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Water Planning Engineer
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

March 24, 2017
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: E17-04 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Engineering and Regional Utilities
Job Description: At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. Key to our ongoing success is providing an environment that is inclusive and maximizes the diverse talents, backgrounds and perspectives of all employees, where every member of our team feels valued, respected and empowered. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

Our organization is currently growing and evolving in a dynamic way. Our City Council has adopted a new, leading edge Official Community Plan, and a forward thinking and ambitious Strategic Plan that provides us with a blueprint for our community’s ongoing growth and prosperity. Abbotsford is an exciting place to be right now. Be part of the story. Join our team today.

The Infrastructure Planning Division of the Engineering and Regional Utilities Department develops long-term capital plans, polices, master plans, bylaws and processes development applications that guides the growth of the City and Regional Utilities (water and sewer treatment) according to the City’s newly updated Official Community Plan (in-progress). 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 excited to be looking for a talented person to fill this key position in our water team as a Water Planning Engineer, reporting to the Senior Engineer, Water.

As a Water Planning Engineer, you will provide expertise to support the design and development of the Water Master Plan; your superior organization and project management skills will 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 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, and perform watermain network modelling. You will review development applications and provide technical guidance to other departments ensuring infrastructure is adequate to accommodate future growth, and prepare and present reports to Committees and Senior Management.

If you are a Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with work experience in Water Engineering, we encourage you to submit your resume and cover letter.

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.
Opening Date: February 27, 2017 08:30 AM
Closing Date: March 24, 2017 04:30 PM