New Job Engineering Technologist Technician 1 In Ontario



Company : City of Toronto
Salary : $40.62–$44.48 an hour
Location : Ontario

Full Description

    Job ID: 39022
    Job Category: Engineering & Technical
    Division & Section: Engineering & Construction Services, ECS Roadways
    Work Location: Metro Hall, 55 John Street, Toronto
    Job Type & Duration: Full-time, Permanent Vacancy
    Hourly Rate: $40.62 - $44.48
    Shift Information: Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week
    Affiliation: L79 Full-time
    Number of Positions Open: 2
    Posting Period: 31-Jul-2023 to 14-Aug-2023
Reporting to the Supervisor of Design for Local Roads, the successful candidate will provide engineering design's for the preparation of multi-disciplinary municipal linear infrastructure construction projects in the Capital Works Program.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Administers, prepares, co-ordinates requirements and reviews designs, reports, specifications and any documentation related to construction projects and land development proposals.
  • Prepares tenders and administers contracts for the installation, construction and rehabilitation of infrastructure to ensure contracts are carried out in accordance with City standards, specifications and procedures.
  • Conducts surveys, investigations, and studies for a variety of proposals, programs, land development applications and projects pertaining to the City's facilities and infrastructure.
  • Conducts field inspections and evaluates condition of facilities and that proper traffic control procedures are in place. Assists the Engineers or carries out technical work for the planning, design, tendering, construction and inspection of municipal infrastructure.
  • Assists with the preparation of budget and tracking of expenditures.
  • Leads projects and directs staff on projects.
  • Prepares drafts of documents, contracts, specifications and agreements for the Engineers or Supervisor.
  • Programs, operates and maintains a variety of mechanical, digital, analogue, wireless, computerized and other equipment and systems in performing surveys, draughting, calculations, diagnostics, repairs, studies, etc.
  • Develops, maintains and monitors programs and systems.
  • Performs design and draughting work and prepares and checks map data and products using Computer Assistant Design and Drawing (CADD) input information.
  • Checks and provides progress/inspection reports on the work of contractors and developers to ensure use of safety equipment, adherence to approved designs, procedures, regulations, statutes, specifications etc.
  • Performs and/or monitors tests and submits results for analysis.
  • Liaises with Utility companies, developers, public, contractors, etc. on pre-construction meetings, to resolve problems etc.
  • Prepares training course materials and conducts training courses and demonstrations for users of GIS and traffic systems. Trains and directs the work of staff.
  • Performs and/or reviews research and calculations and analyzes technical data.
  • Investigates and responds to inquiries from the public, surveyors, consultants, contractors related to construction activity on by-law interpretation, location of property lines, encroachments, digital CADD and processes.
  • Acts as crew chief for land surveys and in performing calculations, integration of data, measurements, operation of equipment, etc. Formats digital data and develops base plan & profile. Configures computer files. Reviews applications from public, contractors etc. and ensures necessary specifications and requirements are met.
  • Prepares, reads and interpret technical drawings.
  • Performs engineering surveys (design and construction) for existing and new sewers, watermains, bridges, roadways and other public works projects within public highways, parks, easements and private property.
  • Searches, evaluates and analyzes existing records, notes and plans. Completes reconnaissance surveys. Searches and digs for iron bars and monuments for establishment of legal property limits. Directs the survey party in the retracement and establishment of street lines, property limits, lot lines and limits of registered plans.
  • Instructs and directs Engineering Technologists/Technicians in the measurement of topographic and underground surveys. Determines survey procedure to be used. Records and makes detailed drawings of same. Establishes profile cross-section and all underground elevations. Makes calculations to run both open and closed traverse lines, stadia surveys and triangulations. Makes detailed park surveys for open watercourse improvements.
  • Finalizes field notes and survey reports for preparation of plans and design.

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  • Graduate in Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Extensive experience utilizing Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) (e.g. Bentley MicroStation, InRoads to produce alignments, profiles, cross-sections, area/volume reports and other computer software used in a municipal engineering design environment including Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Considerable design experience in complex municipal infrastructure including roads, sewers, watermains.

You must also have:

  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and documents, e.g. plans and profiles, surveys, specifications, etc.
  • Advanced understanding in the principles and application of Civil Engineering theories, methods and practices.
  • Ability to interpret and apply knowledge of relevant regulations, statutes, standards and practices related to design of linear infrastructure such as Occupational Health and Safety Act, Ontario Provincial Standards Specifications (OPSS), Ontario Provincial Standards Drawings (OPSD), Transportation Association of Ontario (TAC), Ministry of the Environment (MOE).
  • Advanced knowledge of construction practices and methods.
  • Advanced analytical skills with the ability to perform manual and computerized mathematical calculations in an engineering environment.
  • Ability to work effectively with consultants, contractors, colleagues and other City employees at all levels and members of the public.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, at all organizational levels.
  • Ability to provide direction and training to other staff.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize and work with minimal supervision.
  • Advanced problem solving, project coordination skills and the ability to exercise independent judgement in dealing with technical matters.
  • Possession of a valid Ontario Driver's License Class “G” and the ability to travel to various work locations and construction sites in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ability to support the Toronto Public Service values to ensure a culture that champions equity, diversity and respectful workplaces.

City of Toronto employees must apply to full-time or part-time employment opportunities posted on the City's Internal Job Posting Portal.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
The City is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve. Learn more about the City’s commitment to employment equity.
The City of Toronto is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request. Learn more about the City’s Hiring Policies and Accommodation Process.