Manager of Engineering - Term position (8 months)
The Municipality of The County of Kings
Coldbrook, NS, CA
6d ago
source : alongside

The Municipality of the County of Kings is one of the fastest growing regions in Nova Scotia. It has a unique blend of urban and rural communities and offers a wonderful quality of life to its residents.

The Municipality requires an experienced engineer who can provide leadership and strategic advice in the areas of infrastructure, engineering, capital asset management, municipal water distribution / treatment, wastewater collection / treatment, drainage systems and street / sidewalk maintenance.

ResponsibilitiesReporting to the Director of Engineering & Public Works, Land & Parks, the successful candidate will perform the following duties : Manage the Municipality's Capital Program involving water / wastewater treatment and distribution systems, roads, drainage systems, sidewalks, trails, recreation facilities and building infrastructure.

  • Responsible for budgetary planning, procurement, preparation of tender specifications and engineering drawings, contract awards, construction administration and related Council reportingResponsible for all aspects of project management, including project identification, development, life‐
  • cycle analysis, risk management, scheduling, resource management and implementation / commissioningDevelop asset management plans and long-term budget forecasts related to municipal infrastructureProvide technical and engineering advice relating to projects / operations to Municipal Council, Committee of the Whole and Council CommitteesAdminister consulting, construction and maintenance RFPs / contracts related to municipal infrastructure and facilities.

  • Oversee engineering review of new subdivision developments in the Municipality, ensuring compliance with Municipal policy, by‐
  • laws and specificationsProvide coaching, work / training plan development and performance management for 7 unionized staffQualificationsMinimum Qualifications for this position : Bachelor of Engineering (Civil or Environmental discipline preferred);
  • registered as a Professional Engineer with Engineers NS.5 years of experience related to Municipal Engineering and infrastructure required.

    Experience in a municipal government setting would be considered an asset.Experience with project management and procurement would be considered an asset.

    SkillsAsset Management, Project Management, EngineeringArrayAbout The Municipality of The County of KingsThe Municipality of the County of Kings is committed to building and fostering an inclusive and welcoming workplace.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and recognize that the act of identifying can be uncomfortable. We encourage diverse applicants to self-identify in order to help us build an equitable workplace reflective of the communities we serve.

    Other InformationHours of work are Monday through Friday 8 : 30 AM to 4 : 30 PM (35 hours / week). Occasional evening meetings may be required.

    Compensation includes a competitive salary, benefits, and pension plan (Defined Contribution : 8% Employer / 8% Employee Match).

    Salary will be a Manager Level of the Municipal Non-Union Pay Scale - $75,000 to $97,500.Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer or will result in termination of your employment.

    Checks may include one or all of the following checks : Reference / Employment Verification, Criminal Background, and Education.

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