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Project Manager, Major Maintenance

South Peel Region
Division Operations, South Peel Region
Locations 920 East Avenue, Mississauga
Job Term 2 Permanent
Job Code Services Supervisor 2 (93142)
Salary $1,440.47 - $1,635.06 per week
Posting Status OPEN
File No. OCWA-84-24-SP
Job ID 214392
Job Closing May 31, 2024


The Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) believes in Our Communities, Our Environment and Our People. As a trusted partner to municipalities, First Nations communities, businesses, governments and institutions across Ontario, we provide our clients with total solutions in water and wastewater. We are dedicated to working closely with our clients to help them build healthy sustainable communities and organizations and provide safe and reliable drinking water to thousands of Ontarians each day.

Join our team as a Project Manager, Major Maintenance with OCWA

You will coordinate with a number of internal and external stakeholders at each of the water treatment plants and transmission system. Represent the Agency in dealings and meetings with local municipal representatives and officials concerning the technical and budgetary components of these projects in their municipalities which are managed by the Agency.

  • Flexible learning and development opportunities.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and specialization with the largest provider of water and wastewater services in Ontario.
  • You will be eligible for additional pay for certification, should you be successful in completing and maintaining facility water/wastewater operator’s licenses.
  • Work with the partner of choice for more communities than any other water and wastewater service organization in Ontario for over 30 years.
  • Work with an organization committed to innovation and advanced technology.
  • A defined benefit pension plan; Comprehensive Health Plan; Life and Disability Insurance.
  • Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits including for adoptive parents.
  • Knowledge
    • Advanced knowledge of technical engineering technology concerning the principles, practices, technologies and methodologies for major maintenance and state of good repair within a water treatment system.
    • Advanced knowledge of relevant legislation/regulations/Acts and responsible experience in water/wastewater treatment operations, maintenance, as well as financial planning and administration.
    • Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Environmental Protection Act and related legislation.
  • Skills and Abilities include:
    • Excellent project management skills and the ability to use planning/scheduling software.
    • Experience managing multiple contractors and multiple large scale state of good repair projects.
    • Team leadership and coordinating/planning skills.
    • Task and detail oriented.
    • Analytical and evaluating skills for large scale procurements and proposals.
    • Technical writing skills for proposals, technical evaluations, and memos.
    • Clear understanding of client service principles in providing competitive, commercialized services in a client-driven business.
    • Interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills.
    • Knowledge of the financial/budgeting procedures, and procurement practices.
    • Understanding of inventory and records management techniques.
    • Proficiency in office and operational computerized systems.
    • Ability to travel to meetings and various facility sites within the South Peel region.
  • OPS commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti- racism:

    We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

    We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

    Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service. We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario’s Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

  1. You must apply by e-mail and the job competition quoted in the subject line.
  2. You must show how you meet what we are looking for clearly, completely and concisely; we rely on the information you provide to us.
  3. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.

Send application/resume with covering letter (PDF format preferred) saved as “Job ID – First Last Name” to:
Ontario Clean Water Agency
Hiring Manager: Lorenzo Marsiglia
Attention: Leslie Zubilewich


Ontario Clean Water Agency is an inclusive employer.
We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code
The Ontario Clean Water Agency is an agency of the Province of Ontario, reporting to the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks. In 2023, OCWA staff treated water and wastewater, and provided other technical services for 318 clients in the province including 169 municipalities, 16 First Nations, 108 commercial and industrial clients and 25 government and institutional clients. Municipal clients range in size from populations as large as 1.5 million in the Region of Peel to as small as 2,400 in Moose Factory. This broad scope of experience ensures OCWA has the expertise to solve any issues that may arise, in any size or type of treatment process in the province. Our Agency has grown its municipal client base every year over the past 30 years is proof of this value. We continue to focus on our people and strategies to attract and retain competent staff.
Note: Thank you for your interest, we will contact you only if we choose you for further screening or an interview.