City of Toronto - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Position ID: 1400

Job Category: Engineering & Technical

Division & Section: Toronto Water, TW Water Infrastructure Management

Work Location: Metro Hall, 18th Floor

Job Type & Duration: Full-time, 2 Temporary (12 month) vacancies

Salary: $88,979.80 - $104,540.80, TM1600, Wage Grade 6.5

Shift Information: Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week

Affiliation: Non-Union

Number of Positions Open: 2

Posting Period: 15-Nov-2019 to 10-Dec-2019

Major Responsibilities:
Supports the implementation of the City of Toronto's Basement Flooding Protection Program (BFPP) through engineering and project management activities associated with the review and/or completion of drainage system capacity assessment studies, Environmental Assessment studies, capital budgeting and planning, and associated asset management activities.
Works as part of a team consisting of project managers, senior engineers, technologists, and consultants as part of Toronto Water's efforts to improve the level of service of stormwater management in the City.
Provides technical advice and expertise to support other units within Toronto Water.
Conducts technical investigations and participates in studies, analyses, surveys, and research to effectively solve simple and complex engineering problems ensuring that such analysis takes into account developments within the field, corporate policies and practices, legislation and initiatives by other levels of government.
May assist in developing policies and programs, technical design guidelines and requirements and by-laws related to stormwater management, water resources and environmental protection, and wastewater collection;
Prepares Terms of Reference, Requests for Proposals, and/or Requests for Quotations for consultant assignments and agreement contracts with consultants. Reviews and comments on consultant proposals and recommend approval of their plans
Provides necessary engineering expertise with the preparation and review of reports, maintenance and monitoring plans, and analysis of data to ensure environmental goals and objectives are adequately addressed.
Prepares Committee and Council reports, Briefing Notes, and presentations to senior staff, elected officials and the public
Maintains relations with the public, consultants, government agencies, suppliers and contractors relative to the capital planning of stormwater management infrastructure and formulates sound recommendations to senior staff regarding the same.
Responds to enquiries verbally and/or in writing from the public, and attends public meetings in relation to stormwater and basement flooding protection related matters.
Attends coordination meetings and provides direction to consultants, and city staff working on studies as appropriate.

Key Qualifications:
Must be a qualified engineer as defined by the Professional Engineers of Ontario.
Considerable experience in municipal engineering with experience in the design, construction, operation, needs assessment and planning of wastewater collection, storm drainage and storm water management infrastructure.
Experience in the preparation of environmental assessment study reports, technical reports, reports to council, and responses to inquiries by external agencies and the public.
Experience in the computer modelling (preferably using Infoworks software) of stormwater management facilities, storm sewers, combined sewers, sanitary sewers, and green infrastructure.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Excellent analytical problem solving skills.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of water resources, stormwater management, and sewer, and watercourse systems design and analysis.
Ability to use GIS to compile and analyse data, and to present information to others.
Ability to participate in and operate as a fully accountable member of a multidisciplinary work team.
Ability to read, interpret and report on engineering plans and drawings, specifications, correspondence, reports and other documents in a timely manner.
Ability to interact effectively with consulting engineers, city staff, MOECC staff, planners, contractors, architects, general public and elected officials on all matters arising from an assigned project.
Knowledge of City by-laws and policies regarding water, wastewater and stormwater issues.
Familiarity with Federal and Provincial regulations and requirements including, but not limited to the Environmental Assessment Act, MOE's Procedure F5-5 and Stormwater BMP Manual, Ontario Water Resources Act, Environmental Protection Act, Federal Fisheries Act, Source Water Protection Act and Safe Drinking Water Act.

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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.