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City of Hamilton

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City of Hamilton


Temporary, full-time opportunity (up to 24 months) – Hamilton, ON

Are you a self-motivated, licensed Electrician with a strong teamwork skillset and a “do it right the first time” approach? Can you work effectively both independently and as part of a team? If such is the case, bring your skills and experience to the City of Hamilton.

Reporting to the Electrical Supervisor, you’ll perform all duties required by the trade of an Industrial Electrician, including, but not limited to, troubleshooting, repair, and operational and basic predictive and preventive electrical maintenance duties on associated installations for Hamilton Water & Wastewater Treatment Facilities and Outstations. Such work will involve exposure to varying climatic conditions, potential exposure to trace amounts of treatment chemicals, sludge, water and wastewater, working at computer terminals, and working at heights and in confined spaces.

To succeed as an Electrician on our skilled team, you must excel at planning, organizing and implementing work pertaining to breakdown and preventive maintenance on electrical equipment, and be able to suggest improvements to practices and procedures, and contribute to optimizing performance, efficiency and effectiveness, while ensuring adherence to established procedures.

Your qualifications as an Electrician include:

  1. A valid 309A or 442A Certificate of Qualification with a proven apprenticeship, with extensive experience in the Water/Wastewater or Manufacturing Industry.
  2. Extensive experience working with large industrial process equipment, performing the duties of a licensed Electrician, in the Water/Wastewater or Manufacturing Industry.
  3. Proven knowledge, experience, and proficiency in the operation and maintenance of medium-voltage and high-voltage (4.16 kV, 13.8 kV) electrical equipment, including, but not limited to: MCCs, VFDs, breakers, switchgear and transformers and generators.
  4. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  5. Ability to read and interpret electrical drawings and schematics.
  6. Strong troubleshooting skills where schematics may not be readily available.
  7. Good communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  8. Ability to obtain by examination within the probation period or already possess:
    1. A Level I or higher Wastewater Treatment Operation, Certificate of Competency, and
    2. A Level I or higher Wastewater Collection Operation, Certificate of Competency, and
    3. A Level I or higher Water Treatment Operation, Certificate of Competency, and
    4. A Level I or higher Water Distribution Operation, Certificate of Competency.
  9. Self-motivation with a strong teamwork skillset, and ability to work both independently and as part of a team, and excel at planning, organizing, and implementing work.
  10. Familiarity with the Occupational Health & Safety Act Regulations that apply to this work.
  11. Ability to pass a respiratory fit test and maintain self-contained breathing apparatus and other safety equipment.
  12. Ability to work at heights and in confined spaces.
  13. Ability to report on-call outside normal work hours, and report to various work sites.
  14. A “do it right the first time” approach.
  15. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form.
  16. Self-sufficiency and proficiency in the trade.


  • Must possess and maintain a Class “G” (or better) Driver’s Licence valid in the Province of Ontario and a point-free driving record and/or a record found to be satisfactory to the City of Hamilton.


  • As a condition of employment, the successful applicant(s) will be required to obtain a satisfactory Criminal Record & Judicial Matters Check, at their own expense, prior to beginning work in this position.

This temporary, full-time position offers a wage range of $36.060 to $37.720 per hour (based on a 40-hour work week schedule).

About the City of Hamilton

Contribute to the City of Hamilton, one of Canada’s largest cities – home to a diverse and strong economy, an active and inclusive community, a robust cultural and dining scene, hundreds of kilometres of hiking trails and natural beauty just minutes from the downtown core, and so much more. Join our diverse team of talented and ambitious staff who embody our values of sensational service, courageous change, steadfast integrity, collective ownership and being engaged, empowered employees. Help us #BeTheReason the entire country is talking about Hamilton, and achieve our vision of being the best place to raise a child and age successfully.

For full details and to apply

If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit www.hamilton.ca/careers for details on this Electrician position, JOB ID #15990, and to apply online, by Wednesday, January 29, 2020.

The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

The City of Hamilton values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Vice President, Innovation and Infrastructure Solutions

Ontario Clean Water Agency

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Vice President, Innovation and Infrastructure Solutions
Ontario Clean Water Agency

Join the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) for this unique and exciting opportunity in leading long-term business planning strategies to continue demonstrating service excellence in the delivery of safe, reliable and cost-effective clean water.

We are looking for an experienced collaborative and innovative leader to identify new growth opportunities and strategies in the water and wastewater industry. The Vice President will leverage new technologies, emerging trends and your proven delivery experience to expand OCWA’s ability to provide first-rate comprehensive services and solutions to clients such as municipalities, First Nation communities, businesses, government and Institutions across Ontario.

What can I expect to do in this role?
As the Vice President, Innovation and Infrastructure Solutions you will:

• Provide strategic technical leadership to grow and manage OCWA’s support services such as engineering, construction, process optimization, energy management, innovation, alternate delivery solutions and resource recovery
• Lead the development and execution of long-term business plans to gain market share and achieve financial growth
• Build collaborative and sustainable partnerships with key stakeholders to increase revenue and performance of the organization
• Provide expert strategic advice to Agency executives on strategies for business growth, revenue generation, business planning, performance measurement, risk management and reputation to support OCWA’s objectives for business excellence and competitiveness
• Drive innovation by identifying market, industry and economic opportunities for growth
How do I qualify?
Strategic Planning and Transformational Leadership
• You are a senior leader who has developed, implemented and communicated new strategies for growth opportunities
• You have experience in developing and implementing strategic business plans to maximize OCWA’s market competitiveness
• You are a proven change agent with the demonstrated ability to support the identification of changing business needs based on business/ service performance measurements and the needs of clients
• You have business experience generating revenues using multiple tactics such as new growth opportunities and emerging trends
• You are an established leader who creates a collaborative and inclusive work environment
Technical Expertise
• You demonstrate knowledge of the water and wastewater industry in Ontario, nationally and internationally
• You have the technical knowledge and understanding or the demonstrated skills to quickly understand the principles of water and wastewater treatment in the following disciplines: engineering, construction, process optimization, energy management, innovation, alternate delivery solutions and resource recovery
Relationship and Stakeholder Management
• You have superior communication, persuasion and negotiation skills to establish collaborative relationships and consensus among a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders, clients, partners and industry associates
• You have highly developed relationship building skills to foster and maintain effective partnerships with both internal and external stakeholders to expand OCWA’s profile and emerging service offerings
• You have experience providing advice and recommendations to senior executives

Location: Central, Mississauga
Salary: $130,930 – $168,240 per year

Please apply online, only, by Wednesday, January 15, 2020, by visiting http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/Preview.aspx?Language=English&JobID=143685.

Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the Executive Recruitment Unit at careersexecutive@ontario.ca. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

Director, Policy Planning & Analysis (Liquid Waste Services)

Metro Vancouver

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 Metro Vancouver

Director, Policy Planning & Analysis (Liquid Waste Services)

Metro Vancouver is a federation made up of 21 municipalities, one Electoral Area, and one Treaty First Nation that collaboratively plans for and delivers regional-scale services, policy and political leadership on behalf of its members. Governed by a Board of Directors of elected officials from each local authority, Metro Vancouver provides core utility services such as water, sewerage and drainage, and solid waste management, while also carrying out planning and regulatory responsibilities related air quality, urban growth, affordable housing, and management of a regional parks system. Metro Vancouver is a vibrant, richly diverse region focused on livability and ensuring quality of life for the region’s residents, both now and for generations to come.

To learn more, please visit Metro Vancouver’s  website. 

The Opportunity: Director, Policy Planning & Analysis (Liquid Waste Services)


The Director, Policy Planning & Analysis leads the Liquid Waste Services Policy, Planning & Analysis function and provides strategic direction for implementing and updating the Integrated Liquid Waste and Resource Management Plan. In addition, the Director develops infrastructure plans and source control strategies for the utility and leads work to analyze and model the system to meet growth requirements and seismic reliability.

He/she will be accountable for the function’s budget and for delivering on the objectives of the department’s business plan, as well as hiring, leading and mentoring staff.


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science degree in engineering or other relevant discipline, plus 10 years of recent, related progressive experience supplemented by formal business management training; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Membership or eligibility for immediate membership as a registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng) with the Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC) is an asset


The complete opportunity profile can be viewed: Here



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