Full Time, Permanent
British Columbia, Kelowna
Posted 1 week ago

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Our client is a leading consulting firm in BC that specializes in providing engineering, environmental, and natural resource management services. We are seeking a Hydrotechnical Engineer to join their growing team, providing hydrotechnical and geotechnical services for infrastructure projects, dam engineering, and river engineering.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise in project management, hydrologic/watershed analysis and modeling, civil design, and hydraulic structure analysis & design, including weirs, culverts, and erosion protection. If you have a strong background in practical site investigation and construction, liaising with clients, and preparing technical memos and reports, we want to hear from you!

PERKS:

  • Extended health and dental benefits
  • LTD insurance
  • Group RRSP match program
  • Profit sharing opportunities
  • Reimbursement of applicable professional membership dues
  • Employee share options
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development, including paid training and internal mentorship program
  • Flexible work arrangements

YOUR DAY-TO-DAY:

  • Hydrologic assessments of watersheds
  • Dam safety reviews
  • Design of hydraulic structures
  • Hydraulic flow modelling
  • Floodplain assessments and mapping
  • Design of sedimentation/detention ponds
  • Channel stabilization
  • Culvert design
  • Erosion protection works

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Water Resources
  • 7+ years related work experience
  • Must be registered, or be eligible to register, as a Professional Engineer in BC
  • Experience with hydrologic/watershed analysis and modelling, hydraulic analysis and modelling, and design of hydraulic structures (weirs, culverts, erosion protection)
  • Solid grounding in practical site investigation, construction inspection, client communication with a proficiency for preparing technical memos and reports
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license (or equivalent) with a clean driving record
  • Legally eligible to work in Canada
  • Knowledge of standard computer hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software packages such as SWIMM, HYFRAN, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, HY-7, FLO-2D
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Previous project management experience
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work independently under minimal supervision or as part of a team
  • Strong work ethic with the desire to excel and achieve
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with environmental permitting, legislation and regulations including the Riparian Area Regulation and the Water Sustainability Act
  • Experience with taking projects from proposal stage through conceptual design, detailed design, and construction
  • Knowledge of Canadian Dam Safety Guidelines, Associated Technical Bulletins, and the BC Dam Safety Regulations
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code and the BC Supplement to TAC Geometric Design Guide
  • Business development skills
  • Experience with additional design software (e.g. AutoCAD Civil3D, QGIS)
  • Periodic travel throughout British Columbia may be required as part of this position

COMPENSATION:

  • Base Salary of $110,000 to $150,000

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