Job: Project Manager – Water & Wastewater Planning

Title Project Manager – Water & Wastewater Planning
Employer City of Hamilton
Application Close Date Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Location Hamilton
Date Posted August 8, 2019
Job Information

Project Manager – Water & Wastewater Planning

One permanent, full-time position and one temporary, full-time position – Hamilton, ON

Are you a Professional Engineer, a Certified Engineering Technologist or a similarly qualified professional with related municipal planning experience, looking to take the next step in your successful career? If so, consider joining the City of Hamilton in one of these exciting opportunities.

As a Project Manager, Water/Wastewater Planning, you’ll lead projects related to wastewater infrastructure planning, with a focus on identifying infrastructure improvements required to address existing system deficiencies, to improve system operations or, as necessary, to accommodate future growth. In all cases, you’ll ensure adherence to the City’s project management and procurement policies and procedures, and/or industry-standard project management principles and best practices.

Leading consultant assignments and acting as the City’s primary project contact, you’ll work with teams of internal and external stakeholders – ensuring that they are kept informed of project progress and that their interests are being addressed. In some cases, you’ll be required to communicate with City officials regarding projects and to prepare project-related Council Reports, presentations and/or status reports.

Based on your interpretation of engineering drawings, planning reports and other technical documents, you will also provide analysis on wastewater system capacity through the creation of computer spreadsheets or the use of the City’s hydraulic computer model(s).

Your qualifications as a Project Manager – Water & Wastewater Planning include:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the practices and theories of Civil Engineering and/or Environmental Science normally acquired by obtaining a degree or diploma in a related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and relevant work experience.
  • Membership with Professional Engineers Ontario or the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists, preferred.
  • Previous project management experience, preferably in a water/wastewater environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Clean Water Act, the Safe Drinking Water Act and the Ontario Water Resources Act.
  • A thorough understanding of municipal planning principles as they pertain to wastewater services.
  • Proven knowledge of the class environmental assessment process gained through extensive practical experience.
  • Effective facilitation, communication, presentation, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and/or work with a multi-disciplinary staff in a results-oriented, predominantly unionized environment; lead teams; and participate in teams.
  • Formal leadership training/certification, an asset.
  • Experience in designing and delivering customer-focused programs and services.
  • Ability to interact effectively with elected officials, representatives of other levels of government, management, peers, staff and the general public.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of statutes, regulations and by-laws affecting the department/section.
  • Working knowledge of computer software applications / urban drainage and hydraulic modelling tools related to wastewater planning and engineering such as DHI MikeUrban, InforWorks ICM, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and GIS.

If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit for details on these Project Manager positions.

JOB ID #15564

Apply online, by Wednesday,  September 4, 2019.

At the City of Hamilton, our vision is “to be the best place to raise a child and age successfully.” With our rich history, culturally strong and diverse communities, blend of urban and rural attractions, and ideal location in the heart of the Golden Horseshoe, Hamilton is a vibrant community of neighbours. We are also a leading employer, with many opportunities to grow and excel. We invite you to share in our vision as part of the Hamilton Water Division in the Public Works Department.

The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

The City of Hamilton values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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