Engineering Technologist 1
Regular Full Time
The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, home to more than 150,000 residents. Our municipality 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.
This challenging and rewarding role involves technical, administrative and field work relative to planning and management of municipal storm systems, sanitary sewer systems, water systems, pavement, and engineering construction projects. You will evaluate infrastructure condition and develop long range sustainable utility management plans as well as research/study, develop, schedule and administer relevant projects including construction. You will also assist in compiling recommendations on capital projects and other technical matters while exercising considerable independent judgement and action in terms of conformance with engineering adequacy and departmental procedures. Able to establish and maintain working relationships with a wide range of internal and external contacts, you will provide technical information, advice and interpretation of engineering requirements.
Your success in this role is dependent on your considerable knowledge of municipal storm water, sanitary sewer, and water systems, and pavement management techniques and technologies. You are also knowledgeable in design and engineering standards relative to all aspects of municipal infrastructure servicing and of the methods, practices, materials and equipment used in the construction and installation of municipal utilities.
You have a diploma in an appropriate discipline (such as Civil/Structural Engineering) from an institute of technology plus sound related municipal engineering experience. Certification or eligibility for certification as an Applied Science Technologist within the Province of BC is required.
A CUPE hourly rate of $38.73– $45.73 (2020 rates) is offered, with a competitive benefits package, and an earned day off program. Please attach a recent driver’s abstract (within 30 days) to your application.
Please apply online by 5 p.m. January 27, 2020 at www.coquitlam.ca/jobs.
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.