OPS Training

OPS-101 Course

The Municipal Engineers Association is seeking a qualified and experienced individual to volunteer in the design and delivery of the OPS-101 training course. Your responsibilities will include the following tasks:


  1. Course Designer Duties:
  • Chair the OPS-101 course development committee, (MEA and OGRA staff will provide assistant in establishing the committee)
  • Develop the course’s relevant curriculum (including but not limited to instructor and student resources) using holistic adult principles and practices


  1. Instructor Duties:
  • Facilitate the 1 ½ day training program, based on OGRA/MEA instruction guidelines
  • Asses student learning
  • Follow the Volunteer instruction policies and procedures of OGRA/MEA



  • A professional engineer (P.Eng.)
  • Experience in overseeing municipal design projects and/or construction contracts utilizing OPS (specifications, standard drawings, GC’s)
  • Comfortable speaking in front of groups.  Previous instructor experience would be an asset
  • Basic computer skills including use of PowerPoint or similar.


This is a volunteer position.  MEA will cover your accommodation and meal expenses during the course and will reimburse your mileage (at $0.58/km) to attend the course and planning meetings.  The required time commitment would often consist of 1 ½ days during the fall for course delivery, and approximately 60 hours for course curriculum development.

The Municipal Engineers Association is a non-profit association representing the interests of municipal engineers in Ontario who are employed as professional engineers of Ontario Municipalities and other provincial agencies serving in the Engineering/Public Works field. Our mission is to provide unity and focus for licensed engineers employed by Ontario’s municipalities through addressing issues of common concern and by facilitating the sharing of knowledge and information.

If you are interested in this volunteer position, please send a resume’ outlining your qualifications to:

Amin Mneina
Member Services Coordinator