Structural Engineer-In-Training (EIT)

Job Title: Structural Engineer-In-Training (EIT)
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-In-Training 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.

Ecora is an employee-owned engineering, environmental and forestry professional service firm. Ecora is committed to creating and delivering quality products to our valued clients. Our team has extensive experience in providing a wide range of consulting services to clients including first nation communities, provincial government, municipalities, architects, developers, and contracting firms throughout the British Columbia interior. Our team of specialists is supported by a wide network of associates that enable Ecora to deliver a full suite of services throughout western Canada and around the world. Ecora is built around its core values of commitment to our staff, our relationships, our community and our environment.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills:

  • A degree from a recognized post-secondary engineering (or applied sciences) institution in Canada
  • 2 to 4 years of relevant design experience including light-wood, concrete, steel, masonry, and timber structures in residential and commercial buildings
  • The ability to manage the design and field reviews of multiple projects
  • A strong work ethic with the desire to excel and achieve
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Responsibilities:

  • Structural design of residential and small to medium size multi-family & commercial structures
  • Design and collaboration for drawing deliverables and perform construction field reviews
  • Work as part of a team 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 EIT Position”, on or before November 15, 2018. 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.

Civil Engineering Technologist

Job Title: Civil Engineering Technologist
Number of Positions Available: 2
Job Location: Penticton, BC

Ecora Engineering and Resource Group Ltd. (Ecora) is a British Columbia employee-owned civil, geotechnical, and structural engineering, 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.

Ecora is seeking Civil Engineering Technologist’s to join their expanding group in Penticton, BC. This is a permanent, full-time position with competitive remuneration and benefits. This is an opportunity to grow with an emerging dynamic company.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Completed diploma in Civil Engineering Technology
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in civil engineering or related field
  • Extensive knowledge of drafting using AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Construction survey, supervision and contract administration experience
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and work independently under minimal supervision
  • A safety orientated attitude with a strong work ethic and desire to excel and achieve
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Experience interfacing with clients and contractors
  • Have a Class 5 driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada
  • Must be certified with ASTTBC or be eligible for certification with ASTTBC
  • Previous experience conducting materials testing

Other Desirable Skills:

  • Structural and Architectural drafting
  • Strong knowledge of material testing in laboratory and field work
  • AScT certification or eligible to register
  • Experience interfacing with clients and authorities

Responsibilities:

  • Construction survey duties (Layout, Topography, Asbuilts)
  • Drafting and residential developments
  • Performing field reviews

Applications:

Please apply via email with a cover letter and resume to admin@ecora.ca with subject “Civil Eng Tech”. Position will remain open until filled. 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. 

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 a 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 foundation investigations for residential, commercial and infrastructure developments. Participating in, 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 2years 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 materials testing and construction experience
  • Previous experience with industry standard Geotechnical software such as gINT, L-Pile, Rocscience Dips, RocFall, Settle 3D, Slide
  • Previous experience designing segmental retaining walls.

Applications:

Please apply via email with a cover letter and resume to geotechnical@ecora.ca on or before September 28th, 2018. 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.

Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical 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? Due to a growing workload in dam engineering, flood plan assessments and design of flood protection works, Ecora is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join their Engineering Group in the Southern BC Interior based in our Kelowna or Penticton offices.

Ecora’s Engineering Group has extensive experience in providing engineering services in support of infrastructure projects, commercial structures and residential subdivision construction and is providing consulting services to provincial and federal government agencies, municipalities, first nation communities, architects, developers, and contracting firms throughout the British Columbia interior.

The successful candidate’s duties will include the preparation of design deliverables (drawings, specs, estimates, schedules, reports, etc.) for commercial HVAC, plumbing, piping, pump stations, high and low pressuring piping systems, gates and valves. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with at least 7 years related work experience is required. 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, including participation in a profit-sharing incentive plan and potential for share holding. This is an opportunity to grow with an emerging dynamic company.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Technical knowledge and experience in mechanical engineering relating to building design and municipal infrastructure.
  • Understand local, provincial and national codes, regulations and guidelines affecting design and construction,including the BC building Code, NBC, Fire codes, and the ASHRAE standards.
  • 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:

  • Knowledge of the Civil3D, REVIT, Solid Works, ACAD
  • Knowledge of Canadian Dam Safety Guidelines, Associated Technical Bulletins and the BC Dam Safety Regulations
  • Knowledge of Excel spreadsheets, load calculation programs and energy simulation programs

Applications:

Please apply via email with a cover letter and resume to admin@ecora.ca on or before September 28, 2018. 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.

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 is an employee-owned engineering, environmental and forestry professional service firm. Ecora is committed to creating and delivering quality products to our valued clients. Our team has extensive experience in providing a wide range of consulting services to clients including first nation communities, provincial government, municipalities, architects, developers, and contracting firms throughout the British Columbia interior. Our team of specialists is supported by a wide network of associates that enable Ecora to deliver a full suite of services throughout western Canada and around the world. Ecora is built around its core values of commitment to our staff, our relationships, our community and our environment.

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.
  • 8-10 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
  • A strong work ethic with the desire to excel and achieve
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Responsibilites

  • Structural design of residential and small to medium size multi-family & commercial construction
  • Supervision of drafters and designers and field reviews
  • Work as part of a team either as a project manager 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 September 15, 2018. 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.

Intermediate Environmental Scientist

Job Title: Intermediate Environmental Scientist
Number of Positions Available: 1
Job Location: Fort St John, BC

Ecora is an employee-owned engineering, environmental and forestry professional service firm. Ecora is committed to creating and delivering quality products to our valued clients. Our team has extensive experience in providing a wide range of consulting services to clients including first nation communities, provincial government, municipalities, architects, developers, and contracting firms. Our team of specialists is supported by a wide network of associates that enable Ecora to deliver a full suite of services throughout western Canada and around the world. Ecora is built around its core values of commitment to our staff, our relationships, our community and our environment.

Ecora is seeking an Intermediate Environmental Scientist to join their expanding Environmental Sciences group in Northeast BC, based in the Fort St. John office.

This is a permanent, full-time position with competitive remuneration, 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:

  • A minimum of five years of working experience in biological sciences and environmental/resource management
  • Experience working in the field in the backcountry and remote environments conducting data collection
  • Experience conducting biophysical surveys, environmental assessments, environmental permitting and construction monitoring
  • Attention to detail with meticulous data collection ability and exceptional reporting skills
  • Possess a strong work ethic with the desire to excel and achieve
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Other Desirable Skills:

  • Professional Designation (RPBio, PAg, RPF) or working towards
  • Knowledge of relevant Federal and Provincial regulations and standards
  • Experience working with a diverse client base including government, industry, and First Nations
  • Project management experience including proposal and report writing, client liaising, and budget management
  • Experience in the Oil & Gas, Mining, Wind Energy or other resources sectors

Responsibilites

  • Assist with a variety of field and office-based natural resource projects,
  • Work as part of a team either as a team leader or under the direct supervision of a project manager
  • Represent Ecora in a mature and responsible manner
  • Available to travel regularly and for extended periods of time

Applications:

Please apply via email with a cover letter and resume to admin@ecora.ca with subject “Intermediate Biologist”, on or before September 10, 2018. 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.

Data Base Administrator

Job Title: Data Base Administrator
Number of Positions Available: 1
Job Location: Kelowna, BC

Ecora is a British Columbia employee-owned engineering, environmental and forestry professional service firm. Ecora is committed to creating and delivering quality products to our valued clients. Our team has extensive experience in providing a wide range of consulting services to clients including first nation communities, provincial government, municipalities, architects, developers, and contracting firms around the world. Our team of specialists is supported by a wide network of associates that enable Ecora to deliver a full suite of services throughout western Canada and around the world.
Ecora is built around its core values of commitment to our staff, our relationships, our community and our environment.

Ecora is looking for an experienced Data Base Administrator to join our diverse team. Ecora currently has offices in Kelowna, Penticton, Prince George, Vancouver, Chilliwack and Fort St. John. Our preference is to have this position based in our Kelowna office, however the right candidate could be located anywhere

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

Your Role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • 5+ years professional experience or internship
  • Advanced knowledge of database structure and theory
  • Proficient in both Oracle and SQL Server, including data base tuning, creating stored procedures, Functions and Views
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and assistance
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem solving and good analytical skills
  • Business awareness and understanding of business requirements of IT
  • Ability to monitor and maintain system health and security
  • Preform customizations
  • Preform customizations

Additional Skills:

  • Knowledge of Forestry and other Natural Resource sectors
  • Ability to travel internationally (max 5 days a month)
  • Spanish/Portuguese
  • Familiarity with ArcGIS and ArcServer (sde)
  • Familiarity with Crystal Reports

How To Apply:
Please apply via email with a cover letter and resume to admin@ecora.ca on or before July 30th, 2018. Thank you for your interest in Ecora. Only qualified candidate’s currently residing in Canada or the USA will be considered for this position and only those short listed will be contacted for an interview.

Civil CADD Tech

Job Title: Civil CADD Tech
Number of Positions Available: 2
Job Locations: Penticton & Kelowna, BC

Ecora Engineering and Resource Group Ltd. (Ecora) is a British Columbia employee-owned civil, geotechnical, and structural engineering, 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.

Ecora is seeking Civil CADD Techs to join their expanding groups in Kelowna and Penticton, BC. These are permanent, full-time positions with competitive remuneration and benefits. This is an opportunity to grow with an emerging dynamic company.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Completed diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or CADD Technology
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in civil engineering or related field
  • Extensive knowledge of drafting using AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Experience in Land Development and Municipal Servicing
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and work independently under minimal supervision
  • A safety orientated attitude with a strong work ethic and desire to excel and achieve
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Have a Class 5 driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada

Other Desirable Skills:

  • Structural, Architectural or Landscape Architectural drafting (experience with Revit)
  • Working knowledge of Surveying and Surveying Techniques
  • AScT certification or eligible to register
  • Experience interfacing with clients and authorities
  • Rendering and visualization of Civil3D models using Lumion, or Infraworks.

Responsibilities:

  • Using Autocad and Civil3D, drafting and modelling of municipal and land development servicing projects and drawing package production.

Applications:

Please apply via email with a cover letter and resume to admin@ecora.ca with subject “Civil CADD Tech”. Position will remain open until filled. 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.

Civil Engineer

Job Title: Civil Engineer
Number of Positions Available: 1
Job Locations: Kelowna or Penticton, BC

Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd. (Ecora) is a British Columbia employee-owned civil, geotechnical, and structural engineering, 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.

Ecora is seeking a Civil Engineer to join their expanding Civil Engineering Group based in either our Kelowna or Penticton office. The successful candidate’s duties will include: design of residential subdivisions, design and contract administration for municipal infrastructure improvement projects primarily with a focus on water infrastructure, preparation of engineering studies and reports, manage projects, liaise with clients and inter-company personnel, and mentor junior staff. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with at least 5 years related work experience is required. 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.

Additionally, the successful candidate will possess the following skills:

  • 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
  • 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

Other Desirable Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and calculations
  • Knowledge of standard computer modeling software packages such as AutoCAD Civil 3D, EPANET, Water CAD & SWMM
  • Experience preparing stormwater management plans (ISMPs), master drainage plans (MDP), site stormwater management plans, and watershed plans
  • Experience with water & wastewater treatment processes, piping systems, and pumping systems.
  • Experience with taking projects from proposal stage through conceptual design, detailed design, and construction
  • Experience with land use planning, rezoning applications and OCP amendments
  • Familiarity with environmental permitting, legislation and regulations including the Riparian Area Regulation and the Water Sustainability Act
  • Strong technical writing skills for design reports and proposals
  • Project management experience to ensure schedules, budgets, and quality control standards are met
  • Business development skills

Applications:

Please apply via email with a cover letter and resume to admin@ecora.ca with subject “Civil Engineer”. Position will remain open until filled. 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.

Senior Landscape Ecologist

Job Title: Senior Landscape Ecologist
Number of Positions Available: 1
Job Locations: Kelowna, BC

Looking to live and work in the sunny Okanagan Valley while doing what you love at an emerging and dynamic consulting firm? Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd. (Ecora) is seeking a Landscape Ecologist to join their expanding Environmental Sciences group in the BC Interior based in the Kelowna office. 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 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 delivering a range of ecological inventories and assessments, preparing environmental and sustainable resource management plans, conducting third party reviews of development applications and developing comprehensive assessments of environmental effects. Ecora provides consulting services to provincial governments, municipalities, the resource industry, First Nation communities, architects, developers, and contracting firms throughout British Columbia.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Professional Designation
  • A minimum of ten years of landscape level planning experience
  • Experience facilitating/managing multi-stakeholder groups
  • Experience in sustainable resource management planning
  • Developing and implementing sustainable land use planning strategies

Other Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working with a diverse client base including government, industry, and First Nations
  • Experience leading environmental assessments/conducting baseline mapping and inventories
  • Providing expert advice in landscape ecology issues
  • Experience participating in and presenting at key technical working groups

Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple projects and work independently under minimal supervision
  • Conduct effective project management including managing teams with diverse backgrounds
  • Work as part of a team either as a team leader or under the direct supervision of a project manager
  • Represent Ecora in a mature and responsible manner
  • Available to travel regularly

Applications
Please apply via email with a cover letter and resume to admin@ecora.ca with subject “Landscape Ecologist Position”. Position will remain open until filled. 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.