Project Manager III

engineering public works
Posted On: Jun 28, 2019
Closing Date: Jul 12, 2019
Department:    Public Works
Division/Location:    Engineering & Construction – 1075 North Service Road
Position:    Project Manager III

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.

We are committed to the delivery of high quality services in support of making Halton Region a great place to live, work, raise a family, and retire.  We are 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.
Over the next 10 years, the Region will be investing approximately $3.9 Billion in road, water and wastewater infrastructure.   We are committed to delivering high quality infrastructure for the residents, businesses and visitors to Halton Region and we are looking for dedicated, forward thinking and enthusiastic individuals to join our Public Works team!
Preferred Background: 
The successful candidate will possess a degree in Civil Engineering and must be a licensed Professional Engineer (P. Eng) with a valid membership with the Professional Engineers of Ontario. A minimum of seven to ten (7-10) years of directly related experience in the areas of design, construction and commissioning of water and wastewater (linear and facility) and/or transportation infrastructure.  A Project Management Professional (PMP) designation would be an asset. 
We are looking to hire individuals with demonstrated experience delivering complex and innovative capital projects on schedule and on budget. Successful candidates must possess expert project management, strategic planning, analytical and problem solving skills. Strong oral and written communication skills, along with strong facilitation, negotiation and dispute resolution skills are required to interface with multiple stakeholders including regional staff, contractors, consultants, council and the general public. Candidates must have knowledge of evolving technologies, in-depth technical engineering and construction knowledge and be familiar with relevant standards, documentation and legislation (Safe Drinking Water Act, Clean Water Act, Ontario Water Resources Act, Environmental Protection Act, American Water Works Association Standards, Construction Lien Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, etc.). An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
Working Conditions:
The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Records Check, by the first day of employment. Flexibility in working hours is required as there may be frequent trips to operational facilities and project sites. Incumbent must supply their own transportation.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Manages numerous capital projects, informing the planning process and leading projects from start of preliminary design through to commissioning.  
  • Represents Halton Region at public consultations, presentations, open houses, and face-to-face interactions with the public, contractors, and regulatory agencies.
  • Designs in-house projects in accordance with engineering best practices and stamps engineering drawings as appropriate.
  • Researches into and makes recommendations to adapt new technologies, techniques and materials in the design and construction of water, wastewater and transportation infrastructure.
  • Selects, directs and supervises consulting engineers in the design and construction of Regional capital works.
  • Obtains all necessary regulatory approvals.
  • 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. 
  • Exercises effective cost and schedule control of Capital Projects.
  • Ensures that the works are constructed in compliance with the contract documents and Halton's Health and Safety Policies.
  • Acts as a key contributor in the value engineering exercises to ensure all infrastructure meets its intended functions in accordance with the project scope.
  • Ensures that any complaints received from the public during the work period are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Prepares reports to Regional Council.  
  • Provides input to continuous improvement of Halton’s design criteria and project delivery manuals.  
  • Contributes to the planning of the 10-year capital program.
  • 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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
June 28, 2019
Posting Expires:
July 12, 2019
Posting #:
Apply Online at: Halton Job Postings
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