Job: Water/Wastewater Inspector

Title Water/Wastewater Inspector
Employer The Town of Newmarket
Application Close Date Thursday, January 30, 2020
Date Posted January 7, 2020
Job Information


The Town of Newmarket, Public Works Services
Department requires a
Water/Wastewater Inspector
Regular Full-Time (40 hours)


Reporting to the Supervisor, Water/Wastewater, the Water/Wastewater Infrastructure Inspector will be responsible for liaising between Water/Wastewater Operations and other Town department staff with respect to water and wastewater infrastructure planning and capital project delivery, new development and permit and approval processing. Works closely with Town consultants to inspect work completed by contractors who are connecting to the Town’s water, wastewater and stormwater systems to determine compliance to Town’s design standards and applicable regulations and operational considerations as well as testing, inspection, commissioning, handover and security deposits for new development.

How do I qualify?

  • Post secondary diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or related field combined with solid working experience in water/wastewater inspection and/or combination of education and experience.
  • Certification with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) as a Certified Engineering Technologist or be registered in an approved equivalent professional association.
  • Ministry of Environment Operator-in-Training (O.I.T.) Certificates in Water Distribution and Waste Water collection or acquired before the completion of the 6 month probationary period.
  • Confined Space Entry Certification or attained within the 6 month probationary period, Basic First Aid and CPR Certification, WHMIS 2015.
  • Knowledge of, and experience in applying the ten (10) Project Management Knowledge areas and their processes.
  • Demonstrated directly related experience on water and wastewater construction supervision in a Municipal environment including managing inspections of new development projects, linear and discrete construction projects, project management experience,
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of municipal infrastructure drawings with the ability to interpret and comment.
  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of construction practices, design, inspection, commissioning and layout for interpretation in the field.
  • Working knowledge of municipal water, wastewater and stormwater systems, design, guidelines, Ontario Provincial standards and all applicable regulatory legislation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Ontario Building Code and applicable Acts, regulations, codes and guidelines related to new development, engineering projects and approvals.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable Acts and regulations related to water/wastewater and stormwater servicing, including the Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002.
  • Working knowledge of municipal infrastructure drawings with the ability to interpret and comment.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Environmental Protection Act and supporting regulations and municipal standards.
  • Strong project management coordination skills to provide direction to others, organize numerous tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook), ArcGIS, and other applicable industry software and various agency reporting/tracking requirements.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and to exercise judgement.
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation communication skills, interpersonal, public relations, organizational and co-ordination skills.
  • Class “G” Driver’s License in good standing with own reliable vehicle to use daily on corporate business.

Salary: $71,175 – $88,968

How do I apply?

Please apply online at by 5 p.m. on January 30, 2020 quoting file number 19-154.

The Town of Newmarket is committed to accommodate all applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code for all employment activities including the recruitment process. Please no phone calls.


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