24-29 Engineering Technologist II

Closing date
Engineering & Public Works


Competition No. 24-29

Internal/External Opportunity

This is a Union Position

Anticipated start date: June 2024

About our Community:

Located on the traditional territory of the lək̓ʷəŋən Peoples, the Township of Esquimalt acknowledges its neighbouring First Nations and is committed to building strong and enduring relationships with the Esquimalt and Songhees First Nations.

The Township of Esquimalt, with a population of over 17,000 is recognized as a vibrant, distinct, resilient, and diverse community for people to discover, feel welcome and belong. The Township is home to Canada’s Pacific Navy and boasts extensive amenities including beautiful parks and beaches, scenic waterfront walkways as well as modern recreational facilities. 

About our Organization:

With a high functioning, progressive Council and leadership team, and dedicated, engaged staff, the Township is an organization committed to working collaboratively to continue making Esquimalt one of the most desirable places to live, work and play.

About the Opportunity:

The Engineering Department is seeking a motivated individual to fill a full-time regular Engineering Technologist II position. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the technologist is responsible for supporting the Township by carrying out survey, layout, and inspection services for asset management programs and construction projects through the development of information management strategy, collection methodology, and data entry. This role also provides key technical support to the Public Works and Engineering Departments.

Our Preferred Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent, registration or eligibility to register as an Applied Science Technologist (AScT) with the applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia (ASTTBC), a class 5 BC driver’s licence, and 2 years of progressive experience in a municipal or similar environment. Our preferred candidate will have experience in an asset management environment, including the tracking of repairs and replacements of assets; the ability to collect, review, assess, and interpret data under minimal direction; conduct preliminary cost estimates; and perform related duties where qualified. This role is ideal for someone with knowledge and understanding of all aspects of surveying, mapping, and civil engineering design, as well as knowledge of computerized drafting applications and geospatial databases.

Salary: $37.45 – $40.40 hourly plus benefits (2024 rates)

Hours per week: 35

Prior to applying, please review the attached job description which provides a detailed outline of key duties and required qualifications, skills, and abilities. 

Please submit your resume with covering letter quoting Competition No. 24-29 by 4:00 pm on May 31, 2024, to: [email protected].

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Date posted: May 3, 2024