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City of Prince George

Engineering Assistant

Full Time
A month ago
Engineering Assistant

Regular Full-Time
Utilities / Infrastructure & Public Works

Enjoy a Career in the Design and Management of Municipal Utility Projects

About Our Community:

Boasting a high quality of life and standard of living, Prince George has all of the amenities of a large city mixed with the friendliness and appeal of a smaller community. It is a regional centre for close to 326,000 people for shopping, education, health care, the arts and sports. Prince George's central location in the province offers work/life balance with unparalleled access to four-season outdoor recreation activities that are complemented by a full range of urban amenities and a comprehensive transportation infrastructure that connects local residents, businesses, resources and agricultural products to markets around the world. Your dream of owning a home can become a reality with the average cost of a single-family home just over $350,700. Get in the market and get ahead here! It's a 15-minute drive to almost anywhere in Prince George - spend less time commuting and more time doing what matters most to you!
Discover all of these opportunities and more!

About Our Organization:
The City of Prince George is committed to ensuring a positive, well-balanced work environment for its employees. With plenty of opportunities for employee training, professional development and employee wellness programs, a healthy work-life balance is encouraged.

About The Opportunity:
The Engineering Assistant is responsible for capital/utilities (District Energy system, water, sanitary and storm sewer) project designs, developing and coordinating projects and budgets and administering programs. The incumbent will also process subdivision referrals on behalf of the Utilities Division. This position works with a high degree of self-direction while supervising and coordinating activities with Utility operations staff and other Municipal employees and divisions, consultants, Municipal construction crews, contractors, and other agencies including provincial and/or federal governments.

About Your Background:
We are seeking a highly motivated professional with a two year post-secondary Diploma of Technology or two year Technician Certificate from a nationally accredited program as outlined by the Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of British Columbia. Designation as an Applied Science Technologist (A.Sc.T.) or a Certified Technician (C.Tech.) with the Applied Science Technologist & Technicians of British Columbia is required. You have a minimum of five years' experience with survey, design and management of municipal construction projects. Your knowledge of GIS including data collection and entry as well as your ability to use Microsoft Office, project management and CAD software will serve you well in this fast-paced challenging environment. A full privilege Class 5 BC driver's license (or out of province equivalent) is required.

Why You Will Love Working for our Utilities team at the City of Prince George:

•Work with a broad range of clients to provide customer service excellence.
•Play a key role in developing and coordinating capital and operations projects and budgets.
•Enjoy a competitive starting wage of $39.45 per hour plus a comprehensive benefits and pension package.

Please refer to the job description on our website for more details about this exciting career!

If you are interested in joining our team, please apply by April 15, 2020 to:

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City of Prince George

The City of Prince George thanks all those who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.