Project Manager II
Water & Wastewater System Services
Project Manager II
Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to the Region of Halton including a current resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.
This is a permanent full-time position 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.
Reporting to the Supervisor of Infrastructure and Systems Improvement, the Project Manager will be responsible for leading programs, studies and projects related to system performance, system investigations and identification of system improvements for water and wastewater linear and vertical infrastructure.
A Post-Secondary Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering (or similar), Professional Engineering License and a minimum of five (5) years of direct related experience in the areas of managing municipal water and wastewater projects, studies and initiatives is required. Strong project management skills, effective time and resource management skills and at least 3 to 5 years’ experience in developing RFP’s, RFQ’s and tenders and contract coordination or administration is required in order to ensure timely completion of program/project deliverables. A Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or similar designation is an asset. Excellent oral/written communication and negotiation skills are required to interface with various stakeholders including councilors, consultants, contractors, and the general public are also required.
A solid understanding of hydraulics, water and wastewater system design concepts, hydraulic modeling outputs, hydrologic cycle and return frequency rain event theories is required to investigate system performance problems and recommend system improvements. The incumbent must demonstrate excellent analytical and problem solving skills and be familiar with data used to monitor water and wastewater system performance (flow, pressure, and capacity) and environmental factors (rainfall, temperature, groundwater levels) impacting system performance. Experience with spatial analysis software (ESRI preferred) and business intelligence tools is highly recommended to support system performance analysis and reporting.
An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
Travel is required between locations within Halton Region; the incumbent must have a valid driver’s license and have their own transportation.
Monitors and assesses water and wastewater system performance by reviewing and analyzing data and provides input into system performance data requirements.
Identifies and investigates root cause of complex water and wastewater system performance issues.
Recommends remediation options to address water and wastewater system performance issues including operational changes, system retrofits and rehabilitation/replacement capital projects.
Prepares contract documents, evaluates contract proposals and selects the successful proponent in line with purchasing and other corporate policies.
Administers consulting contracts to investigate root cause of complex water and wastewater system performance issues and recommend system remediation options.
Applies the corporate approved Project Management Methodology to manage studies/projects and ensure they are delivered on time, on budget and against a mutually agreed scope and quality.
Prepares project documentation and tracks progress of projects through corporate or departmental systems.
Recommends modifications to design and construction guidelines, standards specifications, policies and procedures to improve system performance.
Cultivates and maintains effective working relationships with various internal and external stakeholders including public, council, staff, consultants, contractors, suppliers, and local municipalities.
Leads public forums, consultation meetings, and public information centres and responds to council, community and public issues and complaints in a timely manner.
Identifies and implements improvements to data, process, procedures and standard templates to enhance system assessment and project identification and delivery, in collaboration with other staff.
Participates on corporate, departmental, and divisional committees in order to report and provide updates on project status.
Performs other duties as assigned.
June 16, 2020
July 06, 2020
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