New Job Bridge Projects Engineer In Manitoba

Bridge Projects Engineer
Bridge Projects Engineer

Bridge Projects Engineer

Company : City of Winnipeg
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Manitoba

Full Description

Under the general direction of the Bridge Planning and Operations Engineer, the Bridge Projects Engineer is responsible for delivery of projects within the bridge capital program. This includes all processes necessary to ensure the projects are managed in a cost effective, efficient and environmentally responsible manner, and that reflect the needs of the public and City Council and meets the goals and objectives of the department. The Bridge Projects Engineer also provides technical expertise for the rehabilitation or replacement of bridge infrastructure.

As the Bridge Projects Engineer you will:

  • Undertake project management of simultaneous capital projects with varying levels of complexity.
  • Develop project plans including preparing detailed budgets and schedules.
  • Undertake stakeholder analysis to identify, develop, and execute external processes such as public consultation, environmental impact assessments, and engineering studies.
  • Direct the engineering work undertaken by consultants including review and acceptance of engineering studies and construction contracts. Undertakes engineering work on in-house projects.
  • Solicit and obtains inputs on project work from other City departments and well as external agencies and utilities.
  • Undertake contract administration including evaluation of tender submissions, obtaining approvals, preparing award reports, approving contract changes, resolving conflicts, and approving acceptance of the work.
  • Represent the department on project construction management.
  • Maintain project financial controls by monitoring and approving project expenditures.
  • Undertake consultant services management by developing terms of reference and monitoring progress and performance.
  • Respond to public, media, elected officials and other enquiries.
  • Ensure compliance with Worker's Compensation Legislation, Human Rights Legislation, safety regulations and safe work practices.

Your education and qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. A Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, or completion of any other degree or education in a related field would be considered an asset.
  • Several years of experience in the design, construction, and rehabilitation of bridge infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated experience providing leadership and working collaboratively with stakeholders.
  • Extensive experience in project management of infrastructure projects and contract administration principles and techniques.
  • Experience in the preparation, review and support of business cases for capital projects.
  • Extensive knowledge of current bridge design standards, materials, construction practices, and rehabilitation methods.
  • Knowledge of Federal and Provincial legislation and City by-laws and regulations related to the function of the position would be an asset, including: The City of Winnipeg Act, Environment Act, Rivers and Streams regulations, National Transportation Agency regulations, Navigable Waters Act.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with staff, elected officials, the public, City departments, and outside agencies, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and manage multiple tasks or projects under changing or stressful conditions or in response to emergency situations.
  • Ability to identify, negotiate, and resolve conflicts in a timely manner with effective results.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization, external contacts and the public, in accordance with the Respectful Workplace Standard.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions to accommodate time limits and program changes.
  • IMPORTANT: Applicants who have been educated outside of Canada must have education which is comparable to the minimum qualification in Canada. Applicants submitting foreign credentials require an official academic assessment report issued by a recognized Canadian assessment service at application.

Conditions of employment:

  • The successful applicant must maintain legal eligibility to work in Canada. If the successful applicant possesses a work permit, it is their responsibility to ensure the permit remains valid.
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba and maintain membership in good standing.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver's License.
  • Ability to work extended hours, including evenings and weekends, and respond to emergency situations.
  • Physically able to traverse construction sites and other bridge locations, work at heights, sometimes over water and in confined spaces.