Civil Engineer - Whitehorse, Yukon - Whitehorse

Civil - Engineering
Ref: 212 Date Posted: Tuesday 25 Feb 2020
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We currently have an looking for an Intermediate Civil Engineer for a permanent position with our client in their Whitehorse office. You will work alongside the local team in the design, construction, and project management of varying projects including small and large scale municipal developments, civil site development, and municipal rehabilitation projects. The core requirements for the role are strong technical capabilities covering all aspects of civil design specifically water, sanitary, and storm sewer design. Broader roles may include general design tasks related to transportation projects, mine site development, airports, and urban planning.

You will have hands-on involvement in preparing studies, designs, cost estimates, specifications, and contract documents. Participation in scheduling, budgeting, tendering, and contract administration for infrastructure projects is also part of the role, including involvement in business development and preparation of proposals.

You will also have significant interaction with clients, contractors, and sub-consultants. The position brings with it the potential for excellent career growth as you will be involved in many wide ranging and varied projects. Travel will be required at times based on project requirements.

Duties include the following:

  • Acting as Project Engineer/Manager on assignments with assistance of senior engineers.
  • Coordinating technicians and designers to ensure that contract drawings are accurately prepared and checked.
  • Preparing written technical reports including but not limited to feasibility studies, concept design, detailed design, and design criteria reports.
  • Preparing contract documents and construction drawings.
  • Performing construction administration/inspection.
  • Performing project management tasks including communications with clients, managing schedules, budgets, and reporting requirements.
  • Achieving budget compliance on assigned engineering projects to ensure financial objectives are met or exceeded.
  • Actively participating in marketing strategies and business development with clients to procure business.
  • Assisting with writing proposals to procure new projects.
  • Effectively and clearly communicating, both verbally and in writing, with clients.
  • Coordinating sub-consultants activity on projects.
  • Executing projects in accordance with company guidelines and standards.

Job Requirements

What you will bring to the table:

  • Undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited post-secondary institution.
  • Registered as a professional engineer with Engineers Yukon, with 5+ years of civil design experience.
  • Experience in the undertaking of design, specifications, cost estimating, tendering, and construction.
  • Proven technical skills.
  • Strong communication and organization skills.
  • Committed team player.
  • Track record in managing clients and developing client relationships.
  • Proven people skills for both internal and external clients.
  • Strong will to grow career.
  • Ability to liaise effectively and clearly with clients, both written and verbal.
  • Comfortable working on a variety of project types in a variety of disciplines and sectors across northern Canada.