Water Resources Engineer
Northwest Hydraulic Consultants Ltd. (NHC) is an internationally recognized consulting firm of engineers and scientists providing professional services for the development, management and protection of water resources. NHC is an industry leader that provides water resource engineering solutions in specialty areas of numerical modelling, floodplain studies, watershed restoration, hydrology, and river morphology. This career opportunity is for our Edmonton, AB office.
As a Water Resources Engineer at NHC, you will have opportunities to apply your expertise and technical knowledge to solve problems related to rivers (flood hazard and mapping studies, crossing assessment and design, bank stabilization, restoration, geomorphic assessment, sediment transport), watersheds (hydrology, snowmelt, frequency analysis), reservoirs and dams (optimization, design flood determination, dam break and flood wave analysis), stormwater (analysis, design, flood mitigation, low impact development design), hydraulic structures (intakes, outfalls, spillways, hydraulic controls, energy dissipation), municipal hydraulics (sewer drops, sewer geysers, odour assessment), physical modelling (pump station design, mobile bed modelling, recreational hydraulics), computational fluid dynamics (CFD), river ice (ice jam flooding, ice roads, ice platform design, ice processes), eco-hydraulics (fish and fish habitat, stream restoration) and field services (hydrographic surveying, streamflow and climate monitoring).
- A foundational understanding of engineering hydrology and hydraulics.
- Demonstrated experience completing technical assignments in a team environment.
- The ability to define problems, prioritize tasks, and meet agreed upon timelines.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- A commitment to delivering high quality work products.
- 4+ years experience and a post-graduate degree in Water Resources Engineering or a related field.
- A license to practice engineering (P.Eng.) in Alberta, or be eligible to obtain one.
NHC offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including annual merit-based bonuses. NHC’s success has always depended on creative and productive employees. We celebrate and welcome a diverse community of employees and foster their professional development and well-being. Working with NHC is an opportunity to collaborate with people who are as passionate about water as you are, on technically challenging and satisfying real-world projects.
If you have the necessary qualifications and are interested in joining our team, please send your resume and a cover letter in confidence via the application link on this page.
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. You must be legally eligible to work in Canada to be considered for this position.
Please send us your resume, cover letter, and references.Apply