Senior Engineer

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Job Type Technologists / Technicians
Organization Town of Okotoks
Competition Number 1523P
Closing date
Job Description

Our Community: 
People who visit and live in Okotoks often comment on how beautiful the scenery is – the mountain views are majestic and the Sheep River valley is at the heart of where we play. They love that Okotoks is just 15 minutes south of Calgary and a short drive to Kananaskis Country. Okotoks has gained a reputation as an award-winning community, recognized nationally for our commitment to sustainability and to organizational excellence. With annexation complete, the community will grow substantially over the next 60 years. These are exciting times for Okotoks as we envision and plan for our future, while we remain committed to maintaining the enviable lifestyle our residents enjoy

We Are: 
The Town of Okotoks is a progressive organization; offering a challenging and dynamic work environment where collaboration, open communication, frequent exchange of ideas and teamwork across different business centres assists us in providing exceptional customer service.

The Town of Okotoks fosters a culture of shared accountability through our collaboratively developed “Habits of Execution” which empowers employees to focus on organizational outcomes and supports a high performance culture. We have a strong focus on health and safety, and strive for a culture of wellness, inclusion and organizational effectiveness. 

The Opportunity: 

Reporting to Community Development & Engineering Manager, the Senior Engineer is responsible for independently completing varied assignments requiring a broad understanding of the field of engineering and may also require specialized knowledge, as well as knowledge of interrelated effects of the work upon other areas of the business. The role is responsible for:

•    Ensure all engineering work is compliant with relevant provincial and municipal statutory requirements;
•    Coordinate the planning, design, construction and rehabilitation of the Town’s infrastructure to ensure these systems are safe, efficient, cost effective & customer oriented, and constructed in accordance with good engineering standards and practices;
•    Review and approve infrastructure related to new development and subdivision applications in accordance with policies, specifications, provincial regulations and accepted engineering standards;
•    Provide leadership and guidance to all business centres in their management of capital project;
•    Provide planning and financial control of capital projects including budget preparation, quality control, scheduling and budget monitoring;
•    Prepare reports for submission to regulatory authorities;
•    Other engineering related assignments as required.

What We Offer: 
•    Competitive Salary 
•    Comprehensive benefit and pension plans 
•    Career development 
•    Flexible work schedule 
•    So much more! 

Pre-employment Requirements:
Candidates who progress to final stages of the recruitment process will be required to provide proof of education and designation along with a favorable criminal record check and possibly a driver’s abstract depending on the position.

Application Return

Applications are invited to submit a resume online through our career section at Postings close at midnight on the closing date listed below. We will not be able to accept late applications. 

The Town of Okotoks is an inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.