SummerEngineering Summer III35 hours

City of Ottawa - Ottawa, ON (6 months ago)

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Position: Summer - Engineering Summer III - 35 hours

Competition Number: 2019-EX-EN-52348846-01

Competition posting date: 2019.02.22

Competition closing date: 2019.08.30

Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services Department
Multiple Positions
Affiliation: Non Union/Non MPE
Salary: $14.000 per hour (2019 rates of pay)
Location: Various locations

Category: Summer Opportunities
Employment Group: Recreation and Culture

Job Summary

Assists the supervisor or designate in performing the following advanced level engineering functions as

required by:
  • Conducting general construction site office duties.
  • Conducting engineering fieldwork including conducting visual surveys, collecting data, taking
  • Monitoring and interpreting process data and conducting trend analysis.
  • Conducting project scheduling, progress tracking and developing project documentation.
  • Conducting public information sessions and presentations and developing communications documents
as required.
  • May be responsible for assisting in coordinating portions of smaller contracts.
Education & Experience

Post Secondary Student (completion of third year College or University and beyond):

  • mechanical, chemical, environmental or electrical engineering, architectural or
civil/structural engineering program with a strong computer applications background

Two (2) years or more of related experience is required:
  • Relevant work experience required.
  • Experience in Engineering environment will be considered an asset.
  • Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for
stipulated academic requirements.

Language, Certificates & Licenses

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check to the City of Ottawa’s
satisfaction. Candidates under the age of 18 will require a Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check
instead of a Vulnerable Sector Check.

English oral, reading, writing required.
French oral, reading, writing may be required for some positions.

Candidates must meet language requirement for position upon hire.


  • Knowledge of project management principles and phases/life cycles of projects, related systems
applications and data management tools

  • Knowledge of aspects of the construction project management and administration process
  • Sound knowledge of engineering theories, techniques, and procedures or higher mathematics
  • Advanced level competency in writing and testing computer programs
  • Advanced level working knowledge of a variety of computer software including Microsoft Excel, Word,
Project, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access and Foxpro, MapInfo, ITX, Oracle, ArcView, AutoCAD,
Microstation 95, data communication protocols, graphics programs, statistical analysis programs,
Aperture, SPAN, and IMA7, etc.

Competencies & Skills

  • Ability to read engineering plans and specifications, and reports
  • Ability to read or prepare engineering plans, specifications and reports, designs and/or technical
  • Ability to perform complex (not preset) calculations regarding, for example, with respect to sewers,
watermains and/or road grades
  • Works with sensitive process and analytical instruments
  • Ability to work in an office set in a technical work environment
  • Ability communicate effectively both orally and in writing, including participating in meetings,
presentations, and interacting with the public
  • Ability to operate plotter, engineering copier, etc.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work with minimal supervision
  • Ability and willingness to work on construction sites
  • Ability to operate cars and small trucks
  • Ability to conduct engineering fieldwork and drafting.
  • Ability to operate power hand tools.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to recognize process problems to prevent the need for costly repairs
  • Ability to work with sensitive process and analytical instruments
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We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue in the selection process
will be contacted.

The City of Ottawa is committed to providing quality services by establishing a qualified workforce that
reflects the diverse population it serves. The City encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the
HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.