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Infrastructure Engineer

Job Type: 
Technologists / Technicians
Strathcona County
Competition Number: 
Job Description : 

The Infrastructure Engineer provides technical expertise to related municipal water, wastewater, and stormwater systems analysis. The position is responsible to analyze the municipal computer software models, ensure the models are up-to-date and assist in preparing Utility Master Plan documents to support long range planning.  This position reviews development submissions on behalf of the Utilities department to ensure that all proposed infrastructure is designed in accordance with interim and long term infrastructure requirements.



  • Ensures water, wastewater and stormwater models are up-to-date and accurate using a data management system, construction documentation and field observations
  • Assists in the preparation of the Utility Master Plan and associated documents that support long range planning and guides future capital projects investments
  • Develops hydraulic scenarios and simulations and provides detailed analyses of the results
  • Provides land developers and consultants with utility boundary conditions from the hydraulic models to ensure engineering submissions for proposed developments are analyzed as close as possible to actual system conditions
  • Manages the system analytical measuring devices, such as rain gauges and flow monitors
  • Works closely with Utilities Operations to ensure flow monitors are installed and calibrated correctly
  • Downloads and manages all flow monitoring and rain gauge data reviewing the data regularly to ensure measurement accuracy
  • Supports Utilities Operations with sound recommendations on case specific inflow and infiltration (I/I) studies
  • Reviews data at key moments (i.e. large rainfall events) and assesses system performance and prepares short reports on specific events as needed
  • Produces yearly flow monitoring report that summarizes the collected data, assesses performance, reviews operational procedures, and recommends adjustments and improvements
  • Assists with the development of detailed annual budget documents, capital business case forms and five & 30 year capital plans for utility infrastructure
  • Assists with project management and supervision of utility capital projects as required


Skills and Abilities

  • A high degree of computer literacy
  • Excellent analytical skills with an advanced attention to detail and ability to critically review data inputs and model results
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to convey engineering concepts and principles effectively to various technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Knowledge of land development processes from an engineering perspective



  • A Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or a Civil Engineering Technology Diploma from an accredited University or College
  • A Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) or a minimum of a Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) designation with the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET)
  • Minimum of five years of related experience with a Degree or seven years with a Diploma
  • Working knowledge of specialized engineering computer software on water, wastewater and stormwater management systems (such as WaterCAD, Mike Urban and XP-SWMM) would be an asset


The annual salary range for this permanent full-time position is $83,920 to $104,905, working approximately 35 hours per week.


This competition may be used to fill future vacancies for similar positions within the next 6 months.




Closing Date: 
January 14, 2018
Application Return: 

To apply visit www.strathcona.ca/careers

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