Engineering Project Technologist - City of Burnaby

Engineering Project Technologist

Competition No.:

Temporary Full Time

$6,538 – 6,815 – 7,098 – 7,402 – 7,725/month (2021 Rates)

70 hours bi-weekly; Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM (Nine-Day Fortnight)

Special Notes:
Normal for CUPE 23 Inside Division Collective Agreement


Last Updated:
6/22/22 8:44 AM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

This is technical and administrative engineering work performed in the Engineering Department. The work involves administering large development and capital works projects and monitoring construction to ensure compliance with plans and related specifications. Under the general direction of a professional engineer, an incumbent of this class, through application of prescribed design criteria and established engineering standards, prepares design layouts, detailed drawings, specifications and related data pertinent to the construction of a variety of municipal utilities; all final drawings are subject to the general review and approval of a professional engineer. Thereafter, an incumbent is responsible for monitoring, personally and through engineering inspectional staff, the construction of such utilities ensuring compliance with plans and related specifications and schedules. In addition, the work involves estimating project construction costs; preparing specifications and contract documents, consulting and maintaining liaison with and providing information and assistance to a wide variety of internal and external contacts and providing direction to staff who assist in carrying out projects. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include graduation from an Institute of Technology with a Diploma in Civil and Structural Technology including or supplemented by courses in project management, plus considerable related experience preferably within the municipal sector or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of municipal engineering design principles and methods; engineering mathematics and standards and of applicable departmental policies, practices, procedures, standards and by-laws; of the methods, materials and equipment used in the construction of and installation of municipal utilities; of the fundamentals of budgeting and standard costing procedures. Ability to collect, analyze and/or synthesize technical, statistical, costing and related data and information. Ability to prepare, read and interpret plans, specifications, contract documents and related material and to provide direction, information and assistance to drafting and engineering inspectional staff. Ability to prepare and maintain records, reports, correspondence and various other material related to the work. Driver's Licence for the Province of British Columbia and Certification as an Applied Science Technologist within the Province of British Columbia is required.

This is a temporary full time position until August 18, 2023. 

Please apply online by July 4, 2022. 

All external applicants are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire. External applicants who are not able to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine for a reason related to a personal characteristic protected by the BC Human Rights Code can request an accommodation at any time during the recruitment process. City of Burnaby employees can refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for City staff.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Engineering, Project Management
Posted: June 22, 2022, 2:19 pm
Expires: July 22, 2022, 11:59 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $6,538.00 to $7,725.00 Month

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