Works Inspector - City of Mission

City of Mission

Mission is located in the lower mainland of BC and is nestled on the southern coastal mountain slopes overlooking the lush Fraser River Valley. Mission is a rapidly growing and dynamic community of approximately 40,000 residents located 15 minutes north of the US border and 70 kilometers east of Vancouver. Although Mission is part of a broader metropolitan area, it still maintains its distinct and welcoming small town flavor.

If...working for a growing community and making a difference...
working for a progressive employer in the beautiful Fraser Valley...
working with an exceptional team, appeals to you...
You may be the person we are seeking.

Works Inspector

The District of Mission is seeking a self-motivated, detail-orientated, and enthusiastic individual to join the Engineering & Public Works Department as a Works Inspector.

This work involves performing a variety of regulatory and field inspections and associated duties related to sewer, waterworks, roadway, drainage and other public works construction projects performed for the municipality, including: ensuring conformance with applicable bylaws, regulations, and other known standards; ensuring conformance with plans, specifications, schedules; attending pre-construction meetings; coordinating work between contractors, municipal crews and other agencies; monitoring volumes and quantities for release of security request; technical field survey work in support of departmental activities, assist to co-ordinate the work of others; assist in training staff.

You will have considerable knowledge of the methods, practices, materials, tools and equipment used in the installations, construction and maintenance of municipal engineering services and facilities such as road works, curb, gutter and sidewalks; street lighting; traffic signals; sanitary and storm sewer systems; and water systems and other related services and facilities. You will also have a working knowledge of methods, principles, techniques and equipment related to survey work, GPS, GIS and testing including related calculations in applying trigonometric and geometric formula.

The ideal candidate will have an intermediate Certificate of Technology in civil engineering, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Course of study to include public works inspection, asphalt and materials testing, and surveying and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in inspection or public works construction, or recognized equivalent. You will be an ASTTBC (Applied Science Technologists and Technicians Association of BC) Certified Public Works Inspector, possess an Occupational First Aid Level 1, and a valid BC driver’s license.
The 2020 hourly rate for this full-time CUPE position is $40.96 per hour plus an excellent benefit package including the Municipal Pension Plan. We also offer a 9-day fortnight schedule (extended hours for 9 days and 1 day off every two weeks).

If this career opportunity interests you, please apply via the Careers page on our website (Job ID 2021-52) by Sunday, January 23, 2022.

We thank all interested candidates however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Organization: City of Mission
Location: Mission, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Engineering, Public Works & Operations, Sewer & Wastewater Services
Posted: December 24, 2021, 11:28 am
Expires: January 23, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
Rate: $40.96 Hour

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