Director of Planning & Engineering

Do you want to work for a company that’s making a difference in Manitoba? You can be part of building a superior internet service for Manitobans with Valley Fiber Ltd. Valley Fiber Ltd is a full-service company offering dedicated fiber optic internet, TV, and digital phone for people across the province. We’re growing fast, and we’re looking for talented people to join us!

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Director of Planning & Engineering to join our team. This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer. The Director of Planning & Engineering manages the Planning and Engineering Department that includes a team of designers and drafters. This department is responsible for all aspects of the Outside the Plant Network (OSP). This includes the OSP network design, construction, and modification of the Valley Fiber network. The Planning and Engineering Department works closely with Production to ensure the construction process and provide network details to help service customers.

What We Offer :
– Comprehensive benefits package
– Staff discounts on internet service and at select local businesses
– Opportunities for professional development, increased responsibility, and
– Opportunities to work on big projects that have a lasting impact on the daily life of Manitobans

What You’ll Do:
• Manage the Planning and Engineering Department and provide leadership
to the team for coaching, delegating tasks and ensuring high performance
• Provide direction for design and drafting efforts in coordination with the
• Provide civil and structural engineering oversight for towers & RCO’s
• Provide oversight for waterway, pipeline, and railway crossing designs
• Contract administration services during construction (prepping contracts,
tracking invoices, making change orders and contractor quotation reviews)
• Review processes and implement department procedures and strategies
• Communicate with RM personnel during planning stage of each project
• Ensure all permitting and agreements are in place prior to construction

Who You Are:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering is an asset
• Previous experience in management, construction, and contract
• Proficiency with MS Office suite, AutoCAD, ArcGIS/GIS software is required
• Understanding of municipal, technical and legal matters
• Experience in telecommunications would be a valuable asset
• Valid class 5 driver’s license is required
• Ability to lead a team effectively and provide
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrated high level of professionalism
• Ability to multitask efficiently
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Working in a fast-paced office environment
• Ability to thrive under pressure, changing priorities and deadlines
• High level of organization
• Efficient time and project management skills
• Ability to collaborate as a team player and work independently

We thank all those who apply, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Please send your resume to hr@valleyfiber.ca.

Valley Fiber is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against individuals who have a disability or based on their culture, nationality, ethnicity, gender, or religion. Valley Fiber strongly encourages individuals from minority-groups to apply and is willing to reasonably accommodate where possible.