Mission is located in the lower mainland of BC, and is nestled on the southern coastal mountain slopes overlooking the lush Fraser River valley. Mission is a rapidly growing and dynamic community of approximately 38,000 residents, located 15 minutes north of the US border and 70 kilometers east of Vancouver. Although Mission is part of a broader metropolitan area, it still maintains its distinct and welcoming small town flavour.
working for a growing community and making a difference…
working for a progressive employer in the beautiful Fraser Valley…
working with an exceptional team, appeals to you…
You may be the person we are seeking.
When you look at an upcoming subdivision, do you mentally envision the engineering service requirements and the best placements for these? Do you see yourself administering bylaws and overseeing compliance? If so, you may be the person we are looking for!
The Engineering & Public Works Department is looking for a detail oriented, technically sound individual to act as a liaison between the Development Services and Engineering & Public Works departments.
The work includes reviewing and processing land development applications as they relate to engineering service requirements, and overseeing the implementation of those requirements in collaboration with planning staff, the Approving Officer, developers and their consulting engineers. Additionally, you will be providing assistance with all permit applications with a major focus on soil permitting.
We are seeking an experienced technologist who has the ability to:
• read and interpret mapping plans, designs and specifications related to civil engineering;
• pay close attention to detail and be precise and accurate;
• communicate ideas and solutions clearly and concisely orally and in writing; and
• write accurate and grammatically correct technical reports for a non-technical audience.
Along with an aptitude for problem solving and innovation, you should enjoy taking a methodical approach to your work, analyzing data, finding innovative solutions to problems and working with computerized mapping, drafting, design software and related computer applications.
The ideal candidate will have a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, or recognized academic equivalent, and a minimum of three years of experience in a municipal engineering or development planning environment. Considerable knowledge in municipal engineering design principles, methods and techniques and applied mathematics along with knowledge and understanding of provincial legislation, municipal bylaws and policies relating to land use are necessary for success in this role.
The 2017 hourly rate of pay is $44.22 plus a comprehensive benefit package. We also offer a 9-day fortnight schedule (extended hours for nine days and one day off every two weeks).
If this position is for you, please apply via the Careers page on our website www.mission.ca/careers (Job ID 2017-26) by Monday, December 18, 2017.
We thank all interested candidates however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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