• Intermediate Water Resources Engineer / Civil Engineer Canada
  • WSP Canada in Canada, , Canada
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

Why WSP? Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.

WSP has a new opportunity for an Intermediate Water Resources Engineer or Civil Engineer to join the Earth and Environment Mine Surface Water Team in Western Canada. The Mine Surface Water Team provides a variety of hydrology and hydrotechnical engineering services to many high-profile projects throughout Canada and the world. Your role will involve applying engineering principles to support various water resources studies or civil design/construction projects.


A day in the life...
• Conducting hydrologic assessments, site-wide and local area water balances, options assessments for water management infrastructure, hydraulic and streamflow evaluations, and design of water diversions and control structures;
• Leading or supporting surface water resources projects, including watershed... management, impact assessments, natural channel design, flood mapping, and environmental compliance and permitting;
• Utilize and develop technical skills related to watershed analysis, hydrology, climate change impacts, and hydraulic modeling (1D and/or 2D) to support assessments and design;
• Performing quality assurance / quality control duties and managing sediment and erosion control related to construction of water management infrastructure;
• Conducting field studies involving flow measurements and water quality sampling, and supporting groundwater and geotechnical site investigations;
• Entering, analyzing, and managing various surface water data;
• Watershed and hydraulic modelling to support assessments and design; and
• Other duties as required.

What you'll bring to WSP...
• A Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Water Resources, or Environmental Engineering from an accredited university is required, and a post graduate degree is preferred;
• 6 years minimum experience in surface water management projects;
• Eligibility to register as an Engineer with relevant provincial professional organization;
• Experience with hydrologic and hydraulic analyses;
• Understanding of water balances, including experience developing models using GoldSim software;
• Familiarity with hydrology, hydraulics, database and GIS software;
• Experience in river engineering, fluvial geomorphology and scour analysis, and exposure to environmental impact assessments and surface water monitoring programs;
• Experience within the mining, infrastructure, and/or power sectors;
• Strong analytical and communication skills;
• Valid driver's license;
• An ability to manage time and resources effectively; and
• Excellent technical writing skills.


Expected Salary (all locations): $84,200 - $143,100

WSP Canada is providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it will pay for this position based on the successful applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities in addition to the specific geographic location.
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

• We value our people and our reputation
• We are locally dedicated with international scale
• We are future focused and challenge the status quo
• We foster collaboration in everything we do
• We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

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