New Job Process Engineer, Wastewater In Ontario

Process Engineer, Wastewater
Process Engineer, Wastewater

Process Engineer, Wastewater

Company : City of Ottawa
Salary : $87,069–$105,951 a year
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Requisition ID: 9785
Department: Infrastructure & Water Services Department
Service: Water Linear & Customer Services
Branch: Wastewater Linear Collections Branch
Employment Type: 1 Full-time Permanent
Work Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Affiliation: CIPP
Salary Information: $87,068.80 - $105,951.30 annually (2022 rates of pay)
Location: ROPEC, 800 Green's Creek
City: Ottawa, ON
Job Category: Engineering
Application Close: 11/09/2023


The mandate of Water Services is to provide treatment and distribution of a sustainable supply of high-quality drinking water and is committed to protecting the environment by collecting and treating wastewater for the health and prosperity of Ottawa.

You are responsible for designing, monitoring and/or optimizing numerous assigned processes (including physical, biological and chemical) required for wastewater system operations (i.e. collections or treatment). You also manage related projects, participate at various internal and external meetings, provide professional expertise and advice to internal and external stakeholders, and prepare various reports.


Completion of 4 year university degree in Civil, Mechanical, Chemical or Environmental Engineering, depending on the unit’s area of expertise

Minimum of 3 years of experience in a process-related environment, ideally in a wastewater system environment


Licensed Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO)
Must obtain and maintain Ontario MOE Class 4 Operator Certificate in the applicable process area, within the timeframe determined by the employer


  • Biological, physical, chemical and other processes used in wastewater treatment or collections operations and maintenance, including knowledge of hydraulics and hydrology
  • Preventative maintenance programs
  • Statistical process control techniques
  • Computerized process control
  • Quality management systems
  • Risk assessment and HAZOP
  • Applicable legislation and regulations (e.g. the Environmental Protection Act, the Ontario Water Resource Act)
  • The mandates, roles and responsibilities of provincial government ministries and other external stakeholders
  • Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers.


  • Project management
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Perform tasks with minimal supervision
  • Work well under pressure
  • Organize and prioritize work
  • Data analysis with software tools, computer modelling
  • Tact and discretion
  • Initiative and reliability
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate strong judgement


  • Language Requirement: English oral, reading, writing
  • Police Record Check: The successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Records and Judicial Matters Check with the Police Services detachment in their jurisdiction to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.; Police record checks completed by a third-party company will not be accepted.
  • Driver’s License Requirement: A valid Ontario unrestricted G class driver’s license (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerit points accumulated
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We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The City of Ottawa promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from members of Indigenous, Black and other racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women and non-binary persons, persons of all ethnic origins, religions, sexual orientations, classes, gender identities and expressions.
Candidates are encouraged to self-identify as a member of one or more designated employment equity groups in the self-identification questionnaire.

The City of Ottawa provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.

Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.