- Posted by MG UG
- On April 21, 2019
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City of Winnipeg
Under the General Direction of the Services Development Engineer, the Development Engineer carries out assignments, completes reports and monitors Development Agreements related to servicing lands with water, wastewater and land drainage in accordance with local and regional plans, Development Agreement Parameters, City standards, City by-laws and Council directives.
As the Development Engineer you will:
- Evaluate Development Applications to ensure that appropriate terms and conditions are incorporated into Development Agreements:
- Determine existing water, wastewater and land drainage services available to service the proposed development by reviewing GIS and as-built information as required.
- Meet with peers within the Department to determine the level of service required by the proposed development and to ensure that available services have adequate capacity for the proposed intensity of development.
- Ensure that conditions are included in the agreement outlining the applicant’s responsibility to construct the required services at no cost to the City if existing services are inadequate or require upgrading and/or extension.
- Identify the need for engineering studies and ensure that said studies are appropriately reviewed and acceptable on behalf of the Department.
- Request servicing criteria and ensure that said criteria are appropriately reviewed and acceptable on behalf of the Department.
- Review regional servicing plans to determine if extension of these services is required.
- Ensure that oversized service requirements are identified in conjunction with development applications in order to ensure planned and orderly development and budgeted for developer reimbursement if required.
- Determine if the proposed development benefits from any previously constructed oversized services and ensure that the requirement to pay for a share of these services is included in the agreement.
- Review other development applications and agreements in close proximity to the proposed development to determine any special technical or financial conditions to be considered.
- Determine if a land drainage trunk service rate (TSR) charge is payable.
- Determine if lot grading plan and/or any easements are required.
- Respond to Public enquiries regarding land development matters.
- Provide technical and financial input for preparation of reports to Community Committee and/or Standing Policy Committee on Division matters and on land development matters.
- Respond to other City departments’ inquiries on issues related to land development servicing.
- Represent the Department on interdepartmental land development and planning committees such as OurWinnipeg and the Administrative Coordinating Group (ACG).
- Perform financial analyses and calculations in order to establish appropriate servicing charges and reimbursements.
- Ensure consistency in response to Development Applications.
- Participate in the Department’s construction drawing review process to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of development agreements.
- Assume the functions and responsibilities of the Services Development Engineer in an acting role as required.
- Perform other related duties consistent with the position as assigned.
Your education and qualifications include:
- Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, with preference for Civil Engineering.
- Professional Engineer designation and eligible for registration with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba (E.G.M.) is required. Registration as a Professional Member of E.G.M. to be obtained within 12 months of date of hire.
- Demonstrated experience in municipal engineering with thorough knowledge of subdivision design and contract administration.
- Knowledge of the Development Agreement process and the ability to interpret terms and conditions of Development Agreements.
- Extensive knowledge of Winnipeg’s water, wastewater and land drainage facilities design and operation.
- Working knowledge of computers and software for engineering, technical and management applications (including GIS).
- Strong interpersonal and communications skills (verbal and written) to deal effectively with staff, other City Departments, senior administrators, elected officials, land developers, engineering consultants, contractors, lawyers and the general public.
- Ability to provide leadership and direction to others.
- Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and in a team environment.
- Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization, external contacts and the public, in accordance with the Respectful Workplace Standard.
- Must have, or be able to acquire in a reasonable period of time, a thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and the safety precautions and regulations that are applicable to the positions’ area of work.
- Willingness and ability to take and successfully complete additional training as required.
Conditions of employment:
- Professional Engineer designation and eligible for registration with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba (E.G.M.).
- A Police Information Check satisfactory to the employer will be required from the successful candidate, at their expense.
- Must possess and maintain a valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s Licence.
CORE COMPETENCIES for ALL EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY OF WINNIPEG:
- Citizen & Customer Focus
- Respecting Diversity
- Ethics and Values
- Integrity and Trust
- Results Oriented
To apply for this job please visit careers.winnipeg.ca.