Water Engineer (Graduate)


Calgary, AB, Canada 🇨🇦

Vancouver, BC, Canada 🇨🇦


Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world’s biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.

Due to continuing growth, we are seeking an Engineer/Scientist Graduate with experience and interest in surface water resources and water distribution for our Western Canada offices.

*This position will commence in May 2023*

This position will provide the opportunity to join our innovative, supportive, and dynamic water group. You will be working on a variety of infrastructure projects for both public and private clients within the field of surface water resources which includes hydrologic and hydraulic assessments, water quality assessments, site level stormwater management, green infrastructure, environmental monitoring, asset management and assessments, and construction administration and inspection.


  • Assist in developing detailed design documents including technical drawings, specifications, calculations and contract documents for multi-discipline projects
  • Assist in development, coordination and implementation of field investigation programs performed by subcontractors or internal technicians and other field personnel
  • Technical report development including inspections and assessments, asset management, health and safety, environmental assessments, and detailed design reports
  • Summarize and interpret data collected as part of the field investigations and monitoring studies with guidance from senior design team members
  • Communicate and coordinate with equipment vendors and contractors
  • On-site inspection and assessment activities of various client infrastructure
  • Construction management activities including on-site inspections, construction oversight, and construction contract administration


  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering (Civil or Environmental) or Environmental Science
  • 0-2 years of relatable experience, ideally on design or construction of stormwater management infrastructure or watercourse restoration
  • Strong technical report writing and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills including experience with the Microsoft suite, and familiarity with AutoCAD
  • Experience and interest in infrastructure projects with a focus on water and wastewater systems
  • Class G Driver’s License

As a diverse and inclusive organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, GHD will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.



Why GHD? 

Being the best we can be is in our culture.  

We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.  

Our commitment to you 

Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business. 

Who we are 

We are committed to solving the world’s biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly ‘One GHD’ across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents – Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients. 

Covid Vaccine Position Statement

In response to the evolving Covid-19 pandemic, GHD has established an Operating Procedure confirming it will comply with vaccination requirements for any work which is subject to either (i) municipal, provincial, or federal government mandates or (ii) client requirements which require vaccination to perform such work, either on a client site or any workplace (“Work Requiring Vaccination”). To the extent allowed by law, GHD employees performing Work Requiring Vaccination will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and may be required to show proof of vaccination prior to engaging in this work. GHD will consider reasonable accommodation requests in the event you are unable to be vaccinated on the basis of a protected ground under applicable human rights legislation.