Licensed Science Officer (Designated Professional Engineer) 3
NOTE: Under-implemented to EIT classification, LSO 1. Upon completion of EIT program, the full working level classification will be Licensed Science Officer (Designated Professional Engineer) 3.
NOTE: You must be willing and able to work in any of the locations.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future similar permanent and/or temporary vacancies for the noted locations.
Please review our Engineer-in-Training program under REQ56183 for more information about this and other EIT opportunities.
We are currently hiring multiple full-time EIT positions in various locations across British Columbia.
REQ56201 – Highway Design?
REQ56204 – Traffic and/or Highway Safety Engineer
REQ56211 – Structural Engineer
REQ56475 – Geotechnical Engineer
REQ56759 – District Engineer
Engineer-in-Training (EIT)/Geoscientist (GIT)
Are you a recent graduate (within the last 7 years or about to graduate this Spring) with your Bachelor’s or higher degree in?Electrical Engineering, looking to earn your professional designation? We invite you to come build a rewarding career in our highly regarded Engineer-In-Training (EIT) Program with the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.
We are currently hiring?2 (Two) full-time Electrical Engineer positions under our EIT program in?Coquitlam.
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure’s EIT program provides the opportunity to gain applied technical experience throughout British Columbia by moving you through multiple rotations in various locations over the course of the program. This dynamic range of experience will provide you with an opportunity to train, develop and grow professionally through challenging work assignments.
Please visit our comprehensive EIT Career Page webpage for more information about this program.
As an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) you will enjoy an excellent work environment with one of BC’s 2017 Top Employers. We offer a wide range of benefits that include comprehensive medical and dental coverage, a defined benefit pension plan, 7% Overtime Shift Standby (OSS) and 20 days of vacation to start.
This opportunity applies to recent graduates (within the last 7 years or those about to graduate in Spring 2019) who currently possess or who will possess upon successful graduation, a Bachelor’s or higher degree in?electrical engineering or other related engineering field.
If you have questions about this opportunity, please contact EIT.firstname.lastname@example.org.
*** DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL.***
For more information about how to create or update your profile please refer to the “How to Apply Section” at the bottom of this job posting.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for the?Electrical Engineer position (and you MUST apply separately to each of the other EIT opportunities), your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- You must be a recent graduate (within the last 7 years or about to graduate this Spring).
- Bachelor or higher degree in?Electrical Engineering (program completion by the spring of 2019 or within the last seven years).
At the time of your application, a copy of your official transcript(s) must be sent to: EIT.email@example.com. If you are applying to more the one job posting, only one copy is required to be submitted. For in-progress students due to graduate in the Spring of 2019, an unofficial transcript (which must include your name, the educational institution’s name, the years your courses were taken, the year you obtained your degree, if applicable), program courses and marks) is acceptable for submission however, a final official transcript is required prior to appointment.
At the time of your application and for only those applicants who obtained their completed related education/program outside of Canada, a copy of your ICES equivalency must also be sent to: EIT.firstname.lastname@example.org. As well, if you are applying to more the one job posting, only one copy is required to be submitted.
Failure to submit your official transcript(s) and ICES equivalency if necessary, may result in being removed from consideration.
- Membership as an Engineer-In-Training/Geoscientist-in-Training with APEGBC within 30 days of start date.
- Valid Canadian Drivers Licence. (A valid Class 5 or 7 BC Driver’s Licence is required within 30 days of start date).
- Must be eligible to work in Canada.
Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
- Relevant educational specialization and/or coursework in aquatic assessment and restoration; and/or
- Related experiential learning/training (e.g. practicums/placements, co-ops, volunteer work, work experience, etc.).
- A criminal records check is required.
- For some positions you must be willing and able to:
- Drive and travel, at times under hazardous working conditions/locations;
- Work outside during periods of inclement weather and/or rough terrain;
- Work outside of normal business hours;
- Perform some public speaking where necessary;
- Be willing and able to relocate to other geographical locations throughout the province (i.e. Kamloops or Coquitlam) during your status as an EIT based on organizational requirements.
NOTE: The Ministry will decide the EITs final location placement prior to or upon the person obtaining their P.Eng. based on operational requirements.
What to expect?
Those applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process beyond initial screening, may be assessed on the knowledge/skills/abilities/competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile. As applicants are selected to move through the competitive process, more details about each stage of assessment will be provided.
It is anticipated that offers from this competition will be made by the end of March 2019. Your patience is appreciated as we move through the various stages of the selection process. Applicants will be contacted if they are moving forward in the process. Individual applicant status updates may not occur during the selection process; however, you will be notified of the final outcome once the competition has concluded.
Cover letter required: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. As part of the assessment process, the content and/or format of your cover letter will be used to evaluate your writing skills.
Resume required: YES – Prior to submitting your application for this opportunity, update your resume profile by using the copy and paste function to add your resume. Your resume must provide detailed information about your education and experience including the job-related responsibilities and the month(s) and year(s) for your education and for each job in your employment history.
As indicated above, a copy of your official transcript(s) must be sent to: EIT.email@example.com?at the time of application. (If you are applying to more the one job posting, only one copy is required to be submitted). For in-progress students due to graduate in the Spring of 2019, an unofficial transcript (which must include your name, the educational institution’s name, the years your courses were taken, the year you obtained your degree (if applicable), program courses and marks) is acceptable for submission however, a final official transcript is required prior to appointment.
Also noted above, and for only those applicants who obtained their completed related education/program outside of Canada, a copy of your ICES equivalency must also be sent
to: EIT.firstname.lastname@example.org?at the time of application. If you are applying to more the one job posting, only one copy is required to be submitted.
Online Questionnaire: YES – As part of the application process you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the qualifications.
IMPORTANT: The online questionnaire cannot be saved and will time out after 60 minutes. You will need to complete the questionnaire and submit your application within 60 minutes or you will lose any information you have entered. If you require more time to prepare your responses, copy the questions and prepare your responses outside of the system and paste them into the online questionnaire when you are ready to apply. Further instructions are provided in the questionnaire and are also available on the Apply for a Position page on MyHR.
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
HOW TO APPLY
Unless otherwise specified in the posting above, only applications submitted using the BC Public Service Job Opportunities website will be accepted.
- Please ensure that you have already created or updated your profile to include your current contact information and updated resume before clicking the Submit Your Profile button below. No changes can be made after you submit your profile.
- To create a profile, click on “Create Profile” at the top of this page.
- To update an existing profile, click “Career Centre Login” at the top of this page.
- For information on troubleshooting or to review our Frequently Asked Questions, please visit our Application Process page.
- If you are still experiencing technical problems, or have problems submitting your resume/cover letter, please email BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca.
- After submitting your profile, you will be taken to the Cover Letter page where you can add your cover letter. If a cover letter is not required for this competition, select “SKIP” on the following screen to continue with your application.