Elevating Devices Working Group Member

Burnaby, BC
Date Posted:
March 27, 2019
Closing Date:
Open until filled
2 Year Term


The Engineers and Geoscientists BC Elevating Devices Working Group is a Working Group reporting to the Building Codes Committee.  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:

Working Group members are appointed by the CEO & Registrar and report to the Building Codes Committee.

Duties and Expectations:

Working Group members are responsible for:

  • Reviewing any required materials prior to meetings;
  • Attend meetings in person or by telephone;
  • Considering and making recommendations to the Building Codes Committee on issues regarding elevating devices codes and standards;
  • Providing support to encourage Association members to seek improvement of the practice related to elevating devices codes and standards;
  • Advising on requests for information on technical matters; and
  • Representing the views of the profession 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 elevating devices industry and/or building code; and
  • Preference for an individual with electrical, structural, or mechanical engineering expertise.

Terms of Office:

  • Appointments are two years in length, renewable twice for a maximum of six 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;
  • Meetings are approximately 1.5 hours in length, from 10:00 AM–11:30 AM;
  • The committee may meet in person or by telephone conference, where all members may simultaneously hear each other and participate during the meeting; and
  • 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; and
  • Volunteer appreciation.
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 .