The City of Richmond is committed to be the most appealing, livable, well-managed community in Canada, a goal that is only made possible by developing our most valuable asset – our people. This is a great opportunity to join our team and shape our community. The City of Richmond offers competitive pay programs, comprehensive benefits and attractive incentives. If you are looking to make a difference, and to share our vision “to be the most appealing, livable, and well-managed community in Canada”, then please apply.
This position will provide practical experience towards achievement of a Professional Engineering designation by providing opportunities to contribute to the Engineering and Public Works Division and the Transportation department.
- Providing project management and contract administration on Capital and other projects.
- Inspecting projects for accuracy and completion.
- Performing detailed engineering design.
- Performing functional engineering design for capital projects.
- Providing planning support particularly for capital projects.
- Communicating and corresponding with consultants, private and City contractors, private utility owners and regulatory agencies.
- Reviewing consulting engineer’s designs and reports.
- Providing technical assistance to other City divisions.
- Liaising with other City Divisions and the public.
The Engineer in Training areas of responsibility includes varying levels of responsibility associated with the current Engineering and Public Works or Transportation Planning work program. The EIT rotates through the various departments including Engineering Design and Construction, Engineering Planning, Transportation, Public Works, Sustainability and District Energy, and Capital Buildings. Highlights of which are summarized below:
Provide project management and/or technical support for:
- Utility Capital projects ranging in value from $100,000 to $10M;
- Transportation Capital projects;
- Building Capital projects;
- Public Works operations projects; and
- District energy infrastructure development, including coordinating with private developers for district energy utility connections.
- Procurement of consultant and contractor services.
- Assist in administering and maintaining engineering specifications, procedures and bylaws.
- Asset management and long-term planning of City infrastructure, including water, sanitary, roads, drainage, dikes and buildings.
- Review development applications and servicing agreements and administer legal agreements.
- Review of engineering studies.
- Perform site examinations.
- Ability to work in a team environment.
- Ability to quickly learn new procedures and techniques.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts over the phone and in person.
- Skill in written and oral communication skills.
- Skill in the use of computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
- Ability to apply computer applications to engineering projects.
- Ability to use REDMS or a similar records management system.
- Ability to successfully clear a Police Information Check.
- Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
- Previous work experience in a Civil, Electrical, Transportation or Mechanical Engineering setting is preferred.
- A valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia.
- Must be registered or willing and able to register as an EIT with Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC).
Duties are mostly performed in an office environment, with some construction site visits and inspections. Some field work may be required.
Duration of Appointment:
1 year contract, potential renewal up to 4 years
$89,362 - $111,703
Hours of Work:
8:15am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday on a compressed work-week schedule.
External Closing Date: