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Careers - City of Cornwall

Municipal Engineer

The City of Cornwall is a progressive community of 47,000 situated on the banks of the St. Lawrence River in Eastern Ontario.  Cornwall boasts a modern economy led by forward thinkers and offers an extensive array of urban amenities making it an excellent place to build a career and raise a family.  

The Corporation of the City of Cornwall seeks an energetic leader to serve as the Municipal Engineer for our Infrastructure Division, who will institute best practices and inspire teams as the City of Cornwall grows and prospers. Key responsibilities include all aspects of leading municipal infrastructure projects from conception to completion. As the Municipal Engineer, you will supervise and mentor a technical team undertaking design, survey and construction oversight functions. You will also manage the Subdivision Agreement process along with review of other development submissions, and participate with asset management planning. Responsibilities will also include the preparation of Requests for Proposals (RFP) for Consulting Engineering Services as required.

Candidates for this position must be innovative, motivated, lead by example and are comfortable working, communicating and meeting with the public, co-workers, managers, approval agencies, developers and contractors.

Our ideal candidate will have skills to design, plan, prepare specifications, schedule and oversee construction of municipal roadways, watermains, sewers, pumping stations and similar linear infrastructure, with a working knowledge of applicable legislation; is comfortable working with Microsoft applications including Excel (advanced), Word, PowerPoint, as well as technical software such as Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite, hydraulic network modeling and stormwater management applications.  To meet the required qualifications for this position you must have a Degree in Civil Engineering coupled with a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) license in the Province of Ontario.  An Engineer in Training (E.I.T.) with the required technical experience and who is eligible for licensure may also be considered for the position.  Our candidate will also have experience in public speaking; have effective written and oral communication skills; listening skills; superior interpersonal skills; coaching and motivational skills; adaptability; and negotiation skills.  Bilingualism will be considered an asset.

The City of Cornwall offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

The deadline for submissions is Monday, January 25th, 2018.  Please submit your resume in confidence to: quoting File: 18-04 - Municipal Engineer

The Corporation of The City of Cornwall is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.