BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Assistant Engineering Services Technician

(8 month Temporary Full-Time)

Stretching from Deep Cove in the east to the Capilano River Canyon in the west, the District of North Vancouver is characterized by innovative municipal government that maintains and enhances the quality of life for its residents and businesses. Fuelled by the District’s award-winning vision to build vibrant and sustainable communities for people of all ages and backgrounds, the District offers exciting professional development opportunities and an excellent total compensation package. A flexible, family-friendly employer with an inclusive work place culture, we are looking to fill this position. Come work for one of BC’s Top Employers and contribute to making this a great place to work!

We currently have a temporary full-time opening for an Assistant Engineering Services Technician (Engineering Coop Student) to work as part of our Project Delivery Office. We are ideally looking to fill this as an 8-12 month term, but for the right candidate we would consider a 4-month term as well.

You will be involved in technical engineering and administration work for the project management and coordination of the delivery of municipal engineering infrastructure projects. Duties include budget tracking, schedule monitoring, quantity takeoffs, payment verification, contract administration, and stakeholder engagement, including site meetings, inspections, private property agreements and associated correspondence. Tasks may also include developing data sets to assist with estimating, assisting with developing policies and guidelines for other initiatives, and construction technical support for bridges, water, sanitary and storm systems, roads, sidewalks and other utilities. Related work could include project planning, design support, and contract preparation for terms of references or construction tender documents.

Preferred candidates will be nearing completion of a civil engineering degree program or have recently completed a technical diploma. An equivalent combination of training and experience will be considered. Familiarity with municipal design principles, standards and practices, including the Master Municipal Contract Document, is required, along with a valid BC Driver’s Licence.

May 1, 2020 – December 18, 2020

$28.55-$33.60 per hour (2019 rates), Union position.

Hours of Work:
Mon-Fri, 8:00am – 4:30pm.

We are looking for a passionate and results-oriented individual who has excellent interpersonal and communication skills. If you have what we’re looking for and enjoy working in a fast paced environment with a group of enthusiastic and dedicated employees, we would like to hear from you. Please apply on-line with your cover letter and resume at by March 1, 2020.

We thank you for your interest in employment with the District of North Vancouver and advise that only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

Location: North Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Engineering
Posted: January 17, 2020, 12:09 pm
Expires: March 1, 2020, 4:30 pm