Municipal Technologist I

Municipal Technologist I

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On April 30, 2021
  • Full Time
  • Birds Hill, MB
  • Applications have closed

Website RM of East St. Paul

Job Type: Full-time Permanent

Hours of Work – 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Work Location – Infrastructure Services, 2801 Gateway Road

Opening Date: April 26, 2021

Closing Date: Position will remain open until filled. However, screening may begin as early as May 10, 2021.

Compensation: $22.40 – $28.59 per hour, plus benefits (after 6 months full-time employment)

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Director of Infrastructure Services, the Municipal Technologist I is responsible for; performing field surveys, working in conjunction with the Director of Infrastructure Services and/or the Municipal Technologist II on specific projects, performing municipal infrastructure inspections, preparing construction reports, and providing support for Public Works, Public Services & Facilities and the Utilities divisions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform field surveys by;

· Completing preliminary surveys for construction of ditches, drains, and roads; making and/or checking routine quantity calculations; organizing and maintaining construction-related drawings and documentation files,

· Conducting surveys for lots with drainage issues,

· Ensuring the accuracy of temporary benchmarks established,

· Ensuring survey data is downloaded to appropriate network drive and is properly processed,

· Maintaining survey equipment and survey vehicle in good working condition,

· Maintaining accurate records of completed surveys.

  • Work in conjunction with the Director of Infrastructure Services and/or the Municipal Technologist II on specific projects by;

· Setting and inspecting lot grades, house grades and swales,

· Drawing, plotting and designing ditches and drains,

· Surveying and designing parking lots, ditches; ensuring adequate drainage,

· Ensuring quality assurance and control methods are implemented and followed.

  • Perform municipal infrastructure inspections by;

· Performing necessary inspections for all sewer, water, lot grade and approach permits and address deficiencies,

· Conducting calculations for installation of sewer, water and road infrastructure projects,

· Completing inspections of all sewer, water, road and other municipal infrastructure projects,

· Maintaining accurate records of work performed, deficiencies, non-conformance items, tests and other associated information.

  • Prepare construction reports for all municipal projects by;

· Writing routine construction-related reports and correspondence,

· Preparing letters, memoranda, and reports as required to respond to referrals, inquiries and issues,

· Drawing and maintaining AutoCad drawings related to multiple municipal projects,

· Coordinating with the Planning Department to ensure all maps, drawings and specifications are updated.

· Participating in plan reviews, contract administration and Geographic Information Systems updating,

· Participating in design projects using accepted engineering methods and practices for a variety of construction projects related to municipal infrastructure and new development.

  • Provide engineering support for Public Works, Public Services & Facilities and the Utilities divisions by;

· Providing inspections, surveys and or reporting as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Knowledge in the safe use and operation of various equipment to which assigned.

· Advanced knowledge in AutoCad Civil 3D and ArcGIS.

· Advanced knowledge in Microsoft office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio).

· Strong communication skills both verbally and in writing.

· Advanced analytical and problem solving skills.

· Ability to deal with the public in a respectful manner.

· Ability to prepare clear, concise and complete technical reports, and to keep detailed and accurate records.

· Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.

· Ability to establish and maintain working relationship with associates.

· Ability to provide support and information to other staff.

· Ability to apply engineering principles and practices in the municipal field.

Credentials and Experience:

· Diploma in Civil Engineering or Construction Technology from an institute of recognized standing plus a minimum of two years related experience. Experience directly related to civil engineering and/or municipal infrastructure construction works considered an asset.

· Municipal Engineering or Construction Management Technology considered an asset.

· Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) certification, and eligibility for membership in Certified Technicians & Technologists Association of Manitoba (CTTAM).

· Eligible for membership in Engineers and Geoscientists Manitoba (EGM) in the Specified Scope of Practice Licensee (SSPL) program.

· Valid Province of Manitoba driver’s class five (5) license.

· Satisfactory Criminal Record Check.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

· Work requiring the exertion of up to 50 pounds of force,

· Work requires climbing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, lifting, and grasping,

· Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word,

· Hearing is required for operation of machines, and operation of motor vehicles or equipment,

· Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, pollen, dust, extreme cold, extreme heat, and noise.

Application deadline: 2021-05-10

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $22.40-$28.59 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
The RM of East St. Paul is adhering to all Provincial guidelines regarding workplace protocols as they relate to COVID-19

Application question(s):

  • Are you a member, or eligible for membership in the Engineers & Geoscientists Manitoba in the Specified Scope of Practice Licensee (SSPL) Program
  • Are you a member, or eligible for membership in the Certified Technicians & Technologist Association of Manitoba (CTTAM)


  • civil engineering or related: 2 years (preferred)


  • Diploma in Civil Engineering or Construction Technology (preferred)
  • Certified Engineering Technologist certification (CET) (preferred)
  • Class 5 Drivers License (preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No