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Senior Highway Design Engineer

Nelson, BC +3

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Kamloops, Kelowna, Nelson, Vernon (Hybrid)

Senior Highway Design Engineer

$83,247.83 - $110,905.35 annually, plus 6.5% recruitment and retention adjustment

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure operates and maintains transportation networks to keep people and goods moving. It also supports the province's economic growth and success. Engineering Services develops engineering and environmental solutions to support the provincial transportation system. Several distinct engineering sections provide expert advice to business and program areas across the ministry and allied organizations for planning, designing, constructing, maintaining, and rehabilitating the provincial transportation infrastructure.

The Senior Highway Design Engineer completes and/or supervises the delivery of professional highway design services. The position leads the analysis, development, and implementation of transportation design solutions. Directing and overseeing design projects and providing oversight of the procurement of consultants for highway design work is also a duty of this role. This position will set terms of reference, oversee proposal evaluation, recommend contract awards, and ensure contracting policy and procedures are followed.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Registered, or immediately eligible for registration with Engineers & Geoscientists BC as Professional Engineer. (P.Eng). Note: Immediately eligible for registration is defined as currently registered as a Professional Engineer in another Canadian Jurisdiction, and able to obtain registration in BC within 6 months of employment.
  • Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent as recognized by EGBC for P.Eng. registration.
  • At least 7 years’ directly related experience working in positions with direct responsibility for highway design, including progressively more responsible positions.

Directly related experience must include:

  • Experience managing concurrent projects, developing, and interpreting highway design project specifications and standards, and providing direction and leadership to project teams.
  • Experience directing and overseeing design projects, including but not limited to:
  • Engineer of Record on a range of projects
  • providing oversight on the procurement of consultants/sub-consultants in support of technical highway design,
  • setting terms of reference or preparing technical proposals,
  • preparing and reviewing contract special provision documents.

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