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Job Number:  36788
Project Technologist - Vancouver Island
Job Posted: Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Closing Date: Sunday, 24 September 2017
(58 days ago)
BC Housing
Region: Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Full time
Location: Victoria Salary: (not entered)

Project Technologist

Job ID: 2521

Vancouver Island, BC





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 in the preparation and monitoring of the annual operating budget and provides technical support to regional staff, and group home operators. Keeps the Maintenance 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.

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.

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)

Or an equivalent combination education, training and experience acceptable to the organization



  • 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


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Successful applicant(s) are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check


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We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.


All of our employees are rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and a host of great benefits. We’re also a social and inclusive team that supports our people through ongoing training and learning opportunities. We genuinely appreciate the amazing effort our people bring to each and every day and so we have Rewards and Recognition programs that celebrate great effort, long service, environmental awareness, good ideas and positive change.


If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at www.bchousing.org/careers


To be considered for this competition, please submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they you meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process. 


When applying, please submit your cover letter and application as one single document as a word or pdf file only.


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.

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www:   www.bchousing.org

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