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Hydropower Engineer - Vancouver

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Date: Oct 26, 2021

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 39433 

Job Category: Engineering 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Hatch is growing! Now is an exciting time to join the Hydropower team! Hatch’s Water Power group is focused on developing and managing water resources for hydropower production but also dam safety, flood protection, water infrastructure and water supply.  In addition our current water infrastructure is aging with many dams and facilities requiring expert guidance to rehabilitate and rebuild these structure to last for the next generations. 


  • Dam Safety Assessment
  • Dam Rehabilitation Related Design and Analysis
  • Preparation of Technical Memos, Reports and Specifications
  • Preparation of Engineering Work Procedures & Plans
  • Establishing and implementing improvements to existing methods, procedures and tool sets
  • Construction Supervision
  • Resolving overall design and project execution issues, as required
  • Leading and managing the process of engineering commitments in accordance with scope, schedule, budget and procedures to ensure successful project completion
  • Providing mentoring, coaching, technical guidance and quality assurance to other engineers in order to ensure the technical adequacy of engineering work
  • Strong written and verbal communication skill, interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Preparation of Proposals
  • Ownership and Stamping of Technical Documents
  • Understanding of Design Engineering Codes and Technical Standards Relevant to Hydropower Design
  • Strong client focus and a desire to achieve results including the ability to manage multiple priorities and time lines
  • Supervision of Junior / Intermediate Engineers
  • Management of a team of professionals


  • Bachelors in Engineering
  • Post Graduate degree preferable
  • At least 10 years of dam  / hydro related experience
  • Experience in Dam Safety Assessments
  • Experience in Design and Rehabilitation of Hydropower Dams and Related Components
  • Experience in Dam Commissioning and Decommissioning
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in BC or other Canadian Province
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We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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