Technical Services Manager

  • CompanySouthern First Nations Secretariat
  • Education / CredentialsDegree in Engineering (preferably Civil)
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterNot Required
  • Application Deadline08/06/2021

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: The Technical Services Manager is responsible for the overall management of the Technical Services Department, including the delivery of engineering advisory services and any other technical services programs to SFNS’ member First Nations, as appropriate.

Key Result Areas:
• Develop and implement annual departmental and staff work plans;
• Assist in the development of the annual budget for the Technical Services Department;
• Prepare engineering terms of references/scope of work, review proposals and drawings
for construction projects;
• Attend Project Team meetings to provide sound advice and clarification on technical
matters to member First Nations;
• Complete inspections and reports on the physical condition of community buildings and
other infrastructure;
• Manage the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) on–reserve housing
inspection program, including liaising with CMHC on behalf of the SFNS;
• Maintain membership with the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO); and
• Provide member First Nations with advisory services.


Basic Requirements (Mandatory & Minimum):
• Degree in Engineering (preferably Civil) from an accredited University;
• Registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario; and
• Minimum of three years management experience involving other engineers/technicians.

Rated Requirements:
• Experience in preparing construction cost estimates, technical reports and evaluations;
• Significant project management experience with residential and commercial construction, preparing construction contract specifications and the tendering processes;
• Familiar with the Microsoft Office suite of products;
• Knowledge of Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) and other government agency funding processes and reporting protocols;
• Valid driver’s license, access to reliable transportation and willingness to travel; and
• Willing to provide a current criminal reference check.

• Sitting for long time periods in office at a desk, computer terminal, or in meetings;
• Required to drive a vehicle to perform duties; and
• Very occasional medium lifting (maximum 50 pounds).

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