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Engineering Technologist Technician 3

Aug 22, 2017
Toronto, Ontario
Entry Level, Early Career
Job ID # 2281150 X
Division Toronto Water
Section Water Infrastructure Management
Work Location METRO HALL, 55 JOHN ST
Job Stream Engineering
Job Type Permanent, Full-Time
Salary/Rate $32.17 - $35.24 / Hour
Hours of Work (bi-weekly) 70.00
Shift Information Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week
Affiliation L79 Full-time
Number of Positions Open 1
Posting Date 09-Aug-2017
Closing Date 22-Aug-2017


Job Description

Major Responsibilities:

  • Transforms information from plans/technical records into Toronto Water Asset Geodatabase (TWAG) and/or other digital data formats as required
  • Checks peer's completed work for data accuracy as assigned
  • Creates and makes change to assets in TWAG to meet operational and maintenance needs
  • Updates water, sewer, and storm service cards, and water/sewer system alteration into TWAG
  • Collects, maintains and updates Toronto Water asset condition rating data including watermain break records, fire flow test report, etc.
  • Summarizes and analyzes information and data from TWAG, Hansen, and other relevant databases utilizing CADD/GIS tools and Microsoft Office applications
  • Investigate data gap and data accuracy in TWAG as needed
  • Searches, evaluates and analyzes existing (or missing) records, notes, plans in response to inquiries and project needs
  • Compiles water and sewer data for input to system modelling and study needs
  • Prepares and checks data map and statistical data summaries using CADD and GIS tools in response to complaints and inquiries, both internal and external
  • Enters, maintains, and updates tracking of as-built/record drawings, records of water and sewer system alterations, database error logs, etc.
  • Prepares and updates, or assists in preparing and updating SOPs (standard operation procedures), flow charts, work instructions related to TWAG maintenance and update
  • Extracts, summarizes and analyzes water billing data and information as required
  • Attends project meetings as needed
  • Performs general Engineering office work as assigned

Key Qualifications:

  1. Post-secondary education in Engineering Technology Program or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  2. Experience in the use of Microsoft Office, CAD and GIS (e.g. ArcGIS) tools
  3. Experience in the preparation of data files, data maps, data summaries and generating graphical summaries
  4. Experience, either practical or theoretical, working with water Distribution or Wastewater Collection Networks"
  5. Experience in the use of databases such as Oracle, MS Access, etc.

You must also have:

  • Must be able to travel to various work locations in a timely and efficient manner
  • Knowledge in civil/municipal engineering, design and construction of storm sewers, sanitary sewers, watermain and stormwater management facilities
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering plans, documents and technical drawings
  • Capacity to work effectively in a project team environment
  • Ability to perform manual and computerized mathematical calculations in an engineering environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task
  • Must be an excellent team player

Eligibility for membership in the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (O.A.C.E.T.T.) would be an asset

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