Civil Engineering

Posted 6 months ago

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Program Manager, Infrastructure Approvals, responsible for the technical review of
infrastructure related to development work submitted by consultants, developers and general public.
Coordinates the approval of Building Permit Grading Plans.

Education & Experience

The applicant must be enrolled and must have completed a minimum of two years in University or College
engineering program in one of the following programs. (Civil Engineering, Construction Technology, or similar

Minimum of four (4) months but less than eight (8) months of related experience is required: Experience in
engineering design review or approvals, roads, watermains, sewers, lot grading, storm water management.
Experience gained either by previous work employment, volunteer work or education, people experience
through retail or other service sector employment.

Language, Certificates & Licenses

English oral, reading, writing required.
French oral, reading, writing may be required for some positions.
Candidates must meet language requirement for position upon hire.


Knowledge of Infrastructure Systems (Sanitary/Storm sewers, Watermains, Transportation etc.),
infrastructure, planning, development process, building code, and plumbing code, Microsoft Windows
environment and Word /Excel /Access /GIS.

Familiarity with the City of Ottawa, its geography, people, areas of development.

Competencies & Skills

To be able to readily read and understand various sources of information in plans or tabular form.(detailed
engineering drawings and calculation sheets).

To be able to perform mathematical calculations pertaining to a engineering nature.

To work well in a team environment with minimum supervision.

To exhibit excellent oral communication skills.

To establish work priorities.

Job Features

Job CategoryCivil Engineering

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