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Title: Ministry of Transportation

Ministry of Transportation Engineering
Recruitment SITEBC AGM February 16, 2008
Patrick C. Livolsi, P. Eng. Regional Manager
Presentation Outline
  • MoT - Who we are and what we do
  • Recruitment Process at MoT
  • Internationally Trained Engineers
  • Best Practices
  • Current Opportunities

Ministry of Transportation
  • HQ in Victoria
  • Standards and Policies
  • Three Regions (Burnaby, Kamloops, Prince George)
  • Programming, Project Delivery, Engineering
  • Twenty six Districts
  • Maintenance and Operations
  • 1300 staff province-wide
  • 100 Engineers in a professional capacity
  • Many managers with engineering background

Engineering Recruitment
  • Engineer in Training Program
  • 4 year program oriented to recent graduates
  • Rotational assignments
  • Typically leading to permanent position
  • Advertising in late fall interviews in January
    placement for spring
  • 33 EITs in system by Spring (10 new per year)
  • Provide professional development training and
    experience to meet criteria for Professional
  • Further information on EIT Program at
  • http//

Engineering Recruitment (contd)
  • Routine Recruitment
  • Postings placed on the website any time of year
  • http//
  • All postings are open to external candidates
  • After posting closes short list created
  • Screened to meet mandatory criteria
  • Eligibility for registration with APEGBC
  • Eligibility to work in Canada
  • Years of experience
  • Short-listed candidates invited for an interview
  • Interview may be combination of oral and written
  • Check technical competencies
  • Check behavioral competencies

Engineering Recruitment (contd)
  • Reference Checks are conducted
  • Successful candidate offered a position
  • Eligibility list may be created for similar
    openings for six months
  • Orientation to the Workplace, etc

Internationally Trained Engineers
  • For MOT positions must meet
  • Eligibility for registration in BC
  • APEGBC sets the criteria
  • Eligibility to work in Canada - permanent
  • Permanent resident
  • Citizenship
  • Landed Immigrant
  • MoT has many foreign trained Engineers
  • Typically have received Masters degrees in Canada

Best Practices
  1. Ensure that you meet APEGBC requirements for
    eligibility for registration within B.C.
  2. Understand and prepare for Competency and
    Behavioral Interviews
  3. Consider and be knowledgeable of the local
    employment environment and workplace philosophies
  4. Bring good oral and written communication skills
  5. Ensure that you state that you meet all of the
    necessary requirements for the position

Check the Public Service Agency
Register for email updates with
Current Employment Opportunities
Questions?Patrick C. Livolsi, P. Eng.Regional
Manager EngineeringMinistry of
Transportation7818 6th Street, Burnaby, B.C.
V3N 4N8phone 604-660-8217Patrick.Livolsi_at_gov.bc
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