Traffic Surveyor (Part-Time)

Initiative:  Open to All 
Requisition ID: 197 
Employer: LEA Consulting Ltd. 
Job Location: Canada (CA) 
Additional Location Details: Highway 7 & 404 
Job Stream: Transportation 
Job Type: Temporary, Part-Time 
Temporary Duration: Greater than 12 months 
Number of Positions Open:
Posting End Date: 06/30/2020 
Travel Required: Occasional 
Educational Requirements: High School or GED 


Traffic Surveyor
About LEA Consulting Ltd.:

LEA Consulting Ltd. (LEA), celebrating 65 years, is a reputable, well established employee-owned professional services firm comprised of engineers and planners.  LEA provides consulting services for planning, design, and construction administration of Infrastructure, including Civil, Transportation, Transit, Structures and Infrastructure Systems projects. 
Role Summary

LEA Consulting Inc. (LEA) is seeking Traffic Surveyors to join the Transportation team on various traffic studies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct different types of Transportation Surveys, such as the following types but not limited to;
  • Turning movement counts (vehicle volume travelling at an intersection)
  • Site trip generation (monitor all types of travelling modes going in and out of a land use)
  • Parking lot utilization (record parking space demand at a specific site, or on-street)
  • Loading (determine vehicle time, location and duration of use, as well as vehicle type)
  • Gap acceptance (determine number of opportunities for a vehicle to pass into or out of an access point)
  • Vehicle queue length (determine length of vehicle stacking at an intersection, by lanes)
  • Delayelay (time required for a vehicle to complete a maneuver)
  • Travel time (time required to travel a set route)
  • Traffic signal warrant (collect 8-hour volume to assess feasibility of adding a traffic signal)
  • Intercept / interview survey (obtain public feedback on a transportation issue(s) around their neighborhood)
  • Trace study (determine the intended usage of a particular site)
  • Speed study (obtain vehicle speed at a selected road segment)
  • License plate (determine which geographic location the users are from at the site)
  • Cordon count (count the number of vehicles and people travelling across a designated line / street segment)


  • Able to learn and use the survey equipment
  • Able to work in the open to conduct the surveys
  • Good Mathematical counting skills and able to keep accurate notes
  • Willing to travel to different locations across Ontario
  • Preferable to have access to Vehicle for transportation and to provide safety

Working Conditions:

  • Surveys can be required to be performed during different times;
  • 10am to 10pm.
  • Morning and evening peak hours (6:30-9:30am) and (3:30-6:30pm).
  • Midnight to 10-11am.
  • Could start from 4am till noon time.
  • Standing in the open and periodic patrol of the site is expected
  • Work Location: GTA and possible within Southern Ontario

Hourly Rate: $19.23/hour, plus weather premium $2.40 per hour based on some circumstances outlined in the contract.



How to Apply:

If you meet the qualifications above and are interested in applying to this position, please click "Apply now" to upload your resume and cover letter.  For further assistance, visit a local Toronto Employment & Social Services Location.


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