What It’s Like to Be a Transportation All-Star

The number one question we get about our Engineer-in-Training Program (EIT) and Technician-Entry-Level Program (TELP) is…

“What kinds of projects do graduates end up working on throughout their career with the ministry?”

The engineers and technicians who joined us through these programs have gone on to do some pretty amazing things. Their career paths are diverse, and have taken them to all corners of the province.

We consider them “transportation all-stars,” so we decided to answer this popular question for potential EITs and TELPs by creating a few collectable cards showing the backgrounds of some current employees who joined us through the programs. Kind of like hockey cards.

OK, they may stickhandle assignments differently than Sidney Crosby (although we do feature a “Crosby” who is a former TELP). They are, however, extremely talented and very good at what they do. Allow us to introduce you to…

Nini Long

Bryan Crosby

John Babineau

Deborah Tan

Mike Pearson

So there’s your answer: the EIT and TELP programs offer valuable work experience on key projects and often lead to prominent positions within the ministry. Best thing is… getting there is part of the fun.

Are you a recent graduate (within the past five years of spring 2017)? You could become the next “transportation all-star.” We’re accepting applications until January 23, 2017.

Apply Today!

EIT job posting

TELP job posting

 

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5 Responses to What It’s Like to Be a Transportation All-Star

  1. Peter Won on January 16, 2017 at 1:32 pm

    Hello, is there a chance to involve in major projects similar to the Golden Ear Bridge and the Port Mann Bridge in the Lower Mainland? Any large projects for EIT?

    I am willing to take low pay if there are big projects and good experience for EITs. Look like Toronto pays $92,000 more over a period of 4 years…

    • tranbceditor on January 19, 2017 at 12:05 pm

      Hello Peter,

      The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is always involved in exciting, often large scale projects across the province that would provide you with a wealth of engineering experience. If this sounds like something you would be interested in experiencing, we encourage you to apply.

      • Anonymous on January 19, 2017 at 11:23 pm

        I heard that BC gov has outsourced all of their work to consultants….any tangible design work for EITs?
        Let me check what’s available in private sectors first.
        Thanks
        P

        • tranbceditor on January 23, 2017 at 12:02 pm

          Hello,

          While we aren’t looking for a design EIT this year, we are looking for a Traffic EIT and they would do a rotation in design. Hope that this helps!

  2. JJ on January 19, 2017 at 11:26 pm

    Port Mann Highway 1 project was completed by Delcan and CH2M Hill…. BC Gov just covered the cost of it. Did absolutely nothing in terms of design and construction.

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