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  Application deadline: 30/09/2020 - Canada - Location: North Vancouver, BC - TunnelDo you want to join one of the leading engineering consulting companies, creating value for customers, people, and societies worldwide? Can you work collaboratively in a team of engineers with minimum supervision? Do you have experience of tunnel design? If so, then join us in designing the future!JOIN COWI INTERNATIONAL TEAM IN NORTH VANCOUVERWith over 93 offices worldwide, COWI is a leading international consulting group providing clients with innovative and sustainable solutions to complex challenges within transportation, energy, environment, water, industry, buildings, and planning. Together with our over 6,500 dedicated professionals, COWI pushes the boundaries of engineering design around the globe.As a member of the North America team, you will work across the transportation and energy sectors and beyond, supporting projects within railways, highways, metros, marine, wind, oil and gas, and more. Our portfolio includes some of the world's most prestigious and challenging bridge, tunnel and marine structure projects, as well as program management and construction management. We have hundreds of skilled experts working on projects in North America and worldwide, covering the entire lifecycle of a project from idea, concept, and design to operation and maintenance.EXTEND YOUR POTENTIAL IN A GLOBAL TEAM OF EXPERTSIn this position, you will join our global team of experts and work closely with senior engineers. Your primary task in our team will be to assist a highly professional team that provides consulting, project management, and detailed engineering expertise on numerous tunnel design, rehabilitation, and condition assessment projects.On a day-to-day basis you will:

  • Contribute to projects from initial concept, through the planning process to implementation leading to the successful completion of projects in the area of responsibility
  • Performs analysis of complex underground structures, such as tunnels, shafts, caverns, vaults, and other similar structures;
  • Prepare design calculations and drawings following applicable design codes and perform field inspections
  • Prepare work plans, schedules, quantity take-offs and budgets along with standard documents, such as technical specifications
  • Work collaboratively with CAD technicians and prepare engineering and geotechnical reports and other technical documents

COWI is a leader within our field because our employees are leaders within theirs. We invite you to learn from the best and expand your potential in an outstanding environment, where we collaborate on shaping tomorrow's societies. Alongside your manager, you outline the path for your development and build your expertise on a day-to-day basis, working on global and local assignments.YOUR SKILLS. OUR TEAM. TOGETHER WE DESIGN THE FUTUREYour skills are the key to our success. Working across borders and disciplines, we share knowledge and build strong relationships with colleagues and customers. You contribute with your expertise and get to learn from the best.To succeed in this position, we believe that you should be able to work independently and as a part of the team as well as have strong written and verbal communication skills.Furthermore, you should:

  • Hold a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized post-secondary institution, Master's degree strongly preferred
  • Have a minimum of 5 years of previous related structural engineering experience with at least 2 years focused on the tunnel and/or underground structures
  • Be a certified Engineer in Training (EIT) and be willing and able to obtain registration as a Professional Engineer within 2 years
  • Be able to work independently and as part of a team

DO YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS?Please email our Global recruitment Specialist, Priyanka, on prki@cowi.comHOW TO APPLYClick on the APPLY button and tell us why you are the right person for this role. We look forward to receiving your application. The application deadline is stated at the top of the page.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERCOWI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. In addition to federal law requirements, COWI complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.