- Please note the salary/rate reflects 2016 rates.
Reporting to the Manager within the Water Infrastructure Management section, the Engineer is responsible for undertaking hydraulic, hydrologic, risk assessment and economic analyses in the support drainage system infrastructure planning, design, and/or construction, and participating in the development of an Asset Management and Data Management System for the City’s water infrastructure. The Engineer will exercise project management skills as they work with consultants employed by the City and they will also exercise customer service skills when working with internal and external clients.
- Develops, maintains, reviews, and updates the City’s InfoWorks CS and Infoworks ICM SE (collection system) models as applicable
- Carries out required hydraulic analysis of the stormwater management collection and treatment systems, and wastewater collection systems
- Manages assigned projects, ensuring effective teamwork and communication, high standards of work quality and organizational performance and continuous learning
- Responsible for determining the extent and scope of engineering modelling studies to identify problems, consider alternative solutions and recommend a preferred solution
- Participates in identifying long term infrastructure needs and the development of the Capital Budget for the stormwater management systems, wastewater systems, and watercourse improvements
- Prepares technical reports as required
- Participates in Environmental Assessment studies including but not limited to participation in steering committee meetings, technical reviews of deliverables, and attendance at public meetings
- Reviews and comment on consultant proposals and recommends approval
- Reviews detailed engineering designs for capital projects and document the findings for review by the design team
- Reviews land development and third party development applications and assess their impacts on the City’s drainage systems
- Liaises with internal staff or external agencies, consultants, contractors, and the general public
- Responds to enquiries from residents, consultants, and councillors regarding city infrastructure capacity.
- Prepares Terms of Reference for consultant assignments and prepare agreement contracts with consultants.
- Directs the Division’s programs for the collection, maintenance, updating and organization of infrastructure data and condition assessment data in a geospatial environment
- Keeps abreast of regulatory changes, green stormwater management technologies, infrastructure condition ratings, infrastructure financial planning, asset management technology developments, and risk assessment methodologies
- Must be a qualified engineer as defined by the Professional Engineers of Ontario
- Experience with stormwater management and wastewater collection systems models such as InfoWorks, and their use for design and analysis
- Experience in environmental assessment studies, planning, design, and construction of stormwater management systems, wastewater collection systems.
- Experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software.
- Experience with stormwater management and wastewater system design and/or construction.
- Knowledge of City By-Laws and policies regarding wastewater and stormwater management issues
- Excellent analytical, conceptual, research and problem solving skills.
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing at all organizational levels.
- Highly developed interpersonal and team skills and the ability to develop solid internal and external work relationships.
- Ability to participate in and operate as a fully accountable member of a multidisciplinary work team.
- Familiarity with Federal and Provincial regulations and requirements including, but not limited to the Sustainable Water & Sewer System Act (Bill 175), Environmental Assessment Act, MOE’s Procedure F5-5 and Stormwater BMP Manual, Ontario Water Resources Act, Environmental Protection Act, Federal Fisheries Act, Source Water Protection Act and Safe Drinking Water Act.
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