Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
Chief Bridge Engineer
Salary $86,000 to $112,000 annually
This position is located in Victoria (strong preference), however Coquitlam may be considered for the successful candidate.
The Provincial Engineering Program provides for the delivery of expert professional advice and multidisciplinary specialist support services in Highway Design and Survey Engineering, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical and Materials Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Highway Environmental Services.
The Engineering Program ensures that the Ministry is kept current in regard to engineering and technological developments and advancements related to highway and bridge infrastructure standards, design, construction, maintenance and operation.
This position is accountable for providing leadership and advanced, professional, bridge engineering services, advice and policy direction to the entire Ministry and monitoring compliance on issues related to the planning, design, construction, inspection, evaluation, rehabilitation and maintenance of bridges, and related structures, on the provincial highway system.
The BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits, including one of the best pension plans available, and a variety of opportunities for career learning and development. To find out more, explore What the BC Public Service offers You
Qualifications for this role include:
⦁ Bachelor’s degree in engineering (preferable with a structural focus) from a university recognized by ⦁ APEGBC.
⦁ Must be registered or immediately eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer with ⦁ APEGBC.
(i.e. a registered professional member in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction that can be immediately transfer to APEGBC).
⦁ Extensive related experience in the field of structural engineering
⦁ Preference may be given to those with a minimum of 10 years of extensive related experience in the field of structural engineering.
⦁ Experience supervising and/or providing direction to staff or project teams.
⦁ Preference may be given to those with experience in the management and supervision of geographically dispersed multi-disciplinary staff.
⦁ Experience building relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
⦁ Experience working with and providing advice to senior management
⦁ Preference may be given to those whose experience working with and providing advice to senior management includes any of the following:
⦁ strategic and business planning
⦁ issues management
⦁ program implementation
For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online by January 24th 2017, please visit: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=38409