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Intermediate Engineer, Water / Wastewater - Niagara

43 Church St Suite 104, St. Catharines, ON L2R 7E1, Canada Req #535
Thursday, April 25, 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 Niagara office is actively seeking an experienced Intermediate Water/Wastewater Engineer to join the team.




  • Assisting with studies and Class EAs for water and wastewater projects.
  • Prepare conceptual, preliminary, and final process design of:
    • Water/Wastewater Treatment Plants 
    • Pumping Stations
    • Reservoirs
    • Intakes
    • Raw Sewage Pumping Stations
    • Outfalls
  • Manage and coordinate interdisciplinary design teams.
  • Experience in Contract administration and operator training.
  • Site inspection and writing technical reports as and when required.
  • Business development, including assistance with the preparation of proposals.
  • Experience working in a team where drawing production is conducted using BIM Modelling Software would be considered an asset.
  • Experience in the design and implementation of waste supply and treatment facilities, wastewater collection and treatment facilities, and municipal services.
  • Direct knowledge of hydraulic modelling software is an asset.
  • Experience in risk analysis and management.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Completion of a University degree in Civil, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering from an accredited post-secondary institution.
  • Must be a licensed Engineer within the province of Ontario.
  • Superior English communication skills both oral and written.
  • 5 or more years of detailed design experience of water and wastewater facilities.
  • Must have completed hydraulic calculations including: hydraulic profiles, pumping applications, chemical feed systems.
  • Understanding of control and automation systems related to water and wastewater plant processes.
  • Proven Project Management experience is required, including project control (budget setting and tracking, project scheduling, scope change management, agreements).
  • Ability to manage procurement and administer contracts.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Project.
  • Possess a strong ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with staff and clients.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a collaborative, team environment.

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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  • 43 Church St Suite 104, St. Catharines, ON L2R 7E1, Canada