Project Engineer

Req ID:  661
Business Unit:  Parks & Environmental Services
Division:  Facilities Management & Engineering Serv
Shift:  Regular
Rate of Pay:  $51.85 - $58.76 per hour
Hours of Work:  70 hours bi-weekly
Posting Date:  Feb 5, 2024
Closing Date: 




Req ID: 661 

Business Unit: Parks & Environmental Services 

Division: Facilities Management & Engineering Serv

Regular/ Auxiliary: Regular

Pay Grade: CAN/05/02/J19 

Rate of Pay: $51.85 - $58.76 per hour 

Hours of Work: 70 hours bi-weekly

Posting Date:  February 6, 2024

Closing Date:  Review of resumes be reviewed on an ongoing basis, however this position will remain open until filled. 


This position is responsible for arranging, coordinating and overseeing specialist resources required to support the planning, design and construction of capital works projects. This position also oversees contract management of capital projects pertaining to CRD facilities, energy conservation, regional parks infrastructure, and solid and liquid waste management with the overlying purpose of managing assets of the Capital Regional District and protecting public health and the environment.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Works with a senior engineer in overseeing the planning, design and construction of approved capital works projects relating to facility renewal and construction, HVAC, mechanical, electrical, building management systems, energy conservation, GHG reduction, paths, bridges, dams, Hartland site infrastructure improvements, aggregate production, leachate collection, gas processing, water, environment, air quality and other areas as required.
  • Provides professional certification of work within field of expertise including signing and sealing related design drawings and as-constructed drawings.
  • Provides professional and technical expertise, guidance and direction to technicians and staff including acting as project lead as assigned.
  • Develops, implements and oversees project related scopes of work, schedules and budgets.
  • Develops criteria for and provides external contract management, including monitoring performance to ensure construction standards are met, and preparing status reports.
  • Acts as a primary contact and liaison with consultants and external stakeholders.
  • Performs evaluations on facilities including detailed analysis and problem solving as well as prepares recommendations and planning estimates, including cost estimates and design proposals.
  • Develops and executes engineering feasibility studies including cost analysis and technical reports.
  • Prepares reports and recommendations for presentation for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communications between internal and external stakeholders to foster successful completion of projects and plans.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and standards of the CRD.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Additional Information

  • None

Key Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge and understanding of WorkSafe BC practices/protocol, Workers’ Compensation Act and OHS Regulations and other relevant safety statutes with emphasis on worker/contractor safety and employer’s responsibilities.
  • A thorough knowledge of construction site health and safety requirements.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and customer service skills are required.
  • A thorough knowledge of engineering design and construction methods, construction cost estimating and construction inspection.
  • Strong project management and budget control and monitoring skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with preliminary and detailed design functions and carrying out feasibility studies including cost estimates.
  • Demonstrated experience in project and construction management, preparing work plans, contract documents and possessing good negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Proficient in the use of computers, desktop software, spreadsheets, SCADA and AutoCad software, databases and corporate information systems.
  • Confined space entry and WHIMIS training required.
  • Demonstrated understanding and skill in site surveying and GIS.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently as well as the ability to successfully deal with multiple deadlines and conflicting agendas.
  • Well-developed leadership, relationship-building and decision making skills.
  • Ability to prepare detailed and comprehensive technical reports, specifications, terms of reference, contracts and specifications.


  • Degree in a related discipline
  • A minimum of 6 years' directly related experience
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Professional engineering (P.Eng.) designation with Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC) or eligibility for designation.
  • Valid BC Driver's Licence



To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click "Apply now" to submit your resume and covering letter online.


We welcome all qualified applicants to apply and may consider a combination of

experience, education and/or training where possible.


The Capital Regional District wishes to thank you for your interest and advises that only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.

We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. In our commitment to bring differing perspectives to our workplace, and to deliver the best possible service to our customers, we encourage and welcome applications from all people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and lived experiences.

Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.

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