Municipal Engineer

City of Red Deer

City of Red Deer

Municipal Engineer


Join a vibrant outdoor centric community filled with trails and breathtaking nature along the winding river valley of Red Deer, in Central Alberta. Red Deer is an economically dynamic region of Alberta situated directly between Edmonton and Calgary along the vital QE 2 corridor. It is a perfect blend of small town friendliness and big city conveniences. Host to the 2016 Memorial Cup and the 2019 Canada Winter Games, Red Deer continues to welcome all of Canada with open arms.

We are currently recruiting the right person to fill the position of Municipal Engineer in our Engineering Department. This senior technical position is responsible for developing, operating, and maintaining the City’s water, wastewater, and stormwater computer models.  This includes advanced engineering investigation, analysis, problem solving and written communication on a variety of technical issues. 

Modelling tasks include (but are not limited to):
  • Determine the effects of new development on the existing system;
  • Review of computer models prepared by consultants for green field development;
  • Analyse and make recommendations for system upgrades to support growth; and
  • Recommend and supervise field data collection to calibrate computer models.

The position is responsible for preparing utility designs and cost estimates that will be used for construction, budgeting, or planning purposes.

This position is responsible for the review of engineering planning studies and design drawings related to the City’s sanitary, stormwater, and water infrastructure.  This work includes preparing and administering individual consultant contracts for a variety of municipal projects.   

As our preferred candidate you will have:
  • Graduate from University with a Degree in Civil Engineering (P.Eng, or M.Eng).
  • Eligible for membership in the Association of Professional Engineers, and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).
  • Minimum eight years direct related experience in computer modelling, and design of water, wastewater, and stormwater projects.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of Civil Engineering.
  • Knowledge of the principles of surveying and computer aided modelling, drafting, and design.
  • Knowledge of, and hands on experience with computer modelling/design software including WaterCad, PCSWMM, & AutoCad Civil 3D.

In addition to the very competitive salary of $84,684 to $105,854 and an excellent benefit package, we offer a great work environment with a dynamic and dedicated team of likeminded professionals.

If you like what you have read, and think this is the job for you; come build your career with The City of Red Deer. We are committed to a healthy, vibrant, and sustainable community. Our employees are the cornerstone of our organization and working with us will provide you with the opportunity to work in an ever growing environment and to work with an awesome group of people. 


Organization: City of Red Deer
Location: Red Deer, AB
Region: Red Deer
Professional Category(s): Engineering
Posted: October 1, 2019, 1:31 pm
Expires: November 1, 2019, 4:30 pm

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