Date de publication: 20 jun 2019
Date limite: 8 jul 2019
Project Manager, Water Services (temporary up to 36 months)
The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto. Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life - all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.
Job summary
This position is responsible for implementation of capital projects and maintenance related projects on behalf of the Water Services Division. This temporary position is required to liaise within the department and throughout the organization, including Procurement, Engineering and Capital Infrastructure Services, Finance, as well as external Consultants and Contractors to effectively coordinate and deliver complex projects within the established schedule, budget and scope. Reporting to the Manager of Technical Services, and guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will support asset management of the City’s critical water infrastructure and aid in the achievement of the community vision – to be the city that makes a difference.
  • Manage a variety of professional engineering assignments in one or more specialized areas of Municipal Engineering involving water distribution systems, water treatment plant/process and various water civil / municipal projects.
  • Serve as project manager directing project teams and providing technical direction to ensure desired project performance objectives are met.
  • Co-ordinates, directs and manages consultant and contractor resources on behalf of the City in the performance of projects.
  • Coordinate review of detail designs for engineering construction projects for water facilities, transmission mains, distribution mains, servicing piping, customer metering, pumping, treatment, and other related work, including review of design calculations as required.
  • Develops formal project documents including Project Charters, Schedules, Risk Registers, and Business Cases, amongst others, and ensures project management vigour consistent with protocols of the City’s Project Management Office and PMI.
  • Completes financial reporting and co-ordinates project financial accounting including processing of payment certificates and invoices.
  • Engages stakeholders and the public through Environmental Assessment and where otherwise required through the design and construction process.
  • Act as a resource to provide research, data, interpretation and recommendations based on sound professional engineering practices.
  • Liaise with City’s Engineering Services, Traffic, Corporate Building Services, and other City Departments to coordinate projects and ensure alignment and efficient project delivery.
  • Attend meetings with City staff, internal departments and external stakeholders as a representative of Guelph Water Services.
  • Conduct studies and pilot programs as directed by Water Services management staff.
  • Assists with capital planning and support the implementation of related capital upgrades and studies.
  • Supports internal benchmarking and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Supervises procurement of major services, materials, supplies, and equipment, develops and supports service agreements and contracts, develops and awards Tenders, RFP’s, RFQ’s and manages increases in scope to existing projects.
  • Responsible for writing reports and memos for customers, staff, management, and Council as well as SOP’s, technical specifications, and work instructions.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a post-secondary degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science or a related discipline and considerable experience in managing capital projects within a municipal water supply treatment and distribution system. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • C.E.T, P.ENG. or eligible for registration in the province of Ontario within one year.
  • A valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirement
  • Knowledge of all water related project phases (including conceptual design, pre-design, detailed design, and construction administration).
  • Excellent understanding of municipal water infrastructure and process design.
  • Ability to manage scope, budget and meet tight deadlines as well as properly coordinate the efforts of multi-disciplinary project teams.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation.
  • Knowledge of water industry and municipal and provincial regulations related to groundwater water supply and treatment, operation and maintenance and environmental compliance.
  • Excellent project management skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders, the media and the general public.
  • Good interpersonal, leadership and team building skills.
  • Excellent mathematical skills with the ability to analyze data, perform calculations and work with large amounts of data.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Experience with project management software tools.
  • Experience with GIS, Hydraulic Modelling, and AutoCAD would be an asset.
  • PMP designation is an asset.
$44.85 - $56.06 per hour
How to apply
Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday
July 7, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.
Please visit the job posting listed on our careers page and click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.
The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.
Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.