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Intermediate Engineer, Water/Wastewater - Ottawa

1750 Courtwood Crescent Suite 220, Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5, Canada Req #561
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Your difference is the difference

Do you love to develop and share great ideas? Do you believe your insights can drive people forward? Do you appreciate working with others and building on mutual successes? Perfect. We do, too.

As an employee-owned company, we foster a culture where our people can thrive – and by thrive, we mean a place where you can share your ingenuity, express your difference, and grow in your very own way. Whatever your area, no matter your grade, your unique skills and perspective will help drive change from operations to the C-suite, across a wide of range of projects and channels.

Are you ready to build a future that’s uniquely yours? Join our award-winning team and make a difference that defines you.

RVA’s Ottawa office is looking for an Intermediate Water/Wastewater Engineer to join their team in a full-time permanent position.




  • Studies and Class EAs for water and wastewater projects.
  • Organize/prepare conceptual, preliminary and final process designs for water and wastewater treatment plants, water and wastewater pumping stations, reservoirs, and intakes and outfalls.
  • Prepare AutoCAD design drawings.
  • Assist with shop drawings review and coordination.
  • Participate in contract administration during construction.
  • Site inspection, as required.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned/required and appropriate to this position.




  • A minimum of a University degree in Civil, Environmental, or Chemical Engineering from an accredited post-secondary institution with a strong interest in water and wastewater projects.
  • 5-7 years of progressive experience is preferred.
  • Registered as an EIT with the PEO. Valid P. Eng. designation is an asset.
  • Experience in using AutoCAD 2015 or newer versions.
  • Experience with Biowin and Revit would be an asset.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Demonstrates superior English communication skills both oral and written.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with staff, project team members and clients.
  • Must have a valid driver's license with access to a vehicle.
  • Must have a valid driver's license with access to a vehicle.

Your better starts here

We don’t settle for less, and neither should you. As it happens, offering great benefits to our people is entirely possible: the numbers work out. Happy teams mean happy clients. It’s just that simple. From recruitment to flexibility, learning to leadership, wellness to inclusion, we give our people the tools they need to outperform in their careers and build lasting connections with our clients, our culture, and each other.

  • Competitive compensation packages and performance-based bonuses
  • Health, paramedical, vision, and dental coverage
  • A flexible vacation policy that lets you determine your time off based on your other responsibilities and needs
  • Top-up plans for new and expecting parents
  • Firm-paid holidays, summer and winter breaks, and other leaves of absence that cover everything from extra family time, jury duty, or even completing a degree
  • RVA Group Pension Plan with match
  • Global Travel Assist Program that provides emergency out-of-country medical protection for you and your eligible family members on personal and business trips
  • Access to a variety of free services (e.g., employee and family assistance programs, nutrition advice, caregiver support) and employee discounts (e.g., sports and entertainment tickets, major brands, insurance plans)
  • Flexible and alternative work arrangements around core hours, including telecommuting and work-from-home options

Diversity, Inclusion, and Accommodations:  

At RVA, we are committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. RVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you require any special accommodations, please advise Human Resources. Any information received relating to accommodations will be treated as confidential.

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  • 1750 Courtwood Crescent Suite 220, Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5, Canada