Superintendent, Public Works and Engineering Services

Town of Lake Cowichan

Town of Lake Cowichan

Superintendent, Public Works and Engineering Services

The Town of Lake Cowichan is seeking a career-minded professional to fill the position of the Superintendent, Public Works and Engineering Services. Reporting to the CAO, the incumbent will be responsible for: overseeing work performed by consultants; directing and co-ordinating department work schedules; organizing and managing a variety of major projects; budget preparation and control; conceptual planning and report writing; liaising with government agencies and regulatory bodies; and, performing general technical duties, as directed.
The Town of Lake Cowichan is an idyllic community situated on Cowichan Lake with the beautiful heritage Cowichan River flowing through the centre of Town. It is an hour’s drive from either Victoria and Nanaimo and 20 minutes from Duncan, BC. The Town is a growing community of 3,000 people with another 3,000 inhabitants living in the surrounding area.   
Applicants must at least have: 
  1. A Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology;
  2. Prior engineering and administrative experience in the planning, budgeting; implementation and oversight of capital projects and asset management in a local government; 
  3. Directly related experience in municipal engineering preferably with emphasis on liquid waste disposal, water treatment and distribution, and project work management that, would include roads and related infrastructure;
  4. Extensive knowledge of works and services, including engineering service requirements for property subdivisions;
  5. Knowledge of tender preparations, contract documents, engineering designs and cost estimates;
  6. Knowledge of traffic control, snow removal, flood control and emergency response procedures;
  7. Have good knowledge of WorkSafe legislation and regulations;
  8. Excellent written and oral communication skills; and
  9. A BC Class 5 driver's license.
A University degree in Civil Engineering with registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of British Columbia would be desirable. A minimum of five years’ experience in a municipality is expected.
Salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant and a benefits package is also offered. Please submit written applications that are signed, with resumes marked CONFIDENTIAL – Superintendent with copies of required certifications by no later than 4:30 pm, August 17th, 2018 to:
Joseph A Fernandez
Chief Administrative Officer  
Town of Lake Cowichan
PO Box 860, 39 South Shore Road
Lake Cowichan, BC V0R 2G0

** Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. **

Organization: Town of Lake Cowichan
Location: Lake Cowichan, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Engineering, Public Works & Operations
Posted: July 17, 2018, 11:15 am
Expires: August 17, 2018, 4:30 pm

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