Engineering Assistant – City of New Westminster

The duties include:
Technical analysis, research and documentation related to the work; Collecting, maintaining, and summarizing a range of data sets, records, reports; Conducting bylaw reviews; Research and analysis; Document management; Public and stakeholder engagement; Field work; JDE support (financial accounting); Cityworks support (CMMS); Coordinate with other branches for Infrastructure/Utility Planning, ISMP project opportunities and AM integration. In addition, you will perform technical tasks including using ESRI’s ArcMap and/or ArcGIS Pro to obtain spatial and attribute data from the City’s GIS team, preparing maps, plans, reports, calculation sheets, and other tasks assigned.

Post-secondary certificate in Civil Engineering, or other equivalent area of study supplemented with some related courses and experience in engineering, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Understanding and interest in Utility Planning, municipal Asset Management, and Storm Water Management Best Practices.
Knowledge of Storm Water Management best practices and role of green infrastructure in the environment.
Considerable knowledge of civil engineering principles, terminology, practices and techniques.
Sound experience using Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
Knowledge of computer assisted mapping techniques, procedures and software, such as AutoCAD, ESRI’s ArcMap, and relational databases would be an asset.
Experience with full cycle data management including collection, maintenance and analysis using Excel.
Awareness of and appreciation for the roles and responsibilities of the external agencies involved in engineering issues affecting the City.
Ability to administer assigned engineering projects, collect, research, organize, analyze and/or synthesize technical, statistical, and related data and information.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people at all levels, both inside and outside of the City. Ability to read and interpret plans, specifications, technical reports and related material.
Ability to prepare and maintain records, reports, correspondence and various other work-related materials.
Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
*The successful candidate may participate in public consultation processes and will have the flexibility in the evenings and weekends as required.

by sending your cover letter and resume in one document quoting the competition number, by August 31, 2021 to the Human Resources Department, City of New Westminster, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC, V3L 1H9, e-mail to using the following format in the subject line: LAST NAME First Name #21-121