Requisition ID: 9904
Department: Public Works Dept.
Service: Traffic Services
Branch: Traffic Operations Branch
Employment Type: 1 Co-op Student - Up to 1 year - January 2024 Co-op Work Term
Work Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Affiliation: Non Union/Non MPE
Salary Information: $26.453 - $30.947 per hour (2023 rates of pay)
Location: 175 Loretta Street
City: Ottawa, ON
Job Category: Co-op student recruitment
Application Close: 06/10/2023
To be considered for this competition you must be enrolled in a registered co-op program at a Canadian post-secondary institution, and eligible for a Work Term during the specified period. Students must upload proof of enrolment in a co-op program when completing your application.
This job is exclusively for Coop Students who are enrolled in a recognized post-secondary co-operative education program.
Traffic Operations oversees the installation, operation and maintenance of the City of Ottawa’s computerized traffic signal surveillance and control system, the construction, installation and repair/replacement of traffic control apparatus, and signage design and construction in accordance with City plans, policies and MTO regulations to ensure optimal safety of pedestrians, cyclists and motor vehicle passengers/drivers and traffic flow.
You are responsible for carrying out specific assignments involving the provision of computer systems and engineering support, including conducting surveys and research, programming and data analysis, and preparing documents.
Under the direction of a supervisor, the COOP student is responsible for carrying out specific assignments involving the provision of support for electronic technologists.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES
- Assists in the assembly, repairing, testing and maintenance of traffic signal control equipment.
- Assists in the installation and testing of data communications plant.
- De-commissions and recovers components from obsolete assemblies.
- Undertakes special projects or assignments as directed.
- Updates plans and databases as required.
- Works in accordance with the provisions of applicable health and safety legislation and all City of Ottawa corporate and departmental policies and procedures related to occupational health and safety.
- Performs other related duties consistent with the duties outlined above.
- Ability to read electrical plans and drawings, Troubleshooting and research techniques, Attention to detail
Enrolment in a recognized co-operative electronics technology or engineering program.
No experience is required
- Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation including the rights and duties of workers.
- MS Office including Excel and Word
- Analytical and research techniques
- Attention to detail
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
- Language Requirement: English oral, reading, writing
- Driver’s License Requirement: A valid Ontario unrestricted G class driver’s license (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerit points accumulated
- Please save a copy of the job poster. Once the closing date has passed, it will no longer be available.
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
The City of Ottawa promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from members of Indigenous, Black and other racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women and non-binary persons, persons of all ethnic origins, religions, sexual orientations, classes, gender identities and expressions.
Candidates are encouraged to self-identify as a member of one or more designated employment equity groups in the self-identification questionnaire.
The City of Ottawa provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.
Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.