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Civil Engineer

  1. Burnaby
  1. Cities & development

Civil Engineer

Civil Engineer

SNC-Lavalin’s Roads, Transportation and Infrastructure team provides multidisciplinary design and project management services to a diverse portfolio of private and public sector clients in British Columbia and across Canada. In response to increasing project demands, we are seeking a qualified Civil Engineer to join the SNC-Lavalin team in its Burnaby office. The ideal candidate will have a broad base of civil engineering design experience and will be a motivated self-starter who embraces the opportunity to work on a variety of projects varying in size and complexity.

Why Join Us?

This position is based out of our office in Burnaby, BC and reports to the Manager, Roads & Highways. This is your opportunity to develop your skills and take on more progressive responsibility under the mentorship of senior staff. SNC-Lavalin offers flexible working hours and the added benefit of working remotely to enhance and support a healthy work-life balance.  

Who are you?

The ideal candidate will be an industry professional that will have a broad base of civil engineering and road and highway design experience. You will be a motivated self-starter who embraces the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, primarily in British Columbia and across Canada. If you have the long-term drive, ambition and a desire to progress within our organization, you will be successful in this role at SNC.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Develop and deliver engineering designs for highway, municipal roadway and active transportation connection projects.
  • Manage and/or support teams in the design and delivery of transportation infrastructure projects varying in size and complexity.
  • Coordinate with project managers to establish contract scopes, schedules, and budgets.
  • Work with multidisciplinary teams in a leading or supporting role.
  • Coordinate with other team members to ensure schedules, budgets, quality and agency requirements, specifications and standards are achieved.
  • Provide engineering support during construction, including site visits, review of field inspection reports, responding to site queries and managing changes.
  • Provide mentoring, coaching, and technical guidance to junior engineers and technicians to ensure the technical adequacy of all work.
  • Lead, oversee and/or support the preparation of fee estimates and project proposals.
  • Attend meetings with clients and stakeholders to present work product.

What will you contribute?

  • As a key member of the team you will bring 7+ years of experience in computerized design and drafting of highways and municipal infrastructure.
  • Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized institution.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer with EGBC.
  • Proficient in CAD, Civil 3D, and related software.
  • An understanding of various AutoDesk/Bentley software’s are considered an asset.
  • Experience in BC MoTI and BC MMCD projects.
  • Working knowledge of application of TAC, BC MoTI and AASHTO design standards.
  • Experience in Large P3 and design-build transportation projects.
  • High productivity, attention to detail, and an ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to work in an agile office environment and remotely as needed (equipment will be provided).
  • Excellent organizational skills, communication skills, technical writing skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and to prioritize multiple and multidisciplinary projects and project teams.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and a positive problem solving and collaborative approach.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English.  French language skills considered an asset.
  • Experience with preparation of clear and comprehensive reports, technical notes and client or public presentations.
  • Experience working on site during construction considered an asset.
  • Development and management of project scope, schedule and budget.

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits (ie: group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.).

• Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes

• Competitive salary

• Motivational financial package & flexible benefits

• Defined contribution pension plan in which SNC-Lavalin contributes

• Work equipment provided according to the season (boots, vest, helmet, gloves, etc.);

• Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP)

• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

• 3 weeks of vacation time

• Learning and Development programs, training, career opportunities


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Job Type

Full Time




Cities & development

Career Area

Civil engineering




Why join us?This position is based out of our office in Burnaby, BC and reports to the VP, Roads, Bridges and Ports. You will be responsible for leading our transportation planning and traffic enginee



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