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Water Superintendent, City of Coquitlam

Senior Sewer Use Bylaw Enforcement Office, Newmarket, Ontario

Director Design & Construction, Toronto, ON

Manager, Water Treatment & Solid Waste Facilities, Toronto, ON


Water Superintendent
City of Coquitlam

The City of Coquitlam (Coquitlam) offers the vibrant action of a growing city combined with a beautiful natural setting boasting abundant parks and green space, along with arts and cultural venues and multiple recreational facilities. Coquitlam is the sixth largest – and one of the fastest growing – cities in BC. Home to over 141,000 and sets a high standard of living in the Lower Mainland.
The Engineering and Public Works Department plans, designs, constructs, operates and maintains the core service systems that supply water for drinking and firefighting, collects and disposes of sanitary sewage and drainage, manages the solid waste collection contract, as well as providing multi-modal transportation facilities, including roads, bridges, walkways, street lighting and traffic signal systems. The Department also maintains the corporate fleet that includes passenger vehicles, trucks, construction equipment, and small operating equipment.

Reporting to the Manager, Operations, the next Water Superintendent will be responsible for overseeing the operation, maintenance, and repair of the City’s rapidly growing Level IV Water Distribution system consisting of 13 pump stations, 8 reservoirs, numerous PRV and SCADA monitored sites, and 500 kilometers of water mains. The Water Superintendent leads, supervises and mentors a staff of 29 who are involved in all aspects of water distribution and environmental protection.

The Water Superintendent is responsible for protecting the health, safety and economic well-being of water consumers in Coquitlam through the management and operation of the Water Utility. The work is technical, supervisory and administrative in nature. The incumbent directs and leads the operation, monitoring, evaluation, maintenance, repair, and quality control activities of the water utility, which provides fire protection and safe drinking water to over 140,000 persons.

The successful candidate will have over five years of progressively responsible experience with a strong understanding of the distribution and treatment for potable water and wastewater. They will have excellent management and problem-solving skills with the ability to develop the effective working relationships required to optimize resources and support City priorities.

Additionally, the successful candidate will have the EOCP Certification-Water Distribution Level 4 (Level 2 or 3 may be considered depending on previous experience) and eligibility for certification as an AScT or CTech from ASTTBC. The successful candidate will have relevant post-secondary experience and possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia.

The City of Coquitlam is an equal opportunity employer, striving to promote diversity and equal opportunities in the workplace.
Should you be interested in learning more about this unique opportunity with Coquitlam, please contact Paul Phillips or Carol Robinson at 604-998-4032 or forward your resumé, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three references, in confidence, to cleartalent@hwest.ca.


Newmarket, Ontario
Senior Sewer Use Bylaw Enforcement Office

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable.
Draw on your passion. Shape our community.

Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision.  We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence.  We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.

Senior Sewer Use Bylaw Enforcement Officer #22920

Environmental Services Department

Operations, Maintenance and Monitoring Branch

Location: Newmarket, Ontario. This is a Union position.
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40; Scheduled Shifts: 0800 – 1630
Full-Time, Salary $44.45 - $48.32 per hour

Reporting to the Program Manager, Environmental Monitoring and Enforcement is responsible for  developing and recommending strategies and programs to assist and enforce industry compliance with Regional Sewer Use Bylaw and Hauled Wastewater Program Policy, including programs and policies for monitoring wastewater discharges, site inspections, conducting investigations, updating procedures and documentation to support integrated management system requirements, educating the public, local municipalities and industries of the relevant regulations/compliance requirements and regulatory procedures for the control of industrial, commercial and other liquid waste discharges to storm and sanitary sewer systems; enforcing the Regional Sewer Use Bylaw and policy; and providing guidance, training, mentoring, and coordinating, assigning, scheduling and checking the work of assigned Sewer Use Bylaw staff and ensuring a safe working environment.

Qualifications

  • Successful completion of a three (3) year Community College Program in Civil/Environmental Technology or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ related bylaw/law enforcement experience with responsibilities for providing technical guidance and support, and developing and implementing educational initiatives and strategies for bylaw enforcement.
  • Knowledge of industrial processes and wastewater treatment systems, and relevant industry related Provincial Acts and Regulations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of law enforcement procedures and techniques for the collection of evidence.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.
  • Analytical, problem solving skills and ability to monitor, analyze and assess circumstances in order to conduct investigations.
  • Demonstrated mediation and conflict resolution skills to resolve contentious issues, maintain objectivity and sensitivity while enforcing the requirements of the bylaw.
  • Leadership skills and ability to provide guidance, training and mentoring, ensure a safe working environment and to coordinate, assign, schedule, provide clear written and verbal instructions and check the work of assigned staff.
  • Ability to interpret technical data, engineering drawings and technical/legal documents.
  • Ability to deliver educational presentations and information to varied audiences.
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license free of serious offences under the Highway Traffic Act. 
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends on occasion as required.

 

Please apply on-line by clicking here by October 1, 2018 , quoting competition #22920. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone. For additional information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit the above-mentioned website.


Toronto, ON
Director Design & Construction

 

Job Classification Title

DIRECTOR DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION

Requisition #

2309378

Division

Engineering & Construction Services

Section

ECS Major Infrastructure

Work Location

METRO HALL, 55 JOHN ST

Job Stream

Executive

Job Type

Permanent, Full-Time

Salary/Rate

$147,492.80 - $173,300.40 / Year

Hours of Work (bi-weekly)

70.00

Shift Information

Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week

Wage Grade

10

Affiliation

Non-Union

Job Code (PSG)

TM2219

Number of Positions Open

1

Posting Date

21-Aug-2018

Expiry date

16-Sep-2018

 

The City of Toronto provides a comprehensive benefits package, including pension, amounting to an additional 26% on base salary.
Job Description

 

The City of Toronto's Engineering & Construction Services Division has an immediate opening for a Director in the Division's Major Infrastructure Section.

As the delivery agent for some of the country's largest water, wastewater and solid waste management construction projects, the Major Infrastructure Section provides expertise in project management and oversight for multi-year engineering design assignments associated with the rehabilitation, reconstruction and upgrading of Toronto's major infrastructure, including water and wastewater treatment facilities; pumping stations, water reservoirs and elevated tanks as well as initiatives involving the interception and treatment of combined sewer overflows; and trunk sewers.

Illustrative examples of projects that are currently being delivered by the Section include:

  • The Coxwell Bypass Tunnel, with the first phase construction contract valued at more than $400 million over 7 years;
  • The new ultraviolet irradiation effluent disinfection system at the Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant, with a construction contract valued at more than $210 million over 5 years; and;
  • Rehabilitation of the Rosehill Reservoir, with a contract valued at $35 million.

Renowned Engineering Leadership

Reporting to the City's Chief Engineer and Executive Director of the Engineering & Construction Services Division, you will lead, manage and deliver the strategic direction and operational function of the Major Infrastructure Section.

As Director Design and Construction with an assigned capital program value of $290 million in 2018 you will lead and motivate a diverse, high-calibre team of 40-plus dedicated professionals, utilizing your comprehensive senior management expertise to ensure high standards of work quality and organizational performance, foster effective teamwork, encourage and inspire innovation in others as well as promote and support an environment of continuous learning and development in order to establish a culture of public service excellence.

Exemplary Project Direction and Oversight

As a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) registered and in good standing with the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), your extensive senior project management experience in administering and delivering multi-year projects and programs through various delivery models and program management assignments, including project planning, procurement of engineering services, pre-design, public consultation, public and stakeholder notification, engineering survey, engineering design, project management, preparation of construction tenders, contract administration, obtaining regulatory approvals, securing property easements, construction inspection and quality assurance will be paramount.

Your expertise in guiding the preparation of contract documents, directing engineering investigations, reviewing and providing recommendations related to capital construction projects, ensuring the effective delivery of major engineering assignments and capital works projects on time and on budget, and preparing technically accurate plain-language reports and documentation will also be invaluable.

Prudent Financial Management

Your prudent financial management experience in developing, administering and maintaining annual budgets, controlling expenditures within approved budget limitations, assisting in the development of capital works programs and associated cash flow forecasts, ensuring contracts are awarded and administered in compliance with approved authorizations, negotiating claims and participating in litigation that might arise will be front and centre.

Also critical are your experience, passion and drive in leading and contributing to continuous improvement of divisional and sectional performance by developing and implementing annual work plans, setting benchmarks, analysing and monitoring key performance indicators against performance targets and taking corrective action as required.

In addition, your strong strategic orientation skills will support the development, design and implementation of functional policies and programs that will positively impact the overall business performance of the Section while establishing program goals and objectives that align with the overall divisional framework.

Exceptional Communication Skills

As a seasoned professional with excellent oral and written communication skills you will lead the preparation of reports to Standing Committees, Community Councils and/or Council, and material for public education/communication purposes as well as represent the Division/Cluster/Corporation at meetings with the public, clients, external agencies, Councillors and many other stakeholders.

Based on your highly developed human relations skills you will build, establish and maintain effective partnerships with various internal and external stakeholders, to facilitate the delivery of assigned projects and meet service delivery targets in compliance with City standards and regulatory requirements.

Best in Class Customer Service and Client Focus

As an innovator in service delivery excellence and a leader in transformation initiatives, including alternative service delivery models, you will utilize your extensive senior management experience and your well-developed people management skills to implement strategies and achieve desired results that align with divisional goals and objectives, the City's strategic directions and City Council priorities.

Outstanding Knowledge of Relevant Legislation and Commitment to Toronto Public Service Values

Your knowledge of applicable legislation, your ability to support a strong culture of health and safety and your keen interest in supporting the Toronto Public Service values to ensure a culture that champions equity, diversity and respectful workplaces would round out your qualifications.

A complete list of all major responsibilities is available here: https://www.toronto.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/8e48-Director-Design-Construction-TM2219-Job-Profile.pdf
Accommodation:

If you are an individual who requires accommodation, due to disability under the Ontario Human Rights Code, to apply for this position, please email us at applaccomodation@toronto.ca, quoting job ID #2309378 and the job classification title.  The City is committed to providing Code-protected accommodation throughout its hiring process. Please visit Hiring Policies and Statements for further details.

Notes:

  • Applicants are required to demonstrate in their application/resume that their qualifications match those specified in the job posting. Additional information submitted after the job posting closing date will not be accepted
  • Assessments, for those applicants shortlisted, may include an interview, presentation, written and/or practical test to take place mid to late October, 2018
  • Information in preparing for City job competitions is available on the Job Opportunities website
  • All applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes. Applicants may receive written correspondence regarding this job posting directly to the email address provided on their resume or to the one used to set-up their Candidate Profile if applying on TalentFlow. As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly. Only those who will be considered further will be contacted.

Work for the City you love
Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as Director of Design & Construction within our Engineering & Construction Services Division.

How to Apply:
For more information on this and other opportunities with the City of Toronto, visit us online at www.toronto.ca/jobs. To apply online, submit your resume, quoting File #2309378 X, by September 16, 2018.



Toronto, ON
Manager, Water Treatment & Solid Waste Facilities

Job Classification Title   MANAGER DESIGN & CONSTRUC MAJ INFRASTRUC
Requisition #        2309732 X
Division       Engineering & Construction Services
Section     Major Infrastructure
Work Location    METRO HALL, 55 JOHN ST
Job Stream    Engineering
Job Type          Permanent, Full-Time
Salary/Rate     $109,600.40 - $128,765.00 / Year
Hours of Work (bi-weekly)    70.00
Shift Information    Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week
Wage Grade 8
Affiliation  Non-Union
Job Code (PSG)        TM2181
Number of Positions Open 1
Posting Date    21-Aug-2018
Expiry date                            16-Sep-2018

 

      
                   
                            
                               
                     
                          
                       
                          
                  
                            
                           
               
     
                       


The City of Toronto provides a comprehensive benefits package, including pension, amounting to an additional 26% on base salary

Job Description
Bring your passion for municipal infrastructure construction to the City's Engineering and Construction Services Division as the Manager of the Water Treatment and Solid Waste Facilities Unit.

This position is ideally suited to a highly motivated Professional Engineer with demonstrated project and people management experience, who has excellent communication skills, and who is looking for the opportunity to take a lead role delivering essential municipal infrastructure that serves the City of Toronto's residents, businesses and visitors.

Reporting to the Director of the Major Infrastructure Section, the Manager Design & Construction Major Infrastructure (Water Treatment & Solid Waste Facilities) provides the technical, financial, and administrative oversight needed to effectively and successfully deliver capital projects at the City’s R.C. Harris, F.J. Horgan, R.L. Clark and Island water treatment plants, and at various solid waste transfer stations and closed landfill sites within the City and within the Greater Toronto Area.

Major Responsibility Highlights
Leading a team of engineers and project managers, the Manager of the Water Treatment and Solid Waste Facilities Unit is responsible for:

Effective Leadership of Technical Staff

  • Manage, motivate and train the Unit’s staff, ensuring effective teamwork, high standards of work quality and organizational performance, and continuous learning.
  • Provide oversight and appropriate allocation of staff and financial resources; and ensure effective project management with respect to scope, schedule and administrative requirements for projects undertaken by the Unit.
  • Cultivate a culture of continuous improvement and innovation within the Major Infrastructure Water Treatment and Solid Waste Facilities Unit, evaluating program delivery on an ongoing basis in consultation with staff, senior management, service users, clients and partners with the goal of improving effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Contribute to the continuous review and relevancy of key performance indicators for the Unit. Responsible for monitoring and regular reporting, including key performance indicators and assigned performance targets, on the capital program and projects delivered by the Major Infrastructure Water Treatment and Solid Waste Facilities Unit.

Expertise Constructing Municipal Works

  • Provide technical expertise, and oversee the execution of environmental assessment studies and the planning, design and construction of multidisciplinary engineering projects associated with the City’s water treatment plants and systems, solid waste management facilities, including transfer stations, and other major infrastructure.
  • Oversee and provide input and quality assurance on project constructability, conformance with City of Toronto standards, and compliance with all health and safety regulations and approvals/permits from regulatory authorities.
  • Guide the delivery of multi-year projects and programs through various delivery models, including conventional design-bid-build, design-build and program management.

Exacting Financial Oversight and Management

  • Develop, recommend and administer the annual budget for the Unit, and ensure that the Unit’s expenditures are controlled and maintained within approved budget limitations.
  • Lead the negotiations of contractual terms and conditions, and the finalization of agreements with consultants, contractors and design-build consortia.
  • Authorize and ensure the accurate and proper preparation of progress payments, and documentation and justification for change orders to consultants and contractors; and the issuance of substantial performance and completion certificates to contractors.

Polished Customer Focus, Relationship Building and Political Acuity

  • Provide input to the development of the Capital Programs for Toronto Water and the Solid Waste Management Services Division to address rehabilitation, reconstruction and expansion needs for the City’s water treatment systems; solid waste management facilities; and other major infrastructure.
  • Prepare technical reports and staff reports to Standing Committees and/or Council, and material for public education/communication purposes, and represent the Division/Cluster/Corporation at meetings with the public, clients, stakeholders, Councillors and their staff, Standing Committees, Community Councils, City Council, court proceedings, and on internal and external committees.
  • Ensure excellent customer service is provided to both internal and external customers.

A complete list of all major responsibilities is available here: 

https://www.toronto.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/94cc-Manager-Design-Construction-Major-Infrastructure-TM2181-Job-Profile.pdf

Key Qualifications:
The successful candidate for the position of Manager of the Water Treatment & Solid Waste Facilities Unit of Engineering and Construction Services will have:

  1. A Professional Engineering licence and be a member in good standing of Professional Engineers Ontario.
  2. Extensive management experience in the area of engineering design and construction of complex, large-scale multi-disciplinary projects for water treatment systems, pumping stations, and reservoirs; solid waste management facilities, including transfer stations; and other major infrastructure.
  3. Extensive experience in project management from inception to implementation associated with the engineering design of complex, large-scale, multi-disciplinary, multi-year construction projects for major infrastructure, including water treatment and supply systems; solid waste management facilities; and other major infrastructure, including ancillary systems.
  4. Experience in the preparation of contract documents, technical reports, reports to Council or external agencies or third parties.
  5. Experience in managing, attracting, motivating and leading a diverse workforce and establishing and operating in an environment that promotes excellence.
  6. Exceptional knowledge of the principles of civil engineering and of materials and methods of construction, rehabilitation and upgrading of water treatment and solid waste management facilities.
  7. Knowledge of the principles and practices associated with mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and SCADA systems.
  8. Knowledge of engineering principles and practices associated with water treatment plants and systems; solid waste management facilities, including transfer stations; and other major infrastructure.
  9. Awareness and knowledge of technological advances/approaches and regulatory requirements associated with the rehabilitation and upgrading of water treatment systems, pumping stations, and reservoirs; solid waste management facilities, including transfer stations; and other major infrastructure.
  10. The ability to operate as a fully accountable program leader and as a member of a management team.
  11. The ability to thrive in a rapidly changing environment with frequent and competing deadlines, multiple tasks and high performance expectations.
  12. Well-developed people management skills with proven success in achieving results in a unionized and non-unionized environment.
  13. Well-developed interpersonal, human relation, communication (written and oral), negotiation, conflict resolution, project management, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  14. The ability to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization and external stakeholders.
  15. Awareness and knowledge of Federal and Provincial regulations and requirements, including, but not limited to, the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Employment Standards Act, Construction Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, and Environmental Protection Act.
  16. The ability to support the Toronto Public Service values to ensure a culture that champions equity, diversity and respectful workplaces.

Work for the City you love
Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as Manager of the Water Treatment & Solid Waste Facilities Unit within our Engineering & Construction Services Division.

How to Apply:
For more information on this and other opportunities with the City of Toronto, visit us online at www.toronto.ca/jobs. To apply online, submit your resume, quoting File #2309732 X, by September 16, 2018.

Accommodation: 
If you are an individual who requires accommodation, due to disability under the Ontario Human Rights Code, to apply for this position, please email us at applaccomodation@toronto.ca, quoting job ID #2309732 X and the job classification title.  The City is committed to providing Code-protected accommodation throughout its hiring process. Please visit Hiring Policies and Statements for further details.


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