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Senior Engineer Wastewater Treatment Planning - Metro Vancouver


Senior Engineer Wastewater Treatment Planning

Position Status: Full-Time Regular
Department: Liquid Waste Services
Employee Group: Exempt
Job location: 4730 Kingsway, Burnaby
income Range/ Wage Rate: Professional / Technical, Level 4B

Our Liquid Waste Services Department is seeking a Senior Engineer Wastewater Treatment Planning to develop facility improvement and regional resiliency plans for the treatment plants. The work entails assessing existing capacity and condition of wastewater treatment processes, identifying future regulatory and operational requirements, then developing improvement and resiliency plans. This requires foresight into emerging issues and keeping pace with technological wastewater treatment advancements, specialized knowledge of their compatibility with existing processes, and the capability to address the needs of clients and to manage the delivery of a complex engineering plan.

You are passionate about delivering value to clients as well as to the greater good, an inquisitive listener, have foresight to consider the uncertainty of future demands, a knack for influencing to align interests and for working collaboratively toward solutions that are broadly supported.

The Senior Engineer Wastewater Treatment Planning falls within our Professional / Technical, Level 4B job family. this function:
   » Works as a technical/specialist resource and provides leadership abilities for specialized and/or complex engineering, project management and technical work.
   » Responsible for budget administration, preparation and reporting. Monitors and controls spending ensuring the effective and efficient expenditure of allocated funds. Contributes to the preparation of long range financial plans and provides input to strategic initiatives.
   » Provides interpretation and guidance on technical issues, corporate policies, and project management. Ensures work is undertaken in conformance with corporate standards and policies and acts as technical resource to staff all over the organization in area of specialty. Makes independent decisions and recommendations within broad policies and mandates. Uses judgment and ingenuity to devise practical and economical solutions to problems.
   » Develops or provides input to technical standards, policies and procedures in conformity with corporate objectives. Considers all significant information such as applicable design codes, specifications and previous practice.
   » Makes decisions and/or recommendations on hiring engineering and technical consultants located on workload, costing, scheduling, skills, and other factors. supervises work carried out by multi-disciplinary consultants and contractors, including reviewing and providing direction on design, construction and claims. Ensures work is undertaken in conformance with corporate standards and policies, and meets the requirements of the project.
   » Prepares and reviews a range of written materials including reports, recommendations, technical memoranda and technical specifications. May deliver presentations for various audiences including the public as required.
   » May supervise or manage a small team of professional and/or technical staff engaged in complex technical applications. Monitors performance towards division, department and corporate objectives and ensures staff adhere to workplace conduct and purchasing policies.
   » Works collaboratively with staff to resolve complex technical, design, operational, or relational issues staff encounter while doing their work. Facilitates information sharing among staff to transfer knowledge and practice and increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the team.
   » Supported by an already vast professional network, strengthens and establishes effective working relationships with various outside agencies as well as other internal departments. Works collaboratively with departmental staff to deliver on strategic initiatives.
   » May collaborate with senior engineers, management and/or government officials in the development of regulatory or government policy initiatives which affect Metro Vancouver.
   » Upholds Metro Vancouver's reputation through positive and forthright dealings with other organizations and members of the public. Understands the organizational culture and the processes/mechanisms necessary to attain work objectives. May provide advice, recommendations and follow up to the Metro Vancouver board, committees and municipal councils.
   » Performs other related tasks as required.

To be prosperous, you have:
   » Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in a significant Engineering discipline. 8-10 years of recent related practice following professional registration; or an equivalent combination of training and practice.
   » Membership or eligibility for immediate membership as a registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with the Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC).
   » broad technical skills and knowledge of significant engineering principles. capability to interpret, apply and advise others on engineering and related guidelines such as technical manuals, codes and regulations, contracting policies, safety regulations and corporate and board policies. capability to adapt or adjust guidelines and procedures for unique or problem situations
   » Superior written and oral communication skills including sound report writing and presentation skills. capability to communicate complex information and implications to diverse audiences. capability to explain difficult concepts and persuade others to adopt a point of view or way of doing things.
   » Strong interpersonal skills and capability to build and maintain effective working relationships. Skill in dealing openly, tactfully and sensitively in a variety of situations. capability to effectively lead project work and multidisciplinary teams. Deals effectively with disagreements and prevents the escalation of conflict.
   » Proven capability to use judgment to resolve complex problems, take initiative and work with minimal supervision; seeks solutions in congruence with the organization's objectives and values. capability to develop and revise procedures and plans to address problems and changing circumstances. Works cooperatively to resolve differences of opinion.
   » Proven contract administration and project management skills and excellent attention to detail including troubleshooting and resolving complex contractual issues. Demonstrated capability to lead a complex series of project components and deliver projects on time and on budget.
   » capability to manage a complex portfolio of work while establishing ambitious and challenging goals; demonstrates persistence in overcoming obstacles. Responds to changing priorities due to internal or external pressures resulting in revised schedules and a reallocation of resources.
   » capability to supervise, coach and guide others while enhancing individual and team effectiveness. capability to mentor and foster the development of direct reports.
   » Proficiency using Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook and Project.
   » Valid BC Class 5 Drivers License

Our Vision:
Metro Vancouver embraces collaboration and innovation in providing sustainable regional services that contribute to a livable and resilient region and a healthy natural environment for current and future generations.

Please follow this link to our Careers page where you can submit your application by June 22, 2021 .

Job location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Engineering, Sewer & Wastewater Services
Published: June 10, 2021, 3:22 pm
Expires: June 22, 2021, 4:30 pm

Job employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Bachelor's degree
Job practice: 5 years or more

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