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Director of Engineering & Capital Infrastructure - Halifax Water

Director of Engineering & Capital Infrastructure
Halifax Water

Ready to spearhead transformative change in a dynamic utility environment? Halifax Water, a leading utility in infrastructure management, is seeking an innovative and experienced professional to join its team as the Director of Engineering and Capital Infrastructure. As a key member of the senior management team, you will play a crucial role in shaping the future of the Engineering and Capital Infrastructure department. As Halifax Water embarks on significant infrastructure projects, you will be at the forefront, guiding the team through planning, budgeting, and execution. Your leadership will be instrumental in delivering safe, reliable, and sustainable services to the community.

Your Impact:
Reporting directly to the General Manager & CEO, you will lead the Engineering and Capital Infrastructure Department, steering asset management and capital planning, infrastructure planning, capital project delivery, strategic projects, and energy efficiency and business development. Your responsibilities extend to developing and implementing short- and long-term capital strategic plans, ensuring regulatory compliance, and fostering innovation and process improvement. As a leader, you will contribute to creating a positive workplace culture and collaborate with various stakeholders, including external regulatory agencies, Halifax Municipality, and industry organizations.

Who We Seek:
We are in search of a transformative leader with a post-secondary degree in Civil Engineering and a Professional Engineer designation, accompanied by a PMO management certificate and Six Sigma or equivalent qualifications are desirable. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in water, wastewater, or stormwater engineering, showcasing expertise in capital infrastructure planning and, project management. To excel, you should possess extensive experience in capital project planning and delivery, a profound understanding of design, construction, and operational best practices, as well as robust management, finance, and negotiation skills. Your ability to work collaboratively, communicate effectively, and navigate regulatory compliance is essential.

Ready for a leadership role that combines impact, innovation, and transformative change? Join Halifax Water and be at the forefront of groundbreaking infrastructure initiatives.

To learn more about Halifax Water please visit: https://www.halifaxwater.ca/
Please submit your resume online by clicking “Apply.” For more information, contact Susan Brimble confidentially at sbrimble@facetconnect.com. If you need accommodation during the selection process, please let us know. We believe in employment equity, welcoming individuals from all backgrounds. We encourage applications from the following under-represented groups to self-identify in their resume or cover letter: Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

Facet is a recruitment firm with an unshakeable belief that change is a good thing. People are not only our purpose, they are also our passion. Facet was created to recruit talented, established professionals who aspire to lead organizations. We are inspired by these individuals and believe they are at the core of building purpose-driven, dynamic, and forward-thinking workplaces.
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