Senior Project Engineer – District of North Vancouver (North Vancouver, BC)

Senior Project Engineer

12-Month Temporary Full-Time Opportunity

If you are civic minded and interested in making an impact on people and businesses on the beautiful North Shore, consider working for the District of North Vancouver.

Home to vast parkland and attractions including Grouse Mountain, Lynn Canyon and Capilano Suspension Bridge, the District is inspired by nature, and enriched by people. The District offers exciting professional development opportunities and a competitive total compensation package. We are a flexible, family- friendly employer with an earned time off program and an inclusive work-place culture. This is an exciting time to join the District, as we embark on a range of initiatives to transform digital service delivery, customer experience, and our approach to climate action.

Our Engineering Planning and Design group has a 12-month temporary full time opportunity for a  Senior Project Engineer to manage and conduct professional engineering work in the design, construction and maintenance of complex municipal infrastructure. A background in municipal drainage infrastructure and structural engineering will be an asset.

While the ability to work independently is important, excellent interpersonal skills are critical in order to work well with project stakeholders as you carry out a myriad of tasks, some of which include: delivering major capital projects and the capital construction program on schedule and within budget, supervising staff, consultants and contractors, managing our long-term infrastructure renewal program, and issuing/overseeing construction and professional engineering contracts. This position also represents the District’s public infrastructure interests related to large area development from rezoning to construction phases, as well as large scale senior government projects.

To be successful, you must exemplify our values including a passion to serve, acting with integrity and teamwork. In addition, you must have the ability to: make complex technical computations and estimates and to analyze engineering data and statistics; interpret and prepare engineering plans and specifications; write and present clear, concise and complete reports on technical engineering problems; act as project manager and to ensure adherence to plans and specifications; effectively negotiate complex issues with construction contractors and professional consultants in the best interest of the District and taxpayers; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts.

The successful candidate will have a Degree in Civil Engineering, a Professional Engineer designation in B.C. (or are eligible for registration) plus a minimum of seven years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and a significant amount of experience in a related field, along with a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.

If you are interested in this position, and have a passion to serve people and the community, we would like to hear from you. Please apply on-line with your cover letter and resume at by October 14, 2020.

We wish to thank you for your interest in employment with the District of North Vancouver and advise that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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