BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Engineering Technician IV - Underground Services

Regular Full Time Position
The District of Saanich is seeking an experienced engineering technologist to join our Engineering Department. The Underground Services 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 candidate will work in a technical team to deliver water resource-based capital assignments.  The work of the Engineering Technician IV involves field and office assignments including project management; liaising with the public or consultants; reviewing engineering design drawings for conformance to Saanich specifications and operational requirements; recommending design revisions for Engineer’s consideration; project budget accountability; conducting construction inspection/reporting and contract administration.  Experience working on water resources retrofit projects would be an asset. The successful candidate will possess strong project management skills, is well organized, and has strong communication skills.

Requirements include a two year diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized institution; a minimum of 5 years of directly related experience; eligibility for membership in Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia (ASTTBC); a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License; a personal vehicle available for use as and when required, and 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 work experience. 

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $41.35 per hour and an excellent benefits package.  Job description and competition information can be found at  This is an open until filled competition. The first set of resumes will be reviewed on Friday, December 20, 2019 and on a biweekly basis thereafter until the successful candidate is confirmed.  Please apply by quoting competition 19230 to:  Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email  We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Engineering
Posted: November 26, 2019, 2:59 pm
Expires: December 31, 2019, 11:45 pm