Engineer-in-Training (TS001)

by City of London

Reference #: COL01494-4653
Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: May 19, 2023
City of London

Job Description

Summary of Duties

Assists Engineers to plan, design, and program engineering infrastructure within various  Divisions within the City of London.

The position reports to the Deputy City Manager, Environment & Infrastructure, Planning and Economic Development, or Finance Supports, or designate, for purposes of annual assignments and career management, and reports to Engineers or Managers within the respective Service Area and Division for professional direction and supervision in day-to-day tasks.  Duty assignments are rotated amongst the Divisions for periods of approximately one year, over a total four-year program. The program is aimed at developing engineering management expertise within the Service Area.

Work Performed

Under the direct supervision of an Engineer within the Service Area:

  • Review, develop and recommend engineering plans, designs and programming that support divisional objectives, contributing to the implementation of strategic initiatives for various Service Areas and the City’s Strategic Plan.

  • Assemble and undertake engineering analyses of data for or from infrastructure management systems (relating to transportation, water, wastewater, stormwater, planning and development, construction administration, transit, energy management, and solid waste).

  • Prepare written and oral correspondence for a range of internal and external professionals (i.e., engineers, technologists, hydrogeologists, ecologists, biologists, landscape architects, planners, and operations staff) as well as the public.

  • Prepare acquisition documents for engineering consulting and construction services in accordance with the City’s Procurement of Goods and Services policy.

  • Inspect contracted engineering works in the field.

  • Recommend various engineering undertakings in reports to Committees and Council.

  • On behalf of a manager, prepare components of Capital and Operational budgets.

  • Demonstrate commitment to anti-racism, anti-oppression, and human rights through practices and interactions with stakeholders, employees and individuals and support programs and initiatives that reflect this commitment.

  • Demonstrate commitment and adherence to Health and Safety legislation and programs; actively promote a culture of safety.

  • Engage in opportunities to work across Divisions and Service Areas in support of enterprise-wide collaboration.

  • Support the development of processes and tools needed to increase efficiencies and improve the effectiveness of services provided by the Division or Service Areas.

  • Gather, assemble, analyze, and present information from various sources to identify, plan and implement actions to achieve various project or divisional objectives.

  • Track performance measures for deliverables using appropriate data collection and analytics.

  • Effectively prepare and organize and information and deliver information in a manner understood by various audiences. Attend public information sessions and assist with outreach programs.

  • Complete other duties as assigned; seek to make contributions to the division based upon professional interests.


  • Registered as Engineer-in-Training with the Professional Engineers of Ontario (P.E.O.).

  • Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Applied Science degree (Civil, Environmental, Chemical, Mechanical, or equivalent) from a university recognized by the P.E.O. or equivalent combination of education and related professional and lived community experience.

  • Knowledge of Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping software or other relevant software programs is an asset (e.g., InfoWorks, AutoCAD, Environmental Protection Agency Storm Water Management Model (EPASWMM), Hydrologic Engineering Center River Analysis System (HECRAS).

  • Awareness of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment, construction contract management, or municipal development processes is an asset.

Skills and abilities in the following areas are necessary:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the above identified areas of accountability with an understanding of divisional programs and services.

  • Demonstrated commitment to propose and design engineering strategies that mitigate impacts to the natural environment.

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal and customer services skills, including conflict resolution and problem solving.

  • Demonstrated ability to be an effective team member and contribute to programs and services provided by the team.

  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills, with emphasis on presenting findings, preparing briefing material, and providing recommendations.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with diverse populations within the community; experience working collaboratively with organizations, clients, and other stake holders.

  • Ability to provide a high level of attention to detail, make sense of data, and solve problems.

  • Ability to understand the importance of service delivery; contribute to the implementation of initiatives that support customers in a timely and effective way.

  • Strong organizational skills including but not limited to planning, prioritizing, time management and the ability to multi-task.

  • Knowledge and demonstrated skills in the areas of effective project and policy development.

  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office, and related software and database applications.

Compensation and Other Information

$75,380 to $98,368

This posting is for two vacancies. One vacancy is with the Environment and Infrastructure Service area and the other vacancy is with the Planning and Economic Development Service Area.

Please note that the EIT positions are rotational positions across various engineering divisions at the City of London.


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Application Contact Information

Company Name:   City of London
Application URL: Click here to apply online