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Water Resources Engineer

Location: Markham, ON, Canada

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Your role at GEI. 

To augment our exciting and continued growth, we are looking for the next up and coming stars in the civil and structural engineering field to contribute to bringing this value-based service to our clients. Our projects vary in size, type, scope and complexity from field inspection services on QVE assignments, contractor support, high-complexity structural replacement studies, structural and geostructural design, deep foundation design, and field inspection. 

GEI is seeking aspiring professionals who have a positive impact on GEI’s land development infrastructure and water resources team and are interested in working collaboratively with a talented team of design, management, and technical leaders. This position will support GEI’s land development engineering practice in our Markham, Ontario office, which provides services in a wide range of settings. Representative projects for the land development and civil site design for residential, industrial, commercial, and municipal sites.  

Essential Responsibilities & Duties 

  • Experience with a variety of water resources projects within the land development industry
  • Develop and apply hydrological and hydraulic models
  • Perform hydrology assessments and associated reporting
  • Conceptual, preliminary, and detailed engineering for water resources projects
  • Preparation of technical memos, reports, construction plans and specifications

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Undergraduate Degree in Water Resources Engineering or directly related field from a recognized university
  • 6+ years of water resources design and/or field experience 
  • P.Eng. is a requirement
  • Experienced with standard analysis programs, AutoCAD, PCSWMM, Visual Otthymo, Microsoft office programs, and other associated programs is desired
  • Exhibit a strong work ethic and high degree of motivation
  • Experience with writing technical reports
  • Committed to technical excellence

We are GEI. 

Some of the world’s most pressing problems – from climate change to sustainable development, to critical infrastructure and the future of our energy supply – need our brightest and diverse minds working together to create safer, more resilient communities for tomorrow. 

We are technical experts, collaborators, and entrepreneurs who draw from diverse backgrounds to solve our clients’ most complex challenges. 

With nearly 60 offices across North America, we offer a range of engineering, science, and technical consulting services. Our range of expertise, project types, and culture make us the choice for top talent in the AEC industry. 

In 2023, GEI merged with GM BluePlan, an Ontario-based engineering, management, and technology consulting company. The merger adds GM BluePlan’s nationally recognized expertise in asset management and infrastructure planning to the GEI family, furthering our growth and expansion in Canada.  

Employee-owned. Employee-focused. 

As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees support our flat leadership structure, have a say in how our business operates and benefit from our financial success. We are committed to employee growth with career development opportunities, competitive total rewards, a well-being program, flexible work arrangements and more. Our company culture is driven by our 4 Cs – we are Client-Centered, Curious, Collaborative, and Community Minded – which support our focus on sustainability, safety, diversity, equity and inclusion. Get to know us better by visiting GEI’s career site here

GEI’s Total Rewards Package 

  • Market-Competitive Compensation, including Eligibility for an Annual Performance Bonus
  • Comprehensive Benefits Program including Health Care and Wellness Spending Accounts
  • Hybrid Work Schedules and Cell Phone Stipend
  • GEI University (GEIU) with Continuing Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Connecting Conversation Program with a Focus on Professional Development and Opportunities for Advancement
  • Support and Financial Rewards for Publication Awards, Professional Dues, and Professional Licenses
  • Paid Holidays and Generous Paid Time Off Program
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • RRSP Program
  • Opportunity to be an Owner and Shareholder 
  • A Vibrant Culture that is Focused on Partnership, Sustainability, Giving Back to Our Communities and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • And More…

GEI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, Aboriginal/Indigenous status or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.