Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Senior Engineering Technologist
$59,802.68 - $68,060.72 annually
The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is the Province’s agency responsible for land and resource management in B.C., which includes the protection of the Province’s archaeological and heritage resources. Operating on a provincial land base of over 94 million hectares, the Ministry ensures the sustainable management of forest, wildlife, water and other land based resources; works with Indigenous and rural communities to strengthen and diversity their economies; and, supports activities that provide environmental, economic, cultural and social benefits.
The Senior Engineering Technologist provides technical expertise in civil, geotechnical or survey engineering services to deliver programs or deliver projects. This position is focused on implementing engineering projects, which includes contract management, bridge, survey, resource roads, and road design. The Senior Engineering Technologist also functions as a technical expert and provides guidance to engineering technologists on more complex engineering assignments within the area.
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Qualifications for this role include:
- A degree or diploma in natural resource field. (i.e. forestry or forest engineering) and 2 years of experience in road, bridge and major structures design, construction and maintenance. Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Registered or *immediately eligible for registration with the Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals (ABCFP) as a Registered Forest Technician (RFT). NOTE: *immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable Canadian jurisdiction. Applicants must confirm their eligibility with the (ABCFP). Confirmation of registration will be required before an offer of employment can be made.
- Experience providing direction to contracted resources.
- Valid B.C. driver’s licence.
- Willingness to conduct field work which may include travel by vehicle (ATV/UTV/Helicopter) and/or outdoor work in all weather conditions.
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