Job: Design Engineer – Vertical

Title Design Engineer – Vertical
Employer The Corporation of the City Of Brantford
Application Close Date Thursday, May 30, 2019
Location Brantford
Date Posted May 17, 2019
Job Information

The Corporation of the City Of Brantford



Design Engineer – Vertical

Job ID #849

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Manager of Design and Construction in Engineering Services, the Design Engineer- Vertical  is responsible to manage large multi-disciplined capital projects from budget estimates, planning, procurement, environmental assessments, design through to commissioning. The Design Engineer facilitates the project management of capital projects primarily in water and wastewater facilities with effective leadership, working with a diverse team of professionals.

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Highly developed project management skills in collaboration with proven leadership skills in delivering the capital works projects within vertical infrastructure
  • Proven problem solving and decision-making skills with strong engineering principals when providing engineering advice and recommendations
  • A high level of integrity, as an effective leader, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A strong awareness of  municipal government and of pertinent legislation, standards, regulations and policies within local, provincial and federal governments
  • Liaise with governing and approval agencies, stakeholders, developers, consultants, contractors, internal staff and external agencies
  • Leads by example with a strong ability to support, coach and mentor staff within a multi-functional and collaborative team environment.
  • Competent in the use of computer programs in particular Microsoft programs


  • Four year University degree in Engineering (Civil or Environmental preferred)
  • Professional Engineer Designation in Ontario or eligible for designation in Ontario
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate is an asset
  • Five (5) years plus of relevant experience within the design and project management of vertical municipal infrastructure

WAGE RANGE: $85,798.00 to $107,247.00 per annum (based on 35 hour week) with benefits


To apply on-line, please visit the City of Brantford website at and click on Jobs and Volunteering and Current Opportunities. Closing date for applications: Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.


Information gathered relative to this position will only be used for candidate selection.

We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.  Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance

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