Fluvial Geomorphologist (Int or Sr)

Guelph, ON | Mississauga, ON 2021/09/17

Engineering Consulting / Civil Infrastructure / Water Resources , Hydrogeology , Geomorphology

Job Title:

Fluvial Geomorphologist


Degree in Engineering, Geomorphology or equivalent

Job Summary:

Our client is a Canadian company, providing engineering and environmental services with a principal focus on watershed planning, environmental restoration, stormwater management, fluvial geomorphology, environmental assessment/permitting, water resources engineering and municipal infrastructure design.

Our client seeks a Fluvial Geomorphologist (Intermediate or Senior) for their Guelph or Mississauga office to service to their private and public sector clients by finding solutions that are cost effective and environmentally sound.

Job Duties:

  • Project management and technical lead for geotechnical engineering tasks including design and remediation of dams and levees; geotechnical instrumentation; geotechnical investigations and design for major water infrastructure, bridge, and waterfront projects
  • Prepare technical scopes of work for proposals and projects, project budgets, requests for proposals for contractors, and technical reports
  • Lead proposal teams and presentations
  • Lead and participate on multi-disciplinary, multi-geographic project teams
  • Maintain high visibility in the marketplace through regular client contact, participation in client-based professional organizations, and attendance and presentations at industry events
  • Manage projects and staff, including technical leadership and oversight, risk management, and mentoring • Assist in recruiting and training additional staff
  • This position has a field component; travel and some overnight travel are required
  • A degree in a relevant discipline and a relevant post-graduate qualification (with focus on Water/Catchment Management/River processes)
  • 5+ years’ experience in undertaking and leading a range of geomorphological studies including catchment scale assessments down to local, reach based assessments, design of river realignments, restoration or habitat creation schemes
  • Complete analyses (hydraulic and geomorphic relations) for river characterization and to support hazard and natural channel design projects
  • Knowledge and experience in implementing a water balance-based approach to land development • Integrate with a multidisciplinary team of ecologists, biologists and engineers to provide holistic and robust analysis and design solutions
  • Complete field work and associated data entry and synthesis
  • A valid Class G driver license
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