Engineering Services Technologist - City of Nanaimo

City of Nanaimo

Engineering Services Technologist


(Competition 22-02)

Situated between the mountains and the ocean, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, the City of Nanaimo is centrally located, about 1½ hours from Victoria and 2 hours from Vancouver by ferry. With a university and well-developed parks, recreational, cultural and social amenities, Nanaimo is truly an extraordinary place to live.

We offer a diverse team environment, competitive wages and a comprehensive benefit plan for permanent employees as well as social and wellness activities. Depending on the position, we also offer flexible work opportunities, alternative work schedules and remote work programs.

Posting Date Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Contact Information
Human Resources
City of Nanaimo
2nd Floor, 455 Wallace Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5J6
Phone: (250) 755-4406 Fax: (250) 755-4449

Position Overview
The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Engineering Services Technologist. Under the general direction of the Manager, Municipal Infrastructure, the incumbent evaluates, defines, and recommends engineering service alternatives to meet existing and future growth. Coordinates the review and issue of the City’s Engineering Standards and Specifications, organizes, directs, and monitors the work of consultants, compiles and reviews cost estimates, terms of reference, proposals, studies specifications, and tenders.

Applicants must have a Diploma of technology from a recognized Technical Institute in civil engineering, related to design, report preparation, survey, construction, computer aided design and drafting, plus additional specialized courses in the municipal infrastructure field, including a minimum of 5 years’ related experience with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Municipal engineering detail design. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Eligibility for membership in the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC as an Applied Science Technologist is required, as well as possession of a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.

Additional Information
This is a unionized position. $42.85 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2022 Rate), based on a 35 hour work week. Relocation assistance may be provided to the successful applicant.

The City has implemented a COVID-19 vaccination policy in an effort to boost BC’s vaccination rates and keep our employees safe. All new hires will be required to provide proof of full vaccination prior to commencing employment. Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials.

To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter (.docx or PDF file format) to referencing the specific competition 22-02 by the application deadline.

For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at

The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Organization: City of Nanaimo
Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Category(s): Engineering
Posted: January 4, 2022, 2:16 pm
Expires: February 4, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
Rate: $42.85 Hour

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