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Faculty, Municipal Engineering

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Position Information

Position Title Faculty, Municipal Engineering
Who We Are
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Position Summary
BCIT’s School of Construction and Environment is seeking a regular, full-time (1.0 FTE) Faculty who is an enthusiastic, team-oriented professional with expertise in municipal engineering to strengthen BCIT’s civil engineering program.  Having a background in other disciplines of civil engineering, such as construction management, would be an asset, as all instructors in the department contribute to delivering a program that covers almost the entire range of disciplines in civil engineering.  The Instructor must have a strong commitment to teaching and interacting with students, an ability to communicate clearly and effectively, and an interest in developing and delivering quality curriculum to all levels.  Additionally, the Instructor is expected to participate in continuous program improvement and administration, including outreach and accreditation.

The department of Civil Engineering at BCIT offers a four-year Bachelor of Engineering degree program accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board. The flexible, integrated program also allows students to exit with a nationally recognized Diploma of Technology after two years of study. The primary goal of the program is to graduate highly qualified, practically oriented civil technologists and engineers eligible for professional registration.  In part, this is achieved through faculty’s excellent ties to industry.  Graduates have an excellent record of employment and advancement in the diverse civil engineering industry in B.C. and elsewhere. 
Duties & Responsibilities

The successful candidate is expected to have the ability to teach the suite of courses related to municipal engineering.  The candidate is also expected to teach and/or assist in other civil engineering courses. 

  • Current Professional Engineer registration in Canada or the U.S.A.
  • Graduate degree in civil engineering
  • Minimum four years of applicable design or construction experience related to civil/municipal engineering in North America
  • Industry experience and knowledge in municipal engineering
  • Industry experience in construction management, project management, and/or geotechnical engineering would be an asset
  • Experience in multi-disciplinary engineering projects
  • Strong working knowledge of Civil3D and other industry standard software for municipal engineering
  • Experience using geospatial data analytics software in engineering projects would be an asset
  • Experience working on projects addressing impact, regulatory, and climate change issues
  • Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Teaching experience
  • Experience in training, developing or mentoring  technologists or junior engineers
Additional Information
Benefits – Why you’d love working with us

  • Competitive pay
  • Minimum of twenty-five days of vacation (or more, depending on your position)
  • Competitive employer-paid extended health and dental plan – take a look at our benefit plans!
  • Defined benefit pension plan with employer contributions
  • Professional Development funds and resources
  • Access to most BCIT Flexible Learning courses free of charge
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance programs
  • Complimentary membership with free access to the Fitness Centre, Gymnasium, and more

BCIT values diverse experiences, ideas, cultures and perspectives and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from members of all groups experiencing barriers to equity. If you require accessibility accommodations during any part of the application or hiring process, please contact so we can best support you. Please note that all applications must be submitted via the careers page portal, email applications will not be accepted.

The British Columbia Institute of Technology acknowledges that our campuses are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Nations of xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh).
Salary Range Salary Range: $63,150 - $110,238 per annum.
Additional Salary Information
Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment. Salary based on education, experience and placement criteria as outlined in the Collective Agreement.
Position Details

Posting Category Faculty
School/Service Area SOCE Natural Resources
Campus Location Burnaby campus
Bargaining Unit BCIT Faculty and Staff Association (FSA)
Job Status Regular
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Number of Vacancies 1.0
Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2024
Anticipated End Date
Competition Information

Competition Number 24FSA455
Competition Open Date 04/17/2024
Competition Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Quicklink for Posting

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Certificate
    • Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-9
    • 10+
  3. * All positions at BCIT require on campus presence at the applicable campus location(s). This means the successful candidate must be able to and willing to relocate to the Lower Mainland. Please select from the following that best describes your situation:
    • I currently reside in the Lower Mainland
    • I do not currently reside in the Lower Mainland, however I am willing and able to relocate if found to be the successful candidate
    • I do not currently reside in the Lower Mainland and I am unwilling to relocate
  4. * Where a successful applicant places within the salary range is dependent on education, experience, and placement criteria as outlined in the Collective Agreement. Are you satisfied with being placed on this range?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents