This position provides technical support to the management of Solid Waste, and performs supervision of construction projects and services. This position reports to a Manager.
Typical duties include:
- Provide technical advice, direction and recommendations, to help develop options, improvements, and business solutions to the management of Solid Waste.
- Research and evaluate options for new construction methods and technologies (may include studies, planning, design, materials, construction, data/asset management, monitoring, modeling, operations, rehabilitation, maintenance, agreements/contracts, budgets/expenditures and investment strategies).
- Interpret and analyze data, information, processes, programs and problems and develops options, solutions, improvements and recommendations.
- Review and recommend construction proposals, schedules, plans, applications, and drawings related to Landfill construction, coordination of activities and works.
- Develop and recommend corporate construction standards, operation and capital programs, policies, management systems, and practices.
- Prepare technical reports, contract documents, terms of reference, proposals and correspondence.
- Ensure capital construction information systems and records are maintained.
- Interpret, recommend changes to, and administer pertinent City Bylaws.
- Initiate, develop and conduct public consultation and information programs.
- Manage projects, work programs and budgets, including contract administration.
- Receive and respond to concerns and enquiries from staff, the public, other departments, elected officials and the media.
- Maintain and operate specialized analysis software and be able to interpret results, produce reports (e.g. software involving transportation modelling, progression, capacity analysis or maintenance management, SPL, MMS).
- Responsible for coordinating, consulting, negotiating, and collaborating with outside agencies and stakeholders.
- Supervisor and direct staff, consultants, contractors.
- Mentor, train, and advise employees and work teams in an environment that embraces innovation, changes, corporate values/initiatives, relationships, partnerships, and a respectful work environment.
- Participate in labour relation activities such as staffing, discipline, staff development, supervision, direction of work, and performance appraisals of subordinate staff.
- Approve requisitions, expenditures and other transactions within the limits of established authority and takes necessary action to protect civic monies and assets against loss and waste.
- Lead and/or advise on various departmental and organization project teams or committees such as Occupational Health and Safety, community planning, business process improvement, etc.
- Ensure compliance of personnel, equipment, materials, contractors and consultants at work sites to meet Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act, the City of Regina Occupational Health and Safety Manual, City of Regina Standard and Emergency Operating Procedures, and legislative and regulatory requirements.
- Develop and support safety operations.
- Perform related duties as required.
Candidates will be screened on the following criteria:
*** To be considered for this position you must clearly identify your qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities and where you obtained them in your application/resume. ***
- A two (2) year Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Engineering Technology, or Structural Technology with a minimum of five (5) years experience in Landfill and/or Public Works Construction.
- Knowledge of Landfill’ construction principles, processes, theories, statistics, technologies, standards, safety policies, materials, practices, and operations.
- Advanced skill to operate productivity software products (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access, software involving transportation modelling, progression, capacity analysis or maintenance management, SPL, MMS, MS Project) and the ability to operate specialized software such as AutoCAD Civil 3D, and Maintenance Management for analysis, planning and management.
- Ability to analyze complex data and issues and interpret specifications/plans/regulations.
- Knowledge of project management principles and processes.
- Knowledge of administrative/supervision/business management principles and processes.
- Ability to manage multiple construction projects, information systems, programs and budgets/expenditures.
- Skills to manage budget for and evaluate progress and quality of engineering projects, programs, contracts and operations.
- Ability to lead, plan, organize, influence, direct, supervise, inspect and co-ordinate staff, consultants and contractors.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations and a respectful environment with superiors, peers, subordinates and the general public.
- Ability to express ideas effectively both orally and in writing, to diverse group and size of audiences.
- Ability to listen, lead, influence people and cultivate consensus.
- Ability to interpret, understand and manage work in accordance with the general rules and regulations of the Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act, other legislation, and expectations of City of Regina’s policies, standards, practices and guidelines.
- Must possess a valid Class Five (5) driver’s license.
- Candidates must successfully complete training to receive and maintain status from recognized certification programs specific to their assigned work area. Employees’ assignment of work will include participating in training as assigned by management.
*Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.
*Note: Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide proof of acquired education.
*Note: In accordance with the City of Regina’s Criminal Record Check Policy, the position requires that the successful candidate provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment.
Division: Citizen Services
Department: Water, Waste and Environmental Services
Salary Grade: CMM 6
Salary: $39.36-$49.14/Hour; $75,044-$93,691/Annum
The City of Regina values diversity in our workforce and encourages applications from all qualified Employment Equity candidates.
We will contact applicants we wish to consider within six weeks of the competition closing date. All applicants are thanked for their interest.