Career Posting: Administrative Assistant, Civil Construction


This is an intermediate position responsible for the provision of general administrative support within our construction inspection department. This position requires a person with very good organizational skills and with strong abilities to work independently and to meet deadlines.


Preferably you will be a person with experience in the construction and/or engineering industry. Your experience may have been gained within private consultancy, within municipal government or within a private development or construction company. You will bring to this position, experience that will include proven, progressive levels of responsibility and an ability to independently complete all assigned responsibilities. This position requires a person with very strong organizational skills.

Your background could come from a broad range of positions including knowledge of the construction and development industry in general. You will have completed post-secondary administrative and/or engineering/construction administrative courses. Alternatively, you may have a wealth of on-the-job experience in areas such as engineering or construction administration.

In this role, you will:

  • Have an understanding of civil inspection roles, responsibilities and procedures and civil construction contract administration procedures
  • Provide our construction inspectors with administrative support including submission of construction certification documents and processing of construction progress draws
  • Coordination and tracking of submissions of civil as-built drawings to Municipal entities
  • Administration of design approvals for BC Hydro, TELUS, FortisBC and Shaw Cable utility works
  • Preparation of civil construction contract documents
  • Preparation of invoices for engineering services
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and work well within a group environment
  • Have strong computer skills and possess a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Be internally driven for success, motivation and responsibility

Compensation and Benefit:

A competitive compensation package will be offered based on the skill set and experience of the individual.  A comprehensive benefits package including MSP, Extended Health, Dental and Life Insurance is also offered.

Company Profile:

H.Y. Engineering has been providing engineering services since 1981.  Our current staff of 43 includes engineers, planners, technologists and surveyors. Our firm has a strong reputation for providing high quality design services to the private sector. Over the past 36 years through growth, the services we provide has broadened to include land development related civil engineering design, land development related planning services, construction contract management and inspection services as well as construction and legal survey services.

We have a strong commitment to our employees and strive to provide an environment that fosters personal development and long term employment.  Our firm is one which values personal development.  One of our prime goals is to provide an environment and opportunity for determined, career oriented individuals to advance within the firm and take on significant responsibilities.

Please forward resumes via e-mail in confidence to:

H.Y. Engineering Ltd.

200, 9128 – 152nd Street

Surrey, B.C.  V3R 4E7

Attn: John Vairo, C. Tech

Phone: 604-583-1616