Electronic Control Systems Technologist - "Under Review"
- 75,075.52 - 87,842.56 annually
- City Of Ottawa
Reporting to one of the Electronic Technologist Supervisors, the technologist is responsible for the assembly, installation, testing and maintenance of Traffic Control, Red-Light Camera, Communications and related equipment.
Education & Experience
Graduation from High School followed by a three (3) year Electronic Technologist Diploma at an Ontario Community College or approved equivalent .
Minimum of four (4) years experience in a field relevant to the skill-set
*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA), Traffic Signal Technician, Level II to be obtained within three (3) years of hiring
Eligible for registration in the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and echnologists at the Technologist level
Completion of Health and Safety training required by legislation and by the City of Ottawa
A valid Ontario unrestricted "DZ" class driver’s license (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerit points accumulated.
English oral, reading, writing required
- Microprocessors, their application and use in both process control and embedded applications
- Personal computer software for office applications, communications and testing
- Programming languages, such as C++, at a level adequate for debugging and basic I/O routines
- Process control technologies, application and use
- Communication techniques and technologies, and their application and implementation
- Traffic control methods and traffic engineering concepts, i.e. Progression, phasing, levels of service, interval timing
- Fibre-optic analog and digital data transmission, theory and application
CCTV (surveillance video) transmission methods, PTZ remote control of cameras, theory and application
- Fundamentals of electrical transmission, distribution and circuit protection
- Electrical principals and the problems involved in A.C./logic interfaces
- Diagnostic methods, tools and technologies and their use in the electronic traffic controller environment
- Working knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation and general knowledge of corporate/departmental policies/procedures related to health and safety
Competencies & Skills
- Ability to maintain and repair equipment with limited access to supervisory consultation
- Ability to analyze, troubleshoot and diagnose technically complex problems and traffic control device design needs, and design and develop creative solutions
- Ability to interpret engineering plans and drawings, and develop work orders and technical design plans accordingly
- Possession of effective judgement and decision-making skills and abilities
- Ability to perform tasks with minimal supervision
- Ability to collaborate and contribute to projects
- Ability to use computer applications and system
- Ability to maintain accurate records
- Ability to prioritize work and meet concurrent deadlines
- Ability to make decisions around involving forces, which may have cost associated with them