Tsawwassen First Nation

Engineering Technologist - (BB-44018)

Found in: Talent CA

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYEngineering Technologist About Tsawwassen First NationTsawwassen First Nation (TFN) is a proud Coast Salish nation whose land base is located south of the Fraser River on the Salish Sea. TFN is a modern treaty First Nation under the terms of a Final Agreement with Canada and British Columbia that became effective in 2009. The Tsawwassen First Nation Final Agreement is the first modern urban treaty in British Columbia, and the first to be negotiated through the BC Treaty Commission process. TFN is now going through a period of revival and renewal as we plan our future and work towards our goal of becoming a strong, self-sufficient, and sustainable First Nation for present and future generations. TFN is following Government recommendations to ensure the health and safety of all employees while working during COVID-19 Specific Responsibilities Coordinate engineering responses to development referrals including the provision of site servicing comments, review of technical servicing documentation, review of engineering design drawings and ensure compliance to applicable by-laws, guidelines, and regulations.Oversee the construction of works and services including the preparation of engineering servicing agreements, construction documentation, field inspections, cost estimates and security releases.Participate in project meetings with consultants, contractors, public and stakeholders.Prepare formal reports, memos, and documents. Provide reporting of work progress and issue construction memos to contractors as needed.Update and maintain TFN infrastructure asset information in coordination with GIS and Operations staff.Review soil deposit and removal permit applications and issue permits. Monitor work performed under those permits.Coordinate with utility agency requirements for permits within public right-of-ways, utility easements etc.Assist with the collection of municipal spatial data using GPS.Coordinate and monitor TFN water metering program.Assist with development of policies, bylaws, and standards as necessary.Review tree cutting permits, issue permits, and coordinate work associated with the permits.Assist with the development and maintenance of TFN asset management program.Other duties as necessary. Working ConditionsWork is performed with a mix of indoor office environment and outdoor field environment activities. Off-site travel and extended hours are occasionally required for meetings, field inspections, and attending conference and training events. The engineering technologist reports to the land development engineer. Qualifications Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology plus a minimum of five years of related experience with sufficient depth of experience in the design review, construction inspection, and administration of regulations in a municipal environment.Eligibility for Registration with ASTTBC as an AScT.Strong understanding in MMCD.Ability to prepare, read, and interpret plans, specifications, contract documents and experience interpreting and providing recommendations on professional reports, review of designs, TFN bylaws and technical specifications.Experience with the review and acceptance of development applications, third party utilities, and engineering utility reviews.Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision making.Effective written & verbal communication skills including the ability to prepare public reports.Ability to lead negotiations with external groups such as developers, contractors, consultants, regional third-party utilities, and the public.Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.Strong time management skills and a demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.Experience in CAD and civil software models (water/storm/sanitary) is an asset.Proficiency with computer programs (MS Office).Ability to work outside in all weather conditions, including accessing sites in steep or difficult terrain.Class 5 BC Driver’s License and the use of a reliable personal vehicle. Location:Due to Covid-19, most of our offices are currently closed to protect the health and safety of our employees, clients, and community. As such, this position will be required to work remotely for an undetermined period with a possibility of being required to work onsite occasionally. Once our offices re-open, you will report to the Lands Office at 2460 Falcon Way, Tsawwassen, BC. Deadline: Open until filled Wages and Benefits:TFN government provides a competitive salary (commensurate with experience); and excellent benefits package including Municipal Pension Plan. Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume and cover letter to: We wish to thank all interested applicants; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview. Posting is open until filled. Pursuant to the Tsawwassen First Nation Government Employees Act, first priority in hiring among qualified applicants will be given to Tsawwassen Members, second priority to spouses (as defined in s. 3 (1) of the BC Family Law Act) of Tsawwassen Members, and third priority to members of other First Nations. If you fall within one of these categories and you wish to have this voluntary information considered as part of your application, please indicate the applicable category in your cover letter.

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