Civil Design Engineer ( Ports and Industrial)

at Binnie
Location Burnaby, Canada
Date Posted September 24, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Permanent


You want to be part of building a community, an industry, a city. You're interested in how it all works and why it works. You're collaborative and enthusiastic about developing design solutions to technical challenges, with an appreciation for constructability. You know what it takes to develop a conceptual level design and lead it through to detailed construction drawings.

Binnie is looking for a Civil Design Engineer to join our growing Ports & Industrial Division full-time in our Burnaby head office, located near scenic Deer Lake. This position also offers a hybrid working environment.

Our Ports & Industrial Division provides project management, design and construction services specializing in storm, sanitary, water and electrical underground utilities, storm and industrial wastewater collection and pumping systems, mechanical piping and distribution systems, dust mitigation and dust suppression systems, and infrastructure renewal and maintenance programs on port and industrial infrastructure such as road, rail, security fencing, vehicle access, and buried site services.

You will lead the design and production process, prepare, and review design calculations, and provide technical support to Project Managers designers, technologists and technicians, and inspection staff through the project delivery life cycle.

You will deliver a variety of civil engineering project designs, and act as the Engineer of Record - signing and sealing drawings, letters, and reports.

You will also enjoy working alongside our talented team of Project Managers, Designers and Technologists with support from our team of Senior Engineers who actively coach and mentor our staff to encourage development and progression. This is an excellent opportunity for a Design Engineer to advance into a Project Manager role.


Leading civil engineering design work, from the conceptual level through to detailed construction drawings
Preparing and reviewing design calculations in accordance with current standards
Maintaining design files with necessary calculations and documentation
Preparing design reports, letters, and technical memorandums
Providing input to Project Managers in the preparation of fee proposals
Undertaking quality control procedures and monitoring design standards on completed work
Guiding and directing staff involved with the design process


5 to 10 years of progressive experience in the design and construction of port, industrial, and/or municipal projects
Experience working in a civil consulting engineering environment
Completed Degree in Civil Engineering or in a related engineering discipline
Registration as a P.Eng. with EGBC (or equivalent)
Experience and competency working with Autodesk Civil 3D, Autodesk REVIT, Hexagon Caesars II, Bentley WaterCAD or PCSWMM
Experience working on underground utilities, general civil and infrastructure projects
Strong communication and time management skills and ability to work concurrently on several different projects
Excellent attention to detail to consistently produce accurate, high-quality work
Confidence to perform design work with minimal supervision


We are the people behind the infrastructure you use every day. We are small enough to know each other's names, and big enough to be where we're needed. As an employee owned firm which is consistently recognized as a Top Employer, we take pride in our work and are respected as one of the top engineering firms in British Columbia. We support some of the most important infrastructure in the province and beyond.

We are looking for professionals who want to build careers and communities that last. We can't do it without you.


People come first. We support you with the education, mentoring, and growth opportunities you need to build an interesting career. We create a clear internal growth path that can keep up with even the most ambitious professionals. We're an EGBC Accredited Employer, streamlining the process for an EIT when seeking professional registration. We have staff-led initiatives supporting staff like our RISE initiative, the Mentoring Program, and Young Professionals Committee. Whether its soccer or coffee clubs, hockey pool, lunchtime yoga, Movember or Bowling for Big Brothers, everyone can get involved in their own way.

Interested in this job?

Let us know why you want to work at Binnie, and why you would be a fit as our next Civil Design Engineer. Submit your application at the above link

Binnie embraces diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome any and all qualified applicants.

If you require accommodation at any time throughout the recruitment process, please contact our Human Resources team.

Thank you for your interest in Binnie. We look forward to reviewing your application.

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