Project Engineer

City of Saskatoon - Saskatoon, SK (30+ days ago)

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Duties:
Manages the engineering, operations and reporting of the City’s Landfill Gas Collection and Flaring system. Liaises with the Operator of the Power Generation Facility to ensure successful operation.
Manages assigned staff, assigns work schedules, assesses staffing needs, identifies and pursues other resources if necessary. Plans and approves staff development. Conducts performance management.
Assists in the development of expansion needs and landfill lifespan optimization in the solid waste utility, including concept design and costs estimation.
Assists with preparing capital and operations budgets, including revising cost estimates and the equipment replacement list.
Prepares technical terms of reference for capital projects, including preliminary documents, drawings and calculations required to define the type and size of new facilities.
Assists with the evaluation of construction drawings and specifications prepared by consultants.
Participates in the tendering process for capital projects, including preparing front-end documents and acting as a liaison between consultants, contractors and the Materials Management Division.
Acts as a liaison between regulatory agencies, consultants, contractors and operations staff for capital projects and programs during design, construction, commissioning, and operation.
Conducts process and operating problem studies and environmental investigations, including preparing reports and making recommendations.
Compiles policy, procedure and quality standards manuals. Assists with the development and review of safe work practices and procedures.
Communicates with contractors, other civic departments and regulatory agencies to provide contract administration and ensure compliance with City and Provincial regulations.
Performs site inspections of the Landfill Gas Collection System to ensure safe operation and compliance with regulations.
Assists with other solid waste projects and programs to help optimize landfill lifespan and daily operations, as assigned.
Supports and promotes the health and safety of employees and the general public in accordance with the Saskatchewan Employment Act, Saskatchewan Health Regulations and Standards, Occupational Health & Safety Regulations and the City of Saskatoon’s administrative Occupational Health & Safety policies and departmental procedures. Maintains and monitors programs which affect public health and safety.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Degree in engineering and registered or eligible for registration as a professional engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) OR registered as an engineering licensee with appropriate scope of practice with APEGS.
Four to six years’ progressively responsible professional engineering experience in design and construction, including experience in environmental engineering and two years of supervisory experience.
Experience in design or operations of a landfill gas-to-energy system is considered an asset.
Possession of a valid Saskatchewan Class 5 Driver’s Licence.
Current drivers abstract demonstrating a safe driving record.
A vehicle suitable for use in the performance of duties is required.
Knowledge of the theoretical aspects of solid waste management and waste-to-energy related projects and operations.
Ability to lead, manage and participate in all phases of engineering projects.
Ability to identify, analyse and resolve problems.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, contractors and the public.
Ability to analyze, evaluate and prepare a wide variety of reports, plans and specifications.
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
Skill in the operation of a computer with Microsoft Office software.

Hours:
After hours on-call rotation including weekends is required.

Salary:
$80,511.41 to $94,485.89 per annum (2018 rates)