City of Terrace
  • 19-May-2023 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Full Time


Under the direction of the Engineering Supervisor performs work related to engineering and survey, design and inspection, estimating costs of capital projects, short and long-term planning relating to the City's infrastructure, subdivision/development review, as well as supervisory duties.


  1. Prepare designs, specifications, and cost estimates for City infrastructure construction and reconstruction projects;
  2. Preparation of tender and contract documents, and assist in the administration of contract work;
  3. Assist in the review of subdivision/development construction drawings within the City of Terrace;
  4. Supervision of capital project construction, including co-ordination of hired equipment, materials and City employees;
  5. Inspection of capital, subdivision and development project construction;
  6. Assist in the preparation of reports as required on all aspects of Public Works' functions within the City;
  7. Assist in the preparation of short and long-term plans to ensure integrity of the City's infrastructure;
  8. Review subdivision applications, site servicing plans for building applications, etc.;
  9. Collaborate with and direct Engineering Tech I and II's as required;
  10. Prepare financial information on L.A.S.'s, funding formulas, grants, etc.;
  11. Function as instrument person;
  12. Answer and respond to public enquiries or complaints;
  13. Assist in preparation and implementation of work and equipment schedules;
  14. Prepare reports to Council;
  15. Work under the direction of the Engineering Manager as required;
  16. Other duties, as required.


  1. Two-year technical school diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, including formal survey training, or a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering;
  2. Minimum three years' related experience. Municipal experience is an asset;
  3. Supervisory experience;
  4. Ability to prepare and interpret and apply blueprints, drawings, specifications, standards and regulations;
  5. A strong working knowledge of the Master Municipal Construction Documents (MMCD);
  6. Ability to maintain clear, complete, and organized field notes, inspection reports, review notes, and record drawings;
  7. Experience with computer modelling, and spreadsheets;
  8. Experience with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point, Word);
  9. Good organizational skills, with the ability to independently prioritize tasks and assignments;
  10. Ability to deal effectively with co-workers, contractors and the public in a professional manner;
  11. Good written and oral communication skills;
  12. Valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's Licence;
  13. Preference will be given to candidates with previous road, civil, and municipal construction experience.

The above statement is a general description of the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

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