Exciting Opportunities for Internationally-Trained Engineers!


We are looking for engineers who have a minimum of 3 years engineering experience in an international setting, and have membership as an Engineer in Training (EIT) with EGBC, or eligibility for membership within 3 months.


A 12-month work placement with wages will be provided to successful candidates. The placement will help you gain Canadian engineering work experience and support you with your professional engineering application with EGBC.


Here are the details:

Position Title: Assistant Project Engineer

Position Status: Temporary Full-Time (This position is to last not later than December 31, 2023)


Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs a range of routine engineering and project management functions in support of professional engineers, such as simple plans, design calculations, data analysis, cost estimates, logistics, field work, project specifications, correspondence, and draft reports; ensures quality standards are adhered to and appropriate processes and protocols are followed. Consults supervisor to verify processes, protocols, standards and that conclusions are consistent with objectives.

  • Provides assistance with financial tracking and project management oversight including contract administration. Cost aware when making decisions or taking action related to scope of work; considers the financial implications of actions including the effective and efficient expenditure of allocated funds.

  • Performs field work including facility site inspections, field surveys and construction inspections; provides progress updates highlighting deficiencies and escalating critical issues to more senior staff.

  • Interacts and coordinates with internal staff and external consultants, local government officials, regulatory agencies, and the public to fulfill project objectives; explains information and answers questions, consulting more senior staff on complex matters.

  • Works with staff and consultants on the development and evaluation of business cases and provides input on the evaluation of requirements and design plans. Conducts research, compiles information and summarizes findings.

  • Prepares and updates project schedules, technical materials and draft reports and provides recommendations and findings to senior staff. Develops presentation graphics and assists with the coordination of workshops and meetings.

  • Provides updates to senior staff on the status of work tasks and projects as required.

  • Performs other related duties as required.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • A Bachelor of Applied Science degree in a relevant engineering discipline, and a minimum three years related engineering experience in an international setting.

  • Membership as an Engineer in Training with Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, or eligibility for membership within 3 months of start date. This includes meeting the academic requirements outlined by EGBC.

  • Knowledge and understanding of engineering principles in relevant discipline; ability to apply principles to routine and unique situations as well as determine cases requiring the involvement of a more senior engineer.

  • Ability to collect, analyze and interpret statistical, technical and narrative data. Analytical skills and abilities to identify problems and recommend solutions.

  • Ability to resolve problems within established guidelines and procedures, requiring the use of judgment to determine which methods are applicable in any given situation.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including report writing and presentation skills. Ability to communicate technical information clearly and concisely. Explains information and persuades others in straightforward situations.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain effective and respectful working relationships; demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment and contributes to the achievement of team goals.

  • Skill in dealing tactfully and sensitively in a variety of situations including contact with the public, member municipalities and government agencies.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize tasks to meet multiple time based deliverables requiring a high level of detail and accuracy; persistent in overcoming obstacles.

  • Proficiency using Microsoft office programs, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Project.

  • A valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s license.


To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to: henry.xie@success.bc.ca by 11:59pm, October 11, 2022. Thanks.


While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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