Elevating Devices Advisory Group Member

Burnaby, BC
Date Posted:
January 27, 2021
Closing Date:
Open until filled
2-Year Term


The Engineers and Geoscientists BC Elevating Devices Advisory Group is an Advisory Group reporting to the Director, Professional Practice, Standards and Development. Its mandate is to provide advice on matters pertaining to elevating devices codes and regulations, related reference standards, and matters which may affect the safety, health, and welfare of the public, and the promotion of health and safety within the workplace.

Reporting Structure

Advisory Group members report to the Director, Professional Practice, Standards and Development.

Duties and Expectations

Advisory Group members are responsible for:

  • Reviewing any required materials prior to meetings.
  • Attending meetings in person, by telephone, or through electronic means.
  • Considering and making recommendations to the Building Codes Advisory Group or to the Director, Professional Practice, Standards and Development on issues regarding elevating devices codes and standards.
  • Providing support to encourage Engineers and Geoscientists BC registrants to seek improvement of the practice related to elevating devices codes and standards.
  • Advising on requests for information on technical matters.
  • Representing the views of the industry in the drafting of codes or enforcement matters.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Registrant in good standing with Engineers and Geoscientists BC.
  • Experience working with the elevating devices industry and/or building code.
  • Preference for an individual with electrical, structural, or mechanical engineering expertise.

Terms of Office

  • Appointments are 2 years in length, renewable twice for a maximum of 6 consecutive years, unless otherwise extended by the Director, Professional Practice, Standards and Development.

Average Time Commitment

  • Meetings are held approximately quarterly, or more frequently when working on a project (such as a guideline).
  • Meetings are approximately 1.5 hours in length.
  • The Advisory Group may meet in person, by telephone conference, or through electronic means, where all members may simultaneously hear each other and participate during the meeting.
  • Before each meeting, members are required to review agenda items and be prepared for discussion.


  • Opportunity to advance the profession by sharing your knowledge and experience;
  • Contribute to your continued professional competency; and
  • Expand your business network..
Engineers and Geoscientists BC is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment that values and respects diversity, both within our organization and in our larger community.
To apply for this position please send your cover letter and resume in one PDF document to Human Resources at .