Senior Municipal/Civil Engineer

Our Client, an award winning, Saskatchewan-based, locally owned and operated consulting engineering firm currently has an exciting opportunity for an Senior Civil / Municipal Engineer in their Municipal Engineering Department, specializing in roads, subdivision development, site work, water/sewer lines and landfills.

Our Client, a young, energetic, award winning company, offers services to individuals, private corporations, government agencies and First Nation communities in the areas of municipal, environmental, geotechnical, and safety engineering.  With offices in Saskatoon, Regina and Prince Albert, they support clients locally and across Western Canada with a diverse staff of highly trained and experienced professionals, along with the financial resources to ensure that the required services are delivered to complete satisfaction.  Our Client prides itself in having numerous long-term employees and understand that they can only succeed if their staff are successful, therefore, are committed to promoting and supporting their development.

We want to hear from you if you bring dedication, commitment, and innovation that exceeds expectations for service, quality, and value.  You strive to build and maintain strong long-term relationships with your staff, clients, and communities – based on integrity and respect. A self -directed employee who looks for new opportunities and imagines fresh possibilities.  You will step up and take ownership in solving problems and achieving the right results.


  • Assist clients by identifying pragmatic, economical, innovative and suitable options for solutions for infrastructure problems.
  • Evaluate alternatives and selecting appropriate solutions for municipal infrastructure challenges.
  • Prepare concept plans and preliminary designs for new infrastructure, rehabilitation and retrofit projects.
  • Prepare cost estimates, permit applications, and detailed designs for advanced-stage projects.
  • Develop specifications and tenders.
  • Field surveying, quantity estimations, construction inspection and contract administration.
  • Value engineering analysis to justify solutions with positive economic indicators.
  • Undertake technical and feasibility studies.
  • Assess potential risks, materials and costs.
  • Provide advice and resolve creatively any emerging problems/deficiencies.
  • Monitor progress and compile reports in project status.
  • Manage budget and purchase equipment/materials.
  • Ensure the project complies with legal requirements, especially health and safety.
  • Oversee and mentor staff and liaise with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Undertake business development work – bring an established network.
  • Write winning proposals.
  • Make cold calls and follow leads.

Skills & Competencies:

  • BSc in Civil, Municipal or Infrastructure Engineering.
  • 8+ years of progressive experience in municipal services, planning, design and construction activities
  • Current P.Eng registration with a Canadian jurisdiction, or the ability to obtain APEGS registration within one year
  • Direct prior work experience with projects in roads, water/sewer lines, subdivision development, landfills, lagoons, etc.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and a willingness to function in a team-based environment
  • Proven ability to work with minimal oversight and demonstrated self-initiative
  • Extensive prior experience with onsite inspections and assessments of civil engineering projects
  • Well developed client management expertise
  • Project Management and supervisory skills
  • Aptitude for general construction methods.

Personal Attributes:

  • Outgoing and able to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Detail oriented, but able to plan and see the “big picture”.
  • Energetic and self-motivated.
  • Competent in conflict and crisis management.
  • Excellent leadership and human resources management skills.
  • Aptitude to delegate tasks to those capable of completing them, or assign workers to oversee areas of a project.
  • Can evaluate progression and adherence to deadlines on a routine basis. When something changes, you may need to re-prioritize your planned activities and tasks.
  • Ability to mentor junior staff
  • Skilled at problem solving by considering potential problems faced in a project. Come up with solutions to problems that others have not considered.
  • Ability to work as a team player, understand how to create a teamwork environment, a willingness to help coworkers and to further the interests of all departments
  • Able to accept constructive criticism and be patient with others’ shortcomings
  • Continue personal technical growth

Our Client is an equal opportunity employer.  Prior experience in working with First Nations would be considered an asset.  Competitive benefits and remuneration.


To apply or for further detail, contact Joanne Oliver at Essence Recruitment directly.

306.652.5233 / /

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