Engineering Project Technologist – City of Burnaby (Burnaby, BC)

Engineering Project Technologist

Competition No.: 2020-173
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $6,284 – 6,550 – 6,822 – 7,115 – 7,424/month (2019 Rates)
Last Updated: 10/29/20 9:51 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 performed in the Engineering Department. An incumbent administers and coordinates large capital works and third party projects; prepares preliminary design and layout for a variety of municipal utilities such as roads, storm and sanitary sewers; discusses preliminary design drawings with the design engineer and refines drawings leading to the completion of an approved set of final drawings; reviews designs prepared by outside consultants for conformance with project requirements and City standards and clarifies proposals; estimates cost of construction and prepares specifications and contract documents required for tendering purposes; monitors construction progress ensuring adherence to plans, specifications and schedules; Consults with and maintains liaison with contractors, engineers, planners, public works and construction Foremen and Superintendents and others on matters related to the work; monitors expenditures-to-date against project budgets and informs superior of potential cost overruns, the reason for same and, as required, recommends possible solutions thereto. 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; engineering mathematics and standards and of applicable departmental policies, practices, procedures, standards and by-laws; of the methods, materials and equipment used in the construction of and installation of municipal utilities; of the fundamentals of budgeting and standard costing procedures. Ability to act as liaison and coordinator for capital works projects and to administer same; to prepare designs for all types of municipal utilities; 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 prepare, read and interpret plans, specifications, contract documents and related material and to provide direction, information and assistance to drafting and engineering inspectional staff. Certification as an Applied Science Technologist within the Province of British Columbia and Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Please apply online by November 9, 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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