The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
$88,216 - $110,270 / year
Competition Number: HW24-62

Halifax Water is hiring for the job of Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) Engineer. This is a regular opportunity in the Engineering & Capital Infrastructure Department and has full time hours.

What the Asset Management Team does:

  • Delivers asset management, and infrastructure master planning projects.
  • Leads investigations to confirm levels of service, fill data gaps, and determine asset condition.
  • Administers key data collection programs that inform work done by other departments.
  • Coordinates annual capital budget development.
  • Provides regular reporting on Halifax Water's assets (state of good repair and planning for our future services).
  • Supports Halifax Water's response to customers' service expectations and growth demands.

As an IRP Engineer, you will:

  • Provide project management support for Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) updates, the Growth Servicing Study (GSS), and associated studies and investigations that arise from IRP or GSS.
  • Coordinate data information requests, meetings, and workshops bookings.
  • Attend meetings and record key decisions and actions.
  • Provide project management support for the successful delivery of master planning activities.
  • Participate in stakeholder engagement activities.
  • Apply water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure experience.

To do this job, you need:

  • A post-secondary education in Engineering (civil, municipal, environmental, or equivalent).
  • A Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation.
  • Five years of progressively responsible related engineering experience with a focus on municipal engineering, long-term infrastructure planning, or asset management initiatives.
  • Experience participating in or coordinating multi-disciplinary teams.

This is a non-unionized role and the job description and benefits to working at Halifax Water can be viewed on the Halifax Water website (Work for Halifax Water | Halifax Water).

Halifax Water Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Our goal is to be a diverse workplace, that is representative of the community we serve, at all job levels. We believe a diverse workforce positively contributes to its success, and the success of our community.
  • We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, LGBTQ+ community, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities and Indigenous persons. You are encouraged to self-identify in the cover letter.

Application Deadline: 4:30 pm on May 26, 2024

Thank you for applying for a job with us. We will contact you only if we choose you for an interview.

If offered the job:

  • You will need to successfully pass a background check.
  • You may need to successfully pass other pre-employment testing, which could include a satisfactory drivers abstract and a satisfactory drug and alcohol test.

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Halifax Water

As Atlantic Canada's Largest Water Utility, our purpose is to supply and safeguard sustainable, high-quality water services.

Everything we do at Halifax Water is tied to our purpose. With employees who are dedicated to supplying high-quality services for water, wastewater, and stormwater, through a 'One Team One Water' attitude, we can meet the challenges of a growing population, aging infrastructure, and increasing regulatory compliance.

Halifax Water employees strive to be stewards of our environment and are fueled by a passion to serve our communities. Employee commitment and dedication of service mean a great deal to our customers, stakeholders, and to Halifax Water.

As an employee, Halifax Water is proud to offer you:

  • Pension & Benefits: We invest in our employees. As a member of our team, you will have access to a competitive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, long-term disability, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, fitness incentives and much more. Learn more about the benefits of working at Halifax Water on our website;
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: We continually foster a more diverse workforce representative of our communities at all job levels. We know that a diverse workforce positively contributes to our success and the success of our community.
  • Career & Professional Development: We encourage job development opportunities for all employees, including on-the-job training, tuition assistance, eLearning courses, classroom-based training, and more.

We are committed to providing a safe and hazard-free work environment. Our employees' health and well-being are a top priority, and we promote a safety-first culture to provide daily healthy, safe, sustainable, and reliable services. We take this responsibility seriously and feel immense pride in reaching beyond industry service standards.

As a public service utility operating critical infrastructure on behalf of our customers, our employees are trained in Emergency Measures Operations (EMO) and Incident Command System (ICS). This type of training allows Halifax Water to respond to all emergencies, from simple water main breaks to keeping customer water flowing (water, wastewater, and stormwater) through Hurricanes and other major natural events.

To learn more about What We Do, visit Halifax Water .