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City of Toronto
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Engineering and Technology
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$77,113 - $95,622
|| Post Date: || 06/17/2013 ||
Apply your project management experience in an engineering environment in this role with the City of Toronto as a technical services project manager.
As a Project Manager in a Capital Works Delivery unit, you will provide technical expertise, project management and contract administration services to plan, design and construct multidisciplinary projects involving roads, TTC track, and water, wastewater and wet weather conveyance and treatment infrastructure.
As a Project Manager in the Planning and Programming unit, you will provide technical expertise, project management and contract administration services in the planning and preliminary design of linear capital infrastructure projects, including roads, sewers, watermains and TTC tracks.
As a technical services project manager in either unit, you will oversee, review and direct the work of staff and engineering consultants, and prepare bid packages to engage consultants and contractors.
Your primary responsibilities as a Project Manager in this non-union position will be varied. Specifically, you will:
• Participate in, and carry out, varied assignments within a broad field of municipal infrastructure design and construction.
• Manage and lead assigned projects from inception to completion, assessing funding, schedule and scope requirements, developing Terms of Reference, defining project deliverables, managing change conditions and supervising / directing project team members, consultants and contractors.
• Ensure effective teamwork, communication, high standards of work quality, organizational performance, documentation and continuous learning.
• Oversee and evaluate the work performance of external service providers with respect to quality, timeline, cost and completion of required tasks.
• Implement quality control and quality assurance, finalize contract payments and ensure that project expenditures are controlled and maintained within approved budgets.
• Prepare estimates to assist in preparing the capital budget.
• Provide specialized design services, technical advice and expertise to support the units of the Division, Cluster or Corporation.
• Modify established guidelines, standards and processes, devise new approaches, apply existing criteria in innovative ways and draw conclusions from comparative situations.
• Identify, evaluate and provide technical expertise and recommendations for resolving issues with assigned projects.
• Ensure compliance with guidelines by acting as a signing authority.
• Participate in meetings with the public, stakeholders and councillors, and act as a technical specialist at project and organizational meetings with planners, administrators, contractors and other external service providers, and at hearings, court proceedings, grievances and arbitrations and other tribunals.
• Review drawings, project plans, purchasing documents and specifications prepared by staff, contractors and consultants, and assist in preparing Committee and Council reports, presentations, purchasing documents, contract plans, specifications and estimates.
• Evaluate proposals and/or bids and make recommendations for award of contracts.
• Secure permits and approvals required from external agencies.
• Maintain relationships with councillors, the public, consultants, government agencies, developers, suppliers and contractors related to your responsibilities.
• Produce or supervise production of, and ensure proper maintenance of required documentation.
• Perform site inspections and condition assessments for construction projects.
• Establish and maintain linkages to other City units to co-ordinate input and ensure effective partnership.
• Promote standardization relating to project administration, documentation, processes and system or technical design.
Your application for the role of Project Manager must describe your qualifications as they relate to:
• Project management experience in an Engineering environment related to job duties.
• Experience applying the principles of Engineering related to job duties.
• Knowledge of legislation related to the position, including the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
• Ability to provide work direction to staff.
• Understanding of modern principles and practices of management and management controls.
• Interpersonal and team skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external clients and stakeholders, including staff, contractors, colleagues, elected officials, consultants and developers.
• Effective verbal and written communication skills at all organizational levels, including the ability to communicate technical information effectively to a non-technical audience.
• Proficiency using general computer software, including Microsoft Windows XP, Excel and Word.
• Ontario Certified Engineering Technologist and Technician (OCETT) Certificate, an asset.
• PMP certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI), an asset.
• Valid Ontario Class G driver's licence and daily access to a vehicle, in order to travel to various work locations and construction sites in a timely, efficient manner.
Salary range: $77,113 - $95,622 per year
Imagine working for the city you love
Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 million people. Toronto is dedicated to developing customer service excellence and creating a transparent and accountable government. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as a Project Manager within our Engineering & Construction Services Division.
For more information on this and other opportunities with the City of Toronto, visit us online at www.toronto.ca/employment. To apply online, submit your resume, quoting File #1804041X, by July 2, 2013.
Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under the City's Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
Committed to employment equity, the City of Toronto encourages applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women. We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.