Position: Senior Engineer, Fixed Facilities
Competition Number: 2019-EX-EN-52516786-01
Competition posting date: 2019.05.06
Competition closing date: 2019.05.24
Transportation Services Department, Rail Construction Program Service, Design Management Branch
1 Full-time Temporary Position (July 31, 2023) - 35 hours/week
Salary: $90,361.18 to $109,948.02 annually (2019 rates of pay)
Location: 180 Elgin, Barrister House
Category: Current Opportunities
Employment Group: Transportation
Manages total project delivery using in-house and/or external resources for major infrastructure construction
and rehabilitation projects, including roadways, transitways, structures, sewers, water mains, pumping
stations, treatment works, drainage works, lighting, solid waste/landfill sites, cycling facilities, traffic calming,
transit improvements, streetscaping and related underground utilities.
Responsible for all phases of the project delivery, from project inception through consultant selection (where
applicable), public consultation, pre-design, detailed design, tendering, and award, to construction. Monitors,
tracks and reports on project status, approves all project expenditures, arranges all project related testing,
and handles commissioning/turnover to operating branches. Assignments involve major or multiple projects
that are highly complex, of multi-million dollar value and may require extensive public consultation and
environmental assessment and may extend over multiple years.
Participates in project identification, prioritization and planning; organizes the conduct of environmental
impact assessment and other studies and all stages of the project lifecycle; contributes to the
review/development of department engineering standards, and carries out other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience
Four (4) year degree in Engineering or Applied Science
A minimum of eight (8) years' professional experience in the planning, design and construction of municipal
infrastructure including a minimum of five (5) years of project management experience.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
P. Eng designation and licensed Member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario or eligible to obtain
Ontario membership within six (6) months.
English oral, reading, writing required.
review and selection of consulting engineers
- Processes for tendering and contracting work
- Computer applications in an engineering environment pertaining to municipal design, project
management, spreadsheet, word processing, e-mail and use of the Intra-Internets
- Protocols for responding to senior management/councillor inquiries, conducting public consultation and
preparing reports, briefing notes and other communiqués
- Must possess the training, experience and knowledge to organize the work and its performance
- Must be familiar with all applicable health and safety legislation, have knowledge of any potential or
actual danger to health or safety in the work place, and have knowledge of appropriate actions to be
taken in order to ensure the health and safety of staff in accordance with applicable legislation and city
policies and procedures
Competencies & Skills
of governments and external agencies/utilities
- Prepare formal RFQ's and RFP's; review, analyze and recommend acceptance of proposals from
consulting engineering firms
- Communicate effectively orally and in writing to internal councillor inquiries and inquiries/complaints
from the general public and to present technical material in formats conducive to various audiences
- Identify and recommend the solutions to health and safety issues and problems to ensure the safety of
employees and contractors and to mitigate loss/project downtime
- Conflict management, influence, resolution and negotiation skills
If this opportunity matches your interest and profile please apply online by using the "Apply"
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We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue in the selection process
will be contacted.
The City of Ottawa is committed to providing quality services by establishing a qualified workforce that
reflects the diverse population it serves. The City encourages applications from all qualified individuals.
Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the
HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.