Engineering Assistant 2 - Utilities

City of Delta

One of the sunniest regions in BC's Lower Mainland, Delta embraces three unique communities - Ladner, North Delta and Tsawwassen.  The City of Delta is looking for dedicated individuals to join our team and share in our commitment to lead the way in public service excellence.

Engineering Assistant 2 - Utilities

Job Location:
Delta, British Columbia, Canada

Approximately 4 months (May to August 2020)

Hours of work:
32 hours per week

Minimum Work-terms completed:
1 year

Students from these departments can apply to this job:
Engineering Applicable disciplines within the above departments: CIVIL

The City of Delta’s Utilities Department is seeking an individual who is interested in the opportunity to analyze, plan and design municipal engineering services. This will involve reviewing long-range utilities plans, preparing the annual drinking water quality report, system modeling, sewer inflow and infiltration analysis, assisting in budget preparation, preparing cost and quantity estimates, and performing system design of projects related to storm, sanitary and water utilities. Drawing on your excellent writing skills, you will also prepare reports, memorandums and letters.

Job Requirements:
Ability to read and interpret plans, specifications, regulations and policies related to the work. Perform a variety of inspection tasks when needed. A basic knowledge of municipal engineering design standards, construction methods and inspection procedures is required, as well as a solid background in technical mathematics and analysis.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong customer service skills;
  • Skilled in the use of a computer as it relates to the work; and,
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

Preference given to applicants currently enrolled in an undergraduate program with a focus on civil engineering studies. Previous experience related to utilities and municipal engineering services would be an asset.

Special Requirements:
A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence is required.

The City of Delta provides a competitive salary of $28.00 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits. Interested applicants are requested to apply online at, to competition number 20-40 EX by February 5, 2020.

City of Delta
Attention: Human Resources
4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta, BC V4K 3E2

Organization: City of Delta
Location: Delta, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Engineering
Posted: January 13, 2020, 8:55 am
Expires: February 5, 2020, 4:30 pm

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