Intermediate Hydrotechnical Engineer
City : Markham, ON
Category : ERI - Power
Industry : Engineering
Employer : WSP
TORONTO, VANCOUVER OR MONCTON
If you are looking to join a world-class team in the renewable energy industry, while being part of a team with strong roots in its environment, join WSP, one of the largest engineering and consulting firms in the world. The company's expertise ranges from conceptual designs and feasibility studies, through full detailed engineering and performance monitoring, to closure and decommissioning.
The Power Canada team supports clients from coast to coast. We have offer a wide range of services, including technical study preparation in niche areas, project management, detailed design and site services. Our expertise is recognized throughout the market for both development and rehabilitation projects. Our experts work together to provide our clients with services that live up to our vision of meeting the highest industry standards and innovating to exceed them.
This position is within Hydro & Dams the market, which specializes in hydropower and dam engineering (development, rehabilitation), including dam safety. We work in collaboration with public and private sector clients on innovative projects that allow our team members to prove their expertise and to train a new generation of passionate people.
In order to meet these growth challenges, WSP is currently looking for an Intermediate Hydrotechnical Engineer, Hydro & Dams to join our National Hydraulic Team, located in one of our offices in Canada.
- We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging
- Our Flexible Work Policy – we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
- A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
- Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
- Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
- A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.
We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.
A day in the life:
- Work on different projects in hydrotechnical engineering, such as dam safety reviews, hydropower, flood mapping, banks stabilisation, fish ladder, ice and bridge hydraulic studies
- Conduct hydrological analysis (PMF study, flood frequency analysis, hydrological modelling)
- Conduct various hydrotechnical analyses for different projects
- Perform hydraulic and hydrological modeling (HEC-RAS 1D/2D, Telemac 2D, Flow 3D, HEC-HMS, HYFRAN, RAVEN, etc.);
- Plan and participate in bathymetric surveys
- Participate in the design of plans, specifications, reports and other technical documents for river engineering, dam engineering and hydropower projects;
- Ensure that the design meets the guidelines, regulations and other reference documents;
- Coordinate with relevant regulatory authorities and utilities;
- Assist project managers in the planning, control and technical coordination of projects;
- Liaise closely with established technical teams to coordinate engineering work
What sets you apart ...
- Bachelor's degree in civil engineer with a hydrotechnical/river engineering background, or any other education deemed equivalent;
- Engineer member of a professional order in a province in Canada.
- Six (6) years or more of relevant experience;
- Sense of initiative, proactivity, resourcefulness, autonomy and attention to detail;
- Ability to work in a team;
- Communication proficiency – written, verbal, presentation
- Experience and expertise in hydrological and hydrotechnical studies will be considered an asset;
- Bilingualism (French/English) is an asset;