Engineer, Water & Wastewater


Engineer, Water & Wastewater
Location: Edmonton, AB
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date:
Application Deadline: Until Suitable Candidate is Found
Job Information:

Clean water and reliable electricity are at the heart of what we do. We proudly keep the lights on and the water flowing in over 100 communities across North America. With a rich 125-year history, EPCOR has ambitions to be one of North America’s premier providers of essential services, and we have the top employer and sustainability awards to prove it. If you’re looking for new opportunities, people who care and work that matters, apply today to find a career where you matter more. Check out to find out more.

With over 100 years of experience, EPCOR works with industry, municipalities and communities to design, build, finance and operate water and wastewater treatment plants, distribution and collection systems. We serve more than 85 communities and industrial sites in B.C., Alberta and Saskatchewan, making sure that the water exceeds public health, environmental and industrial requirements.

EPCOR has developed an aggressive growth strategy for our water business in Canada and the US. As an industry leader, EPCOR is enlisted by municipalities and industrial clients to provide smart water and wastewater solutions in a reliable, safe and environmentally responsible manner. Our partners look to us for innovative technical and financial solutions when constructing and managing infrastructure.

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills and entrepreneurial spirit to take your career to a new level with an innovative and growing company? If so, EPCOR Commercial Services has an exciting opportunity for a Water and Wastewater Engineer who will work hand- in-hand with the business development team on the development of new business opportunities – project development through execution – and providing technical support for ongoing operations.

In the position of Water and Wastewater Engineer, you will represent the expertise and experience that makes EPCOR an innovative and forward-thinking industry leader.

One (1) permanent full-time position is available based out of Edmonton, AB.
Occasional travel is required.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Operational and Technical Services, the Water and Wastewater Engineer is accountable for:

• Providing engineering and technical review and input into the design, construction, commissioning and start-up, and operation and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment, conveyance, and residuals management systems.
• Supporting and/or leading project teams in the development and pursuit of complex and commercially important new developments/acquisitions – proposal development through commissioning and start-up.
• Developing capital, operating, and maintenance budgets for water and wastewater infrastructure and making recommendations based on analysis of total lifecycle costs.
• Analyzing process data, modeling, and providing recommendations for enhancement and optimization of water and wastewater system performance.
• Evaluating health and safety, environment, public health, regulatory, and business risks and developing mitigating strategies.
• Establishing and maintaining collaborative working relationships with internal and external clients and business partners.

As the successful candidate, you possess the following qualifications:

• Engineering degree (Environmental, Civil or Process Engineering preferred).
• Professional engineering designation and the ability to practice in Alberta.
• 5+ years of industry-related experience dealing with industrial or municipal water and wastewater systems, preferably in an operations or asset management role.
• Advanced knowledge of engineering design, construction and operation of water and wastewater treatment and conveyance systems and the ability to adapt that knowledge to new technologies or applications
• Experience in proposal preparation, technical writing and project management.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to adapt language and content to the audience
• Demonstrated critical thinking and history of challenging the status quo or finding innovative ways to solve a problem
• Exposure to business development activities and knowledge and experience with alternate forms of project delivery would be considered an asset

To ensure success in this role, you are an individual who strives to learn and grow, continually seeking opportunities to enhance your effectiveness in the technical, operational and people leadership aspects of your role. You are able to work independently yet know when to bring in supporting resources. You are willing to adhere to EPCOR’s project management standard processes and to contribute to improving them, while demonstrating a strong commitment to safety.

You possess the ability to manage priorities, assess opportunities and make improvements on an ongoing basis. You are able to deliver results, plan and organize work and people, develop and meet schedules, develop budgets and meet quality requirements.

Additional Details:
This position is eligible for a $1,500 referral reward!

The successful candidate may be entitled to a relocation package!

Hours of work: 8 per day, 40 per week; Monday to Friday
Location: Edmonton, AB (Rossdale Water Treatment Plant)

Commencing on the first day of employment, permanent EPCOR employees enjoy a variety of benefits, including:

• Competitive salary
• Annual incentive (bonus) pay program
• Paid vacation
• Flexible benefits plan
• Five paid personal days off each year
• One Friday off per month
• Access to internal and external career development programs
• Financial support for personal development
• EPCOR Savings Plan with company matched contributions
• Pension Plan
• Financial support for employee wellness
• Career opportunities in a wide variety of disciplines and operational areas
• Financial support for charitable organizations that employees support

How to Apply:

To learn more about this exciting career opportunity, and to apply, please refer to IRC36898 on the EPCOR career website

Application Deadline: June 25, 2017