Engineering Development Technician – City of Maple Ridge

July 4, 2024

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  MapleRidge 2023

City of Maple Ridge

Engineering Development Technician

Competition # 24 – 137
Status: Temporary Full-Time- CUPE
Department: Engineering Administration
Salary: $37.10 – $43.62 per hour

Closing: July 21, 2024

We strive for excellence as we deliver vital municipal services with innovation, accountability and efficiency to meet the needs of the community now and into the future. Be part of our story. Come grow with us!

This position involves technical, inspectional, and clerical work within the Engineering Department. The incumbent will examine and process development application plans and building permit applications for single-family dwellings, subdivisions, small non-complex commercial and/or tenant improvements, and low-density multifamily projects. Responsibilities include reviewing and checking submitted information, investigating disputes brought forward by applicants, performing inspections of pre-existing sites and completed work, determining access and servicing conditions and requirements, and making various technical calculations.
Considerable independent judgment and action are required for single-family applications. Commercial and low-density assignments are handled with some independence, with a superior available for consultation. Unusual or more complex problems and policy matters are referred to a superior. Work performance is reviewed for technical accuracy and conformance to established policies and procedures.

High school graduation supplemented by introductory technical courses related to the work; plus considerable related experience, OR, an equivalent combination of training and experience.


  • Considerable knowledge of the procedures, rules, regulations and bylaws governing the work performed.
  • Sound knowledge of departmental functions and practices as they relate to the work performed.
  • Sound knowledge of the responsibilities of other departments and outside agencies as related to the work performed.
  • Working knowledge of technical engineering principles and constructions practices related to the work performed.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts and to investigate and resolve disputes brought forward by applicants.
  • Ability to read and understand plans and drawings and to understand and apply technical data.
  • Ability to perform technical calculations related to the work.
  • Ability to perform field inspections related to the work, including attending and walking through work sites.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain records, reports and correspondence related to the work.



At the City of Maple Ridge, we are dedicated to cultivating an inclusive culture that actively values and embraces diversity. We strive to attract and retain a talented, diverse workforce that is broadly reflective of the community we proudly serve. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process by contacting

The City of Maple Ridge is a great place to work with competitive compensation packages that include the Municipal Pension Plan, a strong employee wellness program and the opportunity for professional career growth and professional development. If you want to help shape a growing community in a municipality that strives for service excellence, then this is the position for you.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


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