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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.



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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