Are you looking to gain experience, while demonstrating and utilizing your skills and teachings? Does contributing ideas and making a difference in infrastructure of a municipality sound intriguing? If so, we would like to introduce you to our fulltime 1-year term Project Manager role! This full time 1-year term position offers sick day coverage, and partial benefits!
Reporting to the Manager of Engineering, the Project Manager provides technical engineering support to the entire organization and assists in maintaining the established level of service for the management and supervision of land development, capital and operating projects, asset management systems, and as an initial point of contact for customer service.
You are the ideal candidate if…
You have exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
You have high standards for your work.
You are strongly motivated to learn, eager to meet (or exceed) basic requirements, have good tolerance to stress/pressure.
You want exposure to a variety of projects that only a smaller municipality can prove.
You can provide excellent customer service.
You are a visionary!
You embrace and manage change and can continually improve processes.
You can handle yourself in a political environment and always maintain professionalism.
Manage Capital Projects and all associated contracts- 68%
Update/Contribute to City’s Asset Management Program – 10%
Assist with the drafting, approval, and enforcement of Development Agreements- 5%
Review drawings and plans related to development applications and proposals- 5%
Provides support for other departments in tendering/contracts- 5%
Maintains and updates the City’s Engineering/Design Standards- 5%
Field work such as surveying, site inspections etc.- 2%
Assists with preparation of reports (Council and Committee of the Whole request for decisions, etc.)- 2%
Education and Work Experience
Diploma or degree in Civil Engineering or related field
Membership or Eligible for Membership with ASET or APEGA
Minimum of 3 years of experience, preferably in a municipal setting
PMP Certification and Contract Law Certificate considered an asset
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Long-range Capital Planning and Budgeting
Proficiency in Computer Aided Design and Drafting, GIS
Experienced in reading blueprints and schematics.
Skilled in reading and interpreting engineering drawings
Successful candidates will need to be double vaccinated or provide a negative rapid COVID19 test result. The City is providing testing kits at this time, however this is based on supply. If testing kits cannot be procured as long as required, employee’s will be responsible to get rapid tested on their own time and at their own expense.
The City of Wetaskiwin is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.
The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement will be utilized for this Employment Opportunity only and is subject to compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Applicants are thanked in advance for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Jan 17, 2022
Closing Date: Jan 30, 2022