Company: Wood
Skills: Civil Engineering
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Oakville, Ontario, Canada


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood's Resilient Environments group based in Oakville, ON is currently seeking a Senior Hydrologist / Civil Engineer to join our dynamic mining team comprised of multi-disciplinary professionals and experts. This is an exciting opportunity to join an established and growing water resources group in a flexible work environment!

The Senior Hydrologist / Civil Engineer would work on a variety of exciting mining projects locally in Ontario, as well as internationally. Projects range greatly from supporting Environmental Assessment teams to permit a new mine, conducting dam break and inundation studies, carrying out detailed design work to size ponds and spillways, and supporting the development of closure and remediation plans for abandoned mine sites. Candidates would have ample opportunity to grow and share their areas of technical expertise, as well as learn and develop in new and innovative/cutting-edge fields.

Please note this role may have the option to work from another Ontario office location.

Ideal candidates will have a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil / Environmental Engineering, and preferably a Master of Science degree and Professional Engineer (P Eng) certification, accompanied by 10-15 years of experience, preferably in the mining industry. Ideal candidates will have experience leading a small group in delivering on a variety of water resources projects for mining clients.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and conduct dam breach studies
  • Coordinate and develop hydrologic and hydraulic models for mining applications
  • Coordinate and support the design of hydraulic structures related to mine water management
  • Direct and perform water balance calculations
  • Direct and mentor Junior Staff
  • Provide senior review for written reports and models


Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in civil/environmental engineering or equivalent; Master's or doctorate degree is a plus
  • 10-15 years of hydrology / hydraulics experience, preferably in the mining industry
  • Experience preparing dam breach studies / inundation mapping
  • Experience with HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, SWMHYMO and SWMM model suites; 2-dimensional modelling experience a plus
  • Experience with hydraulic structure design - channels, culverts, weirs and spillways
  • Knowledge of mine water management
  • Experience preparing water balance and statistical analyses; GoldSim experience a plus
  • Experience using AutoCAD and GIS mapping software a plus
  • Experience managing projects and small teams
  • Technical writing and communication skills
  • Strong work ethic


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.