Job Opportunity: Structural Engineer

Job Title: Structural Engineer
Number of Positions Available: 1
Job Location: Kelowna & Penticton, BC

Looking to live and work in the sunny Okanagan Valley while doing what you love at an emerging and dynamic consulting firm? Ecora is seeking a Structural Engineer to join their expanding Structural Group in the BC Interior based in the Kelowna and Penticton offices. This is a permanent, full-time position with competitive remuneration and company-paid benefits, including participation in a profit sharing incentive plan. The option of part-time employment would also be considered for a suitably experienced individual.

Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd. (Ecora) is a British Columbia employee-owned civil, structural, geotechnical, natural resource, and environmental consulting company that is committed to creating and delivering quality products to our valued clients. Ecora’s team has extensive experience in municipal infrastructure design, road works, geotechnical and structural engineering, providing consulting services to provincial government, municipalities, first nation communities, architects, developers, and contracting firms throughout the British Columbia interior.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills:

• Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation in British Columbia, or eligible to register as a P.Eng. in B.C.
• A minimum of 10 years of relevant design experience including wood, concrete, steel, masonry, and timber structures in residential and commercial buildings
• The ability to manage multiple projects and work independently under minimal supervision
• Have a strong work ethic with the desire to excel and achieve
• Has excellent written and communication skills
• Possess a valid driver’s license

Other Desirable Skills:

• Experience with civil/municipal design
• Design experience in water and waste water, treatment plants
• Structural engineering design with reservoirs, multi-storey structures, and retaining walls

Responsibilities:

• Structural design of residential and commercial construction
• Supervision of drafters and designers and field reviews
• Work as part of a team either as a team leader or under the direct supervision of a project manager
• Prepare engineering calculations and designs, discuss project concerns and solutions with clients and inter-company personnel

Applications
Please apply via email with a cover letter and resume to structural@ecora.ca , with subject “Structural Engineer Position”, on or before August 23, 2017. Thank you for your interest in Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd. Only qualified candidates currently residing in Canada will be considered for this position and only those short listed will be contacted for an interview.

Job Opportunity: Geotechnical Engineer

Job Title: Geotechnical Engineer
Number of Positions Available: 1
Job Location: Penticton, BC

Looking to live and work in the sunny Okanagan Valley while doing what you love at an emerging and dynamic consulting firm? Ecora is seeking an experienced Geotechnical Engineer to join their expanding Geotechnical Group in the Southern BC Interior based in our Penticton office.

Ecora’s Geotechnical Engineering Group has extensive experience in providing geotechnical services in support of infrastructure projects, commercial structures, dam engineering and residential subdivision construction and is providing consulting services to provincial government including the BC Ministry of Infrastructure and Transportation and BC Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations, municipalities, first nation communities, architects, developers, and contracting firms throughout the British Columbia interior. Ecora’s Geotechnical Engineering Group is supported by a CCIL certified materials testing laboratory.

The successful candidate’s duties will include conducting site investigations for residential, commercial and infrastructure developments. Participating in undertaking dam safety reviews, slope stability, rock fall and geohazard assessments, shallow and deep foundation design, pavement assessments, preparing technical letters and reports and undertaking field reviews during construction. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in civil or geological engineering with at least 8 years related work experience is required, with preference given to candidates with previous experience in mountainous terrain. Must be registered, or be eligible to register as a Professional Engineer in BC. Travel throughout British Columbia may be required in this position.

This is a permanent, full-time position with competitive remuneration and company-paid benefits, including participation in a profit sharing incentive plan. This is an opportunity to grow with an emerging dynamic company.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills:

• Have a Class 5 driver’s license and clean driving record
• Must be legally eligible to work in Canada
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
• Previous project management experience
• The ability to manage multiple projects and work independently under minimal supervision
• Strong work ethic with the desire to excel and achieve
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work independently or as part of a team

Other Desirable Skills:

• Previous experience conducting site investigations and field geological mapping
• Previous experience supervising slope/rock fall stabilization works and conducting anchor testing
• Previous construction experience
• Previous experience with industry standard Geotechnical software such as gINT, L-Pile, Rocscience Dips, RocFall, Settle 3D, Slide
• Knowledge of ARD/ML guidelines and test procedures

Applications
Please apply via email with a cover letter and resume to geotechnical@ecora.ca on or before June 16th, 2017. Thank you for your interest in Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd. Only qualified candidate’s currently residing in Canada will be considered for this position and only those short listed will be contacted for an interview.

Job Opportunity: Senior Biologist

Job Title: Senior Biologist
Number of Positions Available: 1
Job Location: Kelowna, BC

Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd. (Ecora) seeks a Senior Biologist to join our growing Environmental Sciences team in Kelowna, B.C. A multi-disciplined engineering and natural resource consultancy with main offices in Kelowna, Penticton and Prince George, Ecora is built around core values of commitment to our staff, our clients, our community and our environment. The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter with the ability to work positively in a team environment and deliver assigned tasks with professionalism and innovation. This is a permanent, full-time position with industry competitive remuneration and benefits. This position is an opportunity to grow with an emerging and dynamic company in a multi-disciplinary team environment.

The successful proponent will be responsible for:

• Delivering a range of terrestrial and aquatic services for municipal development applications;
• Preparing environmental impact assessments and detailed mitigations for terrestrial ecosystems and wildlife;
• Developing project reports and permit applications;
• Providing senior review of environmental reports, both internal and external;
• Providing environmental support for Ecora’s Civil, Structural and Geotechnical Engineers; and
• Participating in ecosystem mapping and a diversity of terrestrial ecological research projects, some of which will include out of town fieldwork.

Mandatory Qualifications:

• Status as a Registered Professional Biologist (RPBio) in B.C.;
• Considered a Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP) in the Okanagan;
• Excellent writing skills;
• Senior level knowledge of municipal regulatory requirements and the applicable provincial and federal legislation for environmental assessments;
• Senior level plant, wildlife, soils, and ecosystem identification skills;
• Diversity of fieldwork experience, including in remote environments; and
• Must be able to represent Ecora to clients in a mature and professional manner.

HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply by e-mailing a cover letter and resume to admin@ecora.ca by May 31, 2016. Thank you for your interest in Ecora Engineering Resource Group Ltd. Only qualified individuals being considered will be contacted for an interview.