Senior Water Resources Engineer

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Work Location
Department / Discipline
Civil Engineering
Position Type
Staff / Permanent
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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood's Calgary office is recruiting for a Senior Hydrotechnical Engineer to join our team.


Your previous engineering experience will include at least 5 years of experience in the consulting engineering industry and at least 10 years combined work and post-graduate studies.  You will work on projects in the areas of hydrotechnical engineering, including river engineering, dams and hydraulic structures, flood risk and flood mitigation, erosion protection, infrastructure siting, water management, and specialized civil design for water resources projects.  You will be supported by both senior technical experts and junior and intermediate engineering staff and civil designers.  We are seeking a motivated candidate who is a self-starter, is focused on delivering, and has strong technical and communications skills.


Key Responsibilities


  • Provide senior technical expertise on projects ranging from scoping level studies to detailed design and construction in support of our public sector, industrial, and resource development clients
  • Work as an integral team member in a multi-discipline environment, and liaise with other technical specialists including geotechnical, infrastructure and environmental engineers and environmental scientists
  • Develop the business through contributions to proposals, client development, and targeted marketing opportunities
  • Mentoring of junior technical staff

Skills / Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Civil or Environmental Engineering. M.Sc. or M.Eng. in Civil Engineering is an asset
  • 10+ years of combined experience in consulting and post-graduate studies
  • Registered with or eligible for registration as an P.Eng. with APEGA
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong desire to provide excellent practical customer service and a commitment to technical excellence
  • Must  be well organized, have the ability to manage and prioritize several assignments at one time, deliver on time and on budget
  • Field and site work on an as needed basis

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.  

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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