Hydropower Engineer - Vancouver - Canada


Hydropower Engineer - Vancouver

My client is growing and seeking talented individuals to join their Hydropower team!

You will join a team focused on developing and managing water resources for hydropower production but also dam safety, flood protection, water infrastructure and water supply. In addition our current water infrastructure is aging with many dams and facilities requiring expert guidance to rehabilitate and rebuild these structure to last for the next generations.


  • Dam Safety Assessment
  • Dam Rehabilitation Related Design and Analysis
  • Preparation of Technical Memos, Reports and Specifications
  • Preparation of Engineering Work Procedures & Plans
  • Establishing and implementing improvements to existing methods, procedures and tool sets
  • Construction Supervision
  • Resolving overall design and project execution issues, as required
  • Leading and managing the process of engineering commitments in accordance with scope, schedule, budget and procedures to ensure successful project completion
  • Providing mentoring, coaching, technical guidance and quality assurance to other engineers in order to ensure the technical adequacy of engineering work
  • Strong written and verbal communication skill, interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Preparation of Proposals
  • Ownership and Stamping of Technical Documents
  • Understanding of Design Engineering Codes and Technical Standards Relevant to Hydropower Design
  • Strong client focus and a desire to achieve results including the ability to manage multiple priorities and time lines
  • Supervision of Junior / Intermediate Engineers
  • Management of a team of professionals


  • Bachelors in Engineering
  • Post Graduate degree preferable
  • At least 10 years of dam / hydro related experience
  • Experience in Dam Safety Assessments
  • Experience in Design and Rehabilitation of Hydropower Dams and Related Components
  • Experience in Dam Commissioning and Decommissioning
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in BC or other Canadian Province

Location: Canada, Ontario

Salary: $120,000 - $142,000 Canadian Dollars (including pension plan)

To be considered for this role, you will need to already have residency or right to work in Canada.

For more information please contact me direct: d.ogunsola@ewi-group.com

ewi is an international consultancy focused on the search & selection of the Worlds leading engineering and construction professionals. We specialize in recruiting expats and local experts for major infrastructure and build projects across the globe.

For more information on any Hydropower assignments please contact Deji Ogunsola at ewi recruitment. Candidate referrals are also very welcomed, so please feel free to pass our details to any friend or colleagues.

EWI Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, North America

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