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Water Security Agency

Engineer Specialist, Geotechnical Structures & Design

Canada-Saskatchewan-Moose Jaw

WSA29201617-1497728

Company Information

Water Security Agency (WSA) is a unique organization in Canada - bringing together all of government's core water management responsibilities in one place. We manage the province's water supply, regulate drainage, own and operate 49 dams and related canals, write water policy and law, build needed scientific knowledge, assess water quality, assess ecological health, develop and deliver water programs, manage interjurisdictional water agreements, protect water quality, ensure safe drinking water and treatment of wastewater, reduce flood and drought damage, protect aquatic habitat and provide information about water.


The Water Security Agency was formed to lead implementation of the 25 Year Saskatchewan Water Security Plan. The plan will ensure the sustainability and quality of Saskatchewan’s surface and ground water supplies while protecting drinking water supplies from the source to the tap.


We offer rewarding career opportunities, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. To learn more about the work we do and this position, visit wsask.ca.

 

 


Job Description

Water Security Agency currently owns and operates 49 dams in the province ranging from large structures, like Gardiner & Qu’Appelle River Dams that form Lake Diefenbaker to small earth dams.  These dams provide water supply and recreation to the citizens of Saskatchewan.  Our Dam Safety & Major Structures group specializes in the fields of dam safety, dam operations and maintenance and geotechnical engineering.  This group ensures all of our dams are maintained in accordance with our Dam Safety Management Policy so they remain safe and are operated to maximize the benefits for the people in the province.   We are in search of an enthusiastic Engineer Specialist to join this team of professionals. 

As part of the Dam Safety & Major Structures team you will provide specialized professional geotechnical engineering expertise in the investigation, design, construction, risk assessment, operation, maintenance, monitoring and assessment, and rehabilitation of the Water Security Agency’s water management infrastructure projects.

You will work among a diverse and passionate team of professionals from fields including various disciplines of engineering, water quality, ecology, law, sociology, and public policy to name a few, that are leading this exciting challenge in our province.

The successful candidate should possess a degree in Civil Engineering or similar engineering discipline preferably with a Master’s degree in geotechnical engineering studies; a licence to practice professional engineering from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) and 12 years of progressively more responsible directly related experience.


Contact Information

Water Security AgencyLeigh BollingerHuman Resources Associatehr@wsask.ca306.694.3900https://www.wsask.ca/
Posting Date: 07-Feb-2017Engineering Permanent, Full-Time $88,284 - $110,352/yr 1 ASAP
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