Local recruitment: Water Resources Engineer

Kawartha Conservation

Kawartha Lakes, ON, Canada 🇨🇦

Job details

  • 277 Kenrei Road, Lindsay, ONK9V 4R1, Remote work available
  •  Salary: 76,198 to 90,500 annually for 35 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment, Full time
  •  Day:
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Health benefits, Other benefits
  •  vacancies: 1 vacancy
  • Verified:
  • Source Job Bank #: 2285855


Languages: English


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • or equivalent experience
  • Water resources engineering
  • Civil engineering, other
  • Environmental/environmental health engineering

Experience: 5 years or more

Green job

 The employer stated that this is a green job because the position:

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes
  • Involves supporting green economy sectors
  • Requires specialized environmental skills or knowledge

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp

Work setting

  • Urban area
  • Rural area
  • Various locations
  • Government department and/or agency



  • Act as project or site supervisor for land survey or construction work
  • Conduct technical analyses of survey and field data for development of topographic, soil, hydrological or other information and prepare reports
  • Confer with clients and other members of the engineering team and conduct research to determine project requirements
  • Develop construction specifications and procedures
  • Ensure construction plans meet guidelines and specifications of building codes and other regulations
  • Establish and monitor construction work schedules
  • Evaluate and recommend appropriate building and construction materials
  • Monitor air, water and soil quality and develop procedures to clean up contaminated sites
  • Plan and design major civil projects such as buildings, roads, bridges, dams, water and waste management systems and structural steel fabrications
  • Prepare contract documents and review and evaluate tenders for construction projects
  • Supervise technicians, technologists and other engineers and review and approve designs, calculations and cost estimates


Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) by a provincial or territorial association

Experience and specialization

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Office
  • Mapping and data visualization software

Area of work experience

  • Environmental assessment
  • Occupational health and safety

Construction specialization

  • Industrial, commercial and institutional
  • Irrigation and drainage
  • Residential construction

Transportation specialization

  • Roads and highways

Municipal specialization

  • Sewers and sewage treatment
  • Industrial waste management
  • Storm drainage and control
  • Water control system and structures

Area of specialization

  • Construction
  • Structural engineering
  • Survey
  • Transportation
  • Municipal or urban
  • Water resources
  • Environment

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver’s licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Team player


Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site recreation and activities
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Wellness program





IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development