Engineer – Project Management – City of Burnaby (Burnaby, BC)

Engineer – Project Management

Competition No.: 2020-212
Duration: Temporary Full Time
Salary: $, plus competitive benefits
Last Updated: 12/2/20 8:10 AM

As the third largest City in British Columbia, the City of Burnaby is committed to creating and sustaining the best quality of life for our entire community.  As a City, we provide facilities and services that support a safe, connected, inclusive, healthy and dynamic community.  With this in mind, comes great responsibility – we seek likeminded individuals who are passionate about the community, work with integrity and respect, and are innovative when it comes to the work and services Burnaby provides to our citizens.

The City of Burnaby is currently seeking an experienced Engineer with sound technical engineering practices, contract management and project management skills to join the Engineering Project Management Division as an Engineer – Project Management. This role performs engineering related work at the professional level managing the design, contract administration, and inspection of the City’s capital construction program. The position works closely with consultants, contractors, City inspectors, administration staff, Operations and Maintenance staff, outside agencies, and members of the public. Provides control and reporting over project scope, coordination, scheduling, budgeting, and finalization. Prepares terms of reference for design and construction administration proposals from external consultants. Evaluates proposals and recommends consultant selection. Reviews and approves engineering design and drafting work performed by consultants. Prepares and reviews specifications, cost estimates, plans and contract documents related to public works projects and checks similar data performed by others. Evaluates tenders and recommends selection of contractor and ensures conformance of contractor’s work to City standards and specifications. Establishes and maintains effective working relations with a wide variety of internal and external contacts, including the public, in providing information and assistance on matters related to the work. Prepares related written reports for supervisor and/or Director Engineering as required. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include a University degree in Engineering with eligibility for registration as a Professional Engineering designation (P.Eng),  orsenior E.I.T. and 3 to 5 years of Municipal infrastructure design and construction experience, with associated experience in project management and contract administration. Experience in a Municipal public works setting as well as experience within an SAP, or computer based work environment. Ability to work independently. Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

This is a temporary full time opportunity to August 29, 2022.

Please submit your application no later than Tuesday, December 15, 2020. 

Copies of relevant professional certificates or degrees will be required at the time of the interview. We thank all candidates for applying, but only those short listed will be contacted.

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