Engineering Technician

City of Nelson
Posted 5 months ago
$34.00 per hour
Full Time

Job Description

Competition #23CU03

Located within the traditional land of the Sinixt, Ktunaxa and Sylix peoples, Nelson is traditionally known for its beautiful setting, vast array of recreational activities, pristine parks and vibrant downtown. We are grateful for the opportunity to work on this land. It is a year-round playground for outdoor enthusiasts and those who love the arts, culture and small-town feel, with big-city amenities like high-quality schools, post-secondary institutions, regional health care, numerous golf courses and a competitive cost of living.

Position Summary: 

As an integral part of our cutting-edge projects, you’ll have the opportunity to apply your technical skills, collaborate with talented professionals, and contribute to the success of groundbreaking initiatives at the City of Nelson!

The Engineering Technician I will play a pivotal role in collecting technical field data, compiling accurate information, and actively contributing to the preparation of engineering drawings. They will serve as a key source of technical information for municipal staff, utility companies, and the general public. Engaging in field surveys for municipal projects, the candidate will ensure the precision and completeness of data. Additionally, the role involves assisting with field inspections to guarantee compliance with municipal regulations and bylaws. The successful candidate will bring attention to detail, technical proficiency, and effective communication skills to this dynamic position, offering an exciting opportunity to contribute significantly to municipal projects while upholding regulatory standards.

Essential Qualifications:

Grade 12 or GED (General Equivalency Diploma)
Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology from a recognized institution Valid Class 5 BC Drivers License
6 months recent related experience

Compensation: $34.00/hour

Hours/Days: Monday to Friday, 7:00 am-3:00 pm.

Competitive compensation
Extensive benefit plan including extended health, dental, vision, life insurance, and paid time off Comprehensive pension plan
Opportunities to grow in your career

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We look forward to hearing from you!
Interested applicants should reference #23CU03 and submit their resume and cover letter by January 16th, 2024 at 4:00pm.

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