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This is a permanent full time position available, working 35 hours per week.
Halton Region serves more than 580,000 residents throughout Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. We are committed to delivering high quality programs and services that make Halton a great place to live and work.
Joining Halton Region opens the door to a fulfilling career. Our comprehensive compensation, great benefits and employee recognition program are a few reasons why we are one of the GTA’s Top Employers.
We engage great people who contribute to meaningful work that makes a positive difference in our community. As an employee, you will be part of a progressive, service focused and award winning employer with a diverse and inclusive work environment. At Halton, you are encouraged to grow and succeed in your career and are recognized for your accomplishments and contributions.
The Region is seeking to fill one Project Manager II position within Engineering and Construction, depending upon their education and experience.
It’s an exciting time to join Halton Region. Over the next 10 years the Region will be investing $2.9 Billion into water, wastewater and transportation infrastructure. We are looking for dedicated, forward thinking and enthusiastic individuals to be part of the team that delivers and manages an infrastructure asset inventory of over $8.4 billion. Our commitment is to deliver high quality infrastructure for the residents, businesses and visitors to Halton Region.
Qualifications for a Project Manager II, include a Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) designation, registration with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technologists and Technicians (OACETT) and a minimum of three to six (3-6) years of experience in managing water and wastewater (linear and facility) and/or transportation projects. In addition to the above, the qualifications for a Project Manager II include directly related experience in the areas of planning, including the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process, design, construction and commissioning of water and wastewater (linear and facility) and/or transportation infrastructure. A Professional Engineering designation (P. Eng.), registration with the Professional Engineers of Ontario and a Project Management Professional (PMP) designation are considered valuable assets.
We are looking to hire individuals with demonstrated experience delivering complex and innovative projects on schedule and on budget. Successful candidate must possess expert project management, strategic planning, analytical and problem solving skills. Strong oral and written communication skills, along with strong facilitation, negotiation and dispute resolution skills are required to interface with multiple stakeholders including regional staff, contractors, consultants, council and the general public. Candidates must have knowledge of evolving technologies, in-depth technical engineering and construction knowledge and be familiar with relevant standards, documentation and legislation (Safe Drinking Water Act, Clean Water Act, Ontario Water Resources Act, Environmental Protection Act, American Water Works Association Standards, Construction Lien Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, etc.). An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
The successful incumbent must be flexible in working hours as there may be frequent trips to operational facilities and project sites; incumbent must supply his own transportation and will be required to provide a copy of their driver’s licence by his first day of employment. Offers of employment will be made on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Records Check by their first day of employment.
Manages numerous capital projects, informing the planning process and leading projects from start of preliminary design through to commissioning.
Represents Halton Region at public consultations, presentations, open houses, and face-to-face interactions with the public, contractors, and regulatory agencies.
Designs in-house projects in accordance with engineering best practices and stamps engineering drawings as appropriate.
Researches into and makes recommendations to adapt new technologies, techniques and materials in the design and construction of water, wastewater and transportation infrastructure.
Selects, directs and supervises consulting engineers in the design and construction of Regional capital works.
Obtains all necessary regulatory approvals.
Ensures the full involvement of client divisions/departments in the implementation of Regional projects including coordinating the participation of infrastructure planning, water/wastewater operations and maintenance and road operations staff.
Exercises effective cost and schedule control of Capital Projects.
Ensures that the works are constructed in compliance with the contract documents and Halton's Health and Safety Policies.
Acts as a key contributor in the value engineering exercises to ensure all infrastructure meets its intended functions in accordance with the project scope.
Ensures that any complaints received from the public during the work period are resolved in a timely manner.
Prepares reports to Regional Council.
Provides input to continuous improvement of Halton’s design criteria and project delivery manuals.
Contributes to the planning of the 10-year capital program.
Educates, coaches, and mentors junior project/engineering staff and project teams on their respective areas of the department.
Represents the Section on departmental or corporate committees as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Posted: April 27, 2020
Posting Expires: Open until filled
Posting #: PW-180-20
Apply Online at: Halton Job Postings
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