Kristy Bobbie, CTech

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Kristy Bobbie, CTech

Asset Manager

  • Classification: Certified Technician
  • Discipline: Civil Engineering
  • Current Employer: City of Prince George

Career Experience

Initially began career in 1996 in forestry technology with a diploma from BCIT. After several years, went back to school and became a certified Civil Technician with a diploma from the College of New Caledonia in 2005. Joined the City of Prince George in 2006 in the Utilities engineering area, managing capital projects, water network modeling, and water/wastewater design. This is also where the asset management journey began. After 9 years working up the ranks to Utilities Division Manager, became the City's Asset Manager in 2015 and is responsible for the City's long-term asset management strategy and supporting the operating areas with their capital planning and maintenance activities related to the infrastructure the City owns.

Why I Became A Technology Professional

  • Math and science have always been my stong suit, paired with my desire to be a part of a community by working for local government, lead me to the civil engineering technology field.

Career Highlights

  • Forestry Technician - Nelson, BC and Prince George, BC
  • Co-op Student - Property Information Collector, BC Assessment, Prince George, BC
  • City of Prince George Utilities Division positions held - Draftsperson, Engineering Assistant, Supervisor Engineering, Supervisor Operations, Manager
  • Project lead for the City's bio-fueled District Energy System construction and implementation
  • Asset Manager, City of Prince George, BC

Professional & Community Activities

  • Active member in the City Centre Toastmasters club, previous secretary for the Northern Technology and Engineering Society (NTES).