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Civil Technologist

Williams Lake, B.C.
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About the Opportunity

TRUE is currently seeking a Civil Engineering Technologist to join our Williams Lake office. This individual’s primary role will involve design using AutoCAD Civil 3D on a variety of municipal infrastructure and land development projects for our municipal and private sector clients in the BC Interior.

While the specific role will depend on the individual’s experience and interests, some responsibilities may include the following:

  • Design of municipal infrastructure using AutoCAD Civil 3D including creation of earthworks, site grading plans, road design, and water/sewer/storm infrastructure plan & profiles
  • Topographic, construction layout, and as-built survey using Trimble Survey GPS
  • Construction field inspection and reporting
  • Provide GIS support utilizing ESRI software
  • Working with diverse teams of Professional Engineers, EITs, and technologists
  • Travel to project sites within British Columbia.

Williams Lake is located in the heart of the Cariboo Region and has a population of approximately 11,000, with more than 25,000 in the surrounding area. Only 550 km from Vancouver, Williams Lake offers a large year-round selection of activities including fishing, hiking, mountain biking, downhill and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and water sports on many of the surrounding lakes. Our team in Williams Lake currently includes two Professional Engineers, one BC Land Surveyor, and five technologists as well as other technical staff.  When needed, the Williams Lake office routinely engages specialty engineering services from TRUE’s other offices and uses those specialty engineers as a resource to aid in the growth and development of the Williams Lake office. 

About You

Our ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, strengths, and interests:

  • Experience in a civil engineering technology role, preferably in municipal infrastructure
  • Graduate of a Civil Engineering Technology program
  • Registered or eligible to register with ASTTBC as an Applied Science Technologist
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Experience with MMCD is an asset
  • Experience with field inspections is an asset
  • Experience in GIS/ESRI software is an asset
  • Strong written English and verbal communication skills
  • An outgoing, positive personality with client-driven perspective
  • Excellent organization and planning skills
  • Commitment, energy and a strong work ethic
  • Class 5 Drivers License and personal vehicle are required

About TRUE

TRUE has provided engineering, land surveying and planning consulting services to our municipal, First Nation and private clients throughout the interior of British Columbia since 1986. We now have offices strategically located in Williams Lake, Kamloops, Penticton and Trail in order to efficiently support our clients. We are committed to the long-term success of our clients and strive to deliver professional service with a focus on creative and practical solutions. At TRUE, our core values are Our People, Client Service, and Integrity.

As a growing and evolving company, we realize that our team is our biggest and most valuable asset. Since 1986, TRUE’s family-feel has highlighted who we are and our core values. We take pride in being a fun and rewarding place to work, even at the busiest times. Our management team is flexible and supportive, recognizing that maintaining a healthy, balanced lifestyle is critical to the success of each staff member.

Beyond our office culture, we aim to stay competitive and share our successes with our staff through attractive salaries, extended health and dental coverage, vacation time, paid overtime, profit sharing, RRSP matching, annual health & wellness benefit, and flexible work arrangements.


The annual salary range for this position is $65,000 – $90,000, depending on experience.

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If this opportunity appeals to you, please email your cover letter and resume to info@true.bc.ca with the subject line “Application for Civil Technologist – Williams Lake.” Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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