Engineering Design & Construction Technologist/Inspector - Planning

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Job Details

This position primarily involves the municipal engineering review and provision of comments on land development applications. Duties include engineering review and comment of Official Plan Amendments, secondary plans, zoning changes, condominium plans, Committee of Adjustment and Site Plans through the planning process. Coordinate and administer the Municipal Consent processes for the location and installation of other utilities within the municipal right of way including plans review, associated liaison duties with utilities and the public, and provide municipal consent.  Complete preliminary and detailed review of development design calculations and reports for new and replacement infrastructure associated to development applications. Provide detailed engineering review and comment of the municipal servicing components of new subdivision development and redevelopment proposals, zoning changes, condominium plans, site plans and storm water management reports. Provide or review servicing cost estimate calculations for subdivision and development agreements and conduct preliminary field investigations, as necessary, to assess the impact of proposed plans. Liaison with other agencies, developers, consultants and members of the general public


Knowledge and experience normally associated with the completion of a three-year college diploma in Civil Engineering or related field and a minimum of four years previous experience in municipal engineering.  Experience with computer assisted design (CAD) applications, record keeping and sewer design analysis, road reconstruction design,   and storm water management methodologies and software experience is an asset.  Must have knowledge of provincial and municipal policies and procedures related to the Ontario Provincial Standard Specifications and Drawings, Requires knowledge of construction specifications and ability to interpret contract drawings. Requires well-developed communications skills (written & spoken), analytical and problem-solving skills; and skill in preparing technical reports, clear and concise electronic/computerized records. Must have a high level of proficiency in various software applications including MSWord, Excel with experience in AutoCAD and Civil 3D as an asset. C.E.T designation is preferred.  Requires a valid driver’s license and ability to operate a vehicle to fulfil the requirements of the job.

The City requires all new Employees, as a condition of employment, to provide proof of vaccination that they are fully vaccinated from COVID 19 prior to their first day of employment.



Application Information

Qualified applicants are invited to submit 1 file containing a résumé and cover letter (ensure your name is in the title of the document), quoting file number 21-P-62 on the file as well as in the subject line, no later than 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 28, 2021, to: Human Resources 

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