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Career Posting: CAD Drafter/Civil 3D (Civil Land Development)

H.Y. Engineering Ltd. is an established civil engineering firm providing engineering, survey, planning and management services to the land development sector as well as municipal clients. With our continuing growth, we have an opening for a Civil Drafter.

Job Description

Primary position responsibilities will include:

Interfacing with outside sources to assist in acquiring existing servicing record drawings from municipal sources and private utility companies Preparation of base plans utilizing digital legal survey, digital topographic plans and architectural site plans The preparation of civil design drawings including road works, storm and sanitary sewer designs, water mains, lot grading plans, storm water management plans, erosion and sediment control plans, etc.

Secondary position responsibilities will include:

Preparation of record drawings following construction completion Preparation of design sketches, subdivision layout sketches Preparation of vehicle swept path diagrams

Requirements

Candidates should:

have completed CAD and Civil 3D training from a recognized technical school have strong experience with Civil 3D at least 2 years experience drafting in the land development or municipal field be self-motivated and able to work independently possess strong communication and organizational skills be familiar with local municipal drafting and design standards

This is a full time, permanent position offering significant growth with a tremendous potential for advancement. H.Y. Engineering Ltd. offers competitive salaries, benefit packages, and assisted educational funding with excellent working conditions.

H.Y. Engineering has been providing engineering services since 1981. Our current staff of 45 includes engineers, planners, technologists, inspectors and surveyors. Our firm has a reputation of providing high quality, efficient design services. We have a strong commitment to our employees and strive to provide an environment that fosters personal development and long term employment.

Interested candidates are encouraged to forward their resumes and a covering letter via email to the attention of John Vairo.

H.Y. Engineering Ltd. Partnership Announcement

H.Y. Engineering Ltd. is pleased to welcome the addition of Jay Lim (VP Finance) and Derek Rempel, P.Eng., into the Partnership group of the Firm. This growth step strengthens our role as a leading civil engineering consulting firm within the civil land development and municipal sectors.

Jay Lim brings more than 10 years of experience in financial and executive leadership through business transformations, cost reduction initiatives and systems implementations and upgrades. Jay has also been involved in tax planning, the execution of strategic mergers and acquisitions and is specialized in providing accounting, assurance, tax and business advisory services to privately-held corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Jay holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Victoria and he is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia.

Derek Rempel has extensive experience in design and client liaison with both private and public sector clients. His 11 years of accumulated knowledge of local land development approval processes, layout and servicing designs and construction processes will help lead our civil design team to the future with new and creative design solutions. Derek holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of British Columbia and is registered as a Professional Engineer with Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia.

Established in 1981, H.Y. Engineering has grown steadily to meet the demands of the industry and our increasing client base, in the public and private sectors, providing urban planning, engineering and surveying services for land development and civil engineering projects. Our company objective is to provide solid planning, engineering and land surveying solutions in a timely and cost-effective manner. Our experience in the design and construction industry includes a range of projects from 2-lot subdivisions to large scale urban developments. We have earned the position as a leading civil design consultant in the Lower Mainland area, and look forward to having Jay and Derek on our leadership team to support our continued growth.

Career Posting: Survey Assistant

H.Y. and Associates Land Surveying Ltd. in partnership with H.Y. Engineering Ltd., provides legal surveying and engineering services to the development sector. We are a progressive company of approximately 48 motivated staff members. We require additional personnel in our legal survey division to meet the needs of our clientele. We are presently accepting applications for a full-time Survey Assistant. Suitable candidates must have solid work ethics and understanding of the fundamental aspects of legal land surveying. Preference will be given to candidates with work experience in the Lower Mainland area.

Position requirements:

• Diploma from a recognized Institute of Technology in Geomatics studies or equivalent • Minimum 1 year legal surveying experience in the Lower Mainland • Desire for career advancement to become an instrument person • A good level of physical fitness and ability to cope with adverse weather • Ability to use various surveying instrumentation and hand tools • Ability to use or learn MicroSurvey Field Genius software • Must work well with other staff members in a team environment • Fluent in both oral and written English • A valid BC driver’s license with a clean record

The work will involve assisting instrument persons on topographic, subdivision, layout, and engineering surveys in the Lower Mainland area. This is a full-time salary position. Regular working hours are Monday to Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm. We offer a competitive salary, health and dental care plan, performance-based bonuses and a positive social environment.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Interested candidates are encouraged to forward their resumes and a covering letter to the attention of Eugene Wong.

New Partnership Announcement

H.Y. Engineering Ltd. is pleased to announce the addition of Will Bodnar, P. Eng., to the partnership group of the firm. This growth step strengthens our role as a leading civil engineering consulting firm within the civil land development and municipal sectors. Will has extensive experience in design and client liaison with both private and public sector clients. His 14 years of accumulated knowledge of local land development regulations, development approval process, layout and servicing designs and construction process will help lead our civil design team into the future with new and creative design solutions. Will holds a degree in Engineering from the British Columbia Institute of Technology and is a member of the Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia. Established in 1981, H.Y. Engineering Ltd. has grown steadily to meet the demands of the industry and our increasing client base, in both the public and private sectors, providing urban planning, engineering and surveying services for land development and civil engineering projects. Our company objective is to provide solid planning, engineering and land surveying solutions in a timely and cost-effective manner. Our experience in the design and construction industry includes a range of projects from basic two lot subdivisions to large scale urban developments. We have earned the position as a leading civil design consultant in the Lower Mainland area, and look forward to having Will on our leadership team to support our continued growth.

H.Y. Engineering Ltd. Announcement

It is with warm wishes that H.Y. Engineering Ltd. announces the retirement of Phil Hartley. In his 25 year tenure, Phil has been instrumental to the company’s success, playing a critical role in overseeing all aspects of its day to day operation as well as providing valuable business insight to support the steady growth of the company over the past 20 years. Phil consistently demonstrated a high degree of professionalism, trustworthiness, reliability, methodical decision making and infallible work ethics fostering strong relationships with both staff and clientele. He will be truly missed, and H.Y. Engineering Ltd. would like to express our tremendous gratitude and appreciation for all his contributions. We wish him a restful and much deserved retirement.

On Phil’s retirement, we are also welcoming three new Partners to H.Y. Engineering Ltd.: John Vairo (CTech) Engineering, Lori Joyce (CPT) Planning, and Gordon Yu (BCLS) Surveying. They join our existing partners, Richard Brooks, Eugene Wong and Roman Dypchey. All three new partners have been valued employees of H.Y. Engineering Ltd. for the past 10 years. We look forward to this new chapter of growth and change and we are confident John, Lori, and Gordon will prove to be great assets to the leadership team at H.Y. Engineering Ltd.

 

 
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