Closing date: June 8, 2023
Engineering Assistant (2 Temporary – up to 11 months)
Engineering & Public Works Department
Collect a variety of engineering services data and assist with field surveys.
Participate in the collection of field data for engineering projects; operate various manual and electronic equipment such as survey levels, traffic counters and sewer and drain depth recorders; collect seasonal water samples from various locations for laboratory analysis.
Update computer files and records from source data and prepare statistical reports; assist in the production and updating of related engineering drawings and maps.
Conduct preliminary investigations regarding sewer odours, water leaks, flooding conditions and harbour pollution; conduct transportation counts; respond to general enquiries from the public and staff; operate a vehicle to transport equipment and supplies.
Perform related duties where qualified.
Work is assigned by supervisor and reviewed upon completion.
Problems are referred to supervisor.
Work in close proximity to moving traffic. (occasional)
Work outside in all weather conditions. (occasional)
KEY SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Basic level operation of a personal computer.
Read and interpret engineering plans and drawings.
Communicate effectively verbally.
Formal Education, Training and Occupational Certification:
High school graduation.
Accredited civil engineering courses. (1 year)
Current and valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's licence.
6 months of related experience.
or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.
Work schedule: Monday – Friday, up to 35 hours per week
$32.43 per hour, Pay Grade 6
Job Code #4033
This is a CUPE Local 50 Position
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