Northwest Hydraulic Consultants (NHC) is an international firm of civil engineers and geoscientists providing professional services for the development, management and protection of water resources. We are currently seeking a candidate with strong skills in year-round field work, hydrometrics, surveying, and data processing to participate in our river engineering, hydrology, and geomorphology projects. The position will be based in NHC’s Nanaimo office, but project work will be throughout BC and Western Canada.
Familiarity with hydrometric stations, flow gauging (ADCP, ADV, and dilution) and/or weather monitoring is required; and experience with total station surveys, GPS-based surveys (static, RTK, and DGPS), and hydrographic surveying will be a definite asset. Proficiency with data reduction software, excel, ArcGIS, Aquarius, and drafting packages such as AutoCAD and Civil3D will also be an asset.
The successful candidate will be a self-motivated individual with a demonstrated ability to work outdoors and an interest in overseeing the maintenance of field equipment. You should demonstrate a commitment to high quality, client service and excellent communication and organizational skills and be willing to travel throughout BC and Alberta. Previous experience with rope work, water sports, hiking, and/or snow sports would be beneficial.
Our success depends on creative, motivated, and productive people. We celebrate and welcome a diverse community of employees and foster their professional development and well-being. Working with us is an opportunity to collaborate with people who are passionate about water and incorporate global social responsibility and environmental sustainability as an integral part of how we do business. NHC offers a competitive salary and benefits packaged, including annual merit-based bonuses.
Please note: For the safety and well-being of our clients and employees, we require proof of COVID-19 vaccination before commencing employment. Accommodations will be made for those exempt from the COVID-19 vaccination based on grounds protected by relevant human rights law.
Closing Date: August 17, 2022
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. You must be legally eligible to work in Canada and fully vaccinated from Covid-19 to be considered for this position.
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