Senior Operations Engineer, Water and Sewer

Company: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, British Columbia

As the third largest City in British Columbia, the City of Burnaby is committed to creating and sustaining the best quality of life for our entire community. As a City, we provide facilities and services that support a safe, connected, inclusive, healthy, and dynamic community. With this in mind, comes great responsibility – we seek like-minded individuals who are passionate about the community, work with integrity and respect, and are innovative when it comes to the work and services Burnaby provides to our citizens.

The Senior Operations Engineer, Water and Sewer, is responsible for leading all aspects of Water and Sewer at the City of Burnaby. The successful candidate is responsible for developing design standards, preparing the capital program, and serving as the technical specialist/resident expert, and works closely with consultants, administration staff, Operations and Maintenance staff, and outside agencies. You would also develop or direct engineering studies and reports pertaining to Water and Sewer, including the inspection and monitoring program, planned maintenance programs, and asset management initiatives, and prepare comprehensive reports with recommendations to improve Water and Sewer operations. This position also reviews development applications for Water and Sewer requirements and identifies infrastructure required by development. You would use your experience and ability to coach, train, guide, and lead a small team engaged in engineering inspection and rehabilitation programs, which can include cost estimating, inspection, and contract administration. As the expert in Water and Sewer, you would establish and maintain effective working relations with a wide variety of internal and external contacts and committees in providing information, reports, and assistance on related matters. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include a university degree in engineering, a professional engineer designation (P.Eng.), and a minimum of 15 years of municipal engineering experience, including in water and sewer systems. Ability to work independently, to communicate clearly and effectively, be organized, and work collaboratively with other team members. Supervisory experience and Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia are required.

Please submit your application no later than Friday, August 21, 2020.

Copies of relevant professional certificates or degrees will be required at the time of the interview. We thank all candidates for applying, but only those short listed will be contacted.

Please contact Human Resources at 604.294.7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within 1 hour of submitting your application online.

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