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Job Number:  39584
Project Technologist
Job Posted: Wednesday, 8 November 2017
Closing Date: Sunday, 7 January 2018
(14 days ago)
BC Housing
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Burnaby Salary: (not entered)

Project Technologist

Job ID: 2593

Burnaby (Metro Vancouver), BC





Under the direction of the assigned Manager is responsible for ensuring that all projects developed and administered by BC Housing comply with the appropriate Design and Construction Standards. Conducts detailed plan and specification reviews, conducts site inspections during construction and provides contract administration services. Monitors the work of inspectors, architects, other consultants and general contractors.





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

At least 2 years acceptable technologist work experience

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

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)




  • 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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Please Note:

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



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.

How to Apply:
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Please visit www.bchousing.org/careers to view the job description and to apply for the job.

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Contact Details:
BC Housing
www:   www.bchousing.org

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