Engineering Technician IV

Competition Number: 22252

Job Title: Engineering Technician IV

Department: Engineering - Transportation and Development Services

Position Type: Permanent Full Time Position (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $43.02/hr and an excellent benefits package

Posted Date: August 5, 2022

Last Modified: August 5, 2022, 2:39 pm

Status: Open Until Filled


The District of Saanich is seeking an experienced engineering technologist to join our Engineering Department. The Engineering Technician IV will perform technical work at a semi-professional level within a technical team that delivers new municipal infrastructure through development construction. The work of the Engineering Technician IV involves field and office assignments including the review of engineering drawings and recommending design revisions for conformance to Saanich specifications and operational requirements; review and scrutiny of design submission packages, including cost estimates, for completeness and accuracy; conducting construction inspection/reporting and contract administration; liaison with the public, developers, and consultants; and the protection of municipal assets through the review and approval of permits for works within the municipal right-of-way. The successful candidate will possess strong project management skills, is technically proficient in municipal engineering, and is a great communicator.

Requirements include: a two-year diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized institution, a minimum of 5 years of directly related experience, eligibility for registration as an AScT with the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians BC (ASTTBC), a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License, a personal vehicle available for use as and when required, and proficient with computer-based engineering applications including AutoCAD and Bluebeam Revu. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered, such as a university degree in a relevant field of engineering with a minimum of 3 years work experience.

The successful candidate will be required to work Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (35 hours per week).

*As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted.*

Important Information:

The District of Saanich has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to help keep our employees and community safe. The requirement remains in effect until April 8, 2022 after which, the policy will be suspended. It is important to know that the requirement may be reinstated and unvaccinated employees may not be able to work. In order for the District to respond to any changing vaccination requirements for staff, we request that you verify your COVID-19 vaccination status with us during your first week of employment.