Application
Deadline

  • February 23, 2019

Location

Kamloops, BC

Contact

Please visit our online career center to submit your application for confidential consideration.

The Opportunity

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), one of Canada’s leading conservation organizations, is looking for a confident, energetic and dedicated Engineering Technologist 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 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 – a self-starter who can work with anyone, is capable of seeing the bigger picture and enjoys 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 demonstrated 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, which is based in Kamloops, BC.

This position 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.

Requirements

  • A civil engineering technology diploma
  • Strong planning, reporting and project management skills
  • Experience with MS Office, AutoCAD, Civil3D, ArcMap and GPS surveying is a definite asset
  • Knowledge of engineering design, hydrology and construction involving heavy equipment
  • Awareness of BC Occupational Health and Safety Regulation
  • Knowledge of the BC Water Sustainability Act, Dam Safety Regulations and the approvals process would be considered an asset
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written
  • 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
  • An understanding of wetland biology, agricultural and forestry practices would be considered 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:   February 23, 2019

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.