SENIOR WATER RESOURCES ENGINEER

Location: Kitchener

Practice: Civil Engineering

Posted: 03-04-2021

Expires: 06-23-2021

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If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of contact and provisions will be arranged.

About Us and Our Integrated Approach

WalterFedy has big plans for the future and we need the best talent to make it happen. As a multi-discipline architecture, engineering, and construction firm, the business is always evolving. Our team needs to be agile, ambitious, and persistent in the pursuit of our shared goals.  

 

We have a long history in the Waterloo Region, but that doesn’t mean we’re old-fashioned. We strive to push the envelope, think differently, and address everything we do with creativity. When we consistently approach projects in inventive ways, clients get better results, our team thrives, and we challenge our industry to redefine what’s possible. 

 

At WalterFedy, collaboration is a key part of our identity. With so many talented professionals under one roof, you’ll find cross-discipline support for your projects is always within reach. Our team is made up of the industry’s best architects; civil, electrical, mechanical, and structural engineers; technologists; energy and carbon specialists; asset and facility management specialists; construction managers; and corporate services professionals. Together, we’re building better communities with smart, influential design.  

 

Role Overview

As a member of the Water Resources team, you will be responsible for assisting in business development, pursuing new projects, mentoring and training junior staff, and enhancing the capabilities of the water resources team. You will also be will be responsible for assisting in the preparation of stormwater management plans, grading and drainage designs, site servicing plans, conducting hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, and preparation of water balance studies. This role requires a disciplined work ethic and the ability to solve problems independently. 

 

What We Love
  • You are ambitious in your pursuit to be the best
  • You are passionate about what you love to do
  • You get the importance of paying attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture
  • You embrace progressive change, innovative environmentally sustainable design, out-of-the-box thinking, and working in a high-energy environment
  • You understand the importance of meeting a deadline 
 
What You Will Do
  • Pursue and obtain new projects
  • Provide project scope and fee to existing customers
  • Complete design functions on projects including preliminary and detailed grading, servicing and stormwater management design
  • Prepare hydrologic and hydraulic analyses using software such as HEC-RAS, MIDUSS, EPA SWMM, VISUAL OTTHYMO, and PCSWMM
  • Provide AutoCAD assistance for the development of hydrologic and hydraulic analyses and design drawings
  • Conduct reviews of design drawings for submission to agencies for approval
  • Provide assistance to develop and implement environmental monitoring programs
  • Provide site inspection for site development projects
  • Complete specification research and report writing 
  • Assist with production of drawings
  • Coordinate civil work with other design disciplines involved in each project
  • Sign, seal, and deliver quality final reports, specifications, and drawings
  • Peer review work within the office as part of ongoing quality management
  • Prepare scopes of work, proposals, and fee estimates
  • Maintain contact with customers, approval agencies, sub-consultants etc. 

 

What We Need
  • Civil or Environmental Engineering Degree with an emphasis on water resources 
  • Minimum 5+ years of direct experience in surface water resources and site development
  • Deep understanding of hydrologic and hydraulic processes and software including EPA SWMM, PC SWMM, MIDUSS, VISUAL OTTHYMO, HEC-HMS and HEC-RAS
  • Understanding of geomorphologic concepts and design
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Civil 3D
  • Experience working in a consulting engineering environment
  • Self-motivated/team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for interaction and correspondence with customers, design team, and approval agencies
  • Understanding of municipal standards and construction terms and methodology
  • Eager to learn and take on new challenges, with a strong work ethic and desire to succeed
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario

 

What We Offer
  • Competitive salary plus performance-based bonus. 
  • Three weeks’ vacation. 
  • Reimbursement of annual dues for professional organizations. 
  • Employee referral program. 
  • Employee social club – employees attend a variety of recreational and cultural events. 
  • Strong volunteer outreach to the community – we support Habitat for Humanity, Hockey Helps the Homeless, KidsAbility and many other organizations. 

 

Why Join Our Team? 

We offer challenging and rewarding careers, and are committed to integrity and business ethics, with safety as a top priority. We promote a healthy balance between our employees’ professional and personal lives, taking time to appreciate our work and celebrate our achievements. To learn more about our company visit our website at www.walterfedy.com/about

 

How to Apply

Please apply above through our internal system with your cover letter and resume, indicating the position you are applying for. 

 

If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of contact and provisions will be arranged. 

Thank you for your interest in WalterFedy!

 

Location: Kitchener Office
675 Queen Street South, Suite 111
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, N2M 1A1