Structural Engineer

Job Title: Structural Engineer
No. of Positions: 1
Job Locations: 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 of reservoirs, multi-storey structures, and retaining walls

Responsibilities:

  • Structural design of residential and commercial construction
  • Supervision of drafters/designers and perform 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”. 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.

Junior Landscape Designer / Landscape Designer

Job Title: Junior Landscape Designer / Landscape Designer
Number of Positions Available: 1
Job Locations: Kelowna, BC

Are you an enthusiastic, passionate, collaborative and creative designer, with a desire to join a growing Landscape Architecture team in the beautiful Okanagan?

Ecora Engineering and Resource Group Ltd. (Ecora) is a British Columbia employee-owned civil, geotechnical, and structural engineering, landscape architecture and planning, 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 providing consulting services to provincial government, municipalities, first nation communities, 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 clients, our community and our environment.

Ecora is looking for a Junior Landscape Designer / Landscape Designer to join our Landscape Architecture studio based in our Kelowna 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.

Your Role:

  • Assist in presentation graphics and 3D renderings
  • Preparation of landscape drawings using AutoCAD
  • Preparation of schematic, conceptual and detailed design drawings with associated cost estimates
  • Understanding of construction detailing and specifications
  • Collaboration with members of our multi-disciplinary team, including Civil, Structural, Geotechnical Engineers and Environmental Scientists

Additionally, the successful candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada

Other Desirable Skills:

  • Ability to prepare graphics and documents for public presentation
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD 2014 or later, Adobe Creative Suite CS4 or later, Sketch Up and Lumion
  • Strong oral and written communication

Experience:

  • 1+ years experience in a Landscape Architecture office

How to Apply:
Please apply via email with a cover letter and resume to admin@ecora.ca on or before March 2, 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.

Geotechnical Engineer

Job Title: Geotechnical Engineer
Number of Positions Available: 1
Job Locations: Kelowna or 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 either our Kelowna or 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 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 2 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.

Additionally, 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 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 admin@ecora.ca on or before March 2nd, 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.

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 on or before March 2nd, 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.

Structural Technologist

Job Title: Structural Technologist
Number of Positions Available: 1
Job Locations: Kelowna or 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 Technologist 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:

  • Structural Technologist designation in British Columbia, or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant structural drafting experience in AutoCAD and/or Revit 3D
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and work independently under minimal supervision
  • Has 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
  • Revit 3D modeling experience
  • Responsibilities:
  • Structural plan and detail drafting of single & multi -family residential and commercial construction
  • Drafting of structural details in all material types, i.e. wood, concrete, steel, masonry, etc.
  • Work as part of a team either as a team leader or under the direct supervision of a project manager

Applications
Please apply via email with a cover letter and resume to structural@ecora.ca, with subject “Structural Technologist Position”, on or before April 15, 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.

Inventory Forester

Job Title: Inventory Forester
Job Location: Western Canada
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd is a multi-disciplined engineering, environmental and forestry consulting company located in British Columbia’s Central Interior and the Okanagan. Our team of specialists is supported by a wide network of associates that enable Ecora to deliver a full suite of services. Ecora is built around its core values of commitment to our staff, our clients, our community and our environment.

Ecora is continuing to expand our Resource Inventory services in both Canadian and international markets, and is currently seeking experienced air photo interpreters who will report to the team lead in Prince George, BC. This is a permanent, full-time position with competitive remuneration and benefits package. This is an opportunity to grow with an established, dynamic company in a great team environment.

As an integral member of our Resource Inventory team, you will be responsible for assisting inventory staff complete all aspects of forest inventory projects throughout the province of British Columbia and other regions.

The position includes work in both field and office environments. The field activities involve field calibration sample planning, establishment and reporting. The office activities include project planning, and photo interpretation and delineation to appropriate provincial inventory and company standards. Both work environments require compliance with our comprehensive occupational health and safety program, producing quality work on budget and on time, communicating effectively, and working collaboratively with fellow staff and clients. The position will include periodic travel to Prince George if the position is filled elsewhere.

Additionally, the successful candidate will possess the following:

  • BC VRI air photo interpretation certificate in good standing
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license (or equivalent) and clean driving record
  • Legally eligible to work in Canada
  • The ability to view images in stereo / 3-dimensions and in colour is mandatory
  • Proficient in computer use, with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A minimum of 3 years’ work experience in forest inventory, using digital imagery

Other Desirable Skills:

  • Familiarity with British Columbia’s Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification (BEC)
  • Registration with a professional association (e.g. ABCFP) is preferred but not required
  • Experience with Python and SQL programming languages

HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply by e-mailing a cover letter, resume, and references to admin@ecora.ca. Position will remain open until filled. Resumes without references will not be considered. Thank you for your interest in Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd. Only qualified applicants short listed for the position 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.

Aquatic/Fisheries Biologist

Job Title: Aquatic/Fisheries Biologist
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 an Aquatic/Fisheries Biologist 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 government, municipalities, First Nation communities, resource industry companies, architects, developers, and contracting firms throughout British Columbia.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Professional Designation in B.C.
  • A minimum of five years of aquatic science experience preferably including direct experience in the fields of limnology, hydrology, and fisheries biology
  • Experience in the design and implementation of water quality monitoring plans and watershed level assessments
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and work independently under minimal supervision
  • Possess a strong work ethic with the desire to excel and achieve
  • Have excellent written and communication skills
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Other Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working with a diverse client base including government, industry, and First Nations
  • Experience with development and environment related municipal, provincial and federal legislation
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations/permitting and monitoring
  • Experience with environmental impact assessment and permit applications
  • Experience with the provincial environmental assessment certification process

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver exceptional products to clients on time and on budget
  • 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
  • Work in both office and remote field settings

Applications
Please apply via email with a cover letter and resume to admin@ecora.ca with subject “Aquatic/Fisheries Biologist 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.