BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Engineering Department

Engineering Technician

Pay Grade 12 - ($35.40/hour- January 1, 2019 Rate)

As a highly motivated, results-oriented Engineering Technician, the successful candidate will provide technical support across a wide range of municipal engineering functions. The position involves project survey work, project cost estimating, operations program design and implementation, tendering, inspection, asset data management and record keeping.  Excellent knowledge of spatial oriented software, surveying tools and the ability to create maps is required.

The successful candidate will have thorough knowledge of the range of work carried out by a municipal engineering department including working knowledge of GIS, knowledge of basic surveying principles and methods, with the ability to apply this knowledge with accuracy in the field using standard survey tools and technology. The position requires a strong ability to work in teams.  The successful candidate will also have strong customer service orientation.  The ability to communicate clearly and professionally, both orally and in writing, is required.  Applicants must be registered or eligible for registration with the Applied Science Technologists Technicians of BC (ASTTBC), augmented by four years’ experience directly related to the core work of this position.  A valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence for BC is required.

The successful candidate is required to supply a driver’s abstract and a copy of their credentials. This is a Union position represented by CUPE Local 374.

To apply, please forward your resume and covering letter no later than 4:30pm, Friday May 31, 2019, with Engineering Technician Position in the subject line to:
A detailed job description can be found on our website at which outlines in greater detail the key accountabilities and required qualifications.

We thank you for your interest in working for the District of Oak Bay. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Oak Bay, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Engineering
Posted: May 7, 2019, 3:08 pm
Expires: May 31, 2019, 4:30 pm