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Technologist, Fibre Technical Services

City of Mississauga
Mavis Yard: Common Building, Mississauga, Ontario
Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 41.11 - $ 54.81 
Closing date
Apr 12, 2024

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Job Summary

Fibre to the Home (FTTH) project. The timely installation of fibre optic infrastructure is an important task for the overall success of the FTTH project. To expedite the utility coordination and approval process, the City has streamlined the process and established the Fibre to the Home project team. The FTTH project team will be responsible for coordinating permit approvals related to the FTTH project. In this regard, Technical Services is looking for an experienced and motivated individual as PUCC Permit Technologist.

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Supervisor fibre Technical Services, the successful candidate will bring value to the team through the coordination of the permit process for the Fibre to the Home project.

  • Coordinates streamlined FTTH Internal Utility approvals and the Road Occupancy Permits (ROPS) for the FTTH project on behalf of the City in accordance within established guidelines and timelines.
  • Represents the City on all utility coordination matters including attending site meetings, resolving on-site conflicts and approving redline mark-ups as required.
  • Provide functional guidance to staff assigned to assist in the administration of the FTTH project.
  • Ensures proper review, comment and approval of the utility applications and design drawings submitted to the FTTH project.
  • Provide technical guidance on utility applications and ROP related inquires.
  • Liaises with internal and external stakeholders for timely comments on all FTTH applications.
  • Attends and contributes to Executive Committee Meetings and Operations Committee Meetings and represents the FTTH team on the City’s Public Utility Coordination Committee (PUCC).
  • Administers the utility applications in the City’s INFOR system and maintains the database for all FTTH utility applications, design and as-built drawings.
  • Coordinates the conditions for the ROP from various team members and ensures all requirements are met before issuance of ROPs and the approvals of ROPs, insurance expiry and invoicing per the City’s fees and charges by-laws.
  • Conducts site reviews as required to ensure ROPs are in compliance with the permit’s conditions and the City of Mississauga standards specifications.
  • Supports inspection staff at site inspections and investigations including conflict resolutions, etc.
  • Ensures timely investigation, response, and resolution to complaints received from residents and Councilors.
  • Coordinate with Telecom for timely response to complaints.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Successful completion of diploma in Civil Engineering Technology from a recognized Community College or a University Degree.
  • Possess Membership in the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists as a Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.).
  • A minimum of five years of progressive experience in permitting, construction and maintenance of municipal services infrastructure is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to co-ordinate complex utility projects.
  • Knowledge of applicable legislative requirements such as the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Employment Standards Act.
  • Knowledge of the maintenance standards and permitting processes including a strong understanding of road maintenance procedures, Ontario Provincial Standards and Specifications (OPSS), utility infrastructure alignments and construction methodologies.
  • Must be able to read and interpret all types of municipal engineering drawings, specifications and construction standards.
  • Proven record of executing procedures and processes which foster efficiencies and an increase in productivity.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills are required.
  • Demonstrated leadership potential to provide functional guidance to seasonal inspection staff.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities along with ability to function in a team environment are a must.
  • Proven ability to work with a broad range of stakeholders and ability to multi-task are a must.
  • Effective decision making and problem solving skills with the ability to determine an effective course of action that drives progression
  • Excellent computer skills, proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Computer literacy in CAD and Microsoft applications including Access.
  • Experience with Microstation, INFOR Public Sector Application Software and SAP is an asset.
  • A valid Ontario Class 'G' driver's license and availability of personal vehicle.

Hourly Rate/Salary:$ 41.11 - $ 54.81
Hours of Work:35 hours
Work Location:Mavis Yard: Common Building
Department/Division/Section:T&W/Transportation&Works Dept,T&W/Works Operations & Mntce Division,Technical Services
Non-Union/Union: Non Union

A Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has notbeen granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You can alsocheck your application status in your candidate profile online.

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The City of Mississauga is committed to creating a respectful and supportive workplace that fosters a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion which broadly reflects the communities and residents we serve. Throughout the employee life cycle, the City is working to include an EDI lens to attract, retain and support the growth of diverse talent.

Learn more about the City’s commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion .

The City of Mississauga is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to removing barriers in our selection process for people with visible and invisible disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of anyaccommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

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