Building Technologist – Town of Ladysmith (Ladysmith, BC)

Building Technologist

The Opportunity

Building safety builds safe communities. At the Town of Ladysmith, we pride ourselves on helping our residents and developers meet their renovation and construction goals while meeting or exceeding building quality standards. If you enjoy helping clients achieve their construction goals with a solutions based approach and have a talent for providing guidance that maintains code compliance – we’d like to meet you. The Town of Ladysmith is seeking a permanent full- time Building Technologist.

The Organization and Team

Our team, across the entire organization, works for purpose, balance and community. We are all engaged to create a safe, caring, and well managed work environment that reflects the quality of its people.

As your employer we want to be an important part of your life, but we also want you to have a life. The Town of Ladysmith supports its employees with competitive total compensation including vacation, health & dental benefits and wellness programs including employee family assistance and the ability to deal with personal and family life.

We also recognize you need to enjoy your work and the people you work with. At the Town of Ladysmith, we are growing and evolving. This creates a motivating environment and work community, and will keep you excited about your job day after day. We are colleagues, mentors and friends.

The Location.

Nestled on the eastern  shores  of spectacular Vancouver  Island the Town of Ladysmith has a population of approximately 9,000 people, provides  an inviting small town atmosphere and yet, is only a short commute to all the amenities of several major urban centres. Residents enjoy excellent community and recreational facilities  and year-round opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.

The Position

The Town of Ladysmith is growing… quickly, and this position will play in important role in enabling its development. The Building Technologist will work with building professionals, public and staff to request information, explain deficiencies, and provide general and technical information on building regulations. In addition, this role will conduct reviews, coordinate application processing, provide code interpretation, complete the inspection of conventional buildings, and monitor code compliance within complex buildings.

The Requirements

We want you to be successful in your role. To ensure success we’ll need you to have a diploma in building technology or an interprovincial trades qualification in carpentry or plumbing and at least three years’ recent relevant experience with level I plumbing and level II building certifications.

How to Apply

Interested in joining our team? If your background mirrors our requirements, we’d love to hear from you. Please submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to referencing competition #2020-29. This competition will remain open until 4:00pm January 24, 2020.

For a complete job description, please visit our website at and for further information, contact:

Geoff Goodall,
Director of Infrastructure Services 330 6th Avenue
Ladysmith, BC V9G 1A2
(e) (p) 250.245.6440

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