Senior/Intermediate Civil Engineer

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Date: May 19, 2023

Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 85609 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Calgary, AB, Canada 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


Dynamic Earth Solutions (DES) specializes in site planning, spatial information and digital terrain modeling, surface and subsurface investigations, rock mechanics, underground structures, geotechnical laboratory services, flood forecasting and water resource management through our geotechnical, hydrotechnical, and civil site development expertise.


Senior Civil Engineer

Hatch has an opportunity for a Senior Civil Engineer to work on several ongoing projects out of our Calgary office.

This person will perform general civil engineering and design activities involving site preparation, grading, drainage, roads, paving, etc. for mining and heavy industrial projects.

Required Skills:

  • Earthworks design
  • Site grading design
  • Drainage design, storm sewers design, and stormwater management
  • Roads geometric design and pavement design.
  • Sanitary sewers design
  • Hydrology and hydraulics
  • Open channel and culvert design
  • Proposal and reports writing

Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading the civil project team through to completion of assigned projects in areas of bulk earthworks, site drainage, mine and plant roads and earth and mine tailings structures design.
  • QA/QC of design calculations and contract documents.
  • Assuming responsibilities of discipline practice on assigned
    project scope.
  • Working collaboratively with the project managers and multi-discipline design teams.
  • Quality control – Drawing and calculations checking and verification.
  • Mentoring young engineers.

Candidates may need to be available for travel to site and other offices when necessary.


Preferred Software skills

Proficiency in Excel and Mathcad

InRoads, Microstation – AutoCAD and Civil 3D software skills are a plus but not required.


 The Person

The ideal candidate will be a licensed engineer with a degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized engineering program, in addition to having more than 10+ years of relevant industry experience. The attributes most sought after in this position are:

  • Thorough understanding of the design process including the application of civil design software packages.
  • Previous design experience in bulk earthworks, site grading, storm drainage, access and haul roads and earth structures for large size projects.
  • Ability to deal with competing priorities and manage time appropriately.
  • The ideal candidate will be a dedicated team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills; will be self-motivated, quick to deliver and a team player.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Must be a leader and able to guide and lead a team of engineers and designers to deliver high quality work. 
  • Good communication skills are most desirable. The candidate will have to coordinate and communicate with multi-discipline teams and clients as well as team working under his/her supervisions.  

Must be familiar with reading terrain maps/models and contours.


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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