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Drainage Services provides wastewater and stormwater drainage services to customers in Edmonton. Our employees plan, build, operate and maintain the pipes, tunnels, pump stations, biosolids management and stormwater management facilities that make up the city’s extensive drainage network.
The Water Resources Engineer is accountable for developing and implementing system strategies related to sewer odour and corrosion, and flood mitigation. This includes various phases of project implementation such as project management, field investigations and monitoring, conceptual/feasibility studies and evaluation, and the preparation of engineering design reports.
Qualifications, experience and behaviours as the successful candidate you will possess are:
Completion of degree in Civil, Chemical or Environmental engineering from a recognized post-secondary educational institute.
Registered as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with APEGA or eligible for registration with APEGA.
Additional courses and/or training in water resources, municipal wastewater processes, and engineering economics are desirable.
5+ years of progressively responsible professional experience in planning, design and operations of drainage facilities, and sewer odour assessment and mitigation. Candidates possessing less than the required years of experience may be considered at a developmental level.
Demonstrable experience with:
Planning, designing, and/or constructing drainage infrastructure such as sewer trunks, pump stations, and stormwater facilities
Management of consultant projects and coordination of interdisciplinary committees
Significant knowledge of engineering principles and standard practices related to drainage construction and environmental engineering.
Sewer ventilation hydraulics
Odour generation processes
Wet weather flow management
Combined and separate sewer systems
Drainage design standards
Possession of a valid Alberta Class 5 Motor Vehicle Operator's License, with 6 or fewer demerits.
The Water Resources Engineer will have the following technical skills:
Proficient in analyzing data, preparing summary reports, and presenting the results.
Strong knowledge and skill in areas of project management principles, sewer design and construction methods, sewer network analysis, and sewer ventilation/pressurization dynamics.
A high level of technical competence with practical experience in sewer odour abatement or air quality assessment and dispersion modelling software is highly desirable.
Practical knowledge of GIS systems and their applications, and strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite and database management.
Our best candidate must conduct themselves professionally at all times, possess a strong work ethic and be regarded as a positive, proactive worker who is focused on continuous improvement. These abilities must be supplemented with effective written and verbal communication skills combined with the ability to facilitate discussions among multiple stakeholder groups and to clearly communicate concepts and ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences. Other demonstrated competencies required to be successful in this position include taking initiative, adapting to change and highly developed attention to detail and critical thinking aptitude.
Internal Number: IRC40713
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What makes EPCOR different from other companies? Our people. Looking after more than a million people isn't an easy job, but it's one we all take pride in.EPCOR is committed to promoting a safe and healthy work environment by providing training programs for employees and services such as our Wellness Account that promotes employees to become physically active. In addition to competitive pay, we offer a flex benefits package that lets you choose the benefit and coverage levels that are right for you. Our vacation program starts with a three-week allowance in the first year, as well as an innovative personal days-off program that allows employees to take time off for their personal or family needs.At EPCOR, it's all about providing more. Join EPCOR and help keep the lights on and the water safe for your friends and neighbours.