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Job Posting – Competition No. 2020-09

Senior Engineer

Permanent Full Time

Come join our team in this leadership role on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Life in Sechelt boasts a temperate West Coast climate, access to beautiful and varied land and marine environments, a wide range of community amenities and activities and a vibrant cultural scene. Residents enjoy outstanding “small town” quality of life with access to services both locally and via easy ferry access to BC’s Lower Mainland.

The Senior Engineer supports the Engineering and Senior Management Team (SMT) through the planning and execution of project work in accordance with the Local Government Act, Community Charter, BC Building Code, and other regulations. The incumbent unifies a team of diverse individuals behind the goal of delivering exceptional public service through strategic vision and the implementation of design and the execution and completion of projects.

Essential Competencies
The incumbent will be a registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng) with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering. The District of Sechelt is looking for applicants with a minimum of five to ten years of related experience or equivalent education and/or experience.

Successful applicants will have professional and intuitive communication and interpersonal skills to respond to inquiries from all levels of employees, including Management, Council, taxpayers and other stakeholders. If you consider yourself to be a self-motivated leader and you can work with minimal supervision while multitasking, this could be the job for you! We are looking for effective organizational skills for high stakes tasks such as coordinating, recommending, and supervising development applications to District standards.

The incumbent with have a high level of understanding survey information and be able to interpret engineering plans and carry out field inspections. This incumbent must have familiarity with applicable construction municipal standards and be able to interpret, implement and adhere to the District’s organizational policies and procedures. The role requires technical proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Civil 3D and AutoCAD Software.

Working Conditions
This is an exempt position. Salary for the position is competitive. Hours of work are 35 hours per week between Monday and Friday. The full job description is available through Human Resources.

Applications
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and covering letter to:
Lindsay Roberts, Human Resources Manager at lroberts@sechelt.ca by Monday June 1st, 2020

Professional Categories
Posted: May 22, 2020, 3:06 pm
Expires: June 1, 2020, 4:30 pm