Engineering Technologist

Great City, Great Work, Great Future!

Engineering Services

Full Time


CUPE, Local 387

35 hours per week


$70,821 - $83,696 annually

The City of New Westminster has earned a proud reputation for civic leadership, service delivery and outstanding employee relations. We offer our employees great work-life balance; competitive salaries and benefit plans (including pension); education and training opportunities; and challenging and rewarding work.

Your duties will include administering assigned subdivision and development projects; coordinating designs and layouts for municipal services; maintaining liaison with and providing direction to a wide variety of internal and external contacts; performing site inspections; and preparing and maintaining a variety of records, reports, agreements, correspondence and documents related to the work.

  • Graduation from an Institute of Technology with a Diploma in Engineering Technology, plus considerable related experience (preferably in a municipal setting), or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Preference for those with A.Sc.T. registration.
  • Considerable knowledge of the development servicing process and of the applicable department policies, procedures, standards and by-laws.
  • Considerable knowledge of municipal engineering design principles including the preparation of engineering plans, specifications, contract documents and related materials.
  • Sound knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in the construction of municipal utilities and of survey methods and functions.
  • Sound knowledge of the functions and responsibilities of various internal departments and external agencies as related to the work performed.
  • Ability to administer assigned development projects, collect, analyze and/or synthesize technical, statistical, costing and related data and information.
  • Ability to prepare designs for all types of municipal utilities, to review reports and drawings for technical accuracy and conformance with applicable municipal by-laws, standards and related specifications and to monitor construction projects ensuring satisfactory completion of same.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people at all levels, both inside and outside of the City.
  • Ability to coordinate studies and capital projects including consultant liaison, technical reviews, report writing and budget management.
  • Ability to prepare read and interpret plans, specifications, technical reports, contract documents and related materials.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain records, reports, correspondence, servicing agreements and various other work-related materials.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License.

To apply, please send your resume quoting competition #18-43, by March 27, 2018 to the Human Resources Department, City of New Westminster, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster BC V3L 1H9, Fax:(604)527-4619 or e-mail to
The City of New Westminster welcomes diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.
We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Location: New Westminster, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Engineering
Posted: March 13, 2018, 9:30 am
Expires: March 27, 2018, 4:30 pm