Engineering Technologist I

City of West Kelowna

Engineering Technologist I

Grow your career in one of the best places on earth. Forget the long commute. Kayak or walk on the waterfront at sunrise, put in an honest day’s work, and still have plenty of time for a bike ride or round of golf before sunset. Fill your weekends with wine tours, hiking, mountain biking, downhill or cross country skiing, or boating. Or enjoy one of the many campgrounds within less than an hour’s drive from home.

The City of West Kelowna is a vibrant, growing city located on the west shores of beautiful Okanagan Lake. Our employees consistently achieve remarkable results in a fast paced and innovative environment.  The City of West Kelowna’s Engineering Department has an opening for a full time permanent Engineering Technologist I.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:
The Engineering Technologist will prepare preliminary plans, estimates, and review applicable guidelines relating to engineering services, infrastructure and permit applications.  The successful applicant will respond to routine Engineering inquiries with respect to road, water, sewer, drainage and street-lighting.  This position will also compile Engineering information for capital projects and perform associated preliminary plan reviews along with reviewing, compiling and verifying GIS data and mapping.  The Engineering Technologist will also be responsible for performing basic inspection services for capital projects.

Required qualifications:
  • Grade 12 education, plus a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Participation in a Civil Engineering Technology Co-op program or 1 year related experience
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Auto CAD, GIS Systems, etc.
  • Good knowledge of technical terms and procedures
  • Strong customer service skills and the ability to communicate established policies and procedures with tact and discretion
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Good organizational skills, with the ability to plan and prioritize effectively
  • Valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s License or equivalent

Applications are accepted online at We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Applicants will need to upload their cover letter, resume, drivers abstract and copy of diploma when applying.
COMPETITION 19-41E | CLOSES AUGUST 19, 2019 | WAGE $32.68/35 HR/WK 

Organization: City of West Kelowna
Location: West Kelowna, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Category(s): Engineering
Posted: July 31, 2019, 12:02 pm
Expires: August 19, 2019, 4:30 pm

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