Process Engineer, Wastewater
- 82,815.46 - 100,775.22 annually
- City Of Ottawa
The Process Engineer is responsible for designing, monitoring and/or optimizing numerous assigned processes (including physical, biological and chemical) required for wastewater system operations (i.e. collections or treatment); managing related projects; participating at various internal and external meetings; providing professional expertise and advice to internal and external stakeholders; and preparing various reports.
Education & Experience
A minimum of a four year university degree in Civil, Mechanical, Chemical or Environmental Engineering, depending on the unit's area of expertise
A minimum of 3 years of experience in a process-related environment, ideally in a wastewater system environment
*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
Licensed as a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) and registered with the Professional Engineering Association of Ontario, or eligible to obtain registration within a specific timeframe, as determined by the Employer
Must obtain the Ministry of Environment Operator Certification Level IV within specific timeframes, as determined by the Employer
A valid Ontario unrestricted "G" class driver’s license (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerit points accumulated.
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Record Check to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.
English oral, reading, writing required.
- Biological, physical, chemical and other processes used in wastewater treatment or collections operations and maintenance, including knowledge of hydraulics and hydrology
- Preventative maintenance programs
- Statistical process control techniques
- Computerized process control
- Quality management systems
- Risk assessment and HAZOP
- Applicable legislation and regulations (e.g. the Environmental Protection Act, the Ontario Water Resource Act)
- The mandates, roles and responsibilities of provincial government ministries and other external stakeholders
- Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers.
Competencies & Skills
- Project management
- Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
- Leadership and teamwork
- Perform tasks with minimal supervision
- Work well under pressure
- Organize and prioritize work
- Data analysis with software tools, computer modelling