Career Posting: PLANNING TECHNICIAN

H.Y. Engineering Ltd. has a job opening for a Planning Technician. This opening is available immediately and the position would be within our office in Surrey.

 In general the position would include services required to research potential development for residential, commercial and mixed use sites; prepare development and rezoning applications; prepare subdivision layout sketches; liaise with municipal staff and sub-consultants; request legal documents and legal plan preparation; review and submission of design drawings; attend public hearings; and many other items that are involved in the project management of development proposals.

H.Y. Engineering Ltd. is a private consulting firm that provides land development, planning, and civil engineering services in the Lower Mainland and throughout British Columbia. In over 36 years of providing our services in a number of municipalities, our office in Surrey has grown to a team of over 40 individuals which includes Planners, Professional Engineers, BC Land Surveyors, Design Technologists, CAD Drafters, and Construction Inspectors. Our firm is dedicated to providing exceptional service to our clients, with high levels of professionalism, innovation, and creativity.

As a Planning Technician with H.Y. Engineering, you will have opportunities to work on and manage a diverse range of interesting land development projects. You will also have future opportunities for career progression. Compensation will be based on a combination of the applicant’s level of education, experience and aptitude. Ideally the candidate will have experience in either the private and/or public side of land development, have formal training in Urban Planning, an understanding of the needs of private developers, will have or be working towards professional accreditation (such as MCIP RPP / CPT or similar) and have a minimum three years of professional work experience.

Interested candidates are encouraged to forward their resumes and a covering letter via email to the attention of Lori Joyce at  lori.joyce@hyengineering.com.