Utility Engineer

engineering utilities & trades
Posted On: May 17, 2018
Closing Date: Jun 17, 2018

Utilities Kingston is seeking a permanent full-time Utility Engineer.
For full position details, please visit www.utilitieskingston.com/Careers.
Company Biography
Utilities Kingston is located in Kingston, Ontario, equi-distant from Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa, where the St. Lawrence River meets Lake Ontario and the Rideau Canal (a UNESCO World Heritage site) – Kingston is a stunning, historic city that consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in Canada. Kingston’s 123,363 community-minded citizens enjoy an outstanding quality-of-life enhanced by superb intellectual, recreational and creative opportunities and supported by excellent health care facilities and municipal services, programs and facilities.
Utilities Kingston is unique in Ontario, combining water, wastewater, gas and electrical services and a broadband fibre optics provided in one company under the leadership of a single C.E.O. This shared services delivery model gives Utilities Kingston clear advantages in cost savings and customer service over other utility providers in the province. Utilities Kingston has provided the residents of Kingston with safe and reliable utility services for more than 100 years.
Primary Duties
Reporting to the Manager, Utilities Engineering, the Engineer duties will include: short/mid-range infrastructure planning, asset management reporting, and planning involved in the construction and maintenance of water and wastewater infrastructure. Demonstrating leadership, coordination, technical and organizational skills, the incumbent will be responsible for the design, cost estimating, specification, tender document creation, and construction administration for various linear and facility infrastructure renewal projects. The incumbent will have demonstrated the ability to foster innovativeness by encouraging and being receptive to suggestion and new ideas and will have successfully applied change management strategies to facilitate the adaptation of new policies, procedures, and technologies. The incumbent will liaise with external agencies, internal departments and the general public on various projects.
The successful incumbent will be effective working in a team environment where consensus and cross-functional collaborations are critical 
Education, Certification and Other Qualifications Required
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario, with a university degree in Civil, Environmental, or Water Resources Engineering of in another relevant discipline.
  • A minimum of 5 to 7 years of responsible engineering experience with municipal water and wastewater systems issues,
  • Project Management Professional Designation (PMP) would be an asset
  • Experience with Hydraulic Modeling Software, such as Innovyze - InfoSWMM and/or InfoWater would be an asset
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience to plan and undertake projects independently,
  • Familiarity with a broad range of municipal infrastructure issues will be required to undertake and assist in completing a variety of assignments dealing with water and sewer infrastructure,
  • Familiarity with applicable Canadian and Ontario codes and standards for the design, construction and operation of utilities' water and sewer infrastructure,
  • Utility linear infrastructure, design, tender, and construction administration experience,
  • Good organizational and project management skills,
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships and work well independently, as well as in a team environment,
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite of software products.  
Special Working Conditions/Conditions of Employment
  • Maintain professional credentials required of the position,
  • Maintain a valid Class “G” driver’s licence throughout employment,
  • A Criminal Record Check, to the satisfaction of Utilities Kingston, will be required at the successful candidate’s expense.
To apply: Visit https://utilitieskingston.com/Careers. Only those applications submitted electronically will be considered. If you require assistance to apply online, please contact webhelp@njoyn.com or call 1-877-427-7717. We thank all candidates that apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Should you require accommodations in the recruitment process, please email hruk@utilitieskingston.com.