Assistant Project Manager - City of Burnaby

Assistant Project Manager

Competition No.:

Regular Full Time

$6,815 – 7,098 – 7,402 – 7,725 – 8,052/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:
9/21/22 8:08 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 administrative and technical work performed in the Civic Building Projects Division of the Lands and Facilities Department. The work involves project liaison and coordination of design and construction work for a variety of civic buildings and facilities; the preparation of various reports, project specifications, schedules, budgets, documents, and related matters; and field inspection of work performed. The incumbent also assists a supervisor in the management of specific projects. Attends all project committee meetings as a resource person; reviews plans and working drawings at various stages for conformance to project guidelines and established standards. Prepares and maintains a variety of materials such as records, technical and status reports, correspondence, and project specifications; reviews all invoices, change orders, and other payment claims for accuracy, investigates discrepancies, recommends approval or other actions. Conducts field inspections; ensures that all work performed is in accordance with contractual terms and established regulations; arbitrates minor disputes regarding contract interpretations, construction practices, standards, and methods; reviews and advises on proposed changes; monitors and assesses construction progress. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include graduation from an Institute of Technology with a Diploma in Building Technology, including or supplemented by courses in project management plus sound related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Thorough knowledge of building costs, materials, methods and practices as related to the work performed. Considerable knowledge of applicable architectural design and construction principles and practices and engineering practices and procedures; and of construction terms of reference and contracts, and B.C. Building Code, zoning and related municipal legislation governing the work performed. Ability to coordinate the design process, construction work, and scheduling for civic buildings and facilities; to act as a liaison and coordinator for specific design and construction projects; to review, analyze, assess and interpret related plans, specifications, contracts and other material; to deal effectively and tactfully and maintain cooperative working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external contacts; and to prepare and maintain related reports, records, correspondence and various other material. Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Please apply online by October 3, 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): Project Management
Posted: September 21, 2022, 2:50 pm
Expires: October 3, 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: Experience an asset
Rate: $6,815.00 to $8,052.00 Month

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