Engineering Technician IV

Competition Number: 22295

Job Title: Engineering Technician IV

Department: Engineering - Public Works - Water Resources

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

Salary: $43.02/hr and an excellent benefits package

Posted Date: September 13, 2022

Closing Date: October 12, 2022

Last Modified: September 13, 2022, 1:54 pm

Status: Open


The District of Saanich is seeking an experienced civil engineering technologist to join our Engineering Department. The Water Resources Division provides engineering services for the management of Saanich’s sanitary sewer, water and storm drainage systems including infrastructure planning and capacity analysis, capital replacement design and construction, and operational technical support. The successful candidate will work in the infrastructure design & construction section; a technical team that delivers the Division capital renewal program.

The work of the Engineering Technician IV involves performing civil engineering work at a semi-professional level including project scoping; managing the design and delivery of engineering projects from the concept phase through to construction completion as the internal project manager overseeing a team of consultants; responding to public inquiries; providing technical support to internal construction crews; liaising with/making recommendations to the Engineering of Record regarding design changes; and participating in intra or inter-departmental initiatives. The successful candidate will possess a sound technical foundation, strong project management skills, is well organized, and has strong communication skills.

Requirements include a two year diploma in Civil Engineering Technology 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; a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s Licence; a personal vehicle available for use as and when required, and conversant with computer based engineering applications including AutoCAD. 

The successful candidates will work Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m (35 hours per week).

*In addition to the interview process, testing will be conducted.*

**Applicants must submit a cover letter with their application.**

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.