Manager, Treatment Plant Maintenance

Endroit: Halton, ON
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Date de publication: 8 nov 2017
Date limite: 23 nov 2017
Department:    Public Works
Division:    Water and Wastewater Treatment – Burlington Skyway
Position:   Manager, Treatment Plant Maintenance 
Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to the Region of Halton including a current resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.
This is a permanent full-time position working 35 hours per week
It’s an exciting time to be a leader at Halton Region!
We are looking for a dedicated, innovative, forward thinking and enthusiastic individual to provide leadership in the delivery of an exceptional maintenance program for the Region’s critical Water and Wastewater Treatment infrastructure.
The Region is responsible for the provision of potable water and the treatment of wastewater within its boundaries. The treatment of potable water involves the operation and maintenance of four (4) Water Purification Plants and six (6) groundwater treatment systems. The treatment facilities in wastewater include four (4) tertiary treatment plants, three (3) secondary plants and a centrally located biosolids management facility. Appropriate maintenance of these facilities is a key component to achieve our commitment to deliver high quality services in support of making Halton Region a great place to live, work, raise a family, and retire.
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 Water and Wastewater Treatment, the position develops and manages programs to effectively maintain the Region’s Water Treatment, Wastewater Treatment and Biosolids facilities, through the direction of internal staff and oversight of external contractors.
Preferred Background:
The successful candidate requires a degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline and a minimum of ten (10) years of progressive management experience is required.  Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate successful development and delivery of reliability – centered maintenance programs.  Experience working in a unionized environment is required with a thorough understanding of the applicable regulations in an industrial workplace setting.  Experience in developing and monitoring large operational budgets and the management of plant assets including instrumentation is critical.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in program management and providing collaborative leadership to teams in an environment that promotes best practices and continuous improvement.  Proven strategic thinking, problem solving, facilitation skills along with political acumen is required.
Working Conditions:
Travel will be required, incumbent must provide their own transportation. The incumbent will be required to provide a copy of their driver’s license by their first day of employment.
  • Ensures that all projects and programs are delivered within expected timelines and in accordance with all applicable regulations, legislation and Regional policy and by-laws (i.e. Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, Ministry of Labour and Conservation Authorities)
  • Develops, reviews, and updates the delivery of effective preventative maintenance programs.
  • Responds to political and public enquires.
  • Collaborates with operating groups to ensure projects and programs are delivered with minimal impact to the services provided and with other departments (finance and legal) to ensure effective program delivery.
  • Responsible for the identification and documentation of asset management needs for inclusion in the divisional capital needs requirements.
  • Reviews and oversees the purchasing of materials, supplies and services, appropriately documenting and reporting on these activities.
  • Ensures that consultants and contractors are effectively managed to make certain deliverables are achieved.
  • Ensures that maintenance work order information is accurate and maintained in compliance with reporting requirements.
  • Develops, monitors, and documents the performance and status of the maintenance programs and related initiatives.
  • Coordinates activities with other sections within the Water & Wastewater Treatment Division and Public Works Department (Treatment Plant Capital and Engineering, Treatment Operations as well as Water and Wastewater Systems Services) to ensure that maintenance activities are effectively and efficiently delivered.
  • Provides coaching, development opportunities and team leadership to a diverse group of staff.
  • Contributes to the success of the division as part of the Treatment Management Team.
  • Participate in and support departmental and corporate initiatives as a member of the extended management team. 
November 8, 2017
Posting Expires:
November 22, 2017
Posting #:
Halton Region is pleased to accommodate applicants who have a disability.  Please inform Human Resources at
905-825-6000 ext. 7700 if you require a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process.
NOTE:  Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.