Job Opportunities

03 October 2017 Categories: Job Opportunities

 Engineering Manager – Public Works

The Corporation of the Township of Tiny


The Township of Tiny is seeking a qualified applicant for the full-time position of Engineering Manager – Public Works. Please go to  for a full job description and list of qualifications and responsibilities.



  • Licensed to practice as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario, preferably a Civil Engineer.
  • Candidate with minimum 5 years of municipal work experience will be an asset.

Excellent written and verbal communication with demonstrated ability to conduct effective   presentations and prepare written reports and documents.

  • Develop Tenders for capital projects and communicate efficiently with third party firms on larger development plans, Council and residents.
  • Experience in estimation of project costs and technical and financial bids/proposals for capital projects.
  • Efficient in Microsoft products and AutoCad an asset.
  • Knowledge of the Occupation Health and Safety Act in accordance with Municipals standards.
  • The Engineering Manager of Public Works is responsible for managing a team of skilled engineering professionals (internal and third party). This person will report to and work closely with the Director of Public Works to maintain the overall engineering objectives and initiatives and provide input to strategic decision making that affect functional areas. The Engineering Manager will oversee an extensive amount of capital and operational projects/budgets and meet deadlines to keep projects on schedule.

Individuals having these qualifications are encouraged to submit a resume and letter of application by 4:30 p.m., November 3, 2017 to:

Career Action Group

Phone: 705-687-9024


We thank all applicants who apply for this position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Corporation of the Township of Tiny is committed to a barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please inform us should an accommodation be required at any point in the recruitment process.

Personal information collected will only be used for candidate selection, in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act R.S.O., 1990, c.M.56.




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  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot problems and clearly communicate issues to staff and management
  • Undertake procurement activities for contractors and materials, following company purchasing policies
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  • Licensed Electrician, Millwright or recognized equivalent (Licensed Master Electrician an asset)
  • 10 years’ experience in hydro-electric generation or heavy industrial plant, with minimum 5 years in a supervisory role (preferably in a multi-trade environment)
  • Superior leadership, organization, communication and project management skills
  • A reputation for integrity, common sense, sound judgment, problem solving and effective change management
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  • Experience in managing budgets, developing proposals, policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct labour relations in a unionized environment
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