Technologist

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Author ahnationtalk
Date December 2, 2016
Type Full Time
Company City of Toronto
Salary $31.77 - $34.80 - Per Hour
Location Toronto, ON
Category Business / Management
Client City of Toronto
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Engineering Technologist Technician 3

Job Classification Title ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST TECHNICIAN 3
Job ID # 2257577 X
Division Toronto Water
Section Business Operations Management
Work Location 30 DEE AVE
Job Stream Engineering
Job Type Permanent, Full-Time
Salary/Rate $31.77 – $34.80 / 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 02-Dec-2016
Closing Date 15-Dec-2016

Job Description

Major Responsibilities

Reporting to the Supervisor of Environmental Monitoring and Protection, and receiving work direction from the Engineering Technologist Technician 1, the Engineering Technologist Technician 3 primarily performs calculations, tracking, and data analysis associated with both the Industrial Waste Surcharge Program and Sanitary Discharge Program. The Engineering Technologist Technician 3 performs field work consisting of environmental sampling/ monitoring of industrial, commercial and institutional operations as required.

  • Collects, maintains and analyzes data relating to the Industrial Waste Surcharge Program and Private Water Discharge Program; obtains data as required from iPACS system and Grubbs statistical program
  • Analyzes and interprets sampling data collected in the Industrial Waste Surcharge Program
  • Analyzes and interprets groundwater sampling data against the Sewers Bylaw submitted in applications associated with Sanitary and Storm Discharge Agreements and Permits
  • Prepares billing calculations associated with the industrial waste surcharge program using a statistical calculation system
  • Prepares billing calculations associated with non-purchased City water under a Sanitary Discharge permit or Agreement
  • Collects samples entering a City Sewer system for analysis by a laboratory and inspects facility when field data shows non compliance with the Sewers Bylaw; logs water samples into iPACS database/works management systems
  • Maintains and updates unit’s sampling and associated equipment inventory and condition of equipment to determine when and what equipment needs to be ordered or re-ordered
  • Reads and interprets technical and Sewer drawings in accordance with City standards, permits, agreements, and safety regulations
  • Investigates, researches and conducts studies as required by the Supervisor or ETT 1
  • Collects and analyzes data and prepares reports; responds to complaints and inquiries regarding the Industrial Waste Surcharge Program and Private Water Discharge Program
  • Assists Engineering Technologist Technician 1 with correspondence, billing, and tracking data relating to the Industrial Waste Surcharge Program and Private Water Discharge Program
  • Maintains and updates operational procedures and manuals for Industrial Waste Surcharge and Private Water Discharge Program areas
  • Operates a variety of mechanical, digital, analogue, wireless computerized equipment and other equipment to perform monitoring tasks

Key Qualifications

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  1. Graduate in Civil, Chemical, Environmental or Earth Sciences Engineering Technology or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  2. Experience in environmental monitoring/sampling field work and taking detailed field notes of observations and work performed.
  3. Considerable experience in computer software including Microsoft Excel, Word and Sample Data Management Systems (i.e. LIMS) and works management systems such as iPACS
  4. Must possess and be able to maintain a valid Province of Ontario “G” driver’s licence and be eligible to qualify for a City’s driver’s permit
  5. Familiarity and knowledge of wastewater treatment systems
  6. Demonstrated experience and knowledge in preparation of data files, data summaries and generating graphical summaries
  7. Familiarity and knowledge of water and wastewater treatment systems and groundwater and its treatment systems

You must also have:

  • Knowledge in the sampling of ground water, surface water, industrial, commercial and institutional
  • Knowledge of groundwater and industrial wastewater generation.
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and documents (e.g. plans and profiles, sewer drawings, specifications etc.)
  • Understanding of the principles and application of environmental monitoring theories, methods and practices.
  • Familiarity with relevant regulations, statutes, standards and practices (e.g. Occupational Health and Safety Act, Ministry of Environment Acts)
  • Basic analytical skills with the ability to perform manual and computerized mathematical calculations in an engineering environment
  • Ability to work effectively with consultants, contractors, colleagues, and other City employees at all levels and members of the public
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, at all organizational levels
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, organize

Please note that all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes. Applicants may receive written correspondence regarding this job posting directly to the email address provided on their resume or to the one used to set-up their Candidate Profile if applying on TalentFlow. As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly.

The City of Toronto is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce that is representative of the citizens we serve. We will provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment.  In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto’s Accommodation Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of the City’s hiring process.

If you are invited to participate in an assessment process, kindly provide your accommodation needs in advance. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you throughout the hiring process.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process, please call us at (416) 397-0769 or email us at heather.ferris@toronto.ca.

 

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