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Your role as a senior contributor on our professional consulting services team is to work independently on large projects of high complexity, and as a leader of the civil engineering buildings team and various projects through all phases of a project lifecycle including many exciting projects.
You must have aptitude for leadership and management of technical and professional staff within the Civil Engineering Discipline. You should be able to evaluate, select, specify, and engineer systems or products for a project. You will perform a variety of tasks which may include calculations and field work. Your assigned projects may be broad, varied and diverse in scope from analyzing proposed projects to ensuring structural reliability, resource efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
Your Key Responsibilities
Responsible for a team of civil engineer and technologist as their direct reports
Responsible for projects of average complexity and size.
Evaluates, selects, specifies, and engineers all civil engineering systems or products for a project.
Engages in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.
Roads, grading and pipe network design for land development
Utilizes technologies in the development of three dimensional models of civil systems and provides markups for junior engineers/designers for civil3D drawings and specification documents.
Prepares and revises documentation in various civil phases including site plans, diagrams, and details.
Leads project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owners, contractors, sub-contractors, and vendors.
Participates in client project requirement meetings and value analysis and basic cost estimating.
Assists senior engineers/designers with developing and managing the project scope, budget, staffing and schedule.
May lead the preparation and coordination of the project specifications with construction documents.
Utilizes advanced techniques for the analysis of specialized civil engineering elements such as utilities and earthworks.
Participates in constructability reviews as part of an integrated buildings engineering team of architects, mechanical, structural and electrical engineers.
Performs calculations to analyze and engineer civil system components using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software such as AutoCAD Civil3D, EPA SWMM, and EPANet/WaterCAD.
Conducts quality assurance and quality control on projects and tasks.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Leadership experience is preferred
Requisite knowledge and application of the Municipal design guidelines and bylaws, Master Municipal Construction Document Guidelines and Specifications, Building Code and other pertinent codes relative to jurisdictions
Knowledge of civil systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards.
Understanding of all phases of engineering document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
Recognition when technical problems have developed. Initiates appropriate corrective actions using sound professional judgment, creativity and innovation.
Ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.
Ability to participate and collaborate in project team goal-setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.
Ability to conduct construction field reviews of civil engineering works.
Ability to interpret sketches, drawings and other similar materials.
Takes initiative on tasks and coordinates with other members of the design team. Effective communicator and able to work on and lead teams.
Advanced oral and written communication skills.
Presentation and interview skills are preferred.
Ability to effectively discuss project issues with clients and reviewing agencies.
Understanding and experience with Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD Civil3D, EPA SWMM and EPANet/WaterCAD
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering. Licensed Professional Engineer. Minimum of ten (10) years of directly-related experience.
Typical office environment working extensively with computers. Remains sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
This description is not a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
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Job: Civil Engineer
Primary Location: Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Req ID: 190003FY