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Supervisor, Wastewater & Construction Operations job in Waterloo

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Organization:  City of Waterloo
Job Category:  Water and Sewers: Stormwater
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  Canada
State/Province:  Ontario
City:  Waterloo
Salary and Benefits:  $69,428 - $86,785

The Supervisor of Wastewater & Construction Operations will be responsible for the day to day supervision of operational and maintenance activities related to the sanitary sewer collection system, stormwater management system and construction activities.


  • Schedule the day to day operations of sanitary sewer and stormwater program activities
  • Supervise the day to day field activities of the excavation, sanitary sewer and stormwater crews
  • Supervise activities to ensure compliance with Occupational Health & Safety Act, Ministry of Environment requirements, policies, procedures and specifications.
  • Supervise, train and develop operational staff to provide outstanding service delivery
  • Provide cost estimates for servicing works and in-house construction projects
  • Responsible for spills response and associated protocols
  • Assist with preparation of Standard Operating Procedures for various operational activities
  • Assist with the management of After Hours Emergency Response Program
  • Remain apprised of new technologies in systems maintenance and operations
  • Invoice for services provided to developers or other land owners
  • Assist Manager with various activities
  • Act as Operator in Charge (OIC) and/or Overall Responsible Operator as required


  • College diploma in engineering, environmental or related field. Consideration will be given to candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in construction and operations and maintenance of sanitary sewer and stormwater collection systems
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills in a unionized environment
  • Experience in water distribution systems is considered an asset
  • Ministry of the Environment Level II Wastewater Collection Licence and Water Distribution Licence Level I or ability to obtain within set time frames
  • Thorough knowledge of sanitary collection system and stormwater management system maintenance standards, specifications, equipment, materials and techniques
  • Ability to interpret construction drawings and survey knowledge
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, Ontario Water Resources Act, Conservation Authorities Act including all permitting requirements for O.Reg. 150/06
  • Ability to establish, monitor and control costs
  • Excellent written communication skills; ability to prepare accurate reports and tender or quote documents
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills  and commitment to outstanding customer service to deal efficiently and effectively with City staff, external agencies and the public
  • Excellent computer skills including experience with computerized maintenance management systems (e.g. Maximo)
  • Flexibility to work varied and additional hours as required including rotating on-call and winter control shifts
  • Valid in-force Class “G” Licence and acceptable driver’s abstract is required to perform the job. 
  • May be required to provide a police record check

Online Application Process

Interested and qualified candidates must submit their resume and covering letter through the new online application process. For posting and application details please visit: http://waterloo.recruitright.esolutionsgroup.ca/JobOpportunities.aspx

The City of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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