BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Engineering Technologist

Internal/External Competition number: 20-42

The City of Quesnel is a vibrant community where 10,000 people live within the city limits and another 13,000 live in the surrounding area and call Quesnel home. Quesnel is located in the central interior of British Columbia. If you're moving here from one of the larger centres in the province, you'll be amazed by the affordable housing costs, accessible amenities, and short commutes, we're able to get out and enjoy the nature that surrounds us. From hockey to soccer, downhill skiing to aquafit and trail running, yoga to zumba, or a more rural lifestyle with hunting, fishing to peaceful snowshoeing, there is plenty to keep you and your family as busy as you want to be in Quesnel. Here, we live a well-rounded lifestyle; we don't believe in working hard for a life you can't enjoy. We are friendly and approachable. It's in our nature to welcome you and your family, warmly.

This is an opportunity for a highly motivated individual to perform technical functions of a civil engineering nature. Under the direction of the Public Works Superintendent and/or Utilities Superintendent, the ideal candidate will possess:
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology from a recognized educational institution, or equivalent academic training and experience
  • Considerable (3 - 5 years) in civil/municipal engineering field specifically related to project management and contract administration
  • Sound experience in the use of MS Office, GIS, AutoCAD and related software
  • Experience in water/sewer planning and project delivery is considered an asset
  • Valid BC Class 5 Drivers License
  • Thorough knowledge of civil engineering principles, terminology, practices and techniques
  • Considerable knowledge of legislated civil construction codes and regulations
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong office computer skills
  • Ability to deal with contractors and consultants in a professional and timely manner
  • Ability to interpret and apply City and other bylaws, policies, procedures, engineering design standards and specifications
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and independently
  • Physical ability to stand and walk frequently throughout the day; occasionally attend and inspect construction sites including climbing in and out of ditches and trenches; ability to work in inclement weather
  • Other duties as assigned

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This is a unionized position with an hourly wage of $36.41, including a comprehensive benefit package and Municipal Pension Plan.

Posting Date: July 31, 2020
Application Deadline: August 14, 2020 by 4pm

How to apply:
Please send your resume with competition number, in confidence to:
Human Resources Manager
City of Quesnel,
410 Kinchant Street,
Quesnel, BC V2J 7J5

Apply online or Email: (Word or pdf document only please)

Organization: Quesnel (City)
Professional Categories: Engineering
Posted: July 31, 2020, 11:12 am
Expires: August 14, 2020, 4:00 pm