Senior Engineer, Water – City of Abbotsford (Abbotsford, BC)

Senior Engineer, Water

Engineering & Regional Utilities
Exempt, Full-time

At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

The Infrastructure Planning Division of the Engineering and Regional Utilities Department develops long-term capital plans, polices, master plans, bylaws and processes development applications that guides the growth of the City and Regional Utilities (water and sewer treatment) according to the City’s newly updated Official Community Plan. This Division will help guide the infrastructure investments in the City and achieve Council’s vision for the City “…to be the Hub of the Fraser Valley.” This Division will also help shape the future of the City and is viewed as a builder of community that will attract and retain people to live, work and play in the City of Abbotsford.

We are excited to be looking for a talented Senior Engineer to fill the key position of Senior Engineer, Water reporting to the Director, Infrastructure Planning.

As the Senior Engineer to a group of engineering professionals you will lead, coach and support, while managing multiple engineering projects, programs and expenditures. You will be responsible for long range planning, concept plans, development applications, implementing City and Regional District master plans, and applying, developing and updating policies and bylaw, on both the City and Regional Systems. As the City’s technical expert you will work closely with external consultants, as well as respond to enquiries from the public and outside agencies.

Your professionalism and superior communication skills will serve you well as you will be called upon to prepare and present reports to Committees, Council and Senior Management.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or other related discipline;
  • 10 years’ experience as a Registered Professional Engineer (P. Eng.)

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

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Closing Date: February 14, 2021

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