Water and Wastewater Engineer

engineering environmental services
Location: Region of York, ON
Website: http://www.york.ca
Type: full-time
Posted On: Apr 11, 2019
Closing Date: Apr 24, 2019
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Water and Wastewater Engineer 23788
Environmental Services Department
Infrastructure Asset Management Branch
Location: Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. This is a Replacement Union position.
Full-Time; Salary $54.07 to $58.78 per hour
Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, is responsible for organizing and coordinating the review and approval of Regional capital construction projects and development applications for proposed underground water and wastewater servicing; providing technical expertise, advice, assistance and guidance with respect to water and wastewater for all Regional capital construction projects development applications.
  • Reviews, comments and approves detailed engineering drawing submissions concerning underground water and wastewater servicing proposals; and coordinates proposed works with other sections of the Department.
  • Reviews and comments on Regional capital construction projects and development applications with respect to underground water and wastewater servicing.
  • Coordinates the timing of development projects with Regional construction projects, with respect to underground water and wastewater servicing.
  • Reviews, comments and approves water and wastewater reports and detailed engineering drawing submissions and coordinates proposed works with other sections of the Department.
  • Reviews and/or performs water and wastewater modelling.
  • Provides technical expertise and assistance to Project Managers for the Regional capital construction program with respect to water and wastewater.
  • Ensures that work performed conforms to Regional standards, policies and practises, recognised industry standards and sound safety and engineering principles, in accordance with all applicable laws and governmental requirements. 
  • Participates in and suggests improvements of quality control and quality assurance measures. 
  • Schedules, plans, conducts, and leads meetings with developers, consultants, regional and municipal staff, and Councillors as needed, to review Regional requirements and negotiate areas of concern.
  • Maintains good relationship management, political sensitivity and diplomacy with colleagues, business associates and other stakeholders. 
  • Reviews and recommends the financial contributions required from developers, including fees and financial securities for water and wastewater construction activities. 
  • Reviews and recommends revisions to management on Regional policies and new policies relating to underground servicing, including developing creative and innovative problem-solving solutions.
  • Successful completion of a University Degree in Civil Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, or Environmental Engineering from an accredited university.
  • Must be registered as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with the Professional Engineers Ontario.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience (inclusive of E.I.T. experience) in municipal underground water and wastewater servicing design and construction.
  • Working knowledge and ability in water and wastewater modelling.
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license free of serious offences under the Highway Traffic Act in order to travel to offsite work locations.
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Please apply online by April 24, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.