Current Postings

Engineering Inspector

Development and Regulatory Enforcement Department


Reporting to the Land Development Manager you will assist management in the efficient operation of the Department through reliable performance in all areas of land development and servicing work. As an Engineering Inspector, you are responsible for observing and complying with municipal policies, ensuring the safety and security of confidential material pertaining to the Department’s operation.

Job Duties

  • Reviewing geotechnical and environmental reports;
  • Investigating and reporting on technical problems in servicing of drainage, roads and utilities;
  • Carrying out the final inspection of subdivision servicing;
  • Monitoring warranty work requirements during the one-year guarantee period;
  • Inspecting and making recommendations with respect to subdivision servicing;
  • Performing on-site inspections to ensure servicing complies with approved specifications;
  • Reviewing cost estimates and coordinating all sales and service work orders;
  • Coordinating the Departments review of subdivision, building and Development Permit applications;
  • Preparing written reports on permit applications for review and signature of the manager;
  • Developing new and improved work procedures and upon receipt of approval, implement same; and other duties as assigned from time to time.

Are you the one we’re looking for?

  • Must be a graduate of an Institute of Technology in a two-year Civil Engineering Technologist Program with a minimum of 2 years experience related to municipal engineering work and land development servicing OR an acceptable combination of training and experience;
  • Sound knowledge of engineering principles and practices, civil inspections and technical records relating to municipal engineering;
  • Able to perform a variety of engineering computations and tabulations and interpret a variety of technical data and information, with sound knowledge of construction practices, materials, methods and equipment employed in municipal engineering work;
  • Good knowledge of municipal bylaws, zoning regulations and other pertinent regulations/policies;
  • Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in written format, with sound knowledge and ability to prepare and present technical and non-technical reports; and,
  • Able to read and interpret geo-technical and environmental assessments, and engineering drawings and plans, to identify, collect and analyze relevant data from these and other sources and to anticipate and correct for possible conflicts.

The City of Chilliwack is proud to be a competitive employer, offering opportunities for professional development, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit packages, and a focus on corporate wellness.

How to Apply:
Job Title: Engineering Inspector (Full Time)
Compensation: $45.88/hour
Competition Number: 2024-71

Closing Date: May 28, 2024 at 4:30 pm
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