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Job Description

About Us

BGC Engineering Inc. (BGC) is an international consulting firm that provides professional services in applied earth sciences. We work together as one team, with coordination and integration of all offices and disciplines. Currently there are over 500 employees, consisting of professional engineers, geoscientists, technicians, software developers, administrators, accountants, health & safety and human resources professionals. BGC has offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, as well as Colorado, US and Santiago, Chile.Our flat management structure and unique culture create a work environment where employees can grow professionally, work with fantastic teams and enjoy perks such as company-wide clubs and mentoring opportunities.

The Role

BGC is seeking a Senior Hydrotechnical Engineer to join our team in support of our regional and international water resources projects and services. As a Senior Hydrotechnical Engineer you will collaborate within multi-disciplinary project teams to deliver high-quality technical services to advance our clients unique applied earth science challenges. This role requires demonstrated experience in surface water management within the mining sector and a strong background in water balance modelling, hydraulic structure analysis and design. You will work closely with other Senior hydrotechnical engineers and geoscientists, help to mentor Junior staff, provide technical review and engage with clients. The ideal candidate will be interested in providing technical leadership and advancing innovative practice while living BGC’s values of One Team, Excellence, Curiosity, Common Sense, and Clarity.


  • Act as a technical lead and/or technical reviewer for hydrotechnical modeling, design and construction projects.
  • Manage projects, including proposals, budgets, schedules, staffing, and scope.
  • Manage multi-disciplined project teams, potentially working in remote and challenging environments.
  • Occasional travel to project locations in North and South America and beyond.
  • Supervise, train, and mentor junior and intermediate professional staff in the field and office.
  • Participate in business development, including identifying new opportunities, promoting BGC’s capacity for undertaking innovative and advanced hydrotechnical projects, and proposal writing.
  • Engage in research and development to advance innovative practice
  • Helping promote BGC vision, values and culture amongst BCG staff.

Required Education, Experience & Competencies

  • 10 to 20 years or more of relevant professional consulting experience.
  • Professional Engineer with APEGBC or similar association.
  • A fundamental understanding of hydraulics, hydrology, hydrotechnical design, and river engineering, combined with the ability to integrate and work with geotechnical and hydrogeological disciplines, is essential.
  • Experience in water balance modelling, mine site water management, climate change assessment, flood risk studies, and dam safety evaluations.
  • Exceptional communication skills in English, both written and oral, and the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Spoken and written Spanish language skills are an asset.

Company Benefits

BGC offers a wide range of benefits and perks:

  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Flexible hours
  • Parental leave leave top ups
  • Social activities
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Mentoring opportunities
  • Flat management structure
  • Ability to work with fantastic teams and industry leaders
  • Casual and professional work environment


BGC has offices in the following locations:Canada - Vancouver, Kamloops, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Fredericton, Halifax
USA - Golden (Colorado)BGC is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.