Earthworks Field Engineer (EIT)
Peace River Hydro Partners
Fort St. John, British Columbia Fort St John, BC, CA
2d ago

Job Description

Join a world class team that is committed to bringing clean energy to British Columbia for decades to come! Located at the Site C Dam, Peace River Hydro Partners is the prime contractor on the BC Hydro Site C Clean Energy Project.

Our team consists of professionals representing over 30 different occupations. We value diversity and respect in the workplace.

We need you to help us build this legacy!

The Earthworks Field Engineer (EIT) provides technical engineering support to personnel to ensure construction activities comply with all engineering standards, codes, specifications, and drawings.

They are responsible for planning, liaising with designers, sub-contractors, quantity tracking, and reporting for all related work.

Provide construction discipline support to other departments such as Quality, Safety, and Environmental, in addition to daily construction reporting, and assisting Superintendents with site management.


  • Daily responsibility to ensure safety, quality, and environmental standards are being followed and maintained through each phase of Earthworks construction
  • Preparation of construction work plans and look-ahead schedules for Earthworks
  • Establish a thorough knowledge of plans and specifications, work schedules, production targets and procedures pertaining to changes, extra work, and claims and costing
  • Supervise construction and keep crews working as per construction work plans
  • Completion of quantity take-offs and purchase requisitions for Earthworks related materials
  • Provide process planning and project management services for Earthworks construction
  • Lead cross functional teams on Earthworks projects
  • Provide concept engineering and offer alternatives for Earthworks construction
  • Provide technical direction to Earthworks suppliers and support personnel
  • Diagnose and correct deficiencies in Earthworks construction design, implementation and operation
  • Communicate with field supervision and have strong field presence to become included in all Earthworks related activities.
  • Assist Superintendents in the interpretation of plans and specifications
  • Ensure build to design drawings and specifications; deviate only with proper approval Aim for zero tolerance and zero defects;
  • communicate expectations with Field Supervision.

  • Ensure reoccurring quality issues are being reviewed and establishing a strategy to reduce and eliminate
  • Responsible for the continuous engagement of the craft in quality and the ensuring all general foreman and foreman are communicating that message
  • Liaise with the Superintendents as and when required to ensure work is not performed where existing RFIs / WIs / NCRs exist.
  • Ensure ITPs are being reviewed and followed by the production team to ensure hold points are not ignored
  • Such other specific duties and responsibilities relating to the project as assigned by his / her supervisor
  • of Hires Needed 1 Exemption Type Hiring Manager

    Job Requirements

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must possess effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to coordinate the efforts of others to accomplish objectives
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work productively with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrate skills as a productive and collaborative member of a multidisciplinary and multinational team
  • Thorough knowledge of civil construction engineering including coordination and supervision of civil construction teams
  • Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from accredited intuition,
  • Previous experience on heavy civil construction projects, mass concrete experience will be considered an asset
  • Working knowledge in AutoCAD / Solid Works / Primavera P6
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience as an engineer on construction sites
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Please Note : This is a site-based position located at the Site C Dam in Fort St. John, British Columbia and full vaccination status is required per BC Hydro for site access.

    Preference will be given to qualified, local candidates. However, we will also consider fly in / out candidates based out of Vancouver, Nanaimo, Kelowna, Calgary, or Edmonton.

    Rotational employees are required to work a 14 / 7 rotation; flights and camp accommodations are provided while on shift.

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