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Engineer, Dam Safety

June 8 2020
Industries Environment, waste management
Categories Engineering, Civil engineering, Construction, Structure, Field Engineer
Regina, SK

WSA owns and operates 72 dams in the province, ranging in size from large, like Gardiner Dam that forms Lake Diefenbaker, to small earth dams and in-stream weirs. These dams provide water supplies and recreation and also mitigate the effects of flooding. You'll specialize in the field of dam safety, and be part of the team that ensures all of our dams are operated and maintained in accordance with our Dam Safety Management Policy. In this way, we know that our dams are safe and we can maximize their benefits for the citizens of Saskatchewan.

You will provide oversight for all aspects of dam safety management including dam safety inspections and reviews, studies and analyses, emergency preparedness and response planning, public safety audits and operation, maintenance and surveillance manuals. You will manage the work of engineering consultants for specialized dam safety studies and analyses.  You'll also guide the work of technologists and tradespeople and provide support to the operations & maintenance and geotechnical structures & design groups.

You will work among a diverse and passionate team of professionals, both internal and external to WSA, in the fields of engineering, engineering technology, water quality, ecology, law, sociology, public policy, local governments that are leading this exciting challenge in our province.

The successful candidate shall possess a degree in Civil Engineering or a similar engineering discipline, a licence to practice professional engineering from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) and 4 years of related experience.

Note:  Applicants with the required education but lesser experience are encouraged to apply as they may be considered for an Engineer-in-Training position at a lower management classification.  Applicants with the required education and over 10 years directly related experience are encouraged to apply as they may be considered for a Senior Engineer position at a higher management classification.

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