Senior Drainage Engineer - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Burnaby, British Columbia, CA

Requisition ID: 167532 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit has an immediate opening for a dynamic Senior Drainage Engineer in our growing Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers (KIE) Group based in Burnaby, BC. The Senior Drainage Engineer will work on an interdisciplinary team including: geotechnical engineers, structural engineers, transportation engineers, estimators, schedulers and construction experts to perform engineering analysis and design in support of design-build pursuits and ongoing projects.

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering's design-build management team are driving clients to turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects to manage their multi-disciplined design teams to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk.
Our construction-driven engineers analyze root causes and resolve design issues before they impact schedule and budget. Particularly on large design-build projects, clients benefit from the proven processes and tools used by Kiewit to minimize project risk. We are an in-house resource that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff shares experiences gained, innovative concepts, and design best practices for all projects that we support.

On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. 
Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. 

We will train you, develop your skills, and allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America.
With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building pension plan, challenging projects and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.


This position is based out of our Burnaby, BC office. 


The candidate will be part of teams responsible for completing engineering assignments in support of heavy civil construction for Kiewit Construction Companies’ business including civil/municipal design, detailed hydrologic and hydraulic analysis (using various models and methods), and preparation of design plans, reports and technical memoranda. 

  • Civil engineering design works for roads, storm drainage, sanitary sewers, and portable/fire water system
  • Hydrology & Hydraulics analysis of drainage system
  • Engineering design for industrial, commercial, and municipal infrastructures.
  • Act as Engineer-of-Record (EoR) for projects
  • Analyze and interpret technical data to prepare a variety of technical reports and recommendations.
  • Prepare cost estimates and specifications.
  • Review and seal construction drawings and as-construction records.
  • Supervise junior engineers, technologist and technicians.
  • Liaise with contractors, related engineering professionals and municipalities.
  • Respond to Request for Proposals and Request for Qualifications.


  • 15+ years post-graduate experience.
  • Design experience on Design-Build project preferred
  • Hydraulic and hydrologic modelling and analysis experience an asset
  • Knowledge of the software of AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • BS or MS in Civil Engineering
  • Ability to effectively discuss project issues with clients and stakeholders.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization and support project efforts
  • The candidate will possess strong project management skills including scope development, schedule management and earned value management
  • Professional Canadian registration required


Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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