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DIRECTOR, PUBLIC OPERATIONS
City of St. Albert
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City of St. Albert
DIRECTOR, PUBLIC OPERATIONS
PERMANENT FULL TIME
Organization City of St. Albert
Department Public Operations
Location Liggett Place, 235 Carnegie Drive
Salary $151,092 – 182,279 per annum
Closing Date October 10, 2023
Competition # 23/184
The City of St. Albert has an exciting opportunity for a highly capable Director, Public Operations.
Reporting to the Managing Director, Infrastructure and Operations, the Director is responsible for the planning, organization, direction and integration of the City’s public works, utilities and transit services and functions. By providing strategic leadership, the Director oversees the administration and through their management team the operational direction of roads, sidewalks, trails and parks maintenance, arena maintenance, waste diversion, utilities, fleet management, facility management, transit service delivery.
This position serves as a member of the City’s Leadership Team and has responsibility for a large, diverse complement of non-union and unionized staff. The Director is responsible for department planning, developing, and managing operating, capital, and utilities budgets, and ensuring plans and service policies are consistent with the City’s goals, with a clear understanding of the future. Other core responsibilities of the role include continuous improvement, developing/implementing operating policies and maintaining top quality customer service. This incumbent must effectively manage resources to provide high quality, cost-effective public service to St. Albert residents, visitors, & other internal clients.
The Director will guide frontline services to ensure compatibility with the City’s strategic plan through support and direction to managers and supervisors. The role is accountable to monitor operations to ensure compliance with Occupational Health and Safety legislation, ISO 14001 standards and Council approved service levels.
This role is suited to an individual with strong leadership, interpersonal and management skills. The person we seek has knowledge and experience in contract management, engineering standards, human resources and labour relations, equipment utilization and transportation infrastructure. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required, as well as comfort and skill in making public presentations. As well the incumbent will be expected to collaborate with regional transit providers to optimize routes and services and implement innovative solutions.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Parks, Architecture, or other related field combined with a minimum of 10 years of progressive responsibility in operations and management.
OR a directly related Diploma with 12 years of progressive responsibility in operations and management, preferably in a maintenance (roads, parks, fleet, facilities), Utilities and/or Transit field.
• A minimum of 5 years of staff management (in a management role), leadership and strategic planning experience is required.
• A Designation with an appropriate certifying body related to this field of work is an asset.
• Strong business acumen with excellent planning and financial management skills.
• Fully conversant in the use of Microsoft Office applications.
• A Class 5 drivers licence and the use of a personal vehicle for work use are required for this role.
HOURS OF WORK
This position works 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday (7:00 – 4:00) and receives 1 Earned Day Off per month. There is a requirement of additional and evening hours. The successful applicant may be eligible for a hybrid (office/home) work arrangement.
$151,092 – $182,279 per annum. In addition, the City of St. Albert offers excellent benefits, pension programs including supplementary pension, and a monthly vehicle allowance.
This opportunity is being advertised to current City of St. Albert employees and the public concurrently.
The successful applicant will be required to obtain/maintain a satisfactory police information check.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume via the City of St. Albert Careers website: www.stalbert.ca/employment
October 10, 2023
We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Municipal District of Lesser Slave River
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Municipal District of Lesser Slave River
Utility Operator – Full Time – Permanent
Competition #UO2023 | until suitable candidate
The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River (MD) is currently seeking a full-time, permanent Water Utility Operator to assist with daily operation and maintenance activities within the MD’s boundaries. Under the guidance of the Utility Foreman, the Utility Operator is responsible for the skilled technical activities involved in the operation and maintenance of the MD’s water, water distribution, wastewater collection and treatment systems. The schedule is 8-on / 6-off, 10-hour workdays.
This position includes monitoring and reporting per Alberta Environment Codes and Regulations. The MD has three water treatment facilities, seven water distribution facilities, and three wastewater collection and treatment facilities.
• Responsible for the day-to-day operations and maintenance of water treatment, water distribution and wastewater collection and treatment systems
• Perform and record daily laboratory tests, routine water analysis, monitor analytical reports and adjust treatment processes as required
• Ensure operations are carried out according to Alberta Environment Approvals, Code of Practice, Alberta Health, and Standard Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality. Accurate records are to be maintained as per the conditions listed within the specific Approval or Code of Practice
• Understand various software systems, SCADA, and PLCs
• Locate underground municipal services for requesting parties (i.e.: Alberta One-Call, ratepayers)
• Assist with internal and contracted repairs and installations
• Respond to grinder pump alarms and service requests and assist with repairs
• Record water meter readings on the last day of each month for submission for water billing
• Ensure all safety policies and procedures are being followed. Check safety devices in all facilities and keep necessary records. Report all incidents and unsafe conditions.
• Perform other duties and willing to work overtime when required
• Level I Water Treatment, Level I Wastewater Treatment, Level I Water Distribution, Level I Wastewater Collection – Required, or equal or better experience can be accommodated
• Valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License – Required
• Minimum two years’ experience in Water treatment plants – Required
Salary Range: $26.76 – 38.80/hour ($55,668 – $80,709 per year), dependent on qualifications/license and experience. Level 3 are encouraged to apply, and compensation would be higher.
Please submit your application to Recruitment@mdlsr.ca referencing “Competition # UO2023” in the subject line. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Municipal District of Lesser Slave River no.124 Box 722 Slave Lake, Alberta T0G 2A0 email@example.com
Senior Project Manager - Water Services Canada
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Senior Project Manager – Water Services Canada – Toronto
Interested candidate may apply via this weblink: https://tinyurl.com/2s7kx4d3
Why CDM Smith?
CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.
For 75 years, CDM Smith Inc. has provided innovative solutions combined with responsive, professional service to clients in the water, environment, energy, facilities, and transportation industries. As an employee-owned corporation with more than $1.3 billion (U.S.) in annual revenues and a multidiscipline staff of 5,500 in over 130 offices worldwide, CDM Smith maintains the size, stability, and resources necessary to successfully deliver a wide range of projects.
Since 2015, CDM Smith in Canada has had rapidly growing water business in Vancouver, British Columbia. With the recently opening of the Markham, Ontario office, CDM Smith is committed to significant local growth to meet the growing demand of clients in the GTA and Ontario for water project planning, design and construction management services.
CDM Smith currently has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager in our growing Markham office. In that position, you will work closely with our Client Services Lead on business development activities to grow the Ontario water business, including client liaison and proposal preparation, will be project manager for design and construction projects for water and wastewater treatment and biosolids facilities, and pumping and conveyance infrastructure, and will contribute to the rapid growth of our Ontario team.
For more information about our Project Management roles, tools and culture, please visit this website https://bit.ly/2UC8V16.
As a member of the Markham team, you will contribute to CDM Smith’s mission by:
• Serving as Project Manager on major water and wastewater projects in the GTA and other municipalities in Ontario, acting as primary contact with the client project manager, and being responsible for project scope, schedule, budget and quality management, as well as management of multi-disciplinary design team members.
• Collaborating with the Ontario Client Service Leader and corporate sales and marketing team members for proposal preparation and client liaison to promote business development, reputation and relationships with municipal clients for water sector work in the GTA and Ontario
• Participating in professional societies relevant to the industry.
• Providing technical guidance, senior leadership, and mentoring engineering staff to enhance our water
services capabilities in Ontario
• Providing technical support, project management support or quality management services for projects in Ontario or for other CDM Smith offices in North America.
• Building and maintaining positive working relationships with key client decision makers.
• Participating and contributing to staff hiring to enhance growth in the Markham office.
• Bachelor’s Degree.
• 10 years of related experience.
• PMP (PMI), CCM or DBIA certification is required (within 12 months of hire or promotion onto the
Approved Project Manager list).
• Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.
• Bachelor’s degree in civil, environmental or chemical engineering or related discipline.
• Registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontario.
• More than 10 years of related project management. and technical project delivery experience for
projects in the municipal water sector.
• Experience working and managing projects for municipal clients in the greater Toronto area and/or southern Ontario market.
• Business development experience including preparation of proposals and cost estimates for municipal
Amount of Travel Required 5%
Leader, Water Treatment Capital Maintenance
City of Calgary
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City of Calgary
Leader, Water Treatment Capital Maintenance
If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance, promote physical and psychological safety, and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.
The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace which is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and reconciliation. Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request.
As the Leader, Water Treatment Capital Maintenance, you will lead and provide strategic direction to the Capital Maintenance team within the Water Treatment Division, whose focus is on delivering capital maintenance projects to address risks associated with Calgary’s water treatment plants and secondary stations. The team is part of the Water Services business unit, which oversees the operation of three lines of service: Water Treatment, Wastewater Treatment and Stormwater.
As a member of the Water Treatment Leadership Team, you will be expected to foster an inclusive leadership approach that promotes equity, diversity and inclusion, as well as psychological and physical safety. As a strategic decision-maker, you will possess political acumen and have experience in leading transformational change and enabling innovation. Primary duties include:
Provide engineering expertise, strategic direction and leadership on project delivery including feasibility, pre-design, design, estimating, permit applications, public relations, contract administration (tendering, indemnification, approvals, permits), construction management, safety and commissioning.
Provide direction and support to staff, including recruitment and selection, individual performance management, staff development, coaching, mentoring and succession planning.
Develop strategic long-term planning, allocate resources and developing business processes.
Provide leadership on management issues such as business planning, scheduling and utilization of resources, customer satisfaction, training and education, communication, project planning and liaise with leadership team, both within and outside of the Division.
Assist in the development of capital and business plan budgets, financial reporting, status updates.
A degree in Civil, Environmental, Mechanical, Industrial or Chemical Engineering, registration as a Professional Engineer in Canada, and current licensure as a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) or licensure by the first day of work.
At least 10 years of experience in project management in consulting engineering, government, or utility engineering, but less experience may be considered under exceptional circumstances.
A solid understanding of water treatment processes and operations and senior level project management experience is required.
Experience in managing engineering activities and troubleshooting infrastructure challenges in highly regulated process plants or industrial environments would be considered an asset.
A Project Management Professional (PMP) designation and experience with project tracking software would be considered an asset.
Strong project management skills with demonstrated ability to manage staff to deliver projects within tight timelines to achieve multi-dimensional work programs.
Demonstrated ability to build, develop and lead strong teams while maintaining positive work relationships, lead change and promote innovation. effectively on technical, operational, and business issues to multiple audiences.
Strong political acumen, analytical skills, superior communication skills, with the ability to make strategic decisions that mitigates risks to Water Services.
Aligning with City corporate values, you will have demonstrated success in building, developing and leading strong teams, leading and managing change, and establishing and maintaining strong and positive working relationships.
A security clearance will be conducted.
Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
Union: Exempt Engineer
Position Type: 1Temporary (up to 24 months) Compensation: Level G $111,913 – 176,074 per annum Hours of work: Standard 35 hour work week
………………Column Break………………Business Unit: Water Services Location: 1668 56 Avenue SW
ShapeDays of Work: This position works a 5 day work week earning 1 day off in a 3 week cycle.
Apply By: September 26, 2023 Job ID #: 308300
Apply online at www.calgary.ca/careers
ShapeWater and Wastewater Project Engineer
Urban Systems Ltd.
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ShapeWater and Wastewater Project Engineer Calgary, AB
Urban Systems Ltd.
About the Opportunity
Our established Calgary office is looking to add a hard-working and motivated Water and Wastewater Project Engineer to our team of experts who provide quality service to our clients. We are looking for someone who shares our core values, has a passion for problem solving, and who has a spark for consulting.
Municipal water and wastewater engineering is an integral part of our practice at Urban Systems. In this role, you will benefit from the support of industry professionals while working on a diverse range of exciting projects that make a tangible difference in many local communities. You will work collaboratively in teams on planning, designing, and implementing several projects for municipal, land development and Indigenous communities clients. In addition to the learning and project experience you will receive, you can expect to be responsible for:
Leading projects and coordinating with engineers-in-training, clients, contractors and other consulting firms to complete projects.
Developing proposals and consultant fees for clients.
Working with clients to develop project scopes and project delivery plans.
Developing your technical engineering skills and understanding of current best practices in a practical, real-world setting.
Applying practical knowledge related to civil piping and process facility design principles to provide workable solutions to engineering problems on a small scale and large multi-disciplinary projects.
Preparing and certifying technical reports, plans, studies, proposals, and oral presentations.
Preparing and certifying construction plan drawings, construction details, specifications, cost estimates and contract documents.
Applying knowledge to complete design and construction of lift stations, reservoirs, and pipelines for all clients.
Understanding local and federal regulatory requirements related to, for example, works in and about water licensing, potable water quality and wastewater effluent quality.
Proactively and expertly communicating with co-workers, clients, contractors, regulators, and the public
Demonstrating continuous improvement and growth through ongoing setting and working towards personal and professional goals.
Mentoring junior engineers and civil engineering technologists as needed.
Our ideal candidate will be a Civil, Mechanical, Chemical or Environmental Engineering graduate with 5+ years of experience, an interest in hydraulics and water and wastewater and a P.Eng. in good standing with APEGA or other provincial professional associations regulating engineering practice. Experience in municipal consulting would be an asset.
The following skills, strengths and interests would be considered a benefit to this role:
A commitment to learning through the ongoing achievement of personal and professional goals.
A keen interest or experience in construction and inspections.
Specific interest or experience in pumping facilities and pipeline design and construction.
Ability to take initiative and focus on solutions.
Hardworking and the desire to deliver value.
The ability to collaborate with people of varying backgrounds and perspectives.
Experience in mentoring others.
Ability to work on multiple projects and deadlines at a time and thrive in a self-directed work environment.
Willing and able to travel to project sites throughout Western Canada.
You are a professional member with APEGA or eligible to register.
Urban Systems is an employee-owned interdisciplinary community consulting firm with deep Canadian roots. We are united in our mission to transform communities everywhere into vibrant places where people want to live today, tomorrow, and forever.
At Urban Systems, vibrant communities are everything—including our own work community. Since 1975, we have grown to more than 700 people with 18 offices across Canada. Every day, our purpose-driven team works closely with our clients and their communities to deliver impactful work. We are proud to work with diverse clients, including Indigenous communities, all levels of government, commercial and residential land developers, and the natural resource sector.
We care for our communities and for our people. It’s our differences that make us exciting, and our shared belief in Urban Systems that binds us together. We’re searching for the creative and passionate and the curious and courageous to join us in creating meaningful and generational change in communities.
Our Commitment to You
Are you looking for opportunities to participate in challenging stormwater projects and work with multiple stakeholders? Join a diverse and supportive group of professionals at Urban Systems and take part in impactful work building vibrant communities across Canada. Here’s what you can expect as a team member at Urban Systems:
Competitive Compensation. Your skills and contributions are valued. You’ll receive
competitive compensation, extended health, dental, vision care coverage, and more!
Paid Time Off. We encourage all team members to take time off to recharge and spend time with loved ones. Enjoy 3 weeks of paid vacation to start, in addition to statutory days off throughout the year.
Learn and grow. Your professional growth & development is supported here. You are encouraged to take initiative and shape your career through coaching, in-house learning, technical courses, and more.
Work with Inter-Disciplinary Teams. Amazing things happen when you mix creativity, curiosity, teamwork, and a strong desire to collaborate and innovate. You will be part of diverse, inter-disciplinary teams to deliver important projects for our clients and their communities.
Flexible Hours & Work Environment. You have a life outside of work. We offer flexibility in your work schedule and work environment to help you do your best work and meet your commitments.
Saving for the Future. To help you achieve your long-term retirement goals, we offer a Long-Term Matching Program that matches your contributions to an RRSP or TSFA.
Support through Transitions. You will be supported through life’s moments and
transitions, big or small, including generous top-up for parental leave.
Create Lasting Community Impact. 98% of Urban Systems employees believe that the work we do is important. Join a team of like-minded leaders and work together to bring impactful community projects to life!
How to Apply
If this describes your background, skills and attributes please visit our website for more information and submit your resume and cover letter. If it doesn’t describe you exactly but you feel you are well suited to this opportunity, we encourage you to apply.
Urban Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create an inclusive culture for all employees. Our clients come from all walks of life and so do you. We believe that diversity and unity amongst our teams leads to building stronger communities.
Deadline for applications: Monday September 25, 2023 at 10:00 am MST
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City of Regina
Highlights of the job
EPCOR Utilities Inc. is hiring for a Full Time Permanent Operations Manager working out of Regina, Saskatchewan.
The Operations Manager is accountable for the operations at the Regina Wastewater Treatment Plant. This includes providing leadership and direction to the operations team while leading the commercial relationship with our partner, the City of Regina and achieving the required outcomes with time spans (longest target completion time) of up to 3 – 12 months.
What you’d be responsible for
Developing and implementing deliverables within a three to twelve month time frame based on Regina and Regional Operations’ business plans.
Ensuring deliverables of direct report positions are aligned and integrated.
Identifying the necessary budget requirements for operations.
Creating, developing and managing a strong team of employees.
Ensuring the delivery of optimal results against performance metrics.
Developing, implementing and reviewing operations processes to ensure compliance to policies, standards, regulatory requirements and ensuring mitigation of risks.
Leading a team of highly competent, engaged operations and maintenance employees that focus on safety and supporting their productivity and growth.
Interfacing with clients and management including adherence to/and execution of existing project agreement as well as deliverables that include performance reporting, client meetings and achieving financial targets.
Adhering to and maintaining all management plans and procedures required for the facility including operations, maintenance, sustaining capital and laboratory.
Ensuring the facilities perform to EPCOR’s standards and meeting regulatory and contract obligations in our partnership with the City of Regina. Engaging offsite EPCOR support and subject matter experts as needed.
Commercial negotiations and procurement activities including managing subcontracts, contract renewals, and new contracts with external service partners.
Labour relations including managing work and employees in accordance to the existing collective agreement and participating in negotiations of future collective agreements.
Demonstrating a high performance, high discipline, safe, accountable, focused, innovative and achievement-oriented, easy to do business with manner of working.
What’s required to be successful
Completion of Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or related discipline from a recognized post-secondary institute.
10+ years of operations experience in a plant environment.
Industry background that includes technical knowledge of the water and wastewater business and/or industrial water processes.
Possession of a valid Saskatchewan Motor Vehicle Operator’s License with 6 or fewer demerits.
Knowledge of water and wastewater operations, regulatory standards/guidelines, and safety/workplace health requirements.
Experience in client management and the preparation of proposals, business plans, and contracts is an asset.
Budgetary management and administration.
Other important facts about this job
Hours of work: 40 hours per week
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A requirement of working for EPCOR is that you are at least 18 years of age, successfully attained a high school diploma (GED, or equivalent level of secondary education) and legally entitled to work in Canada. (A copy of a valid work permit may be required.)
If you are considered for the position, clearance on all applicable background checks (which may include criminal, identity, educational, and/or credit) and professional reference checks is required. Some EPCOR positions require an enhanced level of background assessment, which is dictated by law. These positions require advanced criminal record checks that must also be conducted from time to time after commencement of employment.
A technical/practical assessment may be administered during the selection process and this exercise will be used as a part of the selection criterion.
To meet the physical demands required of some positions, candidates must be in good physical condition and willing to work in all weather conditions. Clearance on pre-placement medical and drug and alcohol testing may be required.
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