Civil Engineer

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Civils - Engineering
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for a Civil Engineer. Reporting to the Engineering Department Manager, this position is located in our Trail, BC office. This role has responsibilities for Civil engineering and design on a wide variety of industrial projects.


If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.


Our Trail office currently numbers over 50 engineers, designers and support personnel. Trail, located in Southeastern British Columbia near the cities of Rossland, Nelson and Castlegar, is an affordable family-oriented community of approximately 10,000 people. The area offers excellent education and health care facilities, as well as access to world-class skiing at Red Mountain, hiking, boating, fishing, hunting, golf and all outdoor activities available in the Kootenays. Come work where most people dream of going to play! The Wood Trail office is currently offering a hybrid working environment, with your work week split between attending the Wood Office and working from home. This situation is subject to change and is dependent on project requirements, office plans, and Wood policy changes.


Key responsibilities

  • Developing civil engineering designs (underground piping, storm water management, retention/buffer ponds, etc.) for a diverse range of projects, primarily at existing facilities in the mining industry. Projects range from small single discipline sustaining capital projects up to large multi-discipline capital projects ($6MM and less)
  • Regular site visits and coordination with Construction/Trades
  • Project Lead responsibilities requiring the ability to establish good working relationships and communication with internal and external stakeholders
  • Business development to maintain repeat work from key Clients.
  • Coordinate with key personnel and subject matter experts within other Wood offices. Key technical mentorship would be provided from supporting Wood offices.
  • Contributing to the preparation of technical specifications and engineering input to material, construction and commissioning packages
  • Study execution including material quantity take-offs
  • Providing engineering technical support to the field during construction, including responding to RFIs from construction contractors, issuing Site Instructions and performing field reviews
  • Involvement in the development of proposals, study reports, engineering specifications, and contract documents

Skills / Qualifications

  • Civil Engineering Degree from a recognized university with P.Eng designation or ability to register as a Professional with EGBC
  • 5+ years of relevant industrial engineering experience at various stages of the project life cycle
  • Capable of developing creative yet practical solutions and is open-minded to alternative solutions
  • Experienced in the assessment, repair, design, and installation of underground utilities
  • Experience with underground piping inspection/assessment considered an asset
  • Experience with CIPP, slip lining, and other utility repair methods considered an asset
  • Pipeline Inspection Certification (NASSCO or equivalent) considered an asset
  • Willingness to travel to remote field locations on a short term basis
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high volume and deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal and decision making skills
  • Positive attitude and ability to effectively work in a multi-discipline team atmosphere is imperative
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Committed to continual improvement and achieving engineering excellence
  • Demonstration of specific experience with aspects of Project Engineering and/or Project Management roles including ownership of overall project scope, schedule and budget management would be considered an asset

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 40,000 people.

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.

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