City of Abbotsford Seeking a Senior Engineer, Water

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Utilities Infrastructure Division of the Engineering and Regional Utilities Department develops long-term capital plans, policies, master plans, bylaws and processes development applications that guides the growth of the Regional Utilities (water and sewer treatment) and City and according to the City’s latest 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 excited to be looking for a talented Senior Engineer to fill the key position of Senior Engineer, Water reporting to the Director, Utilities Infrastructure.

As the Senior Engineer to a group of engineering professionals, you will lead, coach and support, while managing both Regional water supply and City distribution programs, including budgets and engineering projects. You will be responsible for long range planning, concept plans, development applications, implementing City and Regional master plans, and applying, developing and updating policies and bylaw, on both the City and Regional Systems. As the City’s technical expert you will work closely with external consultants, as well as respond to enquiries from the public and outside agencies.

Your professionalism and superior communication skills will serve you well as you will be called upon to prepare and present reports to Committees, Council and Senior Management.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or other related discipline;
  • 10 years’ experience as a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) registered with Engineers and Geoscientists BC with good standing

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.

The City of Abbotsford is committed to creating a workplace that fosters a culture of diversity and inclusion by attracting, retaining and developing a talented and diverse workforce which broadly reflects the community and citizens we serve. As such, we encourage applications from individuals from all genders, backgrounds and underrepresented groups. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

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Closing Date: December 31, 2022

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