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BAND 3 - Manager, Engineering

Requisition #:  40631
Department: Ministry of Education
Ministry Branch / Division: Standards and Construction/Capital
Posting Close Date: 2017-05-10
Location: Victoria
Multiple Locations:
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Category: Leadership and Management, Scientific and Technical
Job Profile: Band_3___Manager_Engineering___Job_Profile.doc
Job Summary:

Manager, Engineering
Management Band 3
Salary $72,000 to $100.000 annually

This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established.

This position is primarily responsible for oversight of the Ministry of Education’s annual multi-million dollar service delivery contract and project workflow with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC) as it pertains to the Ministry’s Seismic Mitigation Program. This position provides expertise for the provision of building engineering standards and construction services for the 60 school districts throughout the provincial K-12 school system, including (but not limited to) the setting of building area, design & costing standards, assisting in the development of construction project agreement terms, establishing boiler plate construction language, as well as setting policies, standards, specifications, best practices, templates, forms and reporting requirements for the delivery of seismic, expansion, replacement, and major renovation capital projects.
A key aspect for you will be to assure analysis and investments through the Ministry’s numerous capital programs are targeting the greatest needs at school facilities to ensure the best return-on-investment in building life-cycle costing. You will also be required to recruit and manage staff and be a key member of the entire Capital Division team. If you are looking for an exciting leadership opportunity and possess the required qualifications, we look forward to your application.

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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Michael.Nyikes@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  If you experience technical difficulties submitting your online profile, or for more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the “HOW TO APPLY” section below.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:


  • Undergraduate (Bachelor) degree in Civil Engineering with specialization in structural engineering. There is a preference for this formal education to be supplemented with a minimum of 5 years’ progressively responsible experience in the design of structures that include seismicity requirements.

  • Experience in dealing with engineering, design and construction consultants.

  • Experience in the supervision of multi-disciplinary operational staff.

  • Experience developing and maintaining working relationships and resolving problems with stakeholders.

  • Experience in analyzing and evaluating program, policy performance, and performance management theories, principles, models and related systems/technologies.

  • Experience in using and/or creating informational systems (such as in Excel, Word, SharePoint, Access, VFA, etc).

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.


A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


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