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    Professional Civil Engineer – Vancouver

    Job Description – Vancouver, British Columbia

    Professional Civil Engineer

    Under general direction of the Infrastructures Services/Civil Engineering Department Manager or other assigned responsible management, supervises and performs responsible professional office and field engineering work, including major design projects or major construction projects.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Prepares and/or supervises technicians in preparing detailed plans and specifications related to civil engineering projects, such as roads, bridges, sewer and storm drainage, water supply, structures or related facilities.
    • Interact with other engineering disciplines on multi-discipline projects
    • Prepares proposals, specifications, cost estimates, and contract documents for engineering projects.
    • Performs or supervises engineering inspection of construction of civil engineering projects.
    • Performs or supervises the testing of construction materials.
    • Prepares engineering reports on the progress and completion of engineering projects.
    • May supervise or direct the conduct of field surveys preliminary to project design.
    • Secures data, prepares reports, and makes presentations for internal staff or external client/customer meetings on proposed projects.
    • Performs other related functions as assigned or apparent.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Desired Capabilities and Abilities

    • Extensive knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices applied to project design and construction.
    • Extensive knowledge of the basic principles and practices of engineering field and office work, including drafting and surveying.
    • Extensive knowledge of principles, methods, equipment and materials used in construction of civil engineering projects.
    • Ability to plan and direct the work of engineering technicians and other staff.
    • Ability to make difficult engineering computations, estimates and designs.
    • Ability to prepare and interpret plans and specifications and to perform or supervise the engineering inspection of project construction.
    • Ability to make precise survey measurements and to make and interpret survey calculations..
    • Ability to effectively and respectfully communicate and interact with other employees, supervisors, individuals from other organizations, and clients/customers.
    • Valid “G” Class Driver’s and vehicle.
    • Authorized to work in Canada.
    • Strong problem solving skills.
    • Accountable and dependable.
    • Able to work in a team environment as well as independently.
    • Proficient in using a computer, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
    • Exceptional attention to detail and quality of work.
    • Strong organizational, time management and prioritizing skills.
    • Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude and strong work ethic;
    • Ability to handle multiple priorities and tasks.

    Qualifications and Education

    • Education: Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering. (Extensive experience in civil engineering or related field and classification as Licensed or Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng) may be substituted for required education.)
    • Experience: Five years experience in professional civil engineering design and construction or other related engineering work. Must be Licensed or a Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng), or have the ability to obtain same within six months of employment.
    • Job Requirements: Possession of a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and successful completion of a pre-employment drug test are required. To ensure a safe, healthy and productive work environment for our employees, we enforce a drug and alcohol policy that adheres to DOT regulations.


    Working Conditions

    • Work normal business hours but may be required to do some work in the evenings or outside normal working hours;
    • Able to work on a computer for long periods of time;
    • Required to spend long hours concentrating, which will require attention to detail and high levels of accuracy;
    • Required to meet a number of deadlines which may cause stress; and
    • Able to travel internationally if required.
    This position is based out of our Vancouver, British Columbia office.
    Please submit cover letter along with resume by using the online form on this page, or at the Careers page at www.krechojard.com, or by mail to:

    Krech Ojard & Associates, Inc.,
    Human Resources Manager
    227 W First Street, Suite 500
    Duluth, MN 55802

    Krech Ojard & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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