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Senior Civil Engineer (Dams)

2955 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC V5M 4X3, Canada Req #351
July 4, 2024

Klohn Crippen Berger seeks a Senior Civil Engineer to join our Vancouver office within the Power and Transportation Group. This position will participate in the design of large dams and associated structures, emphasizing a technical leadership role. Experience on site assignments for hydropower projects (domestically and internationally) is a considered an asset.



Duties will include:


  • Lead multidisciplinary teams of engineers, designers, and drafters throughout the design phases from concept to final engineering.
  • Serve as a technical authority within project teams, offering guidance and expertise.
  • Provide regular progress updates to clients and senior management.
  • Conduct site visits to gather pertinent data for design activities.
  • Foster professional communication and collaboration with clients.
  • Complying with company-established quality management systems throughout a project, and suggesting/implementing improvements as appropriate
  • Travel domestically and internationally for project requirements.



The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer with EGBC
  • 15+ years of experience in the design of large dams and appurtenant structures
  • Strong technical knowledge and detailed design capabilities in one field of civil engineering
  • Experience performing dam safety reviews and inspections
  • Proven record of project management and client management
  • Business development experience such as writing and leading proposals
  • Have large conventional hydro and pump storage experience (i.e., over 50−100 MW)
  • Ability to interface with other disciplines and understand the electrical, civil-structural, and mechanical design aspects and drawings of a project
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills in English, with demonstrated competent report writing skills
  • Extensive site experience
  • The capability to manage $1 Million+ projects 


The salary for this position is $120,000 to $190,000 per year.  Salary is based on applicable experience, education, and skill level. In addition to salary, total rewards includes: 

  • Hybrid work opportunities
  • Annual performance and salary review
  • PSMJ’s supported track record of profitability, leading to above average bonus payout                                                   
  • Vacation policy that aligns to your experience                                               
  • Paid OT, and wellness days                                                                          
  • Flexible benefits, including RSP, social, and mental well-being initiatives     
  • Commitment to global ESG standards


To learn more about projects you could be a part of check out Projects - KCB (klohn.com) and our Careers page for more details.



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  • Job Family Engineers
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • 2955 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC V5M 4X3, Canada