Location: Kitchener

Practice: Civil Engineering

Posted: 04-16-2020

Expires: 05-31-2020

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About Us and Our Integrated Approach

WalterFedy has big plans for growth and we need the best talent to make it happen. We are established enough to have deep local roots, yet nimble enough to aggressively pursue our bold goals. We believe investing in our talent is critical to achieving these goals.


At WalterFedy we believe in True Teamwork. We have architects, civil engineers, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, structural engineers, construction managers, energy management specialists, and facility management specialists under a single roof and we are an industry leader in our approach to integrated building services. This role will provide you with an opportunity to develop as a Water Resources Engineer while also allowing you to work towards developing a unique skill set as an expert in integrated design.


Role Overview

As a member of the Water Resources team, in the role of Water Resources Engineer, 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 responsible for assisting in the preparation of stormwater management plans, grading and drainage designs, site servicing plans, conducting hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, and 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 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 the production of drawings
  • Co-ordinate 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 with a minimum of 5-8 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
Working Conditions and Safety

Standard operating hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., and some overtime hours may be required from time to time. The ability to travel away from the office is required to assist and attend on-site project meetings on occasion.
In this role, you will work within the company safety policies and procedures, and adhere to any applicable federal or provincial legislation.


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