Leduc County is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Engineering Technologist to join our team. Reporting to the Manger - Engineering, this exciting opportunity is responsible for providing technical support to the County’s gravel roads program, transportation, water distribution, sanitary sewer, and land drainage operations. Through effectively managing priorities the Engineering Technologist is a key contributor to the achievement of the Engineering department’s strategic and operational deliverables.
The safety of our staff and citizens is our primary concern and we are dedicated to providing and maintaining a healthy work-life balance and environment for our employees.
Leduc County’s mission is to lead the way for people and business to thrive. Our vision is to create a caring and growing community at the centre of industry and agriculture. Leduc County’s operations are guided through our values of:
Accountability – we look after the best interests of Leduc County citizens.
Integrity – we follow through on our commitments.
Passion – we believe in the good that local government can provide and will carry out our roles in a way that shows the importance of local government.
Responsiveness – we act quickly to provide local programs, services, facilities and amenities that our citizens require.
You are a team and relationship builder who promotes a safe, collaborative and professional work environment. You are committed to continuous improvement, customer service, innovation and supporting Leduc County’s vision of growing a vibrant and spirited community.
Your ability to read and interpret engineering plans and specifications is impeccable. You have strong verbal and written communications skills which enable you to communicate complex technical information to a variety of stakeholders. You are a time management genius who excels working under pressure, and your forward-thinking, problem-solving, strategic planning and quick adaptability to change skills are second nature to you. We invite you to keep reading because we want to hear from you!
Key Responsibilities Include:
What you will do
Contributes to the development and implementation of the department’s operational deliverables, by adhering to technical and municipal standards.
Prioritizes work in a changeable environment.
Supports the Manager – Engineering to coordinate operational activities.
Contributes to the implementation and monitoring of the road program.
Contributes technical support to the surfaced and gravel roads program.
Completes the annual road condition assessment based on Surface Road Evaluation and Rural Road Study Tools.
Provides construction management including site inspections, quantity calculations, quality control and invoicing.
Maintains the annual traffic monitoring program
Assists in project development during all phases of the project (planning, design, construction, warranty).
Reviews, researches and reports on technical specifications and standards related to infrastructure construction and maintenance.
Coordinates project activities with utility companies, property owners, contractors, consultant engineers, municipalities, law enforcement agencies, and other regulatory agencies.
Assists the Engineering and Finance departments in the completion of grant applications, cost tracking and reporting requirements.
Performs field surveys, and provides technical support to the department, as required.
Adheres to guidelines as set out in Leduc County’s policies and administrative directives.
Accountable for working in compliance with the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulation and Code and participation in the Health, Safety and Wellness Program.
Performs related duties as required and assigned.
What you need to succeed
A Diploma in civil engineering or a related discipline, a Professional Technologist (P.Tech) or Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) with 3 to 5 years’ experience or eligibility for membership in A.S.E.T. Experience in road construction (gravel and surfaced), bridges, culverts, water and wastewater systems is also required.
Nice to have
Working knowledge of geographic information systems (GIS), solid waste disposal systems, buildings and building systems and experience with grant programs and completing grant applications and familiarity with municipal operations, and knowledge of rural communities would be assets.
What’s in it for you
Our leadership team values your voice, input and is committed to your growth and success. We are committed to be our best and hire the best!
We offer a competitive annual salary of between $75,072 - $93,840, municipal pension plan, three-weeks vacation allocation, and an employer-paid comprehensive benefits package.
The opportunity is permanent full -time and is 35 hours per week scheduled Monday to Friday, with some extended hours to meet operational requirements. The office is located at 101-1101 5 St. Nisku, AB.
How to apply
Applications must be submitted on our website at careers.leduc-county.com to be considered. This opportunity will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Nov 17, 2022
Closing Date: Dec 16, 2022