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We’re Hitting the Road with the TELP and EIT Program

January 21, 2014
We’re Hitting the Road with the TELP and EIT Program

Are you a recent graduate from university or a technical college interested in building your career in a technical field? The BC Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure is seeking recent graduates to join us in a variety of positions across the Province of British Columbia in our Technician Entry Level Program (TELP) or Engineer...

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The TranBC Interviews: Cliff – Creston Area Manager

March 14, 2013
The TranBC Interviews: Cliff – Creston Area Manager

It takes a big team to keep our roads and bridges safe for travellers, but did you ever wonder who those people are or what they do? Well read on, because introductions are in order. Meet Cliff Razzo. He’s an area manager who works in Creston, British Columbia. And what does he do? Well,...

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So, You Want To Be A Trucker? Five Steps to a Class 1 Licence

September 25, 2012
So, You Want To Be A Trucker? Five Steps to a Class 1 Licence

  This is how a few of our trucking Twitter tweeps (say that five times fast) responded when asked what they like about hauling goods around the province. Many people love trucks and have the drive to explore B.C.’s diverse landscapes while helping the economy move. Do you? If so, here’s how to get...

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Field Services: Outstanding Supervision Specialists

April 26, 2012
Field Services: Outstanding Supervision Specialists

Question: What is 115 people strong and has over 2,300 years of experience? Answer: BC Provincial Field Services Coordinating the epic amount of the construction work we do here in the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure requires a special team of individuals to guide and supervise that work as it happens in the field....

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National Engineering Month: Fellowship of the Ring

March 1, 2012
A ring, a reminder

In Canada, March marks National Engineering Month, an opportunity to spotlight their work and maybe pique the interest of those looking for a new career.  And did you know that Engineers have their own ‘Fellowship of the Ring’? No, this ring is not wrought in darkness; in fact its origin is quite the opposite....

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How do you Spell a Great Job Opportunity? TELP or EIT

February 1, 2012
How do you Spell a Great Job Opportunity? TELP or EIT

Yes, it’s that time of year again –  TELP/EIT time! What is a TELP/EIT you might ask? Don’t worry, it’s not a required flu shot or a strange new tax. It’s just a handy acronym for our ministry’s Technical Entry Level and Engineer in Training programs. You’ll be hearing a lot more from us...

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TELP Talks: A Transportation Career Q & A

January 23, 2012
TELP Talks: A Transportation Career Q & A

We are currently looking for recent graduates from technical post-secondary programs to join us as part of our Technical Entry Level Program (TELP). We asked Brent… a successful TELP candidate from the 2006/2007 program, about his experience as a Development Approvals Technician TELP. What can you expect as a TELP/EIT? In a word, opportunity....

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Start Your Career in Transportation and Infrastructure

January 13, 2012
telp_EIT

The B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is currently looking for recent technical school graduates for the Technician Entry Level Program (TELP) and recent engineering graduates and masters students for the Engineer In Training (EIT) program. Both are great opportunities to start your career in the public service. Check out these videos from the...

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TranBC Student Winners Support Science and Innovation

November 18, 2011
TranBC Student Winners Support Science and Innovation

Pavement and gravel. Concrete and steel. Fundamentally, building roads and bridges sounds straightforward, but there’s more to it than you might think. There’s everything from geotechnical and environmental sciences to structural, seismic, traffic and electrical engineering, just to name a few of the disciplines needed to build highway infrastructure. Keeping up with the latest...

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TranBC Meet Science, Science Meet TranBC – Part 2 of 2

May 2, 2011
TranBC Meet Science, Science Meet TranBC – Part 2 of 2

Last month, there was a two day Expo for the Year of Science at the Prince George Civic Centre where TranBC participated in the fair’s exhibits and career round table. Did you know that the majority of the jobs held at the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure combine science with transporation? Well, they do....

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