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Senior Green Infrastructure Engineer, The City of Vancouver

Water Treatment Plant Supervisor, The City of Red Deer

Supervisor, Maintenance, The City of Guelph

Client Services Account Representative , WaterTrax

Regional Sales Representative, WaterTrax

Engineer, Water & Wastewater, EPCOR

 



The City of Vancouver

Senior Green Infrastructure Engineer

Senior Green Infrastructure Engineer
Requisition ID: 3796

The City of Vancouver is striving to become the greenest city in the world by 2020 and we are proud to be one of BC's Top Employers, Canada's Best Diversity Employers, and one of Canada's Greenest Employers. With employees that have helped Vancouver consistently rank as one of the world's most livable cities, the City values a diverse workforce which represents the vibrant community we so proudly serve.
Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
Main Purpose and Function
The Senior Green Infrastructure Engineer position will provide leadership and engineering expertise to an inter-disciplinary, inter-departmental team responsible for leading the development of an implementation plan for Vancouver’s Green Infrastructure Strategy. 
The purpose of the Green Infrastructure Strategy is to incorporate integrated rainwater management practices in our city a way that embraces rainwater as a valued resource for our communities and natural ecosystems.  
The Senior Green Infrastructure Engineer will be focused on scoping implementation plan programs, policies, metrics, funding mechanisms and other strategies that advance goals around water quality, urban resilience and livability through healthy urban ecosystems. 
The role will support the City’s efforts to be a leader in clean water, green buildings, access to nature in the urban environment, fostering a green economy and building a resilient city in the face of a changing climate.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, forward thinking, and engineering policy, planning, design and implementation expertise to a team of highly motivated, inter-disciplinary professionals 
  • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of sewer and drainage designers, urban form and transportation designers, landscape and ecosystem specialists
  • Build partnerships, alignment and strong relationships with other City departments, external agencies and community stakeholders to develop implementation plan actions, designs, programs and implementation timelines that integrate multiple objectives in key areas such as climate change resilience, transportation planning and design, urban design, rezoning and developments, green jobs, bio-diversity and habitat and community building
  • Develop and apply frameworks to identify, evaluate, and prioritize actions and programs to be included in the Green Infrastructure Implementation Program
  • Develop a program to monitor progress towards the City’s long-term integrated rainwater management target
  • Explore and evaluate existing and potential funding tools and economic models to support the implementation of green infrastructure
  • Develop a framework and processes for integrating green infrastructure in to the City’s asset management programs
  • Supervise engineers and other technical staff
  • Represent the Green Infrastructure Implementation Branch in departmental and organizational strategic plans and planning programs

Qualifications
Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Water Resource or Environmental Engineering
  • Minimum 8 years of experience as a professional engineer
  • Registration or eligibility to register as a Professional Engineer in British Columbia

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A sound working knowledge and experience in the application of engineering principles
  • Experience developing engineering-related policy and implementation plans
  • Experience analyzing, prioritizing and implementing projects over a multi-year time horizon, developing budgets for programs and analyzing the financial, environmental and other implications of policy proposals
  • Experience developing and managing consultant and construction contracts (including scopes of work, requests for proposals and contract execution), developing budgets for infrastructure capital works and forecasting operational and maintenance needs for capital works
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Knowledge of the Regional Liquid Waste Management Plan and Provincial and Federal environmental regulations and related municipal responsibilities would be an asset
  • Strong knowledge or skill in using computer software such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work independently and to provide professional interdisciplinary advice and technical guidance while functioning effectively in a team environment

Business Unit/Department: Engineering Services (1300) 
Affiliation: Exempt 
Employment Type: Temporary Full Time 
Position Start Date: asap 
Position End Date: January 2019 
Application Close: June 30, 2017


Please apply through our website at www.vancouver.ca.  We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.  

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The City of Red Deer

Water Treatment Plant Supervisor

 

Join a vibrant outdoor centric community filled with trails and breathtaking nature along the winding river valley of Red Deer, in Central Alberta. Red Deer is an economically dynamic region of Alberta situated directly between Edmonton and Calgary along the vital QE 2 corridor. It’s a perfect blend of small town friendliness and big city conveniences. Host to the 2016 Memorial Cup and the 2019 Canadian Winter Games, Red Deer continues to welcome all of Canada with open arms.

This senior position is responsible for the supervision of and the day to day operations of the Water Treatment Plants pump stations and reservoirs. This management position oversees the maintenance and safety of the operations as well as additional responsibilities involving special projects, budgeting and public relations.

Ideally to fill this role you will be a proven performer with an Alberta Environment Level 4 Water Treatment certificate or a diploma in Civil, Chemical or Environmental Engineering Technology and four years’ Water Treatment Plant experience in: project development, operations, maintenance and two years supervisory experience.

In addition you will have:

  • Level 4 Water Treatment Certificate registered with Alberta Environment or registered with Alberta Society of Engineering Technologists
  • Extensive Water Treatment Plant Process Knowledge
  • Extensive knowledge of Water treatment operations and maintenance methods and practices
  • Supervisory experience in a fast paced environment with changing priorities
  • A Civil or Environmental Engineer with a P.Eng. Designation registered with APEGA is preferred

What we offer:
In addition to the very competitive salary and an excellent benefit package, we offer a great work environment with a dynamic and dedicated team of professionals.

We welcome applications until June 30, 2017.

For more information and to apply online, please visit us at www.reddeer.ca/careers or
email your application to humanresources@reddeer.ca.

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The City of Guelph

Supervisor, Maintenance


The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life - all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.


Job Summary:
The successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance of the City’s wastewater treatment facility as well as the associated infrastructure for the wastewater collections system.  As the leader of the maintenance team, the Supervisor, Maintenance will plan, schedule, organize, and support a work team comprised of skilled personnel, engaged in the maintenance of wastewater treatment and wastewater collection systems. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.


Duties:

  • Provide visible and positive leadership to staff consistent with the commitments of the City’s Leadership Charter, developing and nurturing a work environment that is inclusive, respectful and motivating for staff.
  • Responsible for the development, coordination, and scheduling of work plans.
  • Works closely with peers across the division (i.e. the supervisor of wastewater treatment and supervisor of wastewater collections ) to ensure continuity and execution of work plans
  • Monitors assigned work activities to ensure compliance with all applicable Federal, Provincial Acts and regulations, City’s by-laws, policies and procedures.
  • Responsible to ensure there is a documented preventative maintenance program in place for all equipment.
  • Provides follow up on team objectives and goals through regular team meetings, onsite inspections and analysis of key performance reports.
  • Plan, recommend and initiate the purchase of materials, equipment, supplies and services consistent with prescribed purchasing policies and procedures to maintain uninterrupted operation of all aspects of wastewater services.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the SCADA program and related PLC upgrades are planned and executed.
  • Prepare specifications, obtain quotations and oversee the work for contracted work and services consistent with prescribed purchasing policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for health and safety and attendance management including daily timekeeping and vacation planning.
  • Assist in the preparation of operating and capital budgets and responsible for the administration and control of related budgetary expenditure.
  • Participates in the wastewater services management on call rotation.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through successful completion of a college level apprenticeship program in a mechanical, electrical or instrumentation or post-secondary education in Mechanical Engineering Technology or related field and considerable experience in inventory management, maintenance, preventative maintenance, in a production and/or operational environment.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience supervising staff or leading work teams, preferably in a unionized environment.
  • Must possess a valid Class G driver’s licence with a good driving record.  Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years.  The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets the requirements.
  • Possess a MOECC OIT Wastewater Treatment and Wastewater Collection License or the ability to obtain.
  • Previous experience in a Water/Wastewater environment would be an asset.
  • Excellent problem solving techniques and the application of good judgment consistent with industry “best practices.
  • Strong motivational and team building skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and timelines.
  • Knowledge of all applicable provincial and federal legislation and regulation, including the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation and specifications.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with ability to communicate effectively with staff, contractors and the general public.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Experience utilizing a variety of computer software programs such as CMMS / WMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems / Work Management Systems).
  • Knowledge of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system (SCADA).
  • Knowledge in Programmable Logic Controls.

Rate:
$71,657.81-$89,572.26 (per year)
How to Apply:
Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

To access the online application system, please visit the job posting listed on http://guelph.ca/employment-careers/ and click on the “Apply for this job” icon. Instructions will follow.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

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WaterTrax

Client Services Account Representative

About WaterTrax & Linko

WaterTrax is a leading software company providing solutions to drinking and wastewater industries. We have two software lines: WaterTrax and Linko Technologies. WaterTrax is a cloud software provider offering a suite of easy-to-use water and wastewater information management and compliance tracking products. Linko offers a range of compliance tracking software solutions for Pretreatment (Source Control), FOG (Fats, Oils and Grease), and Liquid Hauled Waste. Our products enable our customers to manage and access all of their water and wastewater compliance information in one consolidated platform, and ensure regulatory compliance and operational excellence.

As a combined entity, WaterTrax and Linko have a growing client list of more than 400 leading municipalities and senior government agencies that operate or regulate over 4,000 water and wastewater systems across North America. 

We are a team of innovative, energetic, and technically savvy individuals from all over the world. We bring our collective talents and enthusiasm to develop our products and to each and every project we take on. 

If you want to apply your considerable technical skills on software products that help keep the environment clean and water safe for consumption, and on products that users rely on daily to perform their job effectively, then this position is ideal for you.

Privately held, the company is based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with an office in Denver, Colorado. This position is based in Vancouver, BC.

The Position
 
This job requires a person with strong people skills who also has ability to work in a technical environment. They must be driven to ensure client retention rate remains high, and be passionate about ensuring that clients are getting the most value out of our software. You will also be an advocate for our clients and bring new development ideas back to the development team to improve our product and services.

This position will be based in eastern Canada and/or in Vancouver, BC.

Duties/Deliverables

  • Receive and respond to customer support calls regarding the use of the company’s software, troubleshoot issues and escalate if necessary for resolution
  • Responsible for planning and executing the implementation and training of assigned customers
  • Conduct implementation and/or training workshops, both on-site and online
  • Organize and implement quality control activities to ensure correct client setup and lab data transfer protocols are in place
  • Monitor assigned customers’ progress during implementation period, and service usage in post-implementation period
  • Responsible for ensuring fulfillment of all contractual obligations under Customer Service Agreements for assigned customers
  • Conduct regular correspondence with Product Manager to discuss and prioritize new and existing feature enhancement, bug fix, or custom development requests from customers
  • Train customers on newly released product features and modules
  • Develop training materials such as presentations, manuals, etc.
  • Some travel in Canada and the United States will be required

 

Qualifications

  • Must have excellent verbal and writing skills
  • French language skills is a definite asset
  • A history of providing exceptional customer service and responding to customer support calls
  • A secondary degree or diploma in fields related to the regulation, operation and monitoring of community water and/or wastewater systems. Educational background in chemistry and/or biology is considered an asset.
  • Must be proficient in the use of computers, software and related technology and experience with Salesforce CRM is an asset
  • At least 2 years experience in activities related to regulation, operation and monitoring of community water and/or wastewater systems, or relevant laboratory experience dealing with receiving and testing or water and/or wastewater samples
  • Adept at giving presentations to small groups (3 to 10 people)
  • Must have a valid driver license

 

To apply, send your resume to careers@watertrax.com and include in the subject line: Customer Service Account Representative

WaterTrax is located in downtown Vancouver and this position offers a competitive salary and benefits. WaterTrax is an equal-opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications are treated as confidential and will remain on file for six months.

 

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WaterTrax Regional

Regional Sales Representative

 

About WaterTrax & Linko

WaterTrax is a leading software company providing solutions to drinking and wastewater providers. We have two software lines: WaterTrax and Linko Technologies. WaterTrax is a cloud software provider offering a suite of easy-to-use water and wastewater information management and compliance tracking products. Linko offers a range of compliance tracking software solutions for Pretreatment (Source Control), FOG (Fats, Oils and Grease), and Liquid Hauled Waste. Our products enable our customers to manage and access all of their water and wastewater compliance information in one consolidated platform, and ensure regulatory compliance and operational excellence.

As a combined entity, WaterTrax and Linko have a growing client list of more than 400 leading municipalities and senior government agencies that operate or regulate over 4,000 water and wastewater systems across North America. 

We are a team of innovative, energetic, and technically savvy individuals from all over the world. We bring our collective talents and enthusiasm to help solve the world’s water and wastewater challenges.   
We value independent thinking, initiative, team work, a relentless pursuit of quality, a playful spirit, and a sense of humor. We like smart people – IQ and EQ – who care about the environment and want to do good in the world.

If you want to apply your considerable selling and business development skills on selling software solutions that help keep the environment clean and water safe for consumption, then this position is ideal for you.

Privately held, the company is based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with an office in Denver, Colorado.

The Position

The right individual will have experience in selling technical software solutions to various levels of decision makers, strong communication and interpersonal skills along with a proven track record of sustained quota achievement of revenue goals.  You will have provided consultative, solutions-based selling skills and have DISC profile suited to selling. You have lots of experience identifying and qualifying new sales opportunities.   Experience in and passion for the water and/or wastewater industry is a plus. The position is responsible for all aspects of new client acquisition and expansion in regional markets in Canada and the United States. 

This position will be based in eastern Canada/United States and/or in Vancouver, BC or Denver, CO.

Duties/Deliverables

  • Cultivate new business and meet defined sales targets and objectives
  • Develop & maintain a network of lead sources with ownership and management of a sales pipeline
  • Build and develop relationships at all levels of the related water and wastewater market that will lead to sales opportunities and attainment of sales quota
  • Contact leads generated from business development and marketing efforts to investigate their needs, and qualify the contact for sales pursuit or return to marketing
  • Maintain relationships with existing clients to ensure usage, renewals and upsell opportunities.
  • Conduct successful online web demonstrations and presentations to potential clients and other interested parties
  • Participate in team meetings, networking events, tradeshow events and other activities to grow the business
  • Track all sales activity religiously in the company’s CRM (Salesforce)
  • Travel in Canada and the United States will be required

 

Qualifications

  • Must have excellent verbal and writing skills and superior people/customer relationship skills
  • At least 5 years sales experience, preferably in software and/or the water and wastewater industry
  • Consultative solutions-based sales or direct sales experience preferred with a track record of closing deals and consistently exceeding sales targets.
  • A self-starter with strong presentation, organizational and time management skills
  • Proficient in technological trends and experience working with software products, considered an asset
  • Skilled at use of computers including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • CRM experience, ideally Salesforce
  • Skilled at making presentations to small groups (3 to 10 people)
  • Must have a valid driver license and passport

 

To apply, send your resume to careers@watertrax.com and include in the subject line: Regional Sales Representative

WaterTrax headquarters is located in downtown Vancouver, BC with a regional office in Denver, CO. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits. WaterTrax is an equal-opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications are treated as confidential and will remain on file for six months.

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EPCOR

Engineer, Water & Wastewater

 

Clean water and reliable electricity are at the heart of what we do. We proudly keep the lights on and the water flowing in over 100 communities across North America. With a rich 125-year history, EPCOR has ambitions to be one of North America's premier providers of essential services, and we have the top employer and sustainability awards to prove it. If you're looking for new opportunities, people who care and work that matters, apply today to find a career where you matter more. Check out epcor.com/careers to find out more.

With over 100 years of experience, EPCOR works with industry, municipalities and communities to design, build, finance and operate water and wastewater treatment plants, distribution and collection systems. We serve more than 85 communities and industrial sites in B.C., Alberta and Saskatchewan, making sure that the water exceeds public health, environmental and industrial requirements.

EPCOR has developed an aggressive growth strategy for our water business in Canada and the US. As an industry leader, EPCOR is enlisted by municipalities and industrial clients to provide smart water and wastewater solutions in a reliable, safe and environmentally responsible manner. Our partners look to us for innovative technical and financial solutions when constructing and managing infrastructure.

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills and entrepreneurial spirit to take your career to a new level with an innovative and growing company? If so, EPCOR Commercial Services has an exciting opportunity for a Water and Wastewater Engineer who will work hand- in-hand with the business development team on the development of new business opportunities – project development through execution - and providing technical support for ongoing operations.

In the position of Water and Wastewater Engineer, you will represent the expertise and experience that makes EPCOR an innovative and forward-thinking industry leader.

One (1) permanent full-time position is available based out of Edmonton, AB.
Occasional travel is required
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Reporting to the Senior Manager, Operational and Technical Services, the Water and Wastewater Engineer is accountable for:

  • Providing engineering and technical review and input into the design, construction, commissioning and start-up, and operation and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment, conveyance, and residuals management systems.
  • Supporting and/or leading project teams in the development and pursuit of complex and commercially important new developments/acquisitions – proposal development through commissioning and start-up.
  • Developing capital, operating, and maintenance budgets for water and wastewater infrastructure and making recommendations based on analysis of total lifecycle costs.
  • Analyzing process data, modeling, and providing recommendations for enhancement and optimization of water and wastewater system performance.
  • Evaluating health and safety, environment, public health, regulatory, and business risks and developing mitigating strategies.
  • Establishing and maintaining collaborative working relationships with internal and external clients and business partners.

As the successful candidate, you possess the following qualifications:

  • Engineering degree (Environmental, Civil or Process Engineering preferred).
  • Professional engineering designation and the ability to practice in Alberta.
  • 5+ years of industry-related experience dealing with industrial or municipal water and wastewater systems, preferably in an operations or asset management role.
  • Advanced knowledge of engineering design, construction and operation of water and wastewater treatment and conveyance systems and the ability to adapt that knowledge to new technologies or applications
  • Experience in proposal preparation, technical writing and project management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to adapt language and content to the audience
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and history of challenging the status quo or finding innovative ways to solve a problem
  • Exposure to business development activities and knowledge and experience with alternate forms of project delivery would be considered an asset

To ensure success in this role, you are an individual who strives to learn and grow, continually seeking opportunities to enhance your effectiveness in the technical, operational and people leadership aspects of your role. You are able to work independently yet know when to bring in supporting resources. You are willing to adhere to EPCOR’s project management standard processes and to contribute to improving them, while demonstrating a strong commitment to safety.

You possess the ability to manage priorities, assess opportunities and make improvements on an ongoing basis. You are able to deliver results, plan and organize work and people, develop and meet schedules, develop budgets and meet quality requirements.

Additional Details:
The successful candidate may be entitled to a relocation package!

Hours of work: 8 per day, 40 per week; Monday to Friday
Location: Edmonton, AB (Rossdale Water Treatment Plant)

Commencing on the first day of employment, permanent EPCOR employees enjoy a variety of benefits, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual incentive (bonus) pay program
  • Paid vacation
  • Flexible benefits plan
  • Five paid personal days off each year
  • One Friday off per month
  • Access to internal and external career development programs
  • Financial support for personal development
  • EPCOR Savings Plan with company matched contributions
  • Pension Plan
  • Financial support for employee wellness
  • Career opportunities in a wide variety of disciplines and operational areas
  • Financial support for charitable organizations that employees support

How to Apply:

To learn more about this exciting career opportunity, and to apply, please refer to IRC36898 on the EPCOR career website www.epcor.ca/careers.

Application Deadline: June 25, 2017

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