Job Details:

Engineering Project Manager

Job Details
Open Date Sep 10 2021 - 03:51:00 PM Close Date Oct 01 2021 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Engineering Project Manager Posting Type Engineering Project Manager
Posting Status Active Position Length Full Time
Department Group Hours per Week
Department Public Works & Environmental Services Openings 1
Education Bachelor's Degree    
Location Town Hall - 917 Lesperance Road, Tecumseh, ON, N8N 1W9
Union Position No


Engineering Project Manager


The Town of Tecumseh, with a population of 24,000 offers a near perfect balance of small-town qualities with big city amenities and opportunities. The Town is situated close to an international metropolitan population of five million; yet small town service and friendliness prevail. This is enhanced by the warm climate and natural beauty of its southwestern Ontario location. With successful industrial and business sectors, a commitment to sustainable, planned development, and a wealth of cultural and recreational opportunities, Tecumseh offers a vibrant destination to call home.


The Town of Tecumseh is currently recruiting for a progressive, dedicated, customer focused professional to fill the full-time position of Engineering Project Manager. 


Job Summary

Reporting directly to the Manager Engineering Services, the Engineering Project Manager will be responsible for coordinating engineering projects, directing contractors and consultants on infrastructure projects and engaging with various stakeholders. Responsible for various engineering projects and assignments, which involve the technical design and preparation of specifications, cost estimates, tender documents, and the administration of contracts for the construction of infrastructure and related assignments. Represents the Corporation and liaise with consultants during the construction of assigned projects. Review and approve matters related to site plan and development drawings that are submitted to the Town. Ensure staff familiarization with Provincial safety legislation and corporate safety policies and procedures, Town Standards and Engineering Best Practices.


The candidate will prepare reports and other written correspondence as required and must be knowledgeable in the Occupational Health & Safety duties as outlined in the Corporation’s Health and Safety Program. This position will be required to travel to offsite meetings and attend various job sites along with other related duties as required.


Qualifications and Requirements

Applicants are required to have a university degree in Civil Engineering or similar qualification in a related field. Project Management Professional designations or in-progress would be considered an asset, along with being a licensed Professional Civil Engineer with substantial experience in design and construction of municipal infrastructure or an Engineer-in-Training (E.I.T) working towards obtaining their P.Eng. The preferred candidate should have at least four (4) years progressive experience in engineering in an urban, semi-urban and rural municipal public works setting. This would include leadership and direction of staff, Federal, Provincial and Municipal statues, and by-laws pertaining to the design and construction of municipal services. A valid Class G driver’s license and experience with civil engineering design software, as well as storm, water and sanitary modelling software, MS Office Suite and the internet are required.


The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability and knowledge of corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, teamwork, initiative/self-management, accountability, flexibility and adaptability. General knowledge of Municipal legislation and general business practices and protocol. In addition, the candidate will have proven leadership skills, commitment to service/program delivery, strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to work under pressure. Strong interpersonal, commitment to diversity and inclusion and excellent communication skills would round off the ideal candidate.  



The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes.  If contacted for an employment, please advise if you require accommodation.


We invite you to visit to obtain further information about the municipality and to view the full job description for this position.



The salary range for this full time, non-union position is currently at Level 6 ($89,803 - $105,058) and under review in accordance with the Town’s Salary Grid.  This position is non-union and is subject to an employment contract. 


Applicants are invited to create a profile and submit resumes through the Town’s website at by Friday, October 1, 2021 at 4:30 pm.


All applications are appreciated; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Personal information is collected pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act [MFIPPA] and will be used solely for the purpose of candidate selection.



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