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 8-month term Project Manager role! This full time 8-month term position has the potential to become permanent full time commencing the term duration
Reporting to the Manager of Engineering, the Engineering Project Manager is responsible for managing the City’s capital projects, which includes directing contractors and consultants on infrastructure projects, managing budgets, reviewing engineering standards and project requirements, and engaging with various stakeholders. Technical responsibilities include preparation of specifications, cost estimates, tender documents, and the administration of contracts for the construction of infrastructure and related assignments. The Engineering Project Manager shall also review and approve matters related to site plan and development drawings submitted as part of developments within the City, ensure the City’s Engineering Standards are up to date, and ensures the integrity of the infrastructure data and associated systems of infrastructure management for the City’s asset management program.
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- 70%
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- 3%
Field work such as surveying, site inspections etc.- 2%
Surveying and other related duties- 2%
Education and Work Experience
Diploma or degree in Civil Engineering or related field
Project Management certificate
Membership or eligible for membership with ASET or APEGA
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
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: Jul 24, 2022