Civil Engineering Technologist

Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority Published: July 2, 2020
Location
Carleton Place, Ontario
Salary range
$47,439 - $59,299
Hours per week
37.5
Start Date
2020/08/04
End Date
2021/02/05

Description

The Civil Engineering Technologist (CET) supports planning development and permit reviews, slope stability assessments, modeling and mapping, and field data collection and processing and field monitoring.

Duties and responsibilities

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES (This is not an exhaustive list)
• Assist with technical reviews and comment on engineering design submissions for subdivisions, site plans, stormwater management facilities, low impact development, and floodplain assessments, mainly related to Stormwater Management Plan.
• Assist with technical reviews of permit applications for the development, interference with wetlands and alteration to shorelines and watercourses, and slope stability assessments.
• Assist with floodplain modelling and mapping.
• Perform field survey, data collection, data processing, and support field monitoring program.
• Respond to enquiries for data and base maps.
• General
• Coordinate with co-workers and regulatory agencies on assigned projects.
• Communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Maintain up-to-date electronic and manual records.
• Perform work in accordance with the provisions of Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and all other corporate/departmental policies and procedures.
• Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Knowledge and skills

• KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
• Knowledge of stormwater management design and erosion and sediment control principles.
• Knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic calculations and modeling.
• Strong technical and analytical skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office software.
• Knowledge of the Conservation Authority Act, regulations, and MVCA policies and guidelines.
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
• Strong organizational and project management skills.
• Strong problem-solving skills.
• ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES/SKILLS
• Experience with ArcGIS would be an asset.
• Understanding of relevant corporate/departmental policies.
• Strong collaborative decision-making skills.
• Client-service focused for both internal and external clients.
• Demonstrates integrity, creativity and enthusiasm in achieving results.
• Succeeds in a fast-paced environment.
• Directs activities towards timely completion of assigned tasks.
• Quickly shifts priorities and adapt to changes to meet organizational and department requirements.
• Adapts to changes in process, systems and organization structures.
• Works effectively both independently as well as in a team environment.

Education required

• EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
• Graduate of an accredited civil engineering diploma or degree program with a CET designation. Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic/experience requirements.
• Three to five years’ experience, preferably in stormwater management system design or development review and approvals.
• Work experience with one or more of HEC-RAS, Visual OTTHYMO, PCSWMM, HEC-HMS.
• Must have valid Class G Driver’s License and access to a personal vehicle.

Certification required

Graduate of an accredited civil engineering diploma or degree program with a CET designation. Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic/experience requirements.

Eligibility criteria

Career-Launcher Internships are funded by the Government of Canada under the Youth Employment Strategy. For program criteria information visit their website.

 

Qualified interns are:

  • Between the ages of 15-30 (inclusive) at the start of the internship
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons granted refugee status in Canada*
  • Legally allowed to work according to the relevant provincial and Canadian legislation and regulations
  • Available to work for at least six months
  • Not previous participants of a federal youth employment program
  • Not employees of the hiring employer prior to the start of their internship (does not apply to previous coop students or student interns, although this must be clearly indicated by the employer)

*Refugee protection must be conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Persons awaiting refugee status, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, student visa or work visa, are ineligible to participate in a Youth Employment Strategy initiative.

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