Engineering Technician V - Underground Services

District of Saanich


Engineering Technician V - Underground Services

Regular Full Time Position

The District of Saanich is seeking an experienced engineering technician to join our Engineering Department. The Underground Services Division provides engineering services for the management of Saanich’s sanitary sewer, water and storm drainage systems including infrastructure planning and capacity analysis, capital replacement design and construction and operational technical support.  The successful candidate will work in a technical team to deliver water resource-based capital assignments.  The work of the Engineering Technician V involves performing civil engineering work at a semi-professional level including project scoping, engaging the services of professional engineering consultant through the request for proposal process,  managing the design and delivery of engineering projects from the pre-design phase through to construction completion; responding to public inquiries; providing support to internal construction crews; reviewing development applications for conformance with Saanich specifications; mentoring junior staff and participating in intra or inter-departmental initiatives. The successful candidate will possess strong project management skills, is well organized, and has strong communication skills.

Requirements include a two year diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized institution; a minimum of 8 years of directly related experience; registered as an AScT with the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians BC; a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License; a personal vehicle available for use as and when required, and conversant with computer based engineering applications including AutoCAD.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered, such as a university degree in a relevant field of engineering with a minimum of 6 years work experience and registered with Engineering and Geoscientists of BC.

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $43.93 per hour and an excellent benefits package.  Job description and competition information can be found at  Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019 quoting competition 19023 to:  Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email  In addition to the interview process, testing will be conducted.  We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: District of Saanich
Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Engineering
Posted: February 1, 2019, 12:40 pm
Expires: March 6, 2019, 11:45 pm

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