Senior Water Wastewater Engineer

at Arcadis
Location Richmond Hill, Canada
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Permanent


Arcadis Canada is seeking a Senior Water Wastewater Engineer with Canadian experience in consulting for municipal water and wastewater facilities to join our Richmond Hill, Ontario team.

At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is 'people first', and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You'll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people's lives. You're encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

The Senior Water Wastewater Engineer will lead work in close collaboration with our teams in Canada and the United States to expand the water business line. The Engineer must also have technical knowledge and background to provide technical support on related engineering tasks

Role accountabilities:

Manage the successful and timely delivery of challenging and multi-disciplinary projects;
Work closely with our Canadian and North American teams to leverage our technical resources and knowledge for servicing clients;
Coordinate and provide support for our existing work and future opportunities in the water and/or wastewater;
Provide the highest quality of service to our municipal clients by possessing exceptional technical and managerial skills in the design, construction and operations of water and/or wastewater facilities and related infrastructure;
Check performance or conformity with plans and specifications through field inspection and testing;
Assist with the preparation of technical memoranda, reports, and electronic deliverables;
Assist with studies and alternative analysis;
Assist with selection and design of trenchless construction alternatives and/or rehabilitation techniques;
Develop understanding of regulatory and permitting requirements for a variety of jurisdictions;
Assist with the development of permitting exhibits and permit applications;
Duties may also include field activities such as field reconnaissance, site investigations, and/or site observation activities.
Provide training and mentorship to junior staff.

Key Requirements:

Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook)
Experience with the use of drafting software (AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MicroStation)
Active participation in regional and/or national professional associations
Experience with first nations water and wastewater programs is an asset
Valid driver's license and good driving record

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or similar field with specialization in drinking water preferred
10 years of experience
P.Eng in Ontario

Key Attributes:

Master's degree in Civil Engineering or similar field with specialization in drinking water preferred
Inclination for involvement in design and construction services in buried infrastructure or conveyance projects.

Why Become an Arcadian?
Our work with clients has a direct impact on people's lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.
We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients' most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it's not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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