Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), one of Canada’s leading conservation organizations, is looking for two (2) confident, energetic and dedicated engineering professionals to join our team in British Columbia.
As a member of our conservation team, you will be responsible for inspecting, surveying, designing and supervising construction and repair of earth dam embankments and various water control structures – activities that appeal to you because you love working outdoors. You will also operate and maintain our projects and conduct site reconnaissance of potential future projects.
You are an enthusiastic team player and a self-starter, capable of seeing the bigger picture and enjoy thinking out of the box. You are an effective communicator who builds positive working relationships.
You possess strong leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills. You have expertise in project planning and execution, financial and contract management, and tendering and contractor supervision. You are self-motivated, enjoy a complex, changing environment and can manage numerous projects on tight deadlines.
Your minimum three years of experience, related knowledge and academic achievements in the engineering field make you the ideal candidate for this position. We have two (2) available positions, one of which will be based in Williams Lake, Quesnel or Prince George; while the other will be based in Kamloops, BC.
These positions will be of interest to those with practical experience with water control structures, construction of roads and dams, hydrology or other areas within the water resource sector.
A recent graduate of a civil engineering degree or completion of a civil engineering technology diploma with experience
Experience with construction supervision
Experience with engineering design, hydrology and construction involving heavy equipment
Strong planning, reporting and project management skills
Proficient with MS Office and AutoCAD
Awareness of BC Occupational Health and Safety Regulation
Experience with environmental regulations and best management practices
Knowledge of the BC Water Sustainability Act, Dam Safety Regulations and the approvals process is an asset
A valid class 5 driver’s license
Membership or eligibility for membership with ASTTBC
Ability to work flexible hours, in inclement weather outdoors and travel as required
Experience with Civil3D, and GPS surveying is an asset
An understanding of wetlands, agricultural and forestry practices are an asset
How to Apply
Working for DUC is a career highlight for many staff. Let us know if making a difference is important to you.
Please visit our online career center to submit your application for confidential consideration.
Closing deadline: December 14, 2020
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is the leader in wetland conservation. A registered charity, DUC partners with government, industry, non-profit organizations and landowners to conserve wetlands that are critical to waterfowl, wildlife and the environment. Learn more at ducks.ca.
While DUC would like to thank all applicants, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.