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Stantec Senior Water Resources Engineer, Mining in Calgary, Alberta

At our core, we’re a community. Together, we exercise

creative thought, developing engineering and designs as individual as the

people and projects we touch. From approval and permitting to design and

construction management services, we put the goals of our clients and their

communities at the center of everything we create. Join us as we assist mining

companies in getting mined materials to communities around the globe.


As a Senior Water Resources Engineer, you will be a member

of a multi-disciplinary team working in energy and resources; primarily on

metal, coal and large oil sands mining projects. The Water Resources Engineer will be

responsible for various aspects, in an applied and supervisory role, of water

management planning and design including hydrology assessments, hydraulic

analyses, hydraulic structures designs, water management plans, mine water

balance studies and construction management.

Applicants must be prepared to travel to field based

assignments and to support field operations as required.

YourKey Responsibilities

  • Leading engineeringdesign of hydraulic structures including spillways, stream diversions,surface drainage systems, water intakes, water outfalls, sedimentationponds, storage reservoirs.

  • Reviewing, analyzingand evaluating hydrology design precipitation and flood flows for damstructures and drainage infrastructure design, across a range of locationsand climates.

  • Input to damsafety studies and risk assessment of mine waste facilities, including dambreach inundation modeling.

  • Leadingengineering assessments and designs for mine water management plans,erosion control plan and construction execution plans.

  • Providing supervision,training, technical direction and mentoring to more junior staff

  • Contributing tobusiness development activities, including proposals and qualificationstatements.

  • Participating inHealth, Safety and Environment (HSE) policies, procedures, standards andguidelines in the execution of all work.

  • Interacting andinterfacing with clients and environmental regulators.

YourCapabilities and Credentials

  • Technicalknowledge and experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling,calculations and design.

  • Experience insoftware packages such as SEDCAD, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, GoldSim, AutoCAD orAutoCAD Civil 3D and proficiency working with MS Office Suite.

  • Experience withwriting technical memos and reports.

  • Stronginterpersonal, collaborative and communication skills.

  • Ability to travelto field locations

  • Working knowledgein civil/geotechnical construction oversight of major earthworks or watercontrol structures is an asset.

Educationand Experience


or Master’s degree in in civil, environmental or water resources engineering.


or eligible for registration with APEGA as a P.Eng


of 10 years related experience.

Candidates with less experience, but strong credentials with a mining

and dams focus will be considered.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for

long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including

inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties orresponsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties,responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any timewith or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s

talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us

and redefine your personal best.

Job: Civil Engineer

Primary Location: Canada-Alberta-Calgary

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 1900039H