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Senior Civil Engineer / Project Manager - Halifax

230 Brownlow Ave, Dartmouth, NS B3B 0G5, Canada Req #494
Sunday, May 5, 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.

Our Halifax office is looking for a full-time Senior Civil Engineer / Project Manager to join their team. This role has the strong possibility of leading to a further leadership role, both at the provincial and regional level


  • Working in conjunction with the Vice-President, Halifax, continue to develop business and operational growth in Halifax, New Brunswick and the Atlantic regions.
  • Company wide promotion for RVA across Eastern Canada; Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland & Labrador.
  • Administrative duties as allocated including financial and staff management, staff development and mentoring, as applicable.
  • Marketing and proposals.
  • Report preparation and review.
  • Conceptual design and quality assurance reviews for road reconstruction and infrastructure renewal projects, stormwater projects, culverts, watermains, sanitary and storm sewers and grading.
  • Working with Civil Engineers and other project team members as part of an integrated project team.
  • Functioning as a Senior Project Manager on municipal and infrastructure renewal projects, providing project engineering and technical expertise, analysis and quality assurance design leadership on multi-disciplinary projects
  • Managing of Municipal Engineering projects including scope, schedule, and budget as well as managing client relationships
  • Preparation and coordination of approvals, tender documents, cost estimating, contract documents, reports including sealing the documents.
  • Preparation and editing of AutoCAD and Civil 3D design drawings as required.
  • Engineering and contract administration related to municipal projects including site development, roads, watermains, sanitary and storm sewer systems.
  • Other duties as required where appropriate for the position.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Licensed P. Eng. with 15 plus years progressive experience in municipal engineering with at least 10 years working in a consultancy.
  • Project management (PMP) designation is an asset.
  • The successful candidate will possess a strong ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with clients and all levels of staff in a collaborative team environment.
  • Experience or aptitude for meeting timelines and budgets, proposal writing, client development and other skills appropriate to consulting.
  • Proven capabilities in writing reports and other technical documents.
  • Demonstrated superior English communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.  

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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  • 230 Brownlow Ave, Dartmouth, NS B3B 0G5, Canada