Engineering Inspector

City of White Rock

Engineering Inspector

Regular Full Time (35 hours per week)

The City of White Rock is a unique, ocean-side community of 20,000 citizens known for its sunny weather, expansive beach, historic pier, delightful restaurants, and sense of community. The City is located half an hour south of Vancouver on the shore of Semiahmoo Bay.

The Engineering & Municipal Operations Department, Engineering Division, seeks an individual with outstanding work ethic and a safety first attitude to join their team. Reporting to the Manager, Engineering, the Engineering Inspector is responsible for inspecting the work performed by private contractors, developers, City crews and utility companies on capital and development related construction projects to ensure adherence to specified standards, specifications, regulations, plans, bylaws, safety procedures and sound construction practices. In addition, the Engineering Inspector ensures the quality of material used; rejects unsatisfactory workmanship, performs testing on specified construction materials, investigates and processes bylaw infractions relative to the Road Right of Way; ensures site safety and traffic control issues are addressed and maintains records, inspection reports, correspondence and statistics related to the work.

Technical Experience:
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized technical institute or Certification as a Public Works Inspector Two (Public Works Inspectors Society).
  • Two years of considerable related experience in engineering inspection and regulatory work, or an equivalent combination of training and experience 
  • Sound knowledge of the Master Municipal Construction Documents (MMCD).Thorough knowledge of the methods, practices, tools and equipment used in the construction and installation of municipal services and facilities such as sewers, waterworks, roads, concrete structures and underground services.
  • Considerable knowledge of the practices and methods used in inspecting, regulating and coordinating construction and installation projects performed by contractors.
  • Sound knowledge of safety procedures and WorkSafe BC regulations.

Additional Requirements:
  • Knowledge of the physical layout of White Rock considered an asset;
  • Ability to effectively communicate, verbal and written, and demonstrate excellent listening skills;
  • Ability to deal tactfully with the public in a courteous, professional and effective manner;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external clients;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others in a team environment;
  • Ability to train inspectional staff as required.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Class 5 BC driver’s license

The wage of this unionized position is $63,881 – $75,405 per annum (2019 rates) with comprehensive benefits offered. If your experience and education have prepared you for success in this role and you are committed to working in a manner that supports a respectful, healthy, and safe environment, we invite you to apply. Please submit your resume, driver abstract and certifications for consideration by the application deadline. Please note only complete applications will be considered.
Application Deadline: 4:30 pm, January 1, 2019
Submit your application: Apply online at
Recruitment Reference: 2018-41

Thank you for your interest. Only selected applicants will be contacted

Please Note: this new position is posted “under review” meaning that a follow-up review be conducted with the incumbent to ensure the duties and valuation levels are appropriately captured.

Organization: City of White Rock
Location: White Rock, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Engineering
Posted: November 30, 2018, 2:26 pm
Expires: January 1, 2019, 4:30 pm

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