Intermediate or Senior Civil Engineer

Hamilton, ON | Dundas, ON 2019/08/22

Engineering Consulting / Civil Infrastructure / Land Development

Job Title:

Intermediate or Senior Civil Engineer


•    P.Eng designation through PEO, or eligibility to register


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering

Job Summary:

Our client in Dundas/Hamilton, Ontario is looking for an Intermediate or Senior Civil Engineer specializing in Land Development to join their team as a part of their ongoing growth strategy.

This individual will be responsible for the overall development, leadership, and management of civil engineering projects.

Typical projects encompass subdivision and site plan applications, land development /stormwater management design, site grading, and site services, etc. for single and multifamily residential developments.

Job Duties:

•    Identify, pursue and secure civil engineering projects in the GTHA region
•    Coordinating and liaising with architects, planners, structural and mechanical engineers, street lighting designers, surveyors, city staff and other related professionals who may be part of a project team
•    Project Management for the civil engineering team and related sub-consultants including management of overall project budgets, project team staffing, scheduling and customer interface
•    Solicit and obtain approval from our customers of all project requirements, programs, goals, objectives and expectations prior to preparing deliverables at milestone dates and effectively advise project team accordingly
•    Confirm customer schedules and budgets and structure the team effort to assure compliance with the contracted fees, schedule and hourly targets
•    Monitor applicable project team hours for accuracy and time effectiveness and ensure project team is accountable both for budget hours and schedule as well as the specific goals of the customer
•    Coordinate, monitor and review for completeness of all construction budgets and cost estimates
•    Coordinate and/or conduct construction administration activities based on project scope and fees
•    Complete final project closeout for customer as well as project team
•    Oversee conformance to the firm’s quality management system (quality assurance, coordination and customer service)
•    Assist and support in development of the civil engineering team including interviewing, hiring and training new staff
•    Mentor staff in a motivational environment and conduct professional development and performance reviews


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
•    P.Eng designation through PEO, or eligibility to register
•    5-10 years of experience in a consulting engineering or municipal environment, preferably in Ontario.
•    Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is an asset
•    Experience with stormwater management software (SWMHYMO), Excel, Microsoft Office, Civil 3D (AutoCAD and asset), traffic maneuvering software
•    Experience designing watermains, stormwater (including stormwater management reports for site plan approval application) and sanitary sewer systems
•    Experience designing grading plans
•    Experience with culvert studies
•    Experience with municipal road and highway design is an asset.
•    Experience with site plan application and permit process including meeting with city staff
•    Proven business development capabilities
•    Strong project management skills combined with experience in roadway, sewer, water and site/subdivision design, stormwater management, environmental assessments and technical report writing
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills for regular interaction with customers and design team
•    Excellent management and supervisory skills for the development of the civil engineering team
•    Excellent work ethic and desire to grow a successful civil engineering practice
•    Occasional travel is required
•    Valid driver’s license


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