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JOB ID #:
Infrastructure Data Technologist
77 James St. N.
NUMBER OF VACANCIES:
1 Full-Time Regular
CUPE Local 5167 Inside
HOURS Of WORK:
35.00 per week
$38.269 - $43.487 per hour
- Note: See appropriate Collective Agreement or the Non Union Salary Range for details.
Job Description ID #:
SUMMARY OF DUTIES
The Infrastructure Data Technologist, under the direction of Senior Project Managers, supports the System Planning team’s work processes for the tracking and analysis of available capacity of water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, and to review and comment on proposed development and changes to City infrastructure. The Technologist will develop and employ database, spreadsheet and Geographical Information System (GIS) tools to track, analyze and file incoming and outgoing data and documents, and occasionally carry out field work such as sampling and inspection to support on-going water resources related projects.
Assists in the development and use of electronic data and document management tools, including spreadsheets and databases, as well as physical (paper) filing systems.
Tracks document transmission and team work flow.
Compiles and circulates summaries of team performance using established Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
Retrieves and summarizes documents and data from various City electronic and physical (paper) data systems and archives, as required by other team members.
Performs initial screening of development application circulations for completeness, and to identify which require engineering review, by applying established criteria/checklists.
Collects, manages, reviews, quality checks, statistically analyses, enters and updates data in databases such as flow/sampling databases, water billing, and SCADA.
Up-dates GIS shapefiles, and prepares maps and presentation figures.
Participates in and contributes to work efficiency / process optimization reviews for Continuous Improvement.
Conducts visual observation and takes photographs of drainage features such as roadways, ditches and creeks during rainfall events.
Monitors groundwater wells using instruments.
Calibrates monitoring equipment and verifies data.
Collects water quality samples from groundwater wells and surface water features.
Receives and answers inquiries by telephone, email or traditional mail.
Monitors and documents work performed by contractors and facilitates problem resolution.
Maintains records such as correspondence and report files within the appropriate tracking system.
Performs other duties as assigned which are directly related to the major responsibilities of the position.
1. Must have a demonstrated knowledge and experience in the duties described above, normally acquired through a combination of relevant work-related experience and a community college diploma (Civil Engineering Technology, Geographic Information Systems, Data/Information Management, or related field of study).
2. Must have previous design or planning experience related to municipal infrastructure systems for water supply, and/or wastewater collection, and/or stormwater conveyance.
3. Must have functional competency in GIS (e.g. Esri ArcGIS or GeoMedia), spreadsheet apps (e.g. MS-Excel), and database apps (e.g. MS-Access). Competency with word processing apps (e.g. MS-Word) and Microsoft SQL is an asset.
4. Working knowledge of computer modelling application of one or more of WaterCAD, InfoWater, InfoWorks, Mike Urban, PCSWMM (or equivalent) is an asset.
5. Effective written and verbal communication skills.
6. Ability to perform well both independently and as part of a team.
7. Ability to perform physical field work including carrying/installing instrumentation and water samples.
8. Knowledge and working experience related to Ontario Planning Act approvals and related municipal procedures and guidelines, particularly City of Hamilton planning approvals procedures, are an asset.
9. Knowledge of Ontario regulations and guidelines relevant to municipal infrastructure and water resources is an asset.
10. Knowledge of water hydraulic engineering, and/or hydrology, and/or hydrogeology is an asset.
As a condition of employment, the successful applicant(s) will be required to obtain a satisfactory Criminal Record & Judicial Matters Check (formerly Police Information Check), at their own expense, prior to beginning work in this position.
Be advised that Human Resources frequently audits resumes of internal/external applicants to ensure/validate information provided is consistent and trustworthy. Falsification of information provided at any time throughout the recruitment process may be grounds for disqualification, and for internal applicants, subject to discipline up to and including termination.
The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Consistent with our Values and Corporate Culture Pillars, the City of Hamilton is committed to providing equitable treatment to all with respect to barrier-free employment and accommodation without discrimination. The City will provide accommodation for applicants in all aspects of the hiring process, up to the point of undue hardship. If you have an accommodation need, please contact Human Resources as soon as possible to make appropriate arrangements.
We invite you to visit the departmental webpage to obtain further information on the culture and business of this department.
The incumbent shall comply with all Health and Safety Policies and Practices for this position and the workplace.
It is the responsibility of the applicants to ensure that their application reaches Human Resources by the closing date or they may not be considered. It is also the responsibility of applicants to supply qualifications, licences and related experience relevant to the qualifications outlined above for this competition as directed. On the basis of the criteria set out above, this posting is open to all applicants
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