Water Planning Engineer / Technologist

City of Abbotsford


The Infrastructure Planning Division of the Engineering and Regional Utilities Department develops long-term capital plans, policies, master plans and bylaws and processes development applications that guide the growth of the City and Regional Utilities (water and sewer treatment) according to the City’s newly updated Official Community Plan. This Division will help guide the infrastructure investments in the City and achieve Council’s vision for the City “…to be the Hub of the Fraser Valley.”  This Division will also help shape the future of the City and is viewed as a builder of community that will attract and retain people to live, work and play in the City of Abbotsford.

We are pleased to be looking for two talented people to fill key positions in our water team, both reporting to the Senior Engineer, Water. 

As the Water Planning Engineer (Regional Utilities E17-04) you will:

Provide expertise to support the design and development of the Regional Water Master Plan; manage complex projects and studies on the regional system; provide technical support to the Project Management Office (PMO) delivering the Regional Utilities capital plan; and manage and review ministry requirements for water quality, dam safety and other regulatory requirements. 

As the Water Planning Engineer (Water Distribution 17-166) you will:

provide expertise to support the design and development of the City Water Master Plan. You will review development applications and provide technical guidance to other departments, ensuring infrastructure is adequate to accommodate future growth to ensure water requirements are met.  You will review and comment on engineering drawings to ensure bylaws are met. You will review and update City Bylaws including engineering standards for Water. Knowledge and experience in Water Modeling such as InfoWater would be an asset

To be successful in either position you will possess superior organization and project management skills that allow you to effectively deliver major projects spanning multiple departments, you will be relied upon to develop leading edge initiatives and find pragmatic solutions to issues facing City and Regional infrastructure.  You will develop capital programs and financial plans, provide leadership for the timely and efficient delivery of complex projects, ensure long-term water system sustainability. You will prepare and present reports to Committees and Senior Management.

If you are an Engineer in Training (EIT) or a Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with a minimum of 2 years of work experience, OR a Civil Technologist with a minimum of 5 years’ experience, in Water Engineering, we encourage you to submit your resume and cover letter.

To apply, please visit us online at www.abbotsford.ca/careers

Closing Date: December 15, 2017                                                                                                   

Water Planning Engineer / Technologist Abbotsford British Columbia

Expiry Date: 2017-12-15
Date Posted: 2017-11-27
Province: British Columbia