Current Postings

Engineering Inspector 3

Regular Full-Time
We acknowledge with gratitude and respect that the name Coquitlam was derived from the hən̓ q̓ əmin̓ əm̓   word kʷikʷəƛ̓ əm (kwee-kwuh-tlum) meaning “Red Fish Up the River”. The City is honoured to be located on the kʷikʷəƛ̓ əm (Kwikwetlem) traditional and ancestral lands, including those parts that were historically shared with the sq̓ əc̓ iy̓ aɁɬ təməxʷ (Katzie), and other Coast Salish Peoples.

One of BC’s Top Employers, the City of Coquitlam offers meaningful career opportunities to make a difference within the local community. As the sixth largest city in BC, we are home to more than 150,000 residents. Our diverse municipality is a great place to work as it continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre. We envision a bright future in Coquitlam that we hope includes you!
We are currently recruiting for a regular full-time Engineering Inspector 3 to join our Capital Projects and Inspections team in our Engineering and Public Works department. This position will be responsible for ensuring that work performed by contractors on major arterial road reconstruction projects conforms to and complies with specified City regulations, standards, contracts, specifications and related requirements. In addition, the work involves processing payment and progress reports, performing tests on specified construction materials, initiating Force Account Work Orders as required and preparing and maintaining a variety of reports, records and correspondence related to the work. Considerable independent judgement and action are exercised in processing day-to-day inspectional and regulatory work. Use of a personal vehicle for business purposes may be required.
The successful candidate will be confident with communicating with contractors and working with residents to address emerging issues in a responsive manner while exercising independent judgement on a daily basis. Sound progressive experience in related inspectional work is required, complimented by technical courses related to the work. Preference will be given to candidates who have certification as a Public Works Inspector Three. A valid driver’s license for BC is also required.
A CUPE hourly rate of $37.12 - $43.82 per hour is being offered, along with a comprehensive benefits package, pension plan and an earned day off program. Applicants under consideration may be required to undergo a police information check (with no adverse reports).
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Please apply online at by 11:55 pm on June 7th, 2023.
The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.