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Hydrotechnical Engineer

  1. Minerals & metallurgy
  2. Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Toronto
R-107199

Hydrotechnical Engineer

Are you looking for a company that works on major engineering projects all over the world? Do you want to make a difference by improving the daily lives of communities worldwide? Are you seeking to join an inclusive and diverse team that you can truly count on? You’ve come to the right place!

    

AtkinsRéalis’s Minerals and Metals team in Canada is made up of more than 400 employees who work on large-scale projects to support mining sustainability, pit-to-port opportunities, metallurgical plant engineering, or mine closure and capabilities in the study, design, and construction of mining projects across a wide range of mining and processing methods and commodities. The team combines global-caliber expertise to provide tailored solutions for projects of any size, scope, or complexity. We believe in working openly and transparently, together, delivering world-class projects. We work collaboratively with teams across the world, from Canada to Brazil in the south to India in the east, delivering exceptional value and innovation to our clients. To support our growth initiatives, we are expanding our team and are looking for innovative, forward-thinking people who enjoy challenges and want to add value to project success, both locally and internationally.     

  

We are seeking a Hydrotechnical Engineer to join our Tailings, Water, and Environment Team. The successful candidate will report to the Sr. Director Tailings, Water, and Geotechnical Engineering. Our group carries out a multitude of varied mandates related to the fields of the mining environment and sustainable mining development. We regularly take up the challenge of designing innovative solutions adapted to each client and assisting them at all stages of the life of their mining operation, from exploration to closure. The Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineer will participate in various studies related to water management on and around mine sites at different stages of their development or in the process of restoration.

The engineer will participate in the conduct of hydrological studies to assess the conditions applicable to the sites under study and in the establishment of water and mass balances to guide the design of civil engineering and water treatment works. The engineer will also be responsible for the design of various hydraulic structures for water management, such as ditches, weirs, basins, pumping stations, culverts, spillways, etc., according to the specific needs of each project.

This opportunity will be to support the M&M business located in any of the major cities of Canada: Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto.

Your role within the team:

  • Participate in the hydrology/hydraulic studies to assess conditions required for the water and mass balances.
  • Provide technical support for the design of various hydraulic structures for water management including, ditches, weirs, basins, pumping stations, culverts, spillways, etc.
  • Participate in dam safety reviews and dam breach analyses for water and tailing dams.
  • Carry out spilling estimations, hydrology/hydraulics modeling, freeboard calculation, etc.
  • Support existing resources in the disciplines related to geotechnics, hydrogeology, water quality/water treatment, etc.
  • Carry out various hydraulic analyses and prepare technical notes, reports, and technical proposals.
  • Support existing resources in each discipline as needed. 

Why choose AtkinsRéalis as an employer?  

  

Because we offer:  

  • The opportunity to work on various major projects for internal and external clients.  
  • An exciting environment where work-life balance is important.  
  • A wide array of learning and development opportunities.  
  • Competitive pay, flexible benefits, an employee share plan, and a defined contribution pension plan.  
  • A work environment focused on health and safety.  

  

The ideal candidate:
 

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with specialization in hydrology, hydraulics or equivalent. 
  • 5+ years of experience focusing in hydrology/hydraulics or related fields.
  • Excellent communication skills in English. French/Spanish is considered an asset.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects of various sizes.
  • Proficiency in the use of HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS and GoldSim software. Experience with QGIS, ArcView or FLO-2D software is considered an asset.

 Are you up for this challenge? Apply today and join our team to help engineer a Better Future for our Planet and its People.

At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds, and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion, or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.
 

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Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Successful applicants will be notified about AtkinsRéalis’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

Expected compensation for this role is (between Pay Range $76,000 - $104,500 annually) (Only Applicable to British Columbia). Base salaries are determined according to several parameters like skills, experience, and potential impact on the role. Internal and external competitiveness are also taken into account in our offers.

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