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Mid-Level Civil Engineer (Drainage) - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Laval, Quebec, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA

Requisition ID: 145040 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview


Kiewit has an immediate opening for a Mid-Level Civil Engineer (Drainage) in our growing offices in Laval (QC).


The Mid-Level Drainage Engineer will work on an interdisciplinary team including: geotechnical engineers, structural engineers, roadway 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 (KIE) is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of our company that offers a variety of services, including, temporary and permanent design services for current projects and new project pursuits in the United States and Canada.  


Our design services group has offices in Colorado, Nebraska, Washington State, Laval and Toronto, Canada offering expertise in structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, and materials disciplines.  


Our engineering group is responsible for managing engineering assignments in support of Kiewit’s construction projects in both the United States and Canada.  As part of the engineering group, you will have the opportunity to work with other structural and geotechnical engineers, members of our interdisciplinary engineering team, as well as estimators, schedules and construction experts to provide advice on construction methodology, risk and the design of temporary works.



This role will be based in our Laval, QC office with opportunities to travel within the Canada and US regions to projects as required.



  • Conduct specific studies in hydraulics and urban hydrology according to the latest practices in stormwater management, highway and railroad drainage.
  • Work on projects in an alternative mode allowing for innovation and development of constructible concepts while collaborating with construction teams and estimators.


Hydrology & Hydraulics

  • Single-event and continuous rainfall modeling
  • Watershed analysis, hydrograph and peak discharge development and routing
  • Pavement drainage, culverts sizing, storm systems sizing, pump stations design (atout), revetment design, and drainage design
  • Understanding of the various standard such as TAC Drainage Manuel, MELCC Drainage Manuel and MTMDET Drainage Manuel.
  •  Stormwater quantity / quality calculations, according to local Environmental Ministry (such as MELCC) compliance and erosion control requirements
  • Software experience includes:  PCSWMM, HEC-RAS, Arc-GIS, Q-GIS or equivalent


Drainage Design

  • Development of drainage plans, profiles, specifications and estimates for transportation and other water resources projects. This includes developing terrain and other design components via models such as Inroads, Arc-GIS and other pre and post processing software packages.
  • Design of the temporary drainage staging during construction at the design phase which includes modification to the permanent design and/or temporary network, pumping, etc.
  • Software experience includes: Micro Station, AutoCAD, Arc-GIS, Geopak, Civil 3D and Inroads or similar 3D stormwater modeling preferred.


Water quality

  • Development of erosion and sediment control devices, such as treatment units for sediments and oils, bio-swales and other infiltration devices to meet sedimentation requirements in accordance with local Environmental Ministry.
  • Integrate and recommend the design criteria to achieve resilient structures in response to climate changes



  • Bachelor’s degree or Masters in Civil Engineering
  • 3-8 years post-graduate experience
  • Design experience or Design-Build project experience preferred
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills both English and French with the ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization and support project efforts
  • The candidate will lead plan production, specifications, estimate and drainage design development and will be responsible / in charge of engineering work and will be the Engineer of Record for final design projects
  • Professional Canadian registration required, PEO member an asset 
  • This position requires travel to project offices and work sites. Ability to travel 25% of the time.


Additional Requirements


Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.


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 work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

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.

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