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Stantec Hydrotechnical Engineer in Terrace, British Columbia

Hydrotechnical Engineer - ( 220002HS )


Many of the world’s top engineers and scientists come together in our Water business because they view a community’s interaction with water a bit differently—as a single holistic system, rather than unconnected networks divided by jurisdictional boundaries. Working throughout the hydrologic cycle, we are delivering sustainable solutions to make sure water is where it should be and available when needed. Our experts guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. Every day, we help communities improve, reuse, and protect this precious resource for future generations. By 2025 we’re hiring 2,000 people (like you) to join our team. Grow with us, H2O+U.

Your Opportunity

Stantec’s British Columbia offices (Kelowna, Burnaby, Victoria, Terrace, or Prince George) are seeking a Senior Hydrotechnical Engineer to join our growing Water Resources group.

Your Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities include; but are not limited to:

  • Leading engineering assessment and design for:

    • River infrastructure including: water intakes; outfalls; dams and weirs; fishways; flood mitigation, erosion control; river training; and protective works.
    • Watercourse crossings such as bridges, pipelines, roads and other linear infrastructure.
    • Fish habitat and watercourse restoration using bioengineering techniques.
    • Flood inundation, and flood hazard mapping.
    • Applied hydrologic studies including flood frequency analysis.
  • Managing projects, administering contracts, and controlling budgets.

  • Writing proposals and business development initiatives.

  • Contract document preparation, including detailed design drawings and specifications.

  • Construction contract administration and site inspection services.

  • Mentoring and on-the-job training to staff.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Solid understanding and experience using of HEC-RAS and other hydraulic modelling software.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Desire to grow in your career in a challenging environment that fosters self-improvement though leadership, mentoring and a diversity of experience.

Education and Experience

At a minimum, the successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Civil or Water Resources Engineering

  • Over 3-8 years consulting experience, directly related to river engineering, hydrotechnical engineering, and water resources.

  • Registration as a professional engineer with EGBC or qualifications to obtain this registration at the start of employment.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with 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.

Benefits Summary: Full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

Primary Location : Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby

Other Locations : Canada-British Columbia-Kelowna, Canada-British Columbia-Victoria, Canada-British Columbia-Terrace, Canada-British Columbia-Prince George

Organization : BC-1117 Water-CA British Columbia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jul 11, 2022, 3:24:30 PM

Req ID: 220002HS

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