New Job Civil Engineer In British Columbia

Civil Engineer
Civil Engineer

Civil Engineer

Company : Lawson Engineering Ltd
Salary : $50–$75 an hour
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Lawson Engineering Ltd (LEL) has an opportunity for an Intermediate/Senior Civil Engineer in our Salmon Arm or Revelstoke Office. Consideration may be made for the successful candidate to work in our Kamloops office or remotely with our Okanagan team.

At LEL we provide civil engineering and consulting services to provincial and local government, municipalities, and private sector clients throughout BC. LEL currently has a full-time staff of 17, including four (4) Professional Engineers, six (6) Engineers-in-Training, four (4) Applied Science Technologists, and three (3) administrative staff.

LEL is based in Salmon Arm, BC, and has recently moved into a new office location. LEL has additional offices in Revelstoke and Kamloops as well as key staff members in Kelowna BC. LEL expects the successful candidate will be a highly motivated, results-oriented individual who is seeking opportunity for career growth within a growing company.

The successful candidate will have experience as a project manager and engineer of record on municipal infrastructure and land development related projects, preferably in the southern interior of British Columbia, and will possess a strong background working with municipalities, developers, and contractors.

As previously indicated, the successful candidate will work out of the Salmon Arm or Revelstoke office, however, alternative work locations will be considered on an individual basis.

The roles of the successful candidate may include:

  • Linear infrastructure design including water, sanitary, storm water management, roads and earthworks;
  • Design of municipal infrastructure including PRV, booster station, reservoir, lift station, water treatment;
  • Building and developing client relationships;
  • Feasibility Studies;
  • Site Grading and Roadway design;
  • Contract Administration;
  • Project Management;
  • Proposal Development;
  • Technical Project Review.


  • Registration or the eligibility to register as a professional engineer with Engineers and Geoscientists BC;
  • Preferred candidate will have 10+ years of experience in civil/municipal consulting, including design of municipal infrastructure.

Demonstrated Experience and Skills:

  • Experience as Engineer of Record on municipal infrastructure projects;
  • Experience managing a team of support staff and managing projects independently;
  • Understanding of municipal infrastructure design principals and best practices;
  • Experience with reservoir, PRV, booster station, lift stations and related municipal infrastructure;
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively and professionally with municipal clients, developers, contractors and regulatory entities;
  • Working knowledge and experience with the administration of MMCD contracts;
  • Strong communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Value Added Skills:

  • MMCD Certified Contract Administrator (CAA) Certificate;
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Accreditation.

LEL offers an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes additional vacation and company holidays, extended medical and dental and the opportunity for profit sharing bonuses. The salary range is expected to be between $50 and $75 per hour and is dependent on the successful candidates experience.

If you believe you are the right candidate and are motivated to contribute to a growing professional company, please submit your cover letter and resume.