Job ID: 7178
Job Category: Engineering & Technical
Division & Section: Engineering & Construction Services, ECS Engineering Review
Work Location: Scarborough Civic Centre
Job Type & Duration: Full-time, 1 Permanent vacancy
Hourly Rate and Wage Grade: $40.85 - $44.76, TF0395, Wage Grade 13. Please note: The salary reflects 2019 rates
Shift Information: Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week
Affiliation: L79 Full-time
Number of Positions Open: 1
Posting Period: 08-Jul-2020 to 22-Jul-2020
Develops communication strategies aimed at strengthening the dissemination of environmental information by analyzing stakeholders needs, consulting with various divisions, environmental groups, city divisions and other levels of governments, etc.
Advises Senior Management on the potential impact of decisions and program changes and makes recommendations for environmental project strategies
Acts as a resource to section staff by providing advice in the determination of information requirements and reviewing reports
Compiles and maintains reference files on environmental audits, risk assessments, capital works projects, testing requests, and invoicing details
Liaises with City Divisions, environmental groups, government officials, etc., in order to develop environmental policies. Responds to the various divisions by providing information on environmental issues
Liaises with staff of other City divisions to co-ordinate the provision of information on the activities of those divisions regarding compliance with environmental Legislation and City Policies
Monitors and assesses environmental issues by conducting literature reviews, and inspections to assist the Project Managers and Manager, and project responsible persons with planning, implementing and follow up of projects, develops work schedules and identifies priorities for environmental issues
Inspects work carried out by or for the City of Toronto to ensure compliance with contract specifications, risk management plans, remedial plans and standards. Drafts tenders, requests for proposals, provides bid analysis and prepares reports
Inspects work on site conducted by contractors and consultants, program inspectors, issues field instructions, directs work on site, and prepares progress reports. Ensures City's policies, procedures and by-laws are followed
Investigates and responds expeditiously to inquiries and/or complaints from project/program clients, staff, elected officials and the general public
Inspects and ensures that all required applications have been completed
Arranges for and co-ordinates commissioning and turn-over of projects
Checks all materials are installed as specified and to the appropriate level of quality. Makes value related decisions on alternatives used
Monitors contingency and contract budgets. Initiates instructions, change notices and change orders. Reviews progress and recommends progress draws for payment. Prepares detailed financial reporting of project status from planning through to completion
Provides advice to Project Managers and Manager regarding program resources and administrative procedures
Implements administrative systems to monitor program performance and track environmental compliance
Instructs and provides technical guidance and expertise and gives feedback to program staff, contractors and consultants with respect to projects relating to the section and ensures relevant policies, City By-Laws and Building Codes, etc. are adhered to
Co-ordinates and attends site meetings and project team/client meetings
Issues deficiency lists and prepares construction/project forms and documents
Follows up with contractors to complete deficiencies within a specified time and expedites warranty claims
Schedules turnover meetings and ensures all required documentation is obtained
Project scope includes, and is not limited to, environmental, construction, maintenance, renovations, estimates, specifications, drawings, space planning and full completion of the project managers' documentations
Arranges inspections for total performance and for certification and recommends final payment
Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:
Experience in the methods and techniques of Environmental Site Assessments, Remediation Processes, Risk Assessments, Certificates of Property Use and Record of Site Condition approvals.
Experience in coordinating multi-disciplined consultant projects and/or capital construction projects.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) and experience in spreadsheet and database applications for data management analysis and reporting.
Graduate of a recognized University or College in an undergraduate program of Environmental Science, Geoscience, Engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
You must also have:
Knowledge of legislation, and City Policies and Procedures including: Occupational Health and Safety Act, Environmental Protection Act, Construction Act, and City Standards and Specifications.
Ability to prepare and administer RFQs, RFPs, RFSQs for hiring consultants, including preparing Terms of Reference, evaluating proposals, and preparation of award reports.
Knowledge of required testing to evaluate a project site and contents of a factual data and recommendations report for geo-environmental and geotechnical engineering or geoscience, hydrogeology, and pavement design.
Knowledge of material testing for capital construction projects including: soil and aggregate analysis, asphalt marshall and superpave mix compliance, concrete air and compressive strength testing, compaction testing of asphalt pavement and granular subgrades.
Knowledge of construction practices, materials and methodologies related to implementation of environmental Risk Management Measures and Certificate of Property Use (CPU) conditions.
Ability to initiate, plan and evaluate information.
Excellent writing skills and awareness of other communication tools.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with others in a multidisciplinary team.
High aptitude in Mathematics.
Knowledge of Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) software, and the ability to read and interpret construction drawings, specifications and contract documents.
Ability to travel to various work locations and construction sites in a timely and efficient manner.
Extensive knowledge of the Project Management Process, and project coordination.
Ability to work independently, to set priorities, plan and execute a variety of tasks in order to meet deadlines.
Knowledge of Ontario Statutes, including Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Ability to support the Toronto Public Service values to ensure a culture that champions equity, diversity, inclusion and respectful workplaces.
A valid Province of Ontario Class "G" Driver's License and have access to a vehicle to travel to various work locations is an asset.
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
The City is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve.
The City of Toronto is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request.