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Engineer in Training Program


The future is waiting. Help us engineer it.

You’ve completed a demanding degree. And now you’re ready to start your career in engineering. From the moment you join Metro Vancouver as an Engineer-in-Training, you’ll be contributing meaningful work on diverse, innovative and challenging projects, while sharing our vision for delivering services and solutions for a livable region now and into the future.

Our EIT Program is a four-year in length and designed to assist you in obtaining your professional engineering designation. You will work through rotating assignments within Metro Vancouver, acquiring hands on, practical experience related to your engineering field. You will be exposed to key technical and operational aspects of our utility departments, and steadily grow your level of skill and responsibility. You’ll be partnered with an experienced professional engineer each step of the way.

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Why choose Metro Vancouver's EIT program?​​​​​

We offer a supportive environment, interesting work, competitive salaries and attractive employee benefits. As a Metro Vancouver EIT, you’ll benefit from:

  • A lifelong learning environment and structured programs that encourage you to thrive in your personal and career development
  • Exceptional rotational assignments all located in the lower mainland
  • A positive, employee-focused workplace that encourages employees to live a balanced lifestyle and give back to their community
  • Year-round activities and events that contribute to the growth and success of our employees and the region we’re shaping​



Your developmentYour development<div class="ExternalClassFF62049421264871911D5E7A5912D637"><p>​Enhance your hands-on experience with formal opportunities for personal and career development through our:<br></p><div><ul><li>training that supports you in your daily work and personal career goals</li><li>Leadership Development Programs, aimed at future leaders</li><li>Supervisory Development Program—for supervisory skills enrichment</li><li>coaching and mentorship programs to offer continual support</li><li>health and safety training courses</li><li>Lunch ’n’ Learn sessions on corporate initiatives and general-interest issues.​​<br></li></ul></div></div>
Diverse rotational assignmentsDiverse rotational assignments<div class="ExternalClass58E2AEC7B2284B84BA964B5054BE7984"><p>​Over your first three years as an EIT, you’ll get hands-on, practical experience during rotating assignments.<br></p><div><ul><li>Learn key technical, operational and analysis aspects of our Liquid Waste, Water, and Solid Waste departments, and may have the opportunity to work with our Parks & Housing and Planning & Environment departments</li><li>Make steady progress through your EGBC requirements as you grow in level of skill and responsibility.</li><li>Benefit from being partnered with an experienced P.Eng. during each assignment​​<br></li></ul></div></div>
Complex, innovative and interesting projectsComplex, innovative and interesting projects<div class="ExternalClass85B92C058F5243D2ACF3D959F785FAF1"><div>You will have an opportunity to work in each of our core services: Water, Liquid Waste and Solid Waste.</div><div><br></div><div>Projects our EITs have been involved with:<br></div><div><ul><li>$600 million Seymour-Capilano Water Filtration Plant project</li><li>Secondary treatment upgrades to the Iona and Lions Gate Waste Water Treatment Plants​​<br></li></ul></div></div>
MentorshipMentorship<div class="ExternalClass7436FCAE9D224AEB86AA25BB13F3CFC7"><p>​We will work with you to help you find a mentor who will support you in the development of the professional and personal skills that play an integral role in your success. In addition to a professional mentor, a peer from the previous cohort will be assigned to help you settle into your new work environment.​<br></p></div>


Sara Z., Project Engineer

The work is incredibly dynamic and diverse. Every day, I get the chance to tackle a new, interesting challenge.

Adeline C., Senior Project Engineer

I get to work with a variety of people - the design and field engineers of different disciplines, contractors, vendors, programmers and our construction and operation and maintenance staff.

Richard C., Lead Senior Engineer

This is a great place to start your career. I get to see projects through from inception, to conceptual and detailed design, to construction and contract administration.


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