Instrumentation Supervisor

Join the Hamilton Water leadership team in Hamilton, ON
This permanent, full-time opportunity with the City of Hamilton would be an excellent career move for an experienced Instrumentation Engineering Technician or similarly qualified professional who can lead a technical team in delivering a technical program.

 

Reporting to the Superintendent, Plant Maintenance, you’ll supervise the day-to-day operations of the Instrumentation Technicians, and ensure the administration and basic predictive and preventative maintenance of the Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities, Outstations of Water Treatment Plant, Wastewater Treatment Plants, Municipal Wells, Water/Wastewater Pumping Stations, Reservoirs and Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Tanks within the City of Hamilton.

In this key role, you’ll utilize the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) in the management and completion of work, including planning, scheduling, trending, inventory, parts and tool requisitioning, etc., while ensuring that all work is completed in accordance with documented procedures, best practices, and legal requirements. As an Instrumentation Supervisor, you’ll also support commissioning activities, provide input into capital delivery projects, and participate in the development and maintenance of our Quality Management and Health and Safety programs.

As a team leader, you know how to promote efficiency, productivity and high quality of work in line with standards, targets and key performance indicators, develop staff through recognition, coaching and mentoring, and maintain positive labour relations through good communication, judgement and respect.

 

QUALIFICATIONS
Your qualifications as an Instrumentation Supervisor include:
*   Proven knowledge of basic and preventative instrumentation maintenance usually acquired by obtaining a college diploma as an Instrumentation Engineering Technician, a Certificate of Qualifications 447A, or a combination of related education and relevant work experience.
*   Must hold a valid Class “G” driver’s licence.
*   Must be able to obtain by examination:
a)       An Ontario Level 1 Wastewater Treatment Operation, Certificate of Competency and
b)      An Ontario Level 1 Wastewater Collection Operation, Certificate of Competency and
c)       An Ontario Level 1 Water Treatment Operation, Certificate of Competency and
d)      An Ontario Level 1 Water Distribution Operation, Certificate of Competency.
NOTE: These licences must be obtained within a period of five (5) years of job commencement to continue your employment in this position.

*   Demonstrated knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations for Industrial Establishments.
*   Proven experience in supervising, and providing leadership for, a technical team.
*   Proven experience in leading and delivering a technical program.
*   Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently.
*   Demonstrated experience working in a water or wastewater treatment plant, or another large industrial environment.
*   Computer experience, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
This CUPE Local 1041 Supv regular, full-time position offers a wage range of $45.210 to $50.233 per hour (based on a 40-hour work week schedule).

 

About the City of Hamilton
Contribute to the City of Hamilton, one of Canada’s largest cities – home to a diverse and strong economy, an active and inclusive community, a robust cultural and dining scene, hundreds of kilometres of hiking trails and natural beauty just minutes from the downtown core, and so much more. Join our diverse team of talented and ambitious staff who embody our values of sensational service, courageous change, steadfast integrity, collective ownership and being engaged, empowered employees. Help us #BeTheReason the entire country is talking about Hamilton, and achieve our vision of being the best place to raise a child and age successfully.

 

For full details and to apply
If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit www.hamilton.ca/careers for details on this Instrumentation Supervisor position, JOB ID #16929, and to apply online, by Wednesday, February 10, 2021.
The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

 

The City of Hamilton values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

SCADA Specialist (Temporary for up to 12 months)

SCADA Specialist (Temporary for up to 12 months, with possible extension)

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city. 

 

Job summary
The SCADA Specialist is responsible for providing technical expertise and project coordination to Water/Wastewater Services on projects, updates and maintenance on SCADA and security matters.  This position will support the development, updating and implementation of SCADA standards, procedures and policies.  This position will assist with technical troubleshooting, physical and cyber security measures, development of SCADA and security data based reports, and provision of reporting tools to staff where appropriate.  Reporting to the Manager of Business Services, this position will work closely with the existing SCADA and Security Specialists, supporting services like Treatment, Collections, Distribution, Maintenance, Technical Services as well as other departments as needed. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

 

Duties

  • Analyze and troubleshoot operating software, hardware and communications malfunctions to determine problems and take appropriate corrective action.
  • Assist with the development, implementation and maintenance of the SCADA system disaster recovery plan, assist with the development of policies, service level agreements and operating procedures.
  • Assist with coordination of the facility security program, develop and implement operational warnings and alarms based on GRCA and Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) regulatory requirements and discussions with staff.
  • Maintain, upgrade and update SCADA graphic displays, historical data, tag name standards, and real-time data and control databases and displays.  
  • Review and improve standards on a regular basis and establish standards where they do not yet exist in consultation with relevant staff and management.
  • Assist with developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) related to SCADA and security for staff in consultation with key staff and management.
  • Assist with preparing and updating the preventative maintenance and replacement program for all SCADA and security assets including hardware and software.
  • Perform checks and preventative maintenance where appropriate on SCADA servers, virtual server environments, network equipment, network security, and communications. 
  • Develop and maintain daily, weekly, monthly, and annual reports for Operational, Corporate, and MECP needs as regulated or requested by various personnel.
  • Develop and maintain SCADA manuals for all components within the SCADA-HMI-LAN environment.
  • Maintain, update and configure SCADA system computers, file servers, SCADA Internal Ethernet network and drawings for all division facilities with SCADA systems.
  • Assist with the procurement of major services, materials, supplies, and equipment, develops and supports service agreements and contracts, develops and awards Tenders, RFP’s, RFQ’s and manages increases in scope to existing projects.
  • Assist with developing formal project documents including Project Charters, Schedules, Risk Registers, and Business Cases, amongst others, and ensures project management vigour consistent with protocols of the City’s Project Management Office and PMI.
  • Support continuous improvement through SCADA and security systems and support the Environmental Management System and DWQMS in this process.
  • Ensuring the functionality of data and trend charts in support of meeting the Environmental Compliance Approval objectives. 
  • Supports SCADA programming, communications and troubleshooting for Wastewater Collection and Wastewater Treatment instrumentation and processes. 
  • Support Water Supply staff in meeting Guelph Water’s commitments to MECP data reporting.
  • Supports SCADA programming and communications for distribution system District Metered Areas (DMAs) and develops reports and performance dashboards to analyze system water loss and related performance indicators.
  • Develops reports and performance dashboards to analyze system key performance indicators (KPI’s).
  • Support asset management programs in the areas of SCADA and security in coordination with Maintenance, CMMS Specialist and other appropriate staff.
  • Liaise with Supervisors, external consultants, city staff, and contractors to review new or modified programming for various related processes.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of post-secondary education in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or a related discipline and considerable experience in SCADA programming and maintenance for Wastewater or Water Utilities.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • A valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record.  Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Knowledge of industrial computer hardware (i.e., PLCs) and software applications, computer languages, programming, process control, automation processes, development tools and data communications systems.
  • Knowledge of computer networking, security applications and operating systems, including Windows XP, Windows 7 & 8 & 10,Windows Server, and Cisco IOS.
  • Familiarity with security systems in Water/Wastewater utility systems using SCADA principles.
  • Familiar with network administration, routing, firewalls, DMZs, subnets and cyber security measures.
  • Understanding of real time process control applications such as: GE Proficy iFIX, Win911, Visual Basic, GE Proficy iFix Historian, Ladder logic programming (RSLogix 5, RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000, Studio 5000).
  • Familiarity with industrial communication protocols such as OPC, DNP3, Ethernet/IP, Modbus RTU, and Modbus TCP.
  • Knowledge of published industry SCADA standards and related technical reports, including ISA5.1, ISA18.2/IEC62682, ISA-95/IEC62264, ISA101, and ISA/IEC62443.
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills, including an ability to analyze, diagnose, and resolve system hardware and software problems. 
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate technical details (eg. events, root cause analysis) with all levels of staff, stakeholders and consultants.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • P.Eng., C.E.T.,  and/or ISA CAP (Certified Automation Professional) designation is considered an asset. 

Rate
$45.70-$57.13 per hour 

 

How to apply
Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, February 7, 2021. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

Please visit the job posting listed on our careers page and click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Supervisor, Compliance and Performance

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto. Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

 

Job summary
The successful candidate will supervise staff dedicated to monitoring compliance of water, wastewater and solid waste, including adherence to the Safe Drinking Water Act, Environmental Protection Act, Clean Water Act, Environmental Compliance Approvals and other applicable legislation. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

 

Duties
• Provide visible and positive leadership to compliance staff developing and nurturing a work environment that is inclusive, respectful and motivating for staff.
• Responsible for the development, coordination, and scheduling of work plans.
• Oversee environmental compliance and quality management systems, keeping up to date on changes to legislation and provincial consultations, updates to the DWQMS and the development and updates to the environmental management quality systems for wastewater and solid waste.
• Work with the Environmental Services management team to conduct internal audits, manage external audits and ministry inspections.
• Develop and practice emergency exercises, identify opportunities for improvement and document all compliance related decisions.
• Monitor, review, summarize and ensure compliance with applicable legislation and regulations including support for the preparation of regulatory reports.
• Adheres to all applicable legislation, including ECAs and supports the department in adherence to legislation.
• Maintain positive working relationships with the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks.
• Works with corporate partners to deliver compliance and performance objectives, develops effective working relationships with all internal support departments.
• Perform other related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications
• Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through successful completion of a post-secondary degree in Environmental Studies, Engineering, Engineering Technologist or related discipline and extensive experience in environmental services related environment such as solid waste, water or wastewater preferably in an operational municipal setting. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
• Experience supervising staff or leading work teams, preferably in a unionized environment.
• Experience developing ISO14001 management systems and maintaining accreditation.
• Excellent communication skills, with ability to communicate effectively with staff, contractors and the general public.
• Excellent problem solving techniques and the application of good judgment consistent with industry “best practices.”
• Excellent motivational and team building skills.
• Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and timelines.
• Knowledge of all applicable provincial and federal legislation and regulation, including the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation and specifications.
• Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
• Knowledge of budget preparation processes and control.
• Must possess a valid Class G driver’s licence with a good driving record.

Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets the requirements.

 

Rate
$91,514.42-$114,393.03

 

How to apply
Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, February 7, 2021. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

Please visit the job posting listed on our careers page and click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Chief Operator – Water Systems

Chief Operator – Water Systems
Full Time (40 hour work week)
Salary: $73,154 – $87,339 (2020)
Plus a comprehensive benefit package and OMERS pension plan

 

Applications are invited from qualified and interested candidates for the above-noted non-union position at the Water Treatment Plant and Distribution System in the Engineering & Infrastructure Department.

Reporting to the Supervisor, the Chief Operator is responsible for providing technical proficiency with the operation and maintenance of the Water Treatment Plant and distribution system. Must have a good working knowledge of computer software applications that are utilized to operate, maintain and report. The incumbent will have a team leadership role, develop work duties for employees and assume the duties of the Supervisor in his absence. This position is the Overall Responsible Operator (ORO) and must be available for after-hours calls.

 

Essential (Minimum) Qualifications:

• Two (2) year post-secondary diploma in Civil Engineering or environmental services field or related field of study. Equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.
• Five (5) years’ experience in Water Treatment Plant Operations and Water Distribution, including three (3) years of supervisory or lead hand experience.
• Valid Ontario Class III Water Treatment and Water Distribution Licenses are required, or ability to obtain the Class III licenses within twelve (12) months of hire.
• Thorough knowledge of all of the applicable legislation as it relates to a Class III Water Treatment and Distribution/Supply Subsystems.
• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, superior interpersonal skills and the ability to manage and motivate staff using effective team building skills.
• Strong knowledge of computers and software applications (Microsoft Office Suite).
• Comprehensive knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
• Capable of safely lifting 50 pounds.
• Valid Class G Driver’s License.

 

The personal information submitted is collected under the authority of The Municipal Act and is protected under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for employment assessment purposes only. The municipality is an equal opportunity employer following the rules and regulations set out by the Human Rights Code and the Integrated Accessibility Standard Regulation. For applicants with a disability, accommodations are available upon request in the recruitment process should you be selected to participate.

Interested and qualified candidates must submit a cover letter and resume marked “Chief Operator – Water Systems” on/before 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 to the following:

 

Human Resources Department
City of Brockville
P.O. Box 5000
1 King Street West
Brockville, Ontario K6V 7A5
email: hr@brockville.com

The City of Brockville wishes to thank all applicants and advises that only those chosen for interviews will be contacted.

Lead Hand – Water Treatment Operator

Lead Hand – Water Treatment Operator (Blind River)

PUC Services Inc. operates multiple utilities within and around the City of Sault Ste. Marie, including the supply and delivery of electricity and drinking water, energy services and the treatment of water and wastewater.

 

As the Lead Hand – Water Treatment Operator (Blind River)
your duties will include:

  • Accountable for promptly identifying, troubleshooting and reporting equipment and process faults;
  • Participates in or leads development and implementation of solutions under management supervision;
  • Routinely assumes regulatory accountability as “Operator”, “Operator in Charge” and assumes “Overall Responsible Operator” for systems on an on-call, or backfill basis;
  • Participate in the development and review of contingency plans, and operations and maintenance procedures under the QMS system;
  • Maintain a safe working environment and ensure the safety of all equipment;
  • Assist in the quality control of contracted work; and
  • Communicate and interact with the public, government inspectors, contractors, and staff in a productive and professional manner.

 

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary diploma in Water Resource Technology or Environmental Engineering Technology;
  • Hold and maintain a valid Water Treatment Operator License and Wastewater Treatment License appropriate with the level of the facility;
  • Hold and maintain a valid Ontario driver’s license;
  • Strong knowledge of related legislation, codes, standards, and practices;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to exercise judgement in adjusting process variables to meet operating parameters;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and take initiative;
  • Knowledge of advanced mathematics and chemistry to complete calculations regarding chemicals and processes;
  • Demonstrated proficiency with spreadsheets, word processor, SCADA and corporate software; and
  • Ability to be on-call for after hour emergencies on a scheduled basis and be available for out-of-town assignments that may require overnight stays.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer

Resumes stating qualifications and experience will be excepted via email to HR@SSMPUC.COM  by January 25, 2021 quoting the job title noted above.

 

Water Treatment Operator

Job Title: Water Treatment Operator
Department: Wastewater/Water Treatment  Operations
Pay Rate Range: $29.85-$37.35 Closing: January 21, 2021
Position Details: Permanent Full-Time (40 hrs/week) Class: IBEW Union

 

Primary Duties :

Reporting to the Supervisor of Treatment Operations, the incumbent operates and monitors all City owned water pumping stations, water towers and treatment facilities on a rotating 12 hr shift schedule that includes days, nights and weekend shifts. Primary duties include:

1. Ensure that all operations are in compliance with safety regulations and with MECP regulations through SCADA monitoring, process control, basic laboratory analysis, equipment calibration, trouble shooting of electrical and mechanical systems, process sampling, recording and reporting of data.
2. Assist in the repair of all electrical and mechanical equipment.
3. Undertake janitorial, building maintenance and grounds keeping as required.
4. Perform other duties as assigned by the Treatment Operations Supervisor and or Manager as it relates to water plant operation.
5. Function as Overall Responsible Operator (ORO) for the Water Treatment subsystem as required, upon completion of the required licensing and experience.

 

Education, Licences/Certification and Other Qualifications Required:

  • 2 to 3-year Diploma from an accredited college in an environmental / civil engineering field or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Minimum Level 1 MECP certification in Water Treatment is desirable. Water Treatment certification at Level 2 or above is preferred. In addition, Water distribution certification will be an asset.
  • Confined space entry training and Utility Work Protection Code training will be an asset.
  • Thorough knowledge of the regulations that apply to water treatment.
  • Thorough knowledge of the water treatment/distribution process.
  • Thorough knowledge of sampling techniques and instrumentation associated with sampling.
  • Familiarity with utility industry safety rules as well as the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certificate will be an asset.
  • Initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision, ability to work well as a member of a team.
  • Proficient verbal and written communications skills, including good public relations skills.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Familiarity with SCADA systems will be an asset.

 

Special Working Conditions/Conditions of Employment:

  • Applicant must be capable of walking, lifting and climbing and perform the physical demands of the position.
  • Acquire and maintain the minimum licensing requirements in Water Treatment.
  • Maintain a valid Class “G” driver’s license throughout employment. 
  • Must be reliable and able to work shift rotation, including night shift and weekends.
  • A criminal record check satisfactory to Utilities Kingston at the successful candidate’s own expense. 

Supervisor, Water Works

The Corporation of the Town of Orangeville invites applications for the position of

Supervisor, Water Works Infrastructure Services Department
(Full-time position, 42 hours per week)

The Town of Orangeville has a full-time opportunity available for the position of Supervisor, Water Works.

 

Duties of the position include:

  • Performing the duties and responsibilities of the Overall Responsible Operator (ORO) as required under Ontario Regulation 128/04, Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Guideline No. 5.1, and Drinking Water Operator/Water Quality Analyst Certification, as amended.
  • Supervising staff, assigning work, assisting with new hire selection, training, motivating and evaluating staff, and discipline.
  • Supervising and/or arranging for supervision of maintenance work on treatment units, pumps, valves, watermains and appurtenances in the water supply and distribution systems, including work undertaken by staff and contractors.
  • Ensuring operating data is collected as required by all licences, permits and regulations, verify its validity, and assist with compilation, review and analysis.
  • Assisting the Water Works Technologist with the co-ordination of annual Ministry inspections, and with the preparation of reports and responses to information requests as required by provincial personnel and/or regulations.
  • Assist senior staff with administrative matters, including but not limited to completing time sheets, approving payments to contractors and suppliers, developing the annual Water Works maintenance program, providing input for the annual capital and operating budget, responding to public inquiries, etc.
  • Completing annual training required to by provincial regulation to maintain the drinking-water certificates that are a requirement of the position.
  • Assist in other areas of Public Works, including but not limited to the sewage collection system, sewage pumping stations, and operations; and other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Secondary School Diploma.
  • Three to four years’ experience in the operation and maintenance of water supply, treatment and distribution systems, including a minimum of two years of supervisory experience.
  • Drinking Water Operator Certificate, Water Distribution and Supply Subsystem Class 3, and Water Treatment Subsystem, Class 2.
  • Current and valid Class G driver’s licence.
  • Thorough understanding of the requirements of the applicable regulations that pertain to the operation and maintenance of water supply, water treatment and water distribution systems, including but not necessarily limited to: the Permit to Take Water, the Safe Drinking Water Act, the Clean Water Act, and the applicable regulations made under the aforementioned Acts.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, experience with computers including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel, and experience with SCADA control systems.
  • Must be conscientious, detail oriented, and able to work both independently and as a member of a team.

 

Hourly Range: $40.89 to $47.84, Band 10 on the Town’s 2020 Pay Grid, plus a comprehensive benefits package. Please note that the Town’s 2021 Pay Grid has not yet been finalized.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes, in confidence, to Sarah Alexander, Human Resources Assistant, no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. Applications may be submitted online, or in person to the Town Hall located at 87 Broadway.

 

The Town of Orangeville is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. By submitting your personal information to the Town of Orangeville, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in connection with our recruitment, hiring and/or employment processes. Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended, and will be used to determine the qualifications for employment with the Town of Orangeville. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Manager, Human Resources at 87 Broadway, Orangeville, Ontario L9W 1K1.