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Works Inspector
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

December 8, 2017
at 5:00 PM
Job ID: 17-124 (Re-Post) (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Engineering and Regional Utilities
Job Description: At the City of Abbotsford, our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

The City of Abbotsford is currently offering a full-time position within our Engineering and Regional Utilities Department.

This is a skilled position requiring a high degree of technical knowledge to perform regulatory and field inspection work ensuring that developers, contractors, utility companies and City Operations follow approved plans and specifications for: sewer, waterworks, roadway, drainage and other public works construction projects.

Works Inspectors will be required to inspect and report on all aspects of current gravel removal/deposit operations and oversee contract work for City surface and underground construction projects. They will be responsible to ensure infrastructure meets or exceeds industry standards and conforms to by laws, plans, specifications, schedules and regulatory requirements and to present a summation of work completed by the contractor.

The incumbent must exercise considerable independence of judgment in interpreting and explaining specifications, rules and regulations as well as possess excellent communication, interpersonal and customer services skills to proactively deal with construction issues between City staff, contractors, developers, consultants, utility companies and the general public.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

• Completion of Grade 12;
• Completion of a Certificate of Technology program in Civil Engineering, supplemented by a minimum of two years inspection experience or equivalent combination of education and experience;
• Membership or eligibility for membership with the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC as a Certified Technician (CTech);
• Valid BC Drivers Licence.

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $33.31 to $39.17 per hour (2015 rate) plus a comprehensive, competitive benefits package.

If you are ready for a rewarding and fulfilling career where you will play an integral role in helping Abbotsford to ‘be the city that all other communities aspire to be’; we want to hear from you.
Web Address:
Address: City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford BC V2T 1W7
Opening Date: November 17, 2017 08:30 AM
Closing Date: December 8, 2017 05:00 PM