Manager of Engineering Design and Construction – City of Maple Ridge (Maple Ridge, BC)

Maple Ridge is a dynamic City of approximately 91,000 people. The City is located in the northeastern section of Greater Vancouver between the Fraser River and the Garibaldi Ranges of the Coast Mountains. The City is also conveniently close to the U.S. border. The City offers a modern lifestyle, events and festivals, parks and trails and a proximity to an array of outdoor attractions and activities. Maple Ridge is one the fastest growing municipalities in the Metro Vancouver area. The main industries are Construction, Retail, Manufacturing, Health and Education. The mission is to be a safe, livable, and sustainable community for present and future citizens. Maple Ridge is deeply committed to the community it serves. The City enhances staff opportunities through the development of a dynamic and professional workplace and culture, making it a truly a great place work, live and play.

The Opportunity: Manager of Design and Construction

The City of Maple Ridge is accepting applications for the position of Manager of Design and Construction. This is a permanent full-time position, reporting to the Director of Engineering. The successful individual will be accountable for the management of the Design and Construction Section and has a broad mandate including asset management and capital planning functions. The Manager will, among other things, be responsible for in-house surveying and drafting as required, development of design criteria and construction standards, selection of consultants, project management from design through construction, and management of environmental services and the regulatory approvals.

The Design and Construction Section may be responsible for initiating capital programs, while providing technical and environmental advice and engineering services to the other department managers, at their request. The Manager will make use of dedicated staff, consultants, contracts or other municipal departments as necessary. The ability to communicate and coordinate with internal and external stakeholders is a requirement.

The Ideal Candidate will be:

  • A Professional Engineer (Civil or Transportation Engineering) preferably registered in the Province of British Columbia.
  • Have knowledge of the Local Government Act and municipal infrastructure, including utility, drainage and transportation system design
  • You will have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in Municipal or Transportation Engineering with progressively more responsible project management and supervisory duties and have at least 5 years work experience in the Municipal sector including supervisory experience.
  • Valid B.C. Driver’s License.

The City of Maple Ridge offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Submit a cover letter and detailed resume to Matt Noble, Ravenhill – Smith Search Inc.

Questions should be directed to Matt Noble, Team Leader, Ravenhill Group Inc. 1-888-447-5910 #709


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