Project Engineer

engineering public works
Posted On: Mar 29, 2018
Closing Date: Apr 16, 2018
Project Engineer Full Time Permanent Position
Physical Services
The Municipality of Central Elgin is a progressive, growing urban and rural municipality located on the shores of Lake Erie in the heart of Southwestern Ontario.  The Municipality is home to 12,800 living in both an urban and rural environments.  Currently, the municipality is seeking progressive, eager, and self-motivated individuals to be part of the Central Elgin team.
Project Engineer
This newly created position reports to the Assistant Director of Physical Services. The Project Engineer facilitates the project management of capital projects primarily in water, wastewater and roads. Our Physical Services Department is responsible for storm drainage, sanitary sewers, roads, municipal potable water, development control; and Parks and Recreation.
What your responsibilities will be:
  • Preparing designs for road, culvert, drainage, sewer & water projects using Civil 3D Software based on municipal and provincial standards and best practice engineering principals.
  • Certifying drawings and engineering documentation with Professional Engineers Seal.
  • Conducting technical review of drawings and contract documents and prepares engineering responses for capital, maintenance and development projects including water distribution, storm drainage, sanitary sewers, storm water management and grading.
  • Acting as contract administrator for projects being performed by outside contractors and consultants.  Your work will include but not limited to; site inspection, attending and convening site meetings.  Bringing to the attention of the Assistant Director of Physical Services unusual design and construction problems.
Ideally, you would have the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in Engineering from a recognized university program
  • Professional Engineer designation in Ontario
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate is an asset
  • Minimum of 3 years experience.
  • Experience in surveying, and construction inspection, drafting and design of municipal infrastructure projects including road, storm & sanitary drainage and water distribution.
  • Self-motivated, and team oriented individual that is willing to work with a progressive municipality.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills and proficiency in computer software. Computer skills required are AutoCad, Civil 3D, and Microsoft Office. Experience with GIS software is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge and experience working in a municipal environment will be considered and asset
The 2018 salary range for the position is $33.81/hr -$39.55/hr (40-hour work week)
If you feel that these qualifications combined with a desire to work with a great team of professionals is a fit for you, please apply on line:
Applications must be received not later than: 4:30 pm April 16, 2018.
The Municipality of Central Elgin is an equal opportunity employer. The Municipality of Central Elgin will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation for known disability for an applicant or employee if requested 
Personal information is collected pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used only to evaluate the suitability of applicants for employment.  Questions respecting the collection of information should be directed to the CAO/Clerk of The Corporation of the Municipality of Central Elgin.