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Process Optimization Engineer

York Region

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Job Id#: 20368
Environmental Services Department
Operations, Maintenance and Monitoring Branch
Location: Newmarket, Ontario
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 37.5; Scheduled Shifts: 0830 - 1630
Salary Range: $51.34 - $55.81 per hour This is a Union position. Temporary Full-Time, Approx. 24 months


Reporting to the Program Manager, OMM Process Optimization & Analytics, is responsible for conducting on-site investigations and recommendations to optimize advanced and conventional water treatment processes including numerical modelling for water age or detention factors, disinfection by-product and corrosion control for water; conducting on-site diagnostic and treatability analysis including bench scale, pilot and full scale levels; conduct research in partnership on advanced water treatment methodologies; provide recommendations for the planning, design and commissioning of drinking water systems to meet regulatory requirements including Drinking Water Quality Management System (DMQMS) and ISO needs; conduct on-site and classroom training on new advance treatment methodologies and technology.

  • Successful completion of a University Degree in Civil, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering.
  • Must be registered as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with Professional Engineers Ontario.
  • Minimum five (5) years demonstrated experience (inclusive of E.I.T. experience) in the approvals, design, construction and operating processes of municipal water and wastewater collection, distribution and treatment systems, including project management experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant legislation and regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of municipal water, wastewater treatment, collection and distribution system management and operations techniques, as well as complex hydraulic systems including pumping, piping, valving, etc.
  • Understanding of budgeting process, strategic planning, program development and implementation techniques.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.
  • Demonstrated report writing and project management skills to meet program objectives and work to tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to coordinate project teams; ability to work effectively, independently and cooperatively within a team environment.
  • Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications.
  • Ability to travel to offsite locations in a timely and efficient manner, as required.
  • Ability to work outside normal business hours, as required.
To Apply:

Please apply on-line at by Wednesday, March 1, 2017, quoting competition #20368. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit the above-mentioned website.

Process Optimization Engineer York Region Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-01
Date Posted: 2017-02-16
Province: Ontario
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