This position will be fully accountable and responsible for successful delivery of Sturgeon County’s capital program. More specifically, the incumbent will be directly responsible for project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, control and close-out of a wide variety of capital projects that form the overall capital program.
Develop and maintain Sturgeon County’s Capital Project Office as a leader in municipal project management as well as supporting the Manager of Engineering Services in strategic long term planning, preparation of business cases and budgets.
Development, implementation, and oversight for the 4 Stage Capital Plan and establish a process for the delivery of this program.
Establish expectations, professional development plans, and provide on-going job performance feedback, mentor, and coach direct reports.
Manage numerous projects ranging in size and complexity. Significant consultation and negotiation with other County departments, contractors, consultants, and regulatory agencies will be required.
Preparing and monitoring project budgets, council reports, tenders, pre-qualifications, and associated contract documents including assisting financial services in preparing for borrowing bylaws.
Procurement and management of consultant and contractor services adhering to all County policies and that project schedules and budgets are maintained.
Prepare tender documents and request for proposals to support capital and operating projects.
Job Skills Required
Significant knowledge of Civil and Municipal engineering works in a structured project management environment is a mandatory skill and knowledge requirement.
Project management, contract administration, contract writing, estimating and budgeting, negotiating and mediating skills are also required.
Knowledge of building construction, familiarity with OH&S legislation, County bylaws, as well as other relevant legislation, standards, and publications is required. Time management and multitasking skills are also essential.
Must be able to interpret the County’s General Municipal Servicing Standards, understand Municipal Development, Area Structure Plans and land use bylaw statutory plans, the Municipal Government Act and various types of Servicing Reports
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or a Certified Engineering Technologist with 10 years’ experience.
Professional Engineer or CET with the ability to obtain Professional Licensee with APEGA.
Valid driver’s license with a clear driver’s abstract.
Familiarity with other legislation or regulations which may be relevant to planning practices