Assistant Utilities Engineer

Company: Regional District of North Okanagan
Location: Coldstream, British Columbia
Email: [email protected]

The North Okanagan is an exceptional place to live, work, and explore. With its diverse landscapes and extraordinary recreational opportunities, our residents enjoy a comfortable balance of work-life activities. With a regional population of 85,000, the Regional District of North Okanagan offers a wide range of services directly to residents and through partnerships with its six member municipalities.

We have an immediate opening for the full-time position of Assistant Utilities Engineer. The successful candidate will have a degree in civil engineering or related field, a valid BC driver’s licence, and be registered as a professional engineer or engineer-in-training with Engineers and Geoscientists BC.  

You have excellent time management skills, working well independently and in a team environment. You have sound knowledge of project management and engineering practices and procedures as they relate to water systems. You are experienced working with GIS and are detail oriented. Your excellent customer-service skills allow you to effectively respond to public enquiries and diplomatically resolve contractor issues.

Reporting to the Manager, Water Distribution, the Assistant Utilities Engineer assists in the efficient operation of Greater Vernon Water and other utilities managed by the Utilities Department. This position provides technical support and project management to a wide variety of programs and projects that include capital works, development reviews, design, and analytical studies, operational programs and special projects.

Come be part of a great team who takes pride in their work to enhance the very reasons the North Okanagan is such a great place to live, work and play. This 35-hour per week full-time, non-union position has a salary range of $33.98–$39.04 per hour (2019 rates), depending on qualifications and experience, plus an extensive benefits package and a compressed work schedule.

Resumes with covering letters, quoting Competition No. 18-22, will be accepted until 4:00 PM on Monday, December 17, 2018 to:

Human Resources
Regional District of North Okanagan
9848 Aberdeen Road, Coldstream, BC V1B 2K9

We thank all interested applicants, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No telephone or email enquiries please.

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