Project Technologist (Group Homes)
Job ID: 2245
To apply for this role, please visit www.bchousing.org/careers
Provides technical and administrative services related to the building and grounds maintenance functions. Responsibilities include planning and providing corrective and preventative maintenance services; diagnosing problems; providing advice and direction to regional staff. Prepares plans, drawings and specifications for invitational and public tenders; assists the Maintenance Manager and Operations Managers in the preparation and monitoring of the annual operating budget and provides technical support to regional staff, and group home operators. Keeps the Regional Operations Manager informed and recommends appropriate action to resolve problems. May monitor the work of inspectors, architects, other consultants and general contractors.
Works in collaboration with Asset Strategies to review facility inspection reports and recommend routine corrective and/or preventative maintenance measures, as well as assists with the longer range maintenance planning.
Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline or a diploma from a minimum 2 year Building, Engineering or Architectural Technology Program or equivalent education to qualify as an Applied Science Technologist (graduate of an accredited building technology diploma program).
Training an asset in the following:
- Project management Building Envelope Principles
- Industry standards including regulatory requirements, Construction contract administration
- Recommended construction practices.
Eligible for designation as an Engineer, Quality Surveyor, Architect, Architectural Technologist, or AScT (Applied Science Technologist) or CET (Certified Engineering Technologist) with Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC)
Minimum 5 years experience in advanced level technologist work within the discipline.
Considerable related field experience.
Two years contract administration experience including significant experience with industry standard construction contracts.
Or an equivalent combination education, training and experience acceptable to the organization
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
demonstrated critical thinking skills
demonstrated ability to exercise good judgement and well-honed decision making skills
creative thinking and innovation skills; has demonstrated initiative carrying out roles
excellent organizational skills
good knowledge of the BC Building Code
ability to read and critique construction drawings and building envelope assessment reports
a good understanding of Municipal approval procedures
experience inspecting buildings
ability to estimate construction costs for new construction, renovation and building envelope repair projects
proficiency in use and of MS Office applications and in Construction software
valid BC Driver’s Licence
willingness to travel on Commission business and work periodic evenings and weekends
Prior to applying, please review Job Description here
BC Housing—one of BC's Top Employers for 2016—is the provincial Crown agency that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province. Share in the rewards of working with an organization that offers challenging work and competitive compensation and supports the growth and development of its people.
To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process.
When applying, please submit a cover letter and your application in **one** single document as a word or pdf file only.
To apply for the role of Project Technologist or to view the full job description and other opportunities, please visit www.bchousing.org/careers.
BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.