Engineering Technician IV – Water Resources – District of Saanich (Saanich, BC)



2 Temporary Full Time Positions
(Approximately 30 months / Approximately 12 months or return of incumbents)

The District of Saanich is seeking experienced civil engineering technologists to join our Engineering Department. The Water Resources Division provides engineering services for the management of Saanich’s sanitary sewer, water and storm drainage systems including infrastructure planning and capacity analysis, capital replacement design and construction, and operational technical support. The successful candidates will work in the infrastructure design & construction section; a technical team that delivers the Division capital renewal program.

The work of the Engineering Technician IV involves performing civil engineering work at a semi-professional level including project scoping,  managing the design and delivery of engineering projects from the concept phase through to construction completion as the internal project manager overseeing a team of consultants; responding to public inquiries; providing technical support to internal construction crews; liaising with/making recommendations to the Engineering of Record regarding design changes; and participating in intra or inter-departmental initiatives. The successful candidates will possess a sound technical foundation, strong project management skills, is well organized, and have strong communication skills.

Requirements include a two year diploma in Civil Engineering Technology from a recognized institution; a minimum of 5 years of directly related experience; is eligible for registration as an AScT with the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians BC; possesses a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License; has a personal vehicle available for use as and when required, and is conversant with computer based engineering applications including AutoCAD.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered, such as a university degree in a relevant field of engineering with a minimum of 3 years of directly related work experience and registered with Engineering and Geoscientists of BC. The successful candidates will work Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $41.35 per hour plus benefits.  Please apply by SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 2021 quoting competition 20173 to:  Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. Job description and competition information can be found at  We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

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