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Technologist II - Environmental Services

Openings: 1 

Type of Posting: Internal & External 

Location Name: City of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, CA 

Date Posted: January 24, 2023

Closing Date: February 7, 2023

Profession: Engineers & Technologists 

Experience Level(s): Two (2) years of experience  

Desired Employment Status: Full-time, casual opportunity for up to 1 year. 

Education Level(s): Two (2) year diploma

Job ID: 1050 
 

Position Summary

The City of Regina is recruiting for a Technologist II position. This position performs complex technical work including but not limited to database management; construction, and preservation; facility and systems operation; environmental engineering. The position provides advanced advice regarding industry best practices related to infrastructure/sewer/water/stormwater, design, construction planning, operation, preservation, maintenance, testing, management, and performance. This position typically reports to a Project Engineer. This position will also be responsible for the day-to-day aspects, maintenance work and repairs of the City’s Landfill Gas to Energy Facility (LGTEF), flare system and leachate system, and any other requirements for the operation of the previously listed items.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct maintenance and repairs on the LGTEF, flare and leachate system.
  • Manage the day-to-day needs of the LGTEF, flare and leachate system including inspections, calibrations, and other requirements.
  • Initiate, develop, maintain, and coordinate databases related to infrastructure planning, asset management, operations and preservation, and field inspection.
  • Monitor, manage and conduct data and sample collection for environmental programs including drinking water, wastewater, creek, retention pond; as well, conduct compliance monitoring at various locations for corrosion control and composting.
  • Conduct field inspections, surveys, and testing related to landfill key performance indicators.
  • Willing to perform work of a physical nature in all types of office and field environments, and inclement weather conditions.
  • Comfortable working around industrial and construction equipment.
  • Compile statistical data and information for reporting purposes.
  • Be able to interpret results, produce reports/outputs and make recommendations for infrastructure/sewer/water/stormwater, design, construction, operation, maintenance and management programs, and environmental engineering.
  • Direct consultants, contractors and City crews as required.
  • Research, co-ordinate and assemble information and prepare technical reports specifically on program development topics such as inflow and infiltration.
  • Research and evaluate the application of new technologies and industry best practices related to infrastructure/facility planning, engineering, design, construction, asset management and testing services.
  • Co-ordinate with colleagues to implement programs effectively and efficiently.
  • Perform calculations and queries in a spreadsheet and database environments.
  • Assist with mail deliveries for upcoming and outgoing water & sewer construction work.
  • Update CAD drawings and conduct routine surveys utilizing GPS.
  • Assist in water and sewer sampling as required.
  • Tactfully and adequately respond to concerns and inquiries from the public, City Council and other branches/departments/divisions.
  • Follow all rules and regulations as set out in the Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act and the City of Regina Occupation Health and Safety Manual.
  • Perform work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to apply engineering practices, principles, theories, computations, analyses, and statistics.
  • Knowledge of basic water/sewer/waste infrastructure planning, management, design, materials, operation, construction, maintenance, and preservation.
  • Knowledge of drafting and surveying technology practices and techniques.
  • Knowledge of effective supervision and leadership of staff.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability to inspect, assess and troubleshoot mechanical equipment and systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to strategically plan, coordinate and direct the work of others.
  • Ability to acquire and apply knowledge of City policies and procedures, and legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to operate and maintain industrial process facility/plant systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and work with complex databases.
  • Intermediate skills to create tables, charts, and forms, create formulas, create queries and reports, modify, and customize charts and tables, use pivot tables and cross tab queries, and import/export data from various sources and doormats using office productivity software such as in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access).
  • Knowledge and ability with sampling and laboratory/field/facility test procedures.
  • Demonstrated skills working both independently and as a member of a team on a complex task.
  • Skills to deal with the public and difficult situations effectively.
  • Intermediate computer skills to create tables and forms, create formulas, create queries and reports and import/export data from various sources and formats
  • Beginner level skills with GIS and CAD skills to display data including symbology, create, edit, and query data, modify drawings, relate data, and prepare designs using software such as Arc GIS.
  • Update CAD drawings and conduct routine surveys utilizing GPS.
  • Skills to manage time and perform tasks in a well-organized manner.
  • Skills to express ideas effectively, in oral and written form.
  • Skills to establish and maintain effective working relations and a respectful work environment.
  • Skills to work independently and prioritize tasks and projects.
  • Skills to express ideas effectively, in oral and written form.
  • Skills to establish and maintain effective working relations and a respectful work environment with superiors, subordinates, co-workers, and the public.

Education & Experience

  • The knowledge, abilities and skills are obtained through completion of a two (2) year diploma in Mechanical, Civil, Industrial, Electrical, Water Resources or Environmental Engineering Technology Resources Engineering Technology and a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a related utility.

Working/Other Conditions

  • Must possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license and have a reliable vehicle available for work usage (a travel allowance is provided).
  • Will be required to enter citizens homes/basements which could include confined spaces, damp conditions, contact with pets.
  • Work may include variable hours which could include early mornings, late evenings, and weekends.


✓ Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.

✓ Note: As per the City of Regina's Criminal Record Check Policy, the successful candidate is required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check.

✓ Note: Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of acquired education.


Jurisdiction: CUPE Local 21 

Division: Citizen Services 

Department: Water, Waste & Environment 

Hourly Salary: $32.12 - $35.94 

Annual Salary: $66,480.00 - $74,386.00 

 

The City of Regina acknowledges that we are on Treaty 4 Territory, and the traditional lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.
We want to show our recognition and respect to the Nations and the ancestors of this territory, we are grateful for the privilege to be here, to co-exist. We recognize that much of the harms of the past have shaped our relationship; we are committed to our work of building trust. We hope for good and everlasting relationships to create true partnerships with Indigenous peoples.

Regina is committed to employment equity and accessibility. We encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.

Note: The City of Regina strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact Talent at 306-777-7550 or by email at Talent@regina.ca.