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Engineering Technician

Temporary Full-time
(from approx. August 28, 2017 to approx. August 31, 2018)
Competition File #:  17-U098

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Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 120,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty.  A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.
The Township of Langley is currently recruiting a temporary full-time (from approx. August 28, 2017 to approx. August 31, 2018) Engineering Technician to join our team of professionals in the Engineering Division, Transportation Department.
Reporting to the Manager, Transportation Engineering you will be responsible in this unionized position for preparing technical reports on engineering topics including plans, estimates and specifications for routine construction and maintenance projects; performing technical work in analysis, design, calculations and documentation for minor construction for transportation and road projects that may involve water, sewer, drainage, electronic or electrical systems; You will also make field investigations and inspections on minor transportation engineering projects as required.
Your education will include graduation from an Institute of Technology with a Diploma in Civil and Structural Technology, plus sound related experience preferably in a Municipal setting; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Sound knowledge of engineering terminology, materials, equipment, practices and techniques; knowledge of engineering mathematics and of Municipal engineering plans, specifications, contract documents and data related to the work, budgeting and standard costing procedures, as well as knowledge of computer applications and capabilities as related to the work performed is necessary.  You will have ability to review, analyze, assess and interpret plans, specifications, and contracts; ability to deal effectively and tactfully and maintain cooperative working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external contacts; and ability to prepare and maintain reports, records, correspondence and various other materials related to the work.
In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these  must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.
Please have these ready to upload when you apply:

  • BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.

The rate of pay for this CUPE position is $30.09 - $35.43 per hour (5 steps, 2015 rates), plus 12.4% in lieu of benefitsThe hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm.
If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.
The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm Friday, July 28, 2017.
We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Location: Langley, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Engineering
Posted: July 17, 2017, 10:02 am
Expires: July 28, 2017, 4:30 pm