The Town of Innisfail invites applications for a self-motivated professional for the position of Engineering Coordinator. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to a high level of customer service, have experience working in a municipal setting and be able to work both independently and as part of a team. This unique individual must have the ability and desire to serve within the values of trust, integrity and respect within the principles of transparency, teamwork, pride and fun.
The Town of Innisfail, population 8,000 is located within the central Alberta core and offers modern amenities, regional tourist attractions, and easy access to the major urban centres of Red Deer and Calgary.
Reporting to the Director of Operational Services, the Engineering Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the functions related to general municipal engineering, infrastructure operations and maintenance, and land development related matters.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Maintains the Town's design guidelines and standards, assist with their application and interpretation and reviews and recommends changes from time to time
Prepares reports, data and research materials on various topics relating to the planning, design and ongoing operation of municipal infrastructure systems
Provides input into the design of capital works and other projects and prepares applications for agency/governmental approvals where needed. Maintains the Town’s capital planning documents
Assists with the maintenance, updating and filing of engineering plans, drawings and documents
Assists in the maintenance of infrastructure information systems (GIS and maps) through updates, field verification and coaching of other staff
Coordinates with contract engineers and contractors in the completion of capital projects
Assists with implementation of Town's safe working policies and safety expectations relating to Town capital projects
Performs other duties as assigned by the Director
Diploma related to civil engineering or equivalent; must be eligible for P.Eng or CET designation
Minimum of two years directly related experience; municipal experience is an asset
Good understanding of municipal infrastructure, construction practices, project management and contract administration
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software products (word, powerpoint, excel, email); proficiency in the use of Autocad and GIS related products
Knowledge of land development activities and building processes and activities
Ability to successfully communicate in verbal, written and graphic forms