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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

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​​Conservation Engineer

1 year Contract
Newmarket, Ontario
Hourly Rate: $45.74 to $53.51

Reporting to the Director, Engineering, and working with other members of the team, you will be responsible to review subdivision plans and site plans, undertake the technical review of watershed studies and assist in the operation of the flood forecasting and warning system and flood hazard mapping updates.

What you offer:

  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil or Water Resources Engineering.
  • Professional Engineer Designation (P.Eng).
  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience providing engineering technical support with respect to Stormwater Management for residential and commercial development.
  • Engineering consulting experience including functional and detailed design of Stormwater management plans, design of Erosion and Sediment control plans, and practical field/construction site experience including erosion and sediment control inspection.
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management, leadership and financial skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and SharePoint) and hydrologic/hydraulic models. Familiar with CAD and GIS/Arc View software.
  • A valid G class driver's license.

What you will do:

  • Conduct detailed technical reviews of Engineering Submissions, SWM Reports, EA's, Master Drainage Plans, hydrologic/hydraulic models, engineering design calculations, erosion/sediment control plans, and engineering drawings in support of development to ensure compliance with legislation, practices, and guidelines.
  • Prepare and provide detailed review comments through the Planner to consultants and developers.
  • Assist in maintaining hydrologic and hydraulic data for use by all team members and provide technical advice to staff.
  • Provide advice to engineering consultants, developers and Municipal partners with respect to LSRCA requirements for development proposals.
  • Assist with Flood Forecasting and Warning (FFW) System, also, act as rotating duty officer and issue flood bulletins when necessary.
​Start Date:  April 2020
Hours of Work:  35 hour work week

Please apply directly to careers@LSRCA.on.ca, with a single pdf document that includes a résumé and covering letter to LSRCA's Human Resources, referencing Competition #01-2020 by 4:00 pm on Sunday, March 8, 2020

LSRCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), LSRCA will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If you are contacted in regard to this competition and you require disability – related accommodations, please inform Human Resources. 

All personal information is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. We thank all applicants for their interest in the LSRCA; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.