Civil and Drainage Engineer

  • GM BluePlan Engineering Limited
  • Suite 103 235 N Centre Rd, London, ON, Canada
  • May 26, 2022

Job Description

Civil and Drainage Engineer
(full-time permanent position)
Location: London, Ontario

GM BluePlan Engineering Limited is a dynamic consulting firm providing niche skills in land development, municipal infrastructure planning, asset management, design and construction. Built on robust municipal, environmental, land development and structural engineering services, our team of professionals throughout Ontario, have a strong legacy of providing sound technical advice and innovative solutions for our private and public sector clients.

Job Description:
The successful candidate, under the direction of a senior engineer, will be responsible for the engineering analysis and design for a variety of civil, land development, stormwater and drainage projects. Flexibility exists in terms of the role and the experience level however a civil engineering background with a firm understanding of stormwater hydrology and willingness to contribute to Municipal Drainage projects carried out under the Ontario Drainage Act should be considered a minimum.

What you will do:
  • Completion of hydrologic and hydraulic calculations
  • Preparation of preliminary and detailed designs of stormwater and runoff conveyance systems, including stormwater management
  • Site grading and roadway design as well as watermain and sewer sizing
  • Working understanding and continued development in the application of design standards including MECP, Ontario Drainage Act and local development standards
  • Coordination of regulatory approvals for projects including local conservation authorities, MECP, DFO, MNRF and others
  • Coordination with utility agencies to support projects
  • Mentor and support young staff in their career development (depending on experience level), as well as receive mentoring and support for your own development
  • Preparation of engineering proposal submissions
  • Preparation of written reports under the Ontario Drainage Act
  • Review and ensure quality designs are submitted to the clients (depending on experience level)
  • Preparation of tender packages and project cost estimates
  • Contract administration and/or construction inspection including review of shop drawings
  • Assist with delivery of other civil projects supporting our Land Development, Structural, Linear or Water/Wastewater design teams, as required
What you will need:
  • Graduate of a civil engineering program or equivalent
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario, or ability to obtain a license in the near future
  • Hydrologic and Hydraulic design experience including open channel and pipe design, stormwater retaining facilities, floodplain analysis including culvert conveyance, erosion/sediment control features and watershed studies
  • Past experience with agricultural drainage and the Ontario Drainage Act will be considered an asset
  • Experience responding to requests for proposals (RFPs) and assembling engineering proposals
  • Experience with administration of construction contracts
  • Strong organizational, oral, written communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to objectively evaluate problems and opportunities and think outside the box
  • Motivated to continuously learn and broaden their experience to enhance their engineering knowledge and qualifications
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Knowledge and past application of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling such as HEC-RAS, MIDUSS, HY-8 software
  • Possess a valid driver's license
COVID-19 Considerations:
In accordance with GM BluePlan Engineering COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all new GM BluePlan Engineering employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to valid medical or Ontario Human Rights Code exemptions.

What we can provide:
  • A dynamic and balanced work environment which encourages teamwork, initiative and ingenuity
  • Exposure to a broad range of civil engineering projects
  • Personalized opportunities for career development, mentoring, training and education
  • A positive work experience and opportunities for growth and advancement
  • A competitive compensation package including a benefit package and RRSP program
  • Extra-curricular social activities (golf tournament, family hockey day, summer BBQ's, team building activities)
Join our Team!
Candidates who are interested in joining our dynamic team are invited to press the apply button and follow the process to submit their resume by following this link

We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
GM BluePlan Engineering Limited will accommodate candidates under the AODA legislation in all aspects of the hiring process. Please notify us if accommodation is required