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Competition #: 12 - 043
Position Category: Permanent
Position Title: Utility Operations Technologist
Section: Operations
Location: Calgary
Position Class: Salary
Work Shift: First Shift
Education/Experience:
  • Possess a post-secondary diploma in an Engineering Technology discipline or a Level 1 Operators Certification in water treatment/distribution and wastewater collection/treatment, with five years relevant progressive experience.
Job Description:

Reporting to the Utility Operations Team Lead, the Utility Operations Technologist is responsible for the coordination, implementation and monitoring of various programs, contracts and activities related to water, wastewater and storm water serving within the County.

Key Accountabilities:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administer third party service contracts and franchise agreements associated with municipal owned water, wastewater and storm water servicing.
  • Obtain and administer Provincial approvals and licenses issued to the County to ensure compliance.
  • Conduct regular site inspections of County owned facilities and infrastructure as established within each contract.
  • Assist in the negotiation and/or renegotiation of service contracts for the operation of facilities and utilities owned by the County. 
  • Communicate with contract operators on a daily basis regarding the operation of facilities, maintenance issues and trouble shoot operational issues related to each system respectively.  
  • Provide relevant expertise and assistance to internal work groups in the planning, construction and commissioning  and operating of municipal water, wastewater and storm water infrastructure.
  • Communicate with County residents and stakeholders related to water, wastewater and storm drainage issues. 
  • Provide interpretation of applicable Municipal and Provincial standards, policies and guidelines as required. 
  • All other duties as assigned. 

Skills and Aptitudes: 

  • Posses a thorough knowledge base related to municipal utilities, engineering and construction practices.
  • Posses the ability to conduct effective public relations, liaison and resolution of issues with other Municipal staff, council members, developers, contractors, ratepayers and outside governmental agencies.
  • Posses the ability to organize and coordinate projects to meet schedule and budget requirements.
  • Poses the ability to work independently on a variety of projects and supervise staff as required.
  • The ability use AutoCAD and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) is a definite asset.
  • Experience in a local government environment is desirable.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Demonstrate superior customer service and a “can do” attitude.
  • Display strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Possess excellent attention to detail, organizational, prioritizing and time management skills.
  • Possess a valid class 5 driver’s license.

This opportunity will be posted until a suitable candidate is found - Interested applicants are invited to submit their résumé and cover letter through rockyview.jobs.

Please Note:  All applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in Canada, and only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Hours Desired: Full Time
Position Open Date: 08/16/2012
Position Closed Date: 09/30/2012
An Equal Opportunity Employer
# : Operations
Operations
911-32 Ave NE
Calgary, AB T2E 6X6
E-Mail: careers@rockyview.ca
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