As the third largest City in British Columbia, the City of Burnaby is committed to creating and sustaining the best quality of life for our entire community. As a City, we provide facilities and services that support a safe, connected, inclusive, healthy and dynamic community. With this in mind, comes great responsibility; we seek likeminded individuals who are passionate about the community, work with integrity and respect, and are innovative when it comes to the work and services Burnaby provides to our citizens.
Our Transportation Division of the Engineering Department is in search of a talented individual with a municipal background to join the team as an Engineer, Project Management. This role performs engineering related work at the professional level managing the planning, design, contract administration, and inspection of the City’s capital construction program for the Transportation Division. The Engineer, Project management provides control and reporting over project scope, coordination, scheduling, budgeting, and finalization. Typical duties in this position involve leading the planning and project development, leading stakeholder and community engagement, preparing terms of reference for design and construction administration proposals from external consultants; evaluating proposals and recommending consultant selection; reviewing and approving engineering design and drafting work performed by consultants. An incumbent will also prepare and review specifications, cost estimates, plans and contract documents related to public works projects; prepare written reports; review and approve contractor’s work ensuring conformance of contractor’s work to City standards and specifications. The position works closely with consultants, contractors, City inspectors, administration staff, Operations and Maintenance staff, outside agencies, and members of the public, and is expected to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Performs related work as required.
Qualifications include a university degree in Engineering with eligibility for registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) and 3 to 5 years of Municipal infrastructure experience from planning to design and construction, with associated experience in project management and contract administration delivering transportation projects. The ideal candidate will have experience in a Municipal public works setting as well as experience with SAP or other project management software, along with understanding of project management process per Project Management Institute (PMI) approach. Experience with stakeholder and community engagement will be important for this role. A valid Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia is required. Project Management Professional (PMP) designation or eligibility for registration is an asset.
Please submit your application no later than Tuesday, December 7, 2021.
All external applicants are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire. External applicants who are not able to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine for a reason related to a personal characteristic protected by the BC Human Rights Code can request an accommodation at any time during the recruitment process. City of Burnaby employees can refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for City staff.
Copies of relevant professional certificates or degrees will be required at the time of the interview. We thank all candidates for applying, but only those short listed will be contacted.
Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.
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