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Engineering Assistant 2 - Drainage

Surrey, BC
Full Time
4 days ago

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Employment Status

Union - CUPE Local 402 - Regular Full-Time


Reporting to the Drainage Manager, this role is an intermediate technical and administrative position providing support and assistance to senior staff in administrative responsibilities and performing moderately complex technical work related to a variety of City engineering activities and projects.


    • Review and manage inquiries related to drainage service connection, ditch infill and driveway culvert requests. • Assist and manage soil removal, deposit and transfer permit applications, including coordination with Bylaws and Legal Services as required for violations and enforcement. • Manage Front Counter inquiries from the public on various drainage issues. • Support Engineering Operations staff on various drainage matters. • Support drainage staff on land development inquiries and reviews. • Work with internal staff and other City Departments as well as liaise with Consultants, Contractors, Utility Companies, and other agencies. • Support Drainage staff on various other projects and initiatives as needed.


    • Completion of a one-year certificate in a discipline of Engineering Technology relevant to the position from a recognized post-secondary institution with 3 years engineering experience with a demonstrated record of technical knowledge, skills and ability or an equivalent combination of related training and experience; OR • Completion of a two-year diploma in a discipline of Engineering Technology relevant to the position from a recognized post-secondary institution with exposure to relevant engineering work. • A valid and unrestricted drivers' license.

    • You have a broad range of civil engineering (including drainage planning) experience and are adept at problem solving. • You are a team player who thrives in a challenging environment. • You possess excellent communication skills (both written and oral) as well as effective time management skills.

Conditions of Employment

Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Closing Date

This job will be posted until August 24, 2022.

Our Values

Integrity - Service - Teamwork - Innovation - Community