Senior Manager, Engineering

Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Senior Manager, Engineering

Job Type:
Management / Administration

Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Job Description:
The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is a key economic growth engine for both the province of Alberta and for Canada. Ranking among the largest municipalities in North America by area, the Municipality is a vibrant, diverse and progressive region nestled amid a wonderland of pristine waters, the expansive boreal forest and the breath-taking northern lights. Wood Buffalo is a region rich in local history and cultural diversity and is home to residents from all over the world. From new graduates to seasoned professionals, from adventure seekers to those seeking to raise their family, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is a dynamic place to work, live and play.

As the Senior Manager, Engineering, you will work with the Director, Engineering, to provide oversight, direction, and support to the Engineering Department. The Senior Manager will align with the department’s overall goals and the Municipal strategic plan, and ensure that employees are carrying out the proper functions to allow the department to provide efficient, innovative, and influential service delivery while ensuring compliance with regulatory and legislative requirements.

The ideal candidate will possess 12 years of concentrated and progressive engineering and capital projects experience within a related government. The successful candidate will have five years within a management function. This individual will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, and be either registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).

The successful candidate will have experience working within the public sector with both unionized and non-unionized employees, expertise in capital and project management, and proven financial, business, and political acumen. They will be able to navigate a highly complex organization, introducing and navigating change and simultaneous demands. They will be experienced in developing strategy at the leading edge of municipal engineering.

Closing Date: November 30, 2019

Application Return:
For further information and to apply for this position, please submit your application and related materials to and state the title of the position in the subject line of your e-mail.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

Organization: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
Location: Fort McMurray, AB
Region: Wood Buffalo / Cold Lake
Professional Category(s): Engineering
Posted: September 11, 2019, 9:26 am
Expires: November 30, 2019, 11:59 pm

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