Senior Project Manager, Asset Planning

engineering public works
Location: Regional Municipality of Halton, ON
Type: temporary full-time
Posted On: Aug 8, 2017
Closing Date: Aug 15, 2017
Department:    Public Works
Division:    Infrastructure Planning & Policy
Position:   Senior Project Manager, Asset Planinng 
Note:  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 temporary full-time position for up to twelve (12) months, working 35 hours per week

It’s an exciting time to join Halton Region. Over the next 10 years, the Region will be investing $2.9 billion in water, wastewater and transportation infrastructure. We are looking for dedicated, forward thinking and enthusiastic individual to be part of the team that manages an infrastructure asset inventory of over $8.4 billion. Our commitment is to deliver high-quality infrastructure for the residents, businesses, and visitors to Halton Region. The Region is seeking an individual to fill a senior project manager position in asset planning to support the asset management program.
Preferred Background:
The successful candidate will possess a degree in engineering, a Professional Engineering designation (P. Eng.) and registration with the Professional Engineers of Ontario. A Project Management Professional (PMP) designation or Asset Management Certification would be an asset. A minimum of seven to ten (7-10) years of directly related experience in programming capital budget for water and wastewater (linear and facility) and/or transportation infrastructure using asset management practices is required. A good working knowledge of operations and maintenance of water and wastewater systems as well as solid waste and transportation is required. Proficiency in Tangible Capital Assets (TCA) regulations (PSAB 3150) is required. A thorough understanding of legislation and guidelines related to planning, design, construction, contract administration, and operations of municipal infrastructure and the environment, and relevant regulations enforced by federal and provincial approval agencies including the Occupational Health and Safety Act is required. The ability to conduct statistical analyses and employ critical thinking towards developing innovative solutions will be considered an asset.
  • Manages strategic and tactical projects related to overall asset management implementation plan.
  • Contributes to the planning of the 10-year state of good repair (SOGR) capital program.
  • Designs in-house programs to implement asset management strategy, TCA (PSAB 3150) reporting and state of good repair projects.
  • Exercises effective cost and schedule control of Asset Planning Projects.
  • Researches and makes recommendations to enable a risk based approach to programming SOGR projects.
  • Reviews operational and maintenance strategies with a view towards identifying high, medium and low priority assets.
  • Collects and reviews operational and maintenance data to perform trend analyses used to program the SOGR capital program.
  • Selects, directs and supervises consulting engineers in the implementation of asset management projects.
  • Ensures the full involvement of client divisions/departments in the implementation of Regional projects including coordinating the participation of infrastructure planning, water/wastewater operations and maintenance and road operations staff.
  • Prepares reports to Regional Council.
  • Provides input into continuous improvement of Halton’s design criteria and project delivery manuals from an asset planning perspective.
  • Educates, coaches, and mentors junior project/engineering staff and project teams on their respective areas of the department.
  • Represents the Section on departmental or corporate committees as required.
  • Liaise with Regional IT initiatives to implement data management tools to facilitate SOGR programming as well as TCA reporting.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Posted: August 8, 2017
Posting Expires: August 15, 2017

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Halton Region is pleased to accommodate applicants who have a disability.  Please inform Human Resources at 905-825-6000 ext. 7272 if you require a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process.
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