Intermediate Water Resources Engineer

Professional Services Group · Burnaby, British Columbia
Department Professional Services Group
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

You like being part of a diverse, collaborative team of designers and engineers. You enjoy the intricate work of building hydrologic and hydraulic models to represent current and future conditions in a watershed. You take an efficient and rigorous approach to design and are not afraid to ask questions. You enjoy working in a team environment where you can delegate work effectively whilst providing guidance and expertise.


Binnie is looking for a Intermediate Water Resources Engineer to join our Water Resources Division. Our team works closely with other departments at Binnie. This includes our Transportation Design Group  working on large infrastructure projects across BC and our Development & Infrastructure Group working on municipal works and private developments. We are looking for a dedicated engineering professional who wants to help design and build critical drainage infrastructure across the Province and believes in incorporating resiliency and sustainability into their designs to help mitigate the impacts of climate change.


From our Burnaby office near scenic Deer Lake, you will work with our Water Resources team and technical specialists from other firms to provide the design and analysis of natural watercourses, drainage systems and storm water management on transportation projects. 


There are opportunities to work remotely from our offices in Prince George, Squamish, Surrey, Kamloops and Calgary, Alberta.


This challenging role offers great development opportunities.



  • Performing drainage design work as the Engineer of Record
  • Where you are serving as the Engineer of Record, signing and sealing Engineering Design Drawings and reports completed under your direct supervision.
  • Carrying out or supervising the preparation of designs calculations and technical drainage design reports
  • Carrying out hydrologic and hydraulic modelling for the design of highway systems (design of culverts, ditches, spillways, fish passage, detention ponds and enclosed drainage systems)
  • Preparation of construction plan drawings, details, and specifications
  • Giving design presentations to clients
  • Ensuring quality control procedures are completed as per Binnie’s Organizational Quality Management Policy (OQM)



  • 4 to 6 years of progressive experience in the design of drainage infrastructure
  • Experience with BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure Hydraulic Design Guidelines and EGBC Practice Guidelines
  • Registration as a P.Eng. with EGBC (or eligible for immediate registration)
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, and Civil 3D
  • Knowledge of GIS considered an asset
  • Working experience with hydraulic modelling software (HEC-RAS, PCSWMM, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently or cooperatively in a team environment
  • Experience with taking projects from proposal stage through conceptual design, detailed design and construction considered an asset.



We are the people behind the infrastructure you use every day. We’re small enough to know each other’s names, and big enough to be where we’re needed. As an employee-owned firm and one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, we take pride in our work and are respected as one of the top engineering firms in British Columbia.  We support some of the most important infrastructure in the province and beyond.


We’re looking for professionals who want to build careers and communities that last. We can’t do it without you.



People come first. Binnie provides an environment where everyone is engaged in continuous learning, and a company culture of supporting employees, especially young professionals, to develop their skills and experience through mentorship opportunities.  Binnie staff work together and are connected from our field staff to each of our six offices and we support communication between all staff, and across all divisions. You’ll be well connected to the rest of Binnie via phone, video conferencing, our popular intranet and social activities. Whether it’s joining a book club, coffee clubs, hockey pools or Toastmasters, everyone can get involved in their own way.

Interested in this job?

Let us know why you want to work at Binnie, and why you would be a fit as our next Water Resource Engineer. Submit your application at the link above.


Thank you for your interest in Binnie. We look forward to reviewing your application.


Binnie embraces diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome any and all qualified applicants.

If you require accommodation at any time throughout the recruitment process, please contact our Human Resources team.

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  • Location
    Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Department
    Professional Services Group
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience