Hydrotechnical Engineer

Company: Ecora Engineering & Resource Group

Location: Kelowna or Vancouver, British Columbia



We are committed to delivering quality services to our valued clients. Our incredible team of engineers, environmental scientists and resource professionals work together to provide clients with a synergistic offering of services unique to the industry. We are built on the foundation of our core values: commitment to our people, our relationships, our community and our environment. For more information about Ecora, please visit our website https://ecora.ca/.


Due to a strong forward workload in the transportation, energy and infrastructure sectors, Ecora is seeking an Hydrotechnical Engineer to join their expanding Engineering Group, based in our Kelowna or Vancouver office. Travel throughout Western Canada (BC, YK, AB) may be required in this position.

Ecora’s Engineering Group has extensive experience in providing engineering services in support of transportation and infrastructure projects, commercial structures, dam engineering and residential subdivision construction and is providing consulting services to provincial and federal government agencies, municipalities, utility owners, First Nation communities and contracting firms throughout Western Canada.


  • Undertaking dam safety reviews, design of hydraulic structures, hydrology and numerical flow modelling, floodplain assessments and mapping, design of sedimentation/detention ponds, channel stabilization and erosion protection works.
  • Project management and delivery of all stages of hydrotechnical engineering projects including proposal preparation, concept design, preliminary design, detailed design and construction review.
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Project management including planning, reporting, and schedule and budget management.
  • Liaise and communicate with clients.
  • Mentor junior team members.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.
  • At least 5 years related work experience.
  • Experience with taking projects from proposal stage through conceptual design, detailed design, and construction.
  • Experience preparing design drawings and specifications.
  • Previous experience with industry standard computer hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software packages such as SWMM, HYFRAN, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, HY-8, FLO-2D.
  • Must be registered, or be eligible to register, as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in BC.
  • Previous project management experience.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and work independently under minimal supervision.
  • Strong work ethic with the desire to excel and achieve.
  • Legally eligible to work in Canada.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license (or equivalent) with a clean driving record.
  • The ability to work under pressure, prioritize effectively, manage deadlines and have exceptional organization skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • A safety-oriented attitude with a strong work ethic and desire to excel and achieve.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively as part of a team.


  • Familiarity with environmental permitting, legislation and regulations including the Riparian Area Regulation and the Water Sustainability Act.
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code, BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure Standard Specifications and Technical Bulletins.
  • Knowledge of Canadian Dam Safety Guidelines, Associated Technical Bulletins and the BC Dam Safety Regulations.
  • AutoCAD Civil3D modelling.
  • Business Development skills.
  • Familiarity with relevant EGBC Professional Practice Guidelines.


  • Working for one of the fastest growing firms in Canada and one of the most exciting engineering and natural resource consulting firms in Canada.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Paid annual vacation.
  • Paid annual sick days.
  • Ability to earn a bonus based on company success and employee contribution.
  • Comprehensive group benefits including extended health and dental coverage.
  • Group RRSP match program.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Reimbursement of applicable professional membership dues.
  • Live and work in a progressive city that offers an exceptional, affordable lifestyle.

Ecora is an equal opportunity employer and stays true to its mission by ensuring it leads with its values. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core to our mission, Ecora strives to create a workplace that reflects the communities we serve and where everyone feels inspired and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. We encourage, support, and celebrate the diverse voices of our team members.

How to Apply: https://ecora.breezy.hr/

Ecora thanks all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.