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Job Description

  Our Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd. (KCB) office in Vancouver, BC is looking for a Civil Engineer with an interest in Structural engineering, experience working in project teams and keen on developing hands-on structural design experience in water resource infrastructure and hydroelectric fields. The successful candidate must be ready to rise to the challenge, think outside the box, know how to get things done and want to join a great team. This position will be working as part of the Power & Transportation Group.  Types of projects may involve rehabilitation of existing dams and hydropower facilities, design of new hydropower facilities, and civil works design on other water resource projects.We are looking for a highly skilled, motivated structural engineering professional interested in working on technically inspiring projects from concept to completion and who excel at working within multi-disciplinary project teams. We offer unparalleled career growth for the right individual in a dynamic growing company committed to high quality engineering and excellence.At KCB you will have the opportunity to build a diverse skill set with a combination of field and office engineering assignments, and become part of a small but growing integrated group of senior and intermediate engineers and scientists.This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Work with diverse teams of multidiscipline engineers, designers and drafters from preliminary investigations and conceptual design through preliminary design, final design and construction
  • Act as a technical resource within a multidisciplinary project team that fosters career development
  • Visit project sites, as required to gather information to contribute to engineering activities
  • Travel within Canada and internationally


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience
  • Professional designation within B.C. or eligibility to apply within the year
  • Technical aptitude, knowledge and experience in the field and on design teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals
  • Effective verbal and written English communication skills, with demonstrated report writing skills
  • Strong working knowledge of industry codes and standards
  • Analytical skills with various computational tools – SAP 2000, MIDAS, LS-DYNA, etc.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, and Mathcad, Proficiency with Microsoft WORD and Excel
  • Initiative, innovation and commitment to technical excellence
  • Enthusiasm and drive toward long-term success
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • Working knowledge in the following areas not essential, but a plus:
    • concrete dam design
    • spillway and intake design
    • penstock and/or lined tunnel design
    • seismic assessments (stability, Response Spectrum Analysis, time history analysis, floor design spectrum development)
    • seismic design of structures including performance based seismic design
    • Canadian Dam Association guidelines and regulations
    • dam safety reviews and assessment of compliance with typical practice and regulatory requirements

About Us:Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd. (KCB) is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm providing engineering and environmental services in the mining, hydropower, transportation, ports, infrastructure, oil & gas, environmental, and water resources sectors.  KCB has been one of Canada’s leading geotechnical consultants for over 60 years.  We offer a full range of services from our offices in Canada, Australia, Peru, Brazil, UK and the US. KCB is a platinum member of Canada’s Best Managed companies.We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from all qualified career seekers. We offer professional career development tracks and salaries commensurate with experience and an attractive benefits package.Are you up to the challenge?If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, simply apply online with your resume and covering letter quoting the job reference number 1607-P21.We thank all candidates for applying, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.  

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