Building Codes Committee Member

Burnaby, BC
Date Posted:
October 4, 2018
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
2-Year Term


The Engineers and Geoscientists BC Building Codes Committee is an Advisory Committee reporting to the Professional Practice Committee. Its mandate is to provide advice on matters pertaining to buildings codes, related reference standards, and related matters which may affect the safety, health, and welfare of the public, the protection of the environment, and the promotion of health and safety within the workplace.

Reporting Structure

Committee members report to the Professional Practice Committee.

Duties and Expectations

Committee members are responsible for:

  • Reviewing any required materials prior to meetings.
  • Attend meetings in person or by telephone.
  • Voting on motions.
  • Provide input based on experience and skills set on matters brought to the committee and to improve building codes and standards.
  • Considering and making recommendations on issues regarding building codes.
  • Providing support to encourage Association members to seek improvement of the practice related to building codes.
  • Advising on requests for information on technical matters.
  • Representing the views of the Professions in the drafting of codes or enforcement matters.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Registered member in good standing with Engineers and Geoscientists BC.
  • Experience working with the building code.

Term of Office

  • Appointments are 2 years in length, renewable twice for a maximum of 6 consecutive years, unless otherwise extended by the CEO.

Average Time Commitment

  • Meetings are held approximately once a month (except during the summer) at the Engineers and Geoscientists BC Burnaby office; lunch is provided.
  • Meetings are approximately 2 hours in length, from 12 PM–2 PM.
  • The committee may meet in person or by telephone conference, 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.
  • Socialize and make new connections with other volunteer members.
  • Reimbursement of authorized travel expenses.
  • Earn credits for CPD and Engineers and Geoscientists BC service awards.
  • Volunteer appreciation.
To apply for this position please send your cover letter and resume in one PDF document to Human Resources at .