Senior Project Engineer
Transportation - Highways
Length of service with the GNWT
Master of Engineering (Civil Engineering) – Concordia University
Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering) – Punjab University, India
What are your job responsibilities?
As Senior Project Engineer, I am responsible for implementing a variety of major projects for the Department of Transportation, including highways and related transportation infrastructure. My work involves everything from developing project plans to assembling engineering and community data, providing technical advice, and developing designs, specification, cost estimates and contract documents. I also collaborate with other government departments, community officials, contractors, consultants, professional engineers, technicians and the public. I have a number of projects on the go at any one time, and need to ensure all work is being carried out to specification, on time, and within budget.
How has the GNWT supported your professional development and advancement?
Since I have been an employee here I have received developmental professional training to help me in my job, as well as my Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation.
Why do you enjoy working for the GNWT?
I enjoy the friendly working environment, the many career development opportunities, and most of all, the challenging and rewarding position that I hold.
Can you share an interesting story/work experience with the GNWT?
What would you recommend to someone applying on a GNWT position?
Working for the GNWT is rewarding and challenging, with plenty of career development opportunities and a very diverse and friendly working environment.
How do you feel your job makes a difference for Northerners?
I work with community members for their input so that I can provide the best service by ensuring safer highways. When building the highways, we work with many community members and so we keep people involved by employing them and contracting their local businesses.