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Engineering Technologist II – Asset Management
*If this position is for you, please apply via the Careers page on our website (Job ID 2017-15) by Monday, June 19, 2017.

We thank all interested candidates however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Municipality: District of Mission This posting closed on

June 19, 2017
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 2017-15 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Engineering & Public Works Department
Job Description: Employees in this position perform a variety of tasks related to the development, implementation and administration of a lifecycle management plan and maintenance of District infrastructure assets. The incumbent is responsible for asset tracking and assessment, along with data analysis and reporting.
Duties: Develops, maintains and expands the asset management plan functions, data and software;

Develops and maintains a condition monitoring program for various asset categories;

Collects asset inventory data and develops/maintains a database of inspections and the evaluation of asset inventory;

Conducts inspections, assesses and records condition of municipal infrastructure assets;

Provides estimates of an asset’s remaining service life and costs for maintaining, repairing and replacing, making recommendations for maintenance and/or replacement;

Prepares terms of reference for hiring consultants and contractors, reviews proposals and participates in the selection process;

Administers municipal construction contracts including preparation of contract documents; inspecting and monitoring construction of works;

Modifies schematic drawings of infrastructure assets to document/record the current condition of the assets, as required;

Provides cost estimates for municipal works and services; reviews final costs of work orders for accuracy of charges; approves charges for invoicing and maintains cost information;

Participates in the development of engineering standards and specifications, and reviews new construction methods and products and recommends changes to the subdivision bylaw to reflect best and current practices;

Reviews, approves and administers external utility applications/permits for construction of such utility capital works;

Coordinates technical inspections of buildings and structures requiring specialized technical expertise;

Participates in the development, review and modification of capital works and Development Cost Charge programs for infrastructure additions, improvements and replacement;

Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and monitors expenditures compared to the budget; rationalizes and reports out on any variances;

Provides technical information to the Manager to advise and provide assistance to other departments, government agencies and the public;

Maintains the synchronizations between data sources, such as the GIS, asset management software and related databases;

Conducts quality assurance audits of the GIS data entering the asset management system, such as audits based on data attributes, record drawings and project cost distribution, and investigates and resolves discrepancies;

Identifies and recommends updates and maintenance for software and procedural asset management related issues;

Establishes risk management practices in lifecycle cost analysis and performance engineering;
Prepares reports, studies, statistics, assessments, and technical correspondence related to municipal infrastructure;

Research and prepare reports for Council and attend Council and/or variance committee meetings.
Educational Requirements: Diploma in Civil or Structural Engineering Technology or a recognized academic equivalent.

Minimum of five years’ experience in a municipal engineering environment, or recognized equivalent, including experience in asset life-cycle reporting and costing, and preparation and management of contract agreements.

Membership, or eligibility for membership, with the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians Association of BC (ASTTBC)

Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License
Skill Requirements: Thorough knowledge and understanding of relevant provincial legislation and municipal bylaws relating to municipal engineering and construction principles, practices and procedures.

Sound knowledge of the fundamentals of budgeting and standard costing procedures related to engineering and asset management programs and operations.

Sound knowledge of related hazards, relevant occupational health and safety regulations, and safe work practices, and risk management practices.

Proven ability to work independently and prioritize work assignments.

Ability to interpret engineering drawings, plans, specifications and contract documents.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts and to communicate tactfully and effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Ability to prepare and deliver effective presentations to public groups.

Proficiency with computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets and other municipal software, computerized design and drafting tools and relates engineering applications.
Salary: The hourly rate for this full-time CUPE position is $47.15 plus an excellent benefit package including the Municipal Pension Plan.
Additional Information: We also offer a 9-day fortnight schedule (extended hours for 9 days and 1 day off every two weeks).
Web Address:
Address: 8645 Stave Lake Street, Box 20
Mission BC V2V 4L9
Opening Date: May 31, 2017 08:30 AM
Closing Date: June 19, 2017 04:30 PM