New Job Supervisor, Infrastructure Services In Saskatchewan

Supervisor, Infrastructure Services
Supervisor, Infrastructure Services

Supervisor, Infrastructure Services

Company : City of Regina
Salary : $34.70–$43.18 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

Openings : 1
Type of Posting: Internal
Location Name : City of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, CA
Date Posted : June 28, 2023
Closing Date: July 11, 2023
Profession : Supervisory
Experience Level(s) : Mid-Level
Desired Employment Status : Permanent
Education Level(s) : Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology
Job ID : 1537
Position Summary
In an environment that supports continuous improvement and under the general administrative direction of the Coordinator, Infrastructure Services, the employee in this position will be required to direct and coordinate the activities of the Infrastructure Services Section. General responsibility is for the coordination and inspection of the installation of sewer, water services, and surface works by City forces and private contractors, the review of utility company projects, the regulation of contractors working within City right of way the administration of various agreements and the handling of miscellaneous complaints and inquiries relating to this section. Duties & Responsibilities Supervises and coordinates the activities of staff in the infrastructure services section. Coordinates, supervises and inspects installation of sewer and water projects within street rights of way, Municipal Access Agreements, and the lead pipe replacement program, and the installation of concrete and asphalt projects on street rights of way; providing in sight when required. Supervises and inspects installation of sewer and water and surface works projects within street rights of way, Municipal Access Agreements, and the lead pipe replacement program. Supervises and comments on utility company circulations, providing insight on project routing. Coordinates locates of City infrastructure when requested by outside agencies and contacts other City Departments to locate their services when necessary.Ensures that construction work carried out by contractors is in accordance with design plans and specifications. Assists in the preparation of the annual budget for the section and monitors expenditures. Arranges for City vehicles or car allowances for staff as required. Participates in interviews and selection of permanent and casual staff. Trains new employees and maintains training and development programs for existing staff. Conducts annual employee performance appraisals. Initiates and exercises disciplinary control of staff as required. Acts for the City in submitting confidential reports concerning employee problems and grievances, deals with employee complaints and grievances and gives evidence, when required, on behalf of the City at formal hearings or boards. Purchases and maintains all equipment and supplies required for the section. Ensures that staff prepare clear, concise, and accurate daily project reports and files reports in an orderly manner for future reference. Duties & Responsibilities Continued
Develop computer databases for the storage and retrieval of information relevant to the section.
Maintains regular communication with the Utility Agencies, Contractors, and the public to ensure effective coordination of construction projects.
Coordinates locates of City infrastructure when requested by outside agencies and contacts other City Departments to locate their services when necessary.
Ensures that subordinates and contractors follow proper safety procedures, including traffic control facilities.
Arranges for completion of inspections of contracts to ensure that all deficiencies are repaired before final payments are authorized.
Provides liaison between construction crews and design staff.
Arranges for final inspection of contracts prior to expiration of performance bonds.
Initiates letters and/or reports relating to projects or complaints, as required.
Prepares performance appraisals of contractors for future reference.
Assumes the role of Project Inspector on various construction projects, as required.
Investigates and responds to numerous miscellaneous complaints; carries out effective Public Relations in handling inquiries and complaints.
Responds to calls to deal with emergency situations and/or to direct information with respect to required action.
Supervises the taking of applications for driveway crossings to be built by the City at the applicant's cost or under City replacement programs.
Participates in project meetings to discuss construction problems, project coordination, et cetera.
Follows all rules and regulations as set out in the Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act and the City of Regina Occupational Health and Safety Manual.
Performs related work as required. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Thorough knowledge and understanding of the lead pipe replacement bylaw, water bylaw, sewer bylaw, Municipal Access Agreements, 3-Way Agreements, utility and building permit circulations. Knowledge of the general rules and regulations of the Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act. The ability to apply Provincial Acts, Municipal Bylaws, Guidelines, Policies and Standards related to the development industry. Ability to interpret plans, specifications, agreements, and contracts. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in written form. Ability to provide technical advice, guidance, and direction to all levels of staff within the Corporation and with external associates. Ability to plan and work independently, or as part of a team, demonstrate tact and diplomacy to maintain co-operative working relations, communicate effectively with a variety of internal and external customers and co-workers. Ability to assign, delegate and schedule work of staff and self, organizing and prioritizing multiple and changing work demands while considering workloads, employees’ skills, and operational requirements. Ability to make informed and knowledgeable decisions, initiate change and to co-ordinate the approval of plans and specifications by professional staff quickly and efficiently. Skill in understanding and applying analytical methods and techniques to analyze data and issues, document findings, research and recommend required changes and coordinate and implement policies and procedures. Skill in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel etc.) to prepare reports, enter and retrieve information and communicate through electronic mail. Extensive knowledge of principles of computers and corporate software, such as MS Office, IRIS, and general knowledge of AutoCAD and GIS. Ability to exercise a high degree of initiative and work with considerable amount of independence demonstrating sound problem solving and decision-making skills. Education & Experience
Typically the knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position are obtained through completion of a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology and a minimum of five (5) years related experience in facilitating sewer and water connections, concrete and asphalt projects, the lead pipe replacement program, and the review of Utility Company proposals, and inspection of municipal surface and underground construction, including some experience in a supervisory capacity.

✓ Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.
✓ Note: As per the City of Regina's Criminal Record Check Policy , the successful candidate is required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check.
✓ Note: Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of acquired education.

Jurisdiction: CUPE Local 21
Division: City Planning & Community Development
Department: Sustainable Infrastructure
Hourly Salary: $34.70 - $43.18
Annual Salary: $71,819.00 - $89,371.00

The City of Regina acknowledges that we are on Treaty 4 Territory, and the traditional lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.
We want to show our recognition and respect to the Nations and the ancestors of this territory, we are grateful for the privilege to be here, to co-exist. We recognize that much of the harms of the past have shaped our relationship; we are committed to our work of building trust. We hope for good and everlasting relationships to create true partnerships with Indigenous peoples.
Regina is committed to employment equity and accessibility. We encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.
Note: The City of Regina strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please note in your application or contact 306-777-7000.