Project Manager, Infrastructure Approvals
- 82,815.46 - 100,775.22 annually
- City Of Ottawa
Reporting to the Manager, Development Review, the Project Manager, Infrastructure Approvals is responsible for ensuring efficient and timely processing of engineering review and approvals on a variety of development applications such as subdivision and condominium plans, Zoning By-law amendments, Official Plan amendments and site plans. Reviews and approves engineering designs for water, road and sewer proposals, storm water management. Manages peer review and master studies and assists the program manager in identifying future needs. Reviews and approves lot grading and drainage plans, slope stability studies, hydrogeology and soil studies, noise and traffic impact studies, environmental assessments and other related engineering designs prepared by external consultants for development-related proposals. Acts for the Senior Infrastructure Approvals Engineer in his/her absence, and provides functional supervision on an on-going basis.
Education & Experience
Four (4) year Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, preferably Municipal, Civil or Environmental from a recognized university.
Minimum five (5) years of related and progressively responsible experience in the fields of sewage collection, roadway networks, water distribution systems, infrastructure planning, design, project management and construction.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
Membership in the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario licensed (P. Eng) designation to practice in the Province of Ontario, or eligibility to transfer membership and license from another jurisdiction and obtain certification within six (6) months for hire.
A valid Ontario unrestricted "G" class driver’s license (or provincial equivalent) with no more than six (6) demerit points accumulated.
Designated bilingual – specific level of language proficiency:
French oral, reading, writing required.
English oral, reading, writing required.
Candidates who do not meet language requirements will be required to participate in training.
English oral, reading, writing required.
- Ontario Planning, Municipal, Development Charges, Water Resources, Clean Water, Safe drinking Water and Environmental Assessment Acts and associated legislation, regulations and guidelines
- Engineering standards, by-laws and related national and provincial codes pertaining to health and safety, building, plumbing and fire
- Project management principles and practices
- Design, construction and operational practices for water distribution, sewer collection, road designs and traffic control
- In-depth knowledge of the city's municipal utility (water, road, sewer) infrastructure
- Transportation engineering including traffic control, traffic regulation and geometric design practices
- MOE, MTO, TAC (Transportation Association of Canada) design criteria
- Development/Engineering Approval procedures and practices
- Capital and operating budget processes
- Principles of project and contract management
- Facilitation and negotiation processes
- Community and public consultation process
- Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers.
Competencies & Skills
- Work affectively as a leader and team member with a multi-disciplinary team environment
- Understand, initiate and conduct assignments with minimal supervision
- Deal effectively with timeframes/deadlines
- Computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheets, Geographic Information tracking system and other desktop technology
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Communicate effectively orally and in writing with elected officials, city staff, external agencies, private sectors and members of the public
- Positive, inclusive approach to project development and implementation
- Ability to deal with multiple demands and shifting priorities
- Make effective and persuasive presentations
- Exercise sound judgement in difficult situations
- Ability to simplify and expedite the various approval processes
- Ability to make verbal presentations and write reports in a concise and logical manner
- Ability to work with the public, development/consulting industry
- Ability to work closely with other colleagues within the department to ensure consistency in the decision-making process