Engineering Assistant I - Traffic Engineering

Openings: Up to 10 

Location Name: City of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, CA 

Date Posted: January 9, 2024

Closing Date: Open until filled

Profession: Engineers & Technologists 

Experience Level(s): Entry-Level 

Desired Employment Status: Casual

Education Level(s): one (1) year certificate in Civil Engineering technology or an educational equivalent; or senior matriculation and a minimum of one (1) year's related experience in a municipal engineering environment. A combination of education and experience may be considered.

Job ID: 1917 


Position Summary

*Please note, this is a full-time opportunity for up to eight (8) months best suited for an Engineering or Engineering Technology student. We are also interested in students that have not yet completed their degree or diploma programs but are available to work over the summer months.

The City of Regina’s Traffic branch is recruiting casual employees for its seasonal traffic counting program. Reporting to the Project Engineer or Construction Programming Coordinator, specific responsibilities including installing traffic counting devices, conducting manual traffic counts, sign inventory, analyzing collected data, updating databases, creating reports and charts, and using the data to respond to inquiries from staff and the public. Gain entry-level experience in the engineering industry while knowing your work is instrumental to the various facets of work throughout our city.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Program, install, and remove various traffic counting devices according to data collection requirements.
  • Perform manual traffic data collection as required.
  • Update and manage sign inventory.
  • Operate and troubleshoot the uploading & downloading of data using traffic data collection software.
  • Co-ordinate with colleagues to effectively and efficiently implement programs.
  • Review and assess data for accuracy and completeness.
  • Create reports from data using specialized software and Microsoft Excel application.
  • Perform calculations and queries in a spreadsheet and database environments.
  • Compiles elementary statistics from field notes and related information.
  • Cares for and safeguards survey equipment during field operations.
  • Follow all rules and regulations as set out in the Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act and the City of Regina Occupation Health and Safety Manual.
  • Performs related work as required.


Education & Experience


Candidates will be screened on the following criteria:

*** To be considered for this position you must clearly identify your qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities and where you obtained them in your application/resume. ***

The knowledge, skills and abilities for this position are typically obtained through a one (1) year certificate in Civil Engineering technology or an educational equivalent; or senior matriculation and a minimum of one (1) year's related experience in a municipal engineering environment. A combination of education and experience may be considered.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of principles, theories and practices related to transportation engineering.
  • Skills and knowledge in the use of hand and power tools.
  • Demonstrated skills working both independently and as a member of a team on a complex task.
  • Intermediate computer skills to create tables and forms, create formulas, create queries and reports and import/export data from various sources and formats.
  • Ability to perform work that requires continuous concentration/focusing on areas or objects for long periods, with limited freedom of movement.
  • Ability to perform work that requires a moderate level of physical effort and/or dexterity.
  • Skills to manage time and perform tasks in a well-organized manner.
  • Skills to express ideas effectively, in oral and written form.
  • Skills to establish and maintain effective working relations and a respectful work environment.

Working/Other Conditions

  • Must possess a valid Class 5 driver's license.
  • Must be willing and able to perform work of a physical nature in field environments and inclement conditions.
  • Will be required to work from variable bases of operation.
  • May be required to work shift work and/or irregular hours.


✓ Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.

✓ Note: As per the City of Regina's Criminal Record Check Policy, the successful candidate is required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check.

✓ Note: Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of acquired education.

Jurisdiction: CUPE Local 21 

Division: City Operations 

Department: Roadways & Transportation 

Hourly Salary: $23.91 - $26.59 

Annual Salary: $49,487.00 - $55,034.00 


The City of Regina acknowledges that we are on Treaty 4 Territory, and the traditional lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.

We want to show our recognition and respect to the Nations and the ancestors of this territory, we are grateful for the privilege to be here, to co-exist. We recognize that much of the harms of the past have shaped our relationship; we are committed to our work of building trust. We hope for good and everlasting relationships to create true partnerships with Indigenous peoples.

Regina is committed to employment equity and accessibility. We encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.

Note: The City of Regina strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact Talent at 306-777-7550 or by email at