Regional Municipality of Peel Project Manager, New Infrastructure and Studies in Brampton, Ontario

The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 88,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga. Committed to service excellence, transparency in decision-making and responsible tax management, the Region delivers a wide range of municipal services that are customer-focused and cost-effective.

The Region of Peel has recently completed a Strategic Planning process that engaged our residents and stakeholders to answer one question: “What can you imagine for the future of Peel?” All the feedback received formed the path forward and the strategic direction for the Region over the next 20 years.

To learn more about the Region of Peel please visit our website or watch the Faces of Peel video to see how our employees impact the residents of Peel.

Project Manager New Infrastructure and Studies

Contract Opportunity up to twenty (24) months

Public Works – Water

This role manages large complex Environmental Assessments, Risk Assessments, Longer Strategies for new infrastructure projects related to water/wastewater infrastructure and Capital Projects ranging from 10M to 100+ M.

If you are a technical, hands on Project Manager that enjoys leading, critical thinking and meeting project deadlines, this may be the next career opportunity for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads and develops Master Plans, Risk Assessments, and new Development related capital plans and strategies, technical/feasibility studies related to the Region’s water/wastewater infrastructure, and conveyance of water/wastewater

  • Leads vulnerability and risk assessment studies of Region’s water/wastewater system, including identifying threats to the network; identifying the specific assets that may be impacted by the identified threats and the relative criticality of these assets

  • Leads the development of CPMM documents and ensures projects are monitored and completed using this methodology

  • Identifies resources/stakeholders and assembles and leads project teams from internal support, internal stakeholders, and external consultants or services, prepares project charters, terms of reference, identifies scope and deliverables of projects

  • Develops and prepares request for tender (RFT), request for proposals (RFPs), request for quote (RFQ), preparing technical specifications, preparing form of tender and special provision for projects, assembles bid and proposal submission evaluation teams prepare Council report and procurement award

  • Ensures the monitoring of all project financials, progress, negotiates project changes in scope to minimize Peel’s financial risk while maintaining the quality and schedule of the project

  • Supervise consultants and contractors, develop and execute communication plans with public/council and other key stakeholders, collaborate with approval agencies (MOE, MNR, CA, Utilities, Landowners, Developers, DFO,etc.) in the exectution of the project

  • Provides technical input and necessary support in the development and application of Region’s asset management system(s) and uses the system to develop strategic infrastructure renewal polices and programs

  • Provide comment on secondary plans, official plan amendments, district plans and servicing plans/studies

  • Identify and initiates new business requirements to improve current practices and better assess infrastructure needs

  • Keeps continually educated on emerging technologies and changing regulations

  • Collaborates extensively with Area Municipalities on all aspects of new infrastructure coordination and planning and with external utilities (telephone, gas, hydro, roads, etc)

  • Respond to internal clients and consumer enquiries

Qualifications:

  • University/College degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Geo Science or Earth Sciences with 5 years of relevant experience. P. Eng preferred.

  • Strong technical knowledge of water and wastewater infrastructure (pressure zones, sewer sheds and sewer catchment areas, fluid mechanics, hydraulics, inflows, condition assessment and engineering technologies)

  • Leadership and project management skills to work with diverse project teams understand/anticipate the needs of stakeholders, team members, and project outcomes

  • Ability to develop project scope, financials, deliverables and management of consultants

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to present project components to senior management, Council, stakeholders and public information meetings

  • Strong problem solving skills to evaluate stakeholder input, technical and logistical components and develop appropriate cost effective solutions

  • Able to delegate work among project teams, coordinate logistics and develop short and long terms plans/strategies to meet deliverables of projects

  • Must be able to interpret and understand technical data related to project preliminary design, infrastructure conditions, asset life cycle.

The position requires a clear understanding of engineering principles in the civil engineering field, strong project preparation and planning skills, project financial and team leadership skills. Skilled in using and applying Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, database programs, Micro-station and AUTOCAD tools and GIS applications a must as is the ability to read and understand engineering drawings.

Work Condition:

Office environment consisting of team meetings (on and off-site), organizing work load, monitoring, planning logistics, resolving issues and challenges, reviewing/preparing technical documentation, updating project sponsors. Some field site visits, responding to public inquiries, meeting with public at public meeting places and occasionally homes, etc.

Compensation: Band 8 as per Non-Union Salary Structure, plus comprehensive benefits

Location: 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton, Ontario

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week Monday to Friday

At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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System ID: 2016-6554

Position Type and Status: Contract Full-time

Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries) (EN): Architectural and Engineering, Environmental, Government and Public Sector

Career Level (EN): Experienced

Post End Date: 12/11/2016