Job Requisition ID: 32821
Ministry: Environment and Parks
Full or Part-Time: Full-Time
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week
Scope: Open Competition
Closing Date: October 4, 2022
Classification: Technologies 6
We support Albertans in being proud stewards of air, land, water, and biodiversity by leading the work required for the desired environmental outcomes and sustainable development of natural resources.
As an Infrastructure Technologist you will work closely with the Operations and Maintenance Team Lead and Infrastructure Engineer to provide senior-level engineering technologist support to the water infrastructure management program for the Bow Basin work unit.
In this role you will:
- Provide experienced leadership, technical skills, quality control, and support to the Surveillance, Monitoring, and Geotechnical Instrumentation Program for major dams, canals and river diversions.
- Under the guidance of the Infrastructure Engineer, provide technical coordination and field data collection of geotechnical instrumentation for major dams ensuring that the instruments are functioning effectively, meeting regulatory and industry best practices, and ensuring Dam Safety requirements are met.
- Contribute towards compliance with Dam Safety Regulations for dams located within the Bow Operations area.
- Provide communication, collaboration and creative problem solving amongst a diverse group of inter-disciplinary professionals including external engineering consultants, Dam Safety engineers, internal engineering staff, Management, and field technologists.
- Conduct and support technical inspections on major water Infrastructure, participate in multi-disciplinary engineering inspections, and coordinate key aspects of the inspection and monitoring program as required.
- Contribute to the water infrastructure field operations and maintenance activities, working closely with members of the Bow Operations team.
- Maintain infrastructure technical information and data to support sound management and technical decisions with respect to operations and maintenance requirements.
- Two-year technical diploma in the field of Civil, Geotechnical, Hydrotechnical, Environmental or closely-related Engineering discipline.
- Six years related experience with dam and canal water infrastructure including a focus on geotechnical instrumentation, surveillance, inspections, maintenance and monitoring programs, and technical report writing.
- Class 5 drivers license or equivalent
Directly related education or experience considered on the basis of:
- 1 year of education for 1 year of experience; or
- 1 year of experience for 1 year of education.
- Preference will be given to those with registration as a Certified Engineering Technologist with the Association of Science and Engineering Technologists (ASET) of Alberta
- Skilled in application of specialized Engineering software applications ArcGIS and AutoCAD
- Ability to inspect, assess and identify structural, operational and regulatory deficiencies of embankment dam, canal and appurtenant hydraulic structures
- Senior-level Project Management knowledge and skills
- Knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems, including motors, hoists, gear reducers, pumps, generators, cranes, Programmable Logic Controllers, SCADA systems, and associated preventative maintenance programs
- An understanding of the principals and practical application of hydrology, hydraulics structures, geotechnical, soil mechanics, urban and surface drainage, river engineering and erosion control.
- Experience with civil design and construction projects.
Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.
This link will assist you with understanding competencies:
- Agility: Ability to anticipate, assess, and readily adapt to changing priorities, manage resilience in times of uncertainty and effectively work in a changing environment.
- Drive for Results: Knowing what outcomes are important and maximizing resources to achieve results that are aligned with the goals of the organization, while maintaining accountability to each other and external stakeholders.
- Build Collaborative Environments: Leads and contributes to the conditions and environments that allow people to work collaboratively and productively to achieve outcomes.
- Creative Problem Solving: Ability to assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.
$2,621.67 to $3,442.53 biweekly ($68,425 to $ 89,850 per year)
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours of work per week, Monday to Friday
Please Note: This is a full time permanent position located in Calgary with occasional province-wide travel required.
What We Offer:
- Working for the Alberta Public Service –
- Pension plans:
- Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
- Leadership and mentorship programs
- Professional learning and development
- Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
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How To Apply
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It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Dianna Sidon at [email protected]
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