Ocean Career: Engineering Project Supervisor

Location: Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Science / Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS), Sidney (British Columbia), St. John's (Newfoundland and Labrador), Dartmouth (Nova Scotia), Burlington (Ontario), Ottawa (Ontario), Mont-Joli (Québec)

Deadline: March 7, 2021

Salary: $96,183 to $116,783


  • Plans and manages scientific and technical projects (hydrographic data acquisition, processing, validation, management and transformation of data for production of nautical charts and related products) within one or more of the major operational functions of the CHS.
  • Supervises hydrographic specialists, hydrographic technical staff and other technical support staff; assigns and monitors work, conducts performance appraisals, recommends training and development, ensures staff are provided with the necessary tools and work environment (health and safety) to complete assigned tasks.
  • Manages project finances, resources and overtime, and contracts for the provision of goods and/or services; assists with the preparation of work plans and budgets.
  • Provides support to CHS management as an authority in one or more knowledge areas, representing the CHS and/or region on committees and working groups; assisting in the recommendation, development, analysis and implementation of new or improved tools, systems, methodologies, or processes for the CHS.
  • Supervises the ISO Quality Management responsibilities for the project, ensures quality management processes are followed, and looks for process improvements and best practices.
  • Writes, presents and publishes scientific and technical papers, reports and proposals.
  • Promotes the CHS and its services, products, technologies and tools through communications/presentations to client and stakeholder groups, seminars, trade shows, and conferences to increase knowledge, understanding and public awareness to support safe navigation in Canadian waters.
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