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Engineering Project Technologist

Competition No.: 2020-095
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: 2020-095
Last Updated: 5/22/20 8:12 AM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you! 

This is technical and administrative engineering work involving administering large development and capital works projects and monitoring construction to ensure compliance with plans and related specifications. Under the general direction of a professional engineer, the Engineering Project Technologist would prepare and review design layouts, detailed drawings, specifications, and related data for the construction of municipal infrastructure associated with development projects. The position is responsible for monitoring, personally and through engineering inspection staff, the construction of infrastructure, ensuring compliance with plans and related specifications and schedules. In addition, the work involves estimating project construction costs and preparing specifications and contract documents.  Consults, liaises, and provides information and assistance to a wide variety of internal and external contacts, and also provides direction to staff who assist in carrying out projects. Prepares and maintains a variety of materials such as records, reports, correspondence and work orders. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include graduation from an Institute of Technology with a Diploma in Civil and Structural Technology including or supplemented by courses in project management, plus considerable related experience preferably within the municipal sector or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Considerable knowledge of municipal engineering design principles and methods; applicable departmental policies, practices, procedures, standards and by-laws. Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in the construction of and installation of municipal infrastructure. Sound knowledge of the fundamentals of budgeting and standard costing procedures. Some knowledge of related computer applications and capabilities. Ability to act as liaison and coordinator for development projects and to administer same; to prepare designs for all types of municipal infrastructure; to review drawings for technical accuracy and conformance with applicable municipal by-laws, standards and related specifications and to monitor construction projects ensuring satisfactory completion of same; to collect, analyze and/or synthesize technical, statistical, costing and related data and information; to prepare, read and interpret plans, specifications, contract documents and related material and to provide direction, information and assistance to drafting and engineering inspectional staff; to prepare and maintain records, reports, correspondence and various other related material; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external contacts. Certification as an Applied Science Technologist within the Province of British Columbia and Driver's License for the Province of British Columbia are required.

Please apply online by June 1, 2020

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.  

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Posted: May 22, 2020, 8:43 am
Expires: June 1, 2020, 11:59 pm