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BC Public Service

STO 24R - Senior Structural Design Technician

Coquitlam, BC
Full Time
4 days ago
2,022 to 78,814 per year
Posting Title

STO 24R - Senior Structural Design Technician

Position Classification

Scientific/Technical Off R24




Coquitlam, BC V3K 7B9 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range

2022 rates: $69,185.43 - $78,814.47 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Min of Trans & Infrastructure

Ministry Branch / Division

Engineering Services/ITIS

Job Summary

An opportunity to utilize your expert analysis and problem management skills.

The Structural Engineering team ensures the delivery of safe and efficient design, construction and operation of bridges and other highway structures on our provincial highway network. From initial steps to construction and eventually, replacement the team contributes their expertise during every step in the life span of the infrastructure under our care.

As the senior structural design technician for the Ministry, this position provides the technical expertise for the bridge design/structural drafting requirements used by the Bridge Design and Construction Engineers for new and rehabilitated structural projects. This position is also responsible for training junior staff, ensuring compliance with Ministry policies, guidelines and standards and preparing the structural drafting specifications for contracts used for external tendering.

Job Requirements:

• Technical diploma or higher in Civil and/or Structural Technology or Structural Drafting, or equivalent.

Related Experience
• Minimum 5 years of experience with bridge structural technology, bridge drawing preparation and manufacturing.
• Experience working with computer software including AutoCAD/CAD systems.

Preference may be given to applicants with 1 or more of the following:
• Experience working with Civil3D.
• Experience interpreting specifications, standards and engineering drawings.
• Related experience in other engineering fields such as Geotechnical, Hydrology and Highway Design.

For questions regarding this position, please contact

About this Position:

Currently there is 1 permanent opportunity available.
This position can be worked from the following communities: Kamloops, Prince George, Coquitlam, or Victoria.
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent opportunities.
The recruitment process for this competition may take place virtually.

Working for the BC Public Service:

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How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements list above.

Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - You will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and how you obtained your relevant experience. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:

CRC - A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

The BC Public Service COVID-19 Vaccination Policy defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category

Scientific and Technical