Project Engineer, Streetlights

City of Markham - Markham, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Applications are now being accepted for the above position in the Environmental Services Department within the Community & Fire Services Commission. To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume online by May 31, 2020.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Infrastructure, the Project Engineer, Streetlights will be responsible for: (a) Streetlight infrastructure rehabilitation including streetlight poles and underground streetlight cable replacements within the City Right-of-Way; (b) Carry out photometric analysis of the streetlighting system using AGI32 software to identify deficiencies; (c) Propose upgrade options to meet the minimum streetlighting standards; (d) LED conversion of HPS streetlights etc. The incumbent will also be responsible for assist in updating City’s streetlight assets management program, life cycle
analysis, provide timely review and approval of the streetlighting installations and liaising with internal departments and external agencies.

Roles and Responsibilities

Ensure timely review and approval of the streetlighting installations at the time of design, Maintenance Acceptance/Assumption stages
Carry out photometric analysis of the streetlighting system using AGI32 software to identify deficiencies and Propose upgrade options to meet the minimum streetlighting standards
Plan and implement capital projects including streetlight system rehabilitation, LED streetlight conversion etc.
Provide technical support for development of LED streetlighting retrofit projects
Prepare requests for proposals to retain engineering consultants to undertake inspections/condition assessments and contractors to undertake recommended rehabilitation works
Prepare tender documents including specifications, contract drawings and cost estimates
Conduct appropriate studies to determine programming needs, develop and maintain short/long term asset management programs with inputs into lifecycle reserve studies and capital budget process and develop/manage energy management programs for streetlights
Maintain and update streetlight system database
Liaise and coordinate with the City’s internal departments and external agencies to ensure the planned capital programs are executed in a timely manner
Prepare reports, make presentations to Senior Staff, Council/Committees, and represent the department in public
Support Senior Manager of Infrastructure in all matters involving the section
Other duties as assigned


University degree in Civil/ Electrical Engineering or related discipline or Lighting Certification by National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP)
Eligible to register as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with the Professional Engineers of Ontario.
Minimum five (5) years directly relevant engineering experience in design and construction related to utilities, streetlighting, roadworks etc.
Broad knowledge and understanding of engineering principles related to municipal infrastructure design, construction
and project management
A valid Class “G” driver’s license is required with a good driving record, and reliable vehicle to use on corporate business
Available to attend evening meetings outside of normal business hours
Strong knowledge is photometric analysis of streetlighting system using AGI32 software
Strong working knowledge of AGI32, GIS, MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint
Detailed knowledge of applicable legislations, acts and standards pertaining to utilities management and streetlight maintenance
A team player with demonstrated project management skills;
Possess excellent verbal and written communication, organization and problem solving skills;
Demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement and customer service;
Able to manage multiple and changing demands and priorities; and
Ability to negotiate/facilitate and present information to varied audiences
Required to conduct site visits in non-favourable physical environments within City’s right-of-way
Service Excellence: Focuses organizational resources on understanding and responding effectively and efficiently to customer needs
Change & Innovation: Encourages innovation and effectively leads, implements, assesses and sustains change initiatives
Teamwork & Relationship Building: Develops collaborative and high performing teams as well as effective relationships with colleagues and partners
Communication: Adapts communication approach to needs of audience and situation, and develops staff in this area
Accountable & Results Oriented: Ensures work group behaves ethically and complies with expectations, policies and legislation; focuses work group efforts to work plan
Management & Leadership: Builds an engaging environment that supports learning, career development and regular feedback, and that attracts and retains high performing staff
Strategic Thinking & Planning: Understands and assesses complex concepts, trends and relationships; participates in business planning; makes decisions that align with the City’s strategic direction

The City of Markham is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. We thank all those applicants who have applied; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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