Manager, Capital Engineering and Construction

engineering public works
Posted On: Jun 11, 2018
Closing Date: Jul 2, 2018
Public Works
Engineering and Construction Services
Manager, Capital Engineering and Construction 
At the Region of Halton, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Halton is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
This is a permanent full-time position working 35 hours per week.
Over the next 10 years the Region will be investing $2.9 Billion into water, wastewater and transportation infrastructure. Our commitment is to deliver high quality infrastructure in support of making Halton Region a great place to live, work, raise a family and retire. 
We are looking for dedicated, innovative, forward thinking and enthusiastic individuals to provide leadership in the delivery of the Region’s critical infrastructure. Halton is a supportive, challenging and rewarding place to work, where you will be recognized for your accomplishments and contributions, and encouraged to grow and succeed in your career. 
Reporting to the Director of Engineering and Construction Services, this position directs and manages project management staff responsible for delivering Engineering and Construction services for the implementation of water distribution, storage and pumping works, wastewater collection works and transportation system improvements to ensure state of good repair is maintained and to accommodate the growing needs of Halton Region and its residents.
Preferred Background:
The successful candidate requires a University Degree in Civil Engineering or a related discipline with a minimum of ten (10) years of progressive management experience in the delivery of major capital works programs. Must be a licensed Professional Engineer (P. Eng) and hold a valid membership with the Professional Engineers of Ontario to act as certifying engineer of record. Experience in a municipal environment with an understanding of the regulations related to design & construction of Water, Wastewater, and Transportation infrastructure.  Experience in delivering large capital projects, the environmental assessment process, and the financing of capital infrastructure is critical. Demonstrated experience in program management and providing collaborative leadership to teams in an environment that promotes best practices and continuous improvement.
Excellent judgment, political acumen, negotiation, decision making and superior customer facilitation skills are essential for interactions with members of the public, senior management, council and external agencies. Demonstrated leadership, strategic thinking, problem solving, exceptional communication skills and budget management are required.
Working Conditions:
Travel within Halton is required. Incumbent must supply their own transportation.
  • Ensures that all projects are delivered within expected timelines and in accordance with all applicable regulations, legislation and Regional policy and by-laws (i.e. MOECC, MOL, MTO and Conservation Authorities).
  • Responds to political and public enquires related to managed program.
  • Collaborates with operating and maintenance divisions and other departments (purchasing, budgets, legal and realty) to ensure effective project delivery.
  • Reviews and oversees the tendering and awarding of Capital Projects and provides status reports.
  • Coordinates infrastructure design & construction with local municipal road programs.
  • Ensures that consultants and contractors are effectively managed to make certain deliverables are achieved.
  • Ensures that all project information is accurate and maintained incompliance with reporting requirements.
  • Develops, reviews and updates engineering standards, procedures and practices pertaining to the delivery of capital infrastructure projects
  • Oversees and mentors engineers in training and junior engineers to foster career development.
  • Provides coaching, development opportunities and team leadership to a diverse group of staff including professional engineers, and technical staff.
  • Participate in and support departmental and corporate initiatives as a member of the extended management team.
June 11, 2018
Posting Expiry:
July 2, 2018
Posting #:
Halton Region is pleased to accommodate applicants who have a disability.  Please inform Human Resource Services at 905-825-6000 ext. 7700 if you require a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process.
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