Stormwater Rehabilitation

February 25, 2023
Application ends: February 20, 2025

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With guidance from the Senior Engineer, SWM Projects, you will apply your engineering expertise to undertake a wide range of operational projects and duties to ensure the City’s stormwater management infrastructure is maintained to function per its design and in accordance with various regulatory requirements.

This will include managing total project delivery for operational projects related to the rehabilitation of various stormwater management facilities including ponds, low impact development measures, subsurface facilities, and open channel drainage systems. The assigned work encompasses a broad range of studies, reports and rehabilitation projects that may typically be routine in nature, or specific in scope and of short duration.

The Project Engineer provides technical expertise and knowledge of the operational needs of the Stormwater Management Services Unit through all phases of project delivery/lifecycle. The incumbent participates in project identification/scoping, prioritization, planning and risk management; initiates/organizes condition assessments and other studies relating to a project; monitors, tracks and reports on project status; approves all project expenditures and carries out related duties as assigned.


Completion of 4 year university degree in Engineering or Applied Science specializing in one of the following: Mechanical, Electrical or Civil Engineering disciplines (as required for a specific facility or network work unit)

Minimum of 5 years of related and progressively responsible experience in a municipal engineering environment, in the planning, design, construction and rehabilitation of facilities or network (linear) physical infrastructure, including a minimum of 3 years construction project management experience


Licensed Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO)
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is an asset


  • Engineering planning, design and construction methods and practices and related federal, provincial and municipal legislation, and municipal engineering standards, including legislation, standards, regulations and guidelines pertaining to water quality, potable water, sanitary, wastewater, and storm water services
  • Federal and provincial government legislation and regulatory requirements governing environmental issues and assessments, building/electrical/fire codes, and safety
  • In-depth knowledge of the City’s environmental services infrastructure and system components, including design, construction, operations and performance
  • Principles of project management, including cost containment/control, risk management and reporting
  • Knowledge of interpersonal techniques applied in project management to initiate/negotiate/control contract changes, negotiate with service providers to obtain deliverables within approved scope limits and to achieve client expectations
  • Processes for developing Requests for Qualifications, Requests for Proposals and the tendering and contracting process, including acceptance, review and selection of bids/tenders
  • Computer applications including project management/scheduling/cost control software applications, Computer Aided Design (CAD), MS Office Suite, e-mail and use of the Intra-Internet
  • Protocols for preparing reports, briefings and other communiqués and those pertaining to public consultation, and responding to senior management/Councillor inquiries
  • Knowledge of industry leading construction approaches, materials, processes and practices
  • Confined Space and “working-at-heights” requirements
  • Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers.


  • Work independently, with minimal direction, and collaboratively with all staff as part of a team
  • Possess organizational skills and flexibility to plan, initiate, organize and prioritize own work, and deal effectively with multiple demands, conflicting priorities, pressures and deadlines
  • Able to manage concurrent projects and bring projects to completion on time and within budget
  • Able to foster trust and cooperation to coordinate activities between technical staff, consultants, contractors
  • Able to identify and analyze and recommend solutions to issues and problems pertaining to assigned projects to mitigate loss/project downtime
  • Able to prepare RFQ’s and RFP’s, review, analyze and recommend acceptance of proposals
  • Able to carry out inspections to resolve project on-site problems and accept/reject contractors’ work
  • Able to perform data analysis, formulate recommendations, and create and maintain reports
  • Ability to read drawings from existing records or for proposed works
  • Possess computer literacy in applications such as MS Office Suite, SAP
  • Possess persuasive and assertive interpersonal and oral/written communication skills
  • Possess strong documentation, report writing and presentation skills
  • Independent, self-motivated
  • Demonstrate assertive interpersonal and oral/written communication skills
  • Demonstrate organization and time management skills
  • Attentive to accuracy and detail
  • Demonstrate leadership and initiative
  • Flexible, adaptable and resourceful


  • Language Requirement: English oral, reading, writing
  • Driver’s License Requirement: A valid Ontario unrestricted G class driver’s license (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerit points accumulated
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