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Engineering Assistant 4 - Design and Construction Technologist

Surrey, BC
Full Time
7 days ago

As one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, City of Surrey is a globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities through technology and innovation. City of Surrey employees are talented innovators, inspired by meaningful work and the opportunity to drive our city-and their careers-forward. Build a City. Build a Future at the City of Surrey.

Employment Status

Union - CUPE Local 402 - Regular Full-Time


This is senior technical position where you will be providing support and assistance to senior staff and will have experience in various facets of civil engineering, focused on municipal water, sewer, drainage and transportation design and construction projects.


    • Performing administrative and supervisory duties in project management, planning, coordinating, reporting, monitoring, policy interpretation, cost control, and ongoing supervision of personnel. • Assisting senior staff with the preparation, development, review and implementation of departmental policies, practices and procedures, capital work and maintenance programs. • Generating solutions based on good engineering practice, which may be beyond current practices and procedures. • Assisting senior staff in the selection and management of consultants providing engineering services to the Department. • Preparing designs, detail drawings, specifications and project estimates. • Collecting, analysing data and performing computer modeling. • Reviewing designs, and contracts prepared by consultants. • Processing engineering applications. • Performing field inspections.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    • You will have a strong working knowledge and usage of construction administration. • You are a self-starter who can make sound decisions as you handle multiple projects with ambitious timelines. • Your excellent communication and public relations skills will be critical as you engage with many stakeholders, including consultants, internal staff, external organizations and agencies and the public. • Your exceptional organizational skills will aid you in handling multiple infrastructure projects with ambitious timelines. • You will feel comfortable wearing multiple hats and switching gears to constantly changing priorities. • You embrace new opportunities for growth and thrive working within a multidisciplinary team environment.


    • Completed of a two-year diploma in a discipline of Engineering Technology relevant to the position from a recognized post-secondary institution. • Eight (8) years engineering experience with a demonstrated record of technical knowledge, skills and ability and supervisory experience in the relevant areas of engineering and/or equivalent combination of training and experience and must have technical expertise applicable to the specific role. • A valid BC Driver's License with a safe driving record is required.

Conditions of Employment

Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Closing Date

This job will be posted until May 24, 2021.

Our Values

Integrity - Service - Teamwork - Innovation - Community