• Location: Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #10963

Matchbox Consulting Group is seeking a Distribution Civil Engineer to work on a 1-year contract with very high potential of renewal, for one of BC’s largest utility and energy companies. This individual will be responsible for developing safe engineering solutions for medium complexity projects, including designing, problem-solving, and interpreting engineering specifications. They will assist in meeting project objectives by proposing changes, managing costs, and coordinating work schedules. Additionally, they will resolve technical issues through independent analysis, contribute to technical standards, and provide guidance to other engineering professionals to enhance the company’s engineering practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop safe engineering solutions by using initiative and judgement to perform tasks including developing designs, analyzing and resolving problems, and interpreting engineering specifications on medium complexity and scope assignments for projects and operations.
  • Assist project or operations management to meet safety, cost, quality, and time objectives by proposing changes in plans and estimated costs, recommending payment for work completed by contractors, preparing progress reports, coordinating work schedules and other similar tasks.
  • Resolve highly technical and unusual design and field engineering problems by conducting independent studies and analysis, exercising independent judgment in selecting and interpreting information, recommending safe engineering designs to support successful operations and/or project completion at organization .
  • Participate in the company’s engineering practice by conducting independent studies and analysis, contributing to the development of technical standards, exercising judgment in selecting and interpreting information, recommending safe engineering designs, and making decisions related to methods and designs as well as providing guidance and advice to other engineering professionals to develop future capability. 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering
  • Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.) with Engineers & Geoscientists BC or with another jurisdiction and eligible for registration as such with Engineers & Geoscientists BC
  • Experience with and working in Canadian electric utility
  • Experience with and working in proximity to energized electric plant
  • Experience in coordination with other utilities in public
  • Experience with structural design and assessments
  • Experience with slope stability, slide risk, erosion, etc.
  • Experience with trenchless construction methods and techniques

Nice to Have:

  • Familiar with temporary shoring methods
  • Familiar with working in public environment
  • Familiar with permitting processes for utilities in public
  • Familiar with environmental, archeological, and properties aspects of civil engineering projects

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About MatchBox

Headquartered in downtown Vancouver and serving clients nationally, MatchBox is one of the leading recruitment and solutions firms that specializes in the fields of IT & Technology, Engineering & Technical, Real Estate & Construction, and Accounting & Finance. We offer unrivalled expertise with our teams extensive experience in the recruitment and professional services industry. We are dedicated to building great connections and creating strong opportunities within the workforce and the labor market.

Equal Opportunities

MatchBox is committed to providing equal opportunities for all applicants. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, including members of minority groups such as racialized individuals, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and Indigenous peoples. It is a priority for us that all candidates are treated fairly and without discrimination. Our recruitment teams receive ongoing training on using objective criteria for evaluating candidates and other related topics to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

Work Permits

Please note that we require all interested candidates to obtain the necessary work permits from the Government of Canada prior to submitting an application.

Further Consideration

We receive a high volume of applications and are only able to contact candidates who are selected for further consideration.

Find out more at www.matchboxhr.com

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