposals and related documents in accordance with purchasing policy and procedures; assess and make recommendations in the selection and termination of external consultants, contractors and engineers; develop specifications for projects; prepare, review and recommend approval for tenders;  ensure project schedules; negotiate and resolve disputes and represent the City in mediation-arbitration as required.


Participate in the development and implementation of departmental standards, procedures, specifications and long range strategies; prepare cost estimates for annual and special projects; develop annual construction schedules; monitor job cost and verify expenditures; prepare unit cost and progress reports as required.


Respond to enquiries and complaints from the public, staff and outside agencies regarding municipal projects, infrastructure and environmental problems; coordinate and schedule projects with outside agencies and City departments; investigate damage and accident claims initiated against the City and prepare reports.


Perform related duties where qualified.



Work is performed according to Transportation Infrastructure long term plans and annual construction schedules or is assigned by supervisor.

Work is reviewed through statistical and progress reports and meetings with supervisor.

Issues such as specialized designs and major expenditures are discussed with supervisor.



Physical Effort:


Mental Effort:

Short periods of intense concentration while performing or reviewing design and infrastructure analysis. (occasional)

Visual/Auditory Effort:

Focus on a variety of financial data, engineering drawings and computer for short periods. (occasional)

Work Environment:


Presence on construction sites while performing inspections. (occasional)



Organize and prioritize the work of a subsection.

Understand and apply the principles of construction, design and project management.

Understand and apply the techniques of financial analysis.

Advanced level operation of current City advanced spreadsheet, financial and engineering programs.

Compose and present reports.

Facilitate public consultation meetings.

Read and interpret engineering codes, standards and drawings.

Maintain accurate records and prepare budgets.

Supervise a small staff.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Represent the City to the public and outside agencies.



Formal Education, Training and Occupational Certification:

Technical School Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology. (2 years)

Registration or eligibility to register as an Applied Science Technologist (A.Sc.T.) with the Applied Science Technologist and Technicians of BC. (ASTTBC)

Current and valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's Licence.

Master Municipal Contract Documents Administrator’s Course – Certified Contract Administrator.

(16 hours plus exam time)

Accredited courses in leadership and management studies. (1 year)


5 years of related experience including design, project management and supervisory experience.

or an equivalent combination of education and experience.



May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.


Work schedule: Monday - Friday, 35 hour work week

$54.02 per hour, Pay Grade 17 

Job Code #4186

This is a CUPE Local 50 Position


To apply for this opportunity you will need to create an online profile or log back in to our career portal at - only online submission will be considered. All applications must be submitted online by 4:30 pm on the closing date noted on the posting. Please be prepared to provide proof of qualifications and supporting materials as outlined in your resume.


At the City of Victoria, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we serve. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, LGBT2Q+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.


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