12 Jan

Project Engineer Jobs Vacancy in Government Canada

Project Engineer
Government Canada
12 Jan, 2018 30+ days ago

Government Canada urgently required following position for Project Engineer. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Project Engineer Jobs Vacancy in Government Canada Jobs Details:

Parks Canada - Ontario Waterways
Peterborough (Ontario), Smiths Falls (Ontario)
$67,081 to $83,778 (currently under review) For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

Closing date: 28 January 2018 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. Apply online

Duties Working for the Ontario Waterways the Project Engineer will be responsible for leading in-house engineering design, construction, and maintenance projects; developing and administering project plans; monitoring and evaluating contracted projects; reviewing and recommending project design, and terms of reference, as well as the selecting of consultants and PSPC; participating in contract negotiation; maintaining responsibility for project quality assurance; and resolving disputes and contract issues.

Work environment The Ontario Waterways is a boater's paradise, attracting pleasure boats from across North America to travel across the Trent-Severn Waterways 44 locks and the Rideau Canal's 47 locks.

The Rideau Canal, 202 km in length is a National Historic Site, a Canadian Heritage River and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, consisting in a series of beautiful Lakes and Rivers connected by canals. It stretches from Kingston to Ottawa, and welcomes nearly 1 million visitors annually to its 24 lock stations.

The Trent-Severn Waterways, also a National Historic Site and 386 km in length, links Lake Ontario at Trenton with Lake Huron at Port Severn on Georgian Bay and attracts about 1.4 million visitors each year offering heritage tourism and recreation.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide Your résumé.

A covering letter in 1,200 words (maximum)

Contact information for 3 references.

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications) • Graduation with a degree from a recognized university in civil engineering, structural engineering, mechanical engineering or some other engineering specialty relevant to the duties of the position.

Degree equivalency

• Eligible to be licensed as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario.

• *Experience in analysis, design and rehabilitation for major projects related to civil engineering such as: dams, water control structures, building structures, and infrastructures.
• *Experience preparing engineering drawings, specifications and reports.
• *Experience in planning, executing, monitoring & controlling and closing multiple maintenance and rehabilitation projects.
• *Experience in the management, inspection and assessment of built assets**.
• *Experience using AutoCAD, word processing, database and spreadsheet applications, such as Microsoft office.

*Requires recent and relevant experience implies at least 3 years’ experience within the past 5 years, with that experience being within Canada and in relation to built assets.

**Built assets in this case would also include, in general, reinforced and/or mass concrete structures such as dams, water control structures, other marine structures, earth dams, and structures constructed using stone masonry, structural steel and timber frames.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications) • Experience in conducting dam safety reviews;
• Experience in engineering inspection of dams and water control structures, stone masonry design and heritage structures;
• Experience writing technical documents such as request for proposals and statements of work required for the provision of contracted services;
• Experience in asset management and/or project management of Waterway Infrastructure;
• Experience in providing advice and recommendations to executive Management;
• Experience in managing financial and human resources including establishing and leading multi-disciplinary teams of engineers, technical specialists, consultants, and contractors.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job) English essential

Information on language requirements

• Knowledge of current design standards and construction delivery methods in relation to built assets.

• Ability to successfully coordinate all phases of multiple projects.
• Ability to analyse and synthesize complex information including technical drawings and specifications.

• Personally connects with people;
• Strives for Excellence;
• Exercises sound judgment;
• Makes things happen;
• Communicates effectively.

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job) • Ability to manage human resources, effectively lead teams and engage, negotiate and resolve issues with internal and external stakeholders.

Conditions of employment Reliability Status security clearance - Obtain and maintain Reliability Status

• Possession of a valid Ontario Class “G” or higher driver’s license;
• Willingness and ability to wear a Parks Canada uniform;
• Willingness and ability to work outside in all weather conditions;
• Willingness and ability to travel to all sites within the Ontario Waterways Unit, as required;
• Willingness to work in close proximity to water currents, upon high structures and in enclosed spaces.
• Willingness and ability to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays, when required.

Other information Applicants who are screened in for assessment must be available for evaluation in Peterborough, Ontario.

Random selection may be used to identify which applicants will be assessed in this appointment process.

Preference may be given to applicants and/or qualified candidates based on geography, language abilities, availability, which is consistent with the guidelines for assignment of work.

An appointment being made as a result of a relative merit process is based on right fit. Right fit can be defined as appointing the right qualified person in the right position at the right time, with consideration given to the current and future needs of the position and the organization as defined by the delegated manager.

Candidates may be offered positions as they are assessed, found qualified, and have confirmed their availability for mandatory training. In order to be considered first it is important to make yourself available for all assessments and training, as well as inform your references ahead of time that we may be contacting them.

The hiring manager reserves the right to determine whether or not your status on the qualifying list will remain active should you fail to respond to an offer of employment by the indicated deadline, or if you fail to attend or are unavailable for a mandatory training session.

All persons who have legal status to work in Canada. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet the Education and Experience criteria listed in the Statement of Qualifications (see below). Applicants must list both of these factors in their cover letter, and then write one or two paragraphs for each demonstrating how they meet these factors by providing concrete examples. Please note that it is not sufficient to only state that these factors are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. Resumes will be used as a secondary source to validate the experience described in the cover letter.

Failure to clearly demonstrate in your cover letter how you meet the Education and Experience factors found on the Statement of Qualifications (see below), may result in the rejection of your application.

Normally, applicants will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information.

Parks Canada is committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act, and strives to ensure that our workforce reflects the diverse nature of Canadian society. We encourage women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of a visible minority group to self-identify in their cover letter.

Please submit your completed application, including all of the above-mentioned documentation. Failure to do so may result in your application being rejected.
The Public Service of Canada is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection and appointment processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to this process, please advise the Parks Canada representative in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

The Parks Canada Agency is established as a separate employer in the Federal Public Service under the Financial Administration Act. Persons appointed to the Agency continue to be part of the Public Service. The Parks Canada Agency operates under its own human resources framework outside of the Public Service Employment Act and in line with values of fairness, competence and respect, and its operating principles.
In accordance with paragraph 8(2)(a) of the Privacy Act, information or material, whether provided directly by the candidate or otherwise obtained by the selection board, used during the selection process for the purpose of assessing a candidate may be used as part of the selection review and recourse processes. Such relevant information may be provided to third parties, such as other candidates or their representatives, who have a legitimate reason to be aware of that information.

Persons who have a priority entitlement as defined by the Parks Canada Agency Priority Policy and Guidelines will be considered first.

Tips for applicants:
• Please provide complete and thorough details of your education and experience.
• Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications, or work history. You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each Experience element, as applications will be screened only on the information provided.
• Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being screened out of the competition.

Persons who have received pay in lieu of unfulfilled surplus period, a Transition Support Measure (TSM) or an Educational Allowance and are re-appointed to the Parks Canada Agency are required to reimburse an amount corresponding to the period from the effective date of such reappointment or hiring, to the end of the original period for which the TSM and education allowance was paid. Please contact (Name of HRM), Human Resources Manager if you are one of these individuals to find out how this applies to your particular situation.

Persons who are in receipt of a Canadian Government Public Service pension and are considering this employment opportunity with the Parks Canada Agency, should contact the PWGSC Public Service Pension Centre (1-800-561-7930) in order to determine the impact of an appointment on their pension benefit entitlements.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

Travel cost for individuals who are not Federal Public Servants will not be covered.

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Preference Preference will be given to any veteran who was honourably released from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) after at least three years of service and is not already an indeterminate public servant. This preference applies for five years following release from the CAF.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Eric Ingram - Human Resources Advisor


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