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Senior Water Resources Engineer

Senior Water Resources Engineer

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Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Civil
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Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

As a part of our continued growth, Wood has an outstanding opportunity for Senior Water Resources Engineers to be seated out of our British Columbia, Alberta or Saskatchewan offices. We are seeking candidates who have completed a Civil Engineering program with an emphasis on water management, with a minimum of 10 years of experience related to water resources.


As part of the Water Resources team, the successful candidate will be involved in a variety of projects including rural and urban open channel drainage, storm water management and the analysis of hydraulic systems. Other areas of analysis include studies designed to identify and mitigate flood risk, computation of relevant parameters for transportation projects, erosion and sediment control projects, and providing input into environmental impact studies. This will require some experience in hydraulic and hydrologic modeling.


The successful candidate is expected to be a self-starter with a desire to grow the business and support the development of younger staff. Suitable candidates will enjoy working in a team environment and bring strengths in oral and written communication.


It is expected that every member of the team will take an active role in representing Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions. You will be expected to build business relationships with clients and partnerships with in-house clients. You will also have the opportunity of working with other offices across Canada on a project basis.

Skills / Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Civil Engineering required; a M.Sc. or M.Eng. in Civil Engineering (Water Resources) preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience managing large projects in Water Resources and Hydraulic structures; experience on project work in Canada or the U.S. is preferred
  • Registered with or eligible for registration as a P.Eng. with APEGA and APEGS
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, with the ability to create strong technical and analytical reports
  • Demonstrated success as a Project Manager or Team Leader for large Water Resources projects
  • Experience with Hydrologic analyses in northern climates, preferably in Alberta and Saskatchewan
  • Experience in Mine Hydrology, Transportation Infrastructure or stormwater drainage design, or river engineering an asset
  • Must have demonstrated ability and a desire to manage and motivate diverse workforce of project managers and technical staff
  • Proven track record in business development and strong client management skills

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

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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