New Job Engineering Technician Iic In Newfoundland And Labrador

Engineering Technician IIC
Engineering Technician IIC

Engineering Technician IIC

Company : Newfoundland & Labrador Housing Corporation
Salary : $28.98–$32.24 an hour
Location : Newfoundland and Labrador

Full Description

Engineering Technician IIC

The Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation (NL Housing) is a crown corporation whose mandate is to develop and administer housing assistance policy and programs for the benefit of low to moderate income households throughout the province. As the largest landlord in the Province, NL Housing manages a portfolio of over 5,500 units province‐wide. The services provided by NL Housing provide clients with access to safe, stable and affordable housing, which is essential to the social, financial, and physical well‐being of individuals, families and communities. There is a wide range of housing needs across the province, from those facing homelessness or at risk of homelessness, to low income households needing assistance to pay rent or complete much‐needed repairs on their homes. For more information on our programs and services, and strategic priorities, please visit our website

Competition Number: 2022/23‐084‐700717P
Employment Type: 1 permanent position
Department/Region: Eastern Region
Location: Avalon Regional Office, St. John's
Posting Status: Internal/External
Closing Date: May 16, 2023
Salary Scale: $52,744 to $58,677 per annum (CG‐33, $28.98 to $32.24 per hour), 35 hour work week

Position Details

Context: The Eastern Region maintains and supports approximately 3,500 NL Housing rental properties on the Avalon and Burin Peninsulas through offices in St. John's (Avalon) and Marystown. The region provides a wide range of services, including receiving and processing rental applications; administering rental accounts and lease compliance provisions; providing various client services and tenant relations including eviction prevention, and monitoring, facilitating and administering property maintenance. A variety of programs designed to support low to moderate income households and homeowners are also delivered. Regional staff members are involved in the delivery of the Provincial Home Repair, Home Modification, Home Energy Savings, Partner Managed Housing, and Rent Supplement Programs.


The incumbent may be assigned advanced technical and administrative work in the assessment, design, tendering and contract administration of maintenance and modernization construction projects. The incumbent will develop and/or review site plans, electronic (CAD) drawings, specifications and tender documents. The incumbent will be responsible for the preparation of cost estimates for a range of work types. Overseeing work‐in‐progress to monitor adherence to contract documents and site safety is an important duty of this position. Inspections and related work associated with the Home Energy Savings Program (HESP), the Provincial Home Repair Program (PHRP), and the Home Modification Program (HMP) may form part of the duties of the position. This position may also complete inspections for rent supplement units selected by clients through the Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Benefit program. The incumbent will be responsible for responding to regional referrals for inspections, as well as contacting landlords and arranging inspections. Inspections will be completed in accordance with corporate policies and procedures, as well as program guideline. The Engineering Technician IIC prepares inspection reports and assesses and makes recommendations on progress claims and change orders. The incumbent supports the maintenance of Corporate Best Practices by conducting technical evaluations and conducting research on new building products, materials and equipment. The incumbent will perform other related work and may be assigned travel to other regions including Labrador, as required.


Screening Criteria:

  • Completion of diploma in Civil, Architectural, or Building Engineering Technology or designation as a PTECH (building discipline) by the Association of Engineering Technicians or Technologists of Newfoundland and Labrador (AETTNL)
  • Related work experience in the residential construction or inspections (asset)
  • Registration with Association of Engineering Technicians and Technologists of Newfoundland and Labrador (AETTNL) (Asset)

Assessment Criteria:

  • Knowledge of building code/standards and building science principles, particularly Part 9 of the National Building Code (asset)
  • Knowledge of design related to multi‐unit residential dwellings
  • Construction estimating skills
  • Contract administration skills
  • Ability to use computer software, including Excel and Computer Aided Design (specifically AutoCAD)
  • Written (technical) communication skills
  • Ability to effectively exchange information
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to manage time and tasks
  • Relationship building

Conditions of Employment

Conditions of Offer:

  • Acceptable Certificate of Conduct
  • Valid class 5 driver's license
  • Proof of required diploma/designation

Conditions of Acceptance

  • Acknowledges the requirement for day travel (constant)
  • Acknowledged requirement for overnight travel (periodic)
  • Use of private vehicle with business insurance

Applicant Information

  • This is a CUPE Local 1860 bargaining unit position and as per the Collective Agreement, applicants internal to the bargaining unit will be processed prior to other candidates.
  • Newfoundland Labrador Housing values diversity in the workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Housing recognizes the need for work life balance and offers flexible work arrangements.
  • Disability related accommodations are available upon request at any stage of the recruitment process by contacting [email protected] or by calling (709) 724‐3002.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Applications should be received prior to midnight Newfoundland Standard time on the closing day.
  • The applicant is responsible for ensuring that the application submitted clearly demonstrates the required criteria. Applications that do not clearly demonstrate the required screening criteria will be screened out.
  • The applicant is responsible for ensuring that the application includes accurate and current contact information, including phone number, mailing and e‐mail addresses.
  • All information submitted as part of this application must be factual, complete and current to date of submission. Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of stated credentials as part of the selection process.
  • This competition may be used to fill future similar vacancies with NL Housing.
  • Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

How to apply:

Applications should be submitted on the Online Job Portal:‐centre/

Please note that applications will not be accepted in‐person, by fax, email or mail at this time.