Morrison Hershfield Manager, Drainage and Stormwater in Markham, Ontario

Morrison Hershfield is an employee-owned consulting engineering firm with offices across Canada and the US. At Morrison Hershfield, we recognize that there are many factors that influence career choices and that they can help make the workplace an enjoyable, fun and educational experience. That's why we've worked hard to ensure that everyone is a vital part of the Morrison Hershfield team.

We are seeking a Manager, Drainage and Stormwater to lead our drainage team in our Markham, Ontario office. As a seasoned Professional Engineer within the consulting industry, your experience is based on service excellence. You have a track record and a reputation for undertaking complex projects and delivering exceptional results. This position requires a commitment to technical excellence and dedication to the growth of the Drainage / Stormwater Management group.

Morrison Hershfield is committed to having an inclusive and diverse workforce, with recruitment free of discrimination, ensuring all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

As Manager of the drainage and stormwater group, your primary responsibilities will include business development, preparation of proposals and budgets, preparation and review of technical reports and associated documentation. As manager, you will lead and guide staff regarding project work and completion of team projects.

comprehensive knowledge of the hands on analysis and design of stormwater management measures including the design of low impact and best management practices, drainage studies and floodplain analysis.

Your other responsibilities will include the following:

  • Manage the drainage and stormwater management team and lead the development/mentorship of the engineers within the group

  • Liaise with local municipalities and assist in growing the business and the group

  • Technical analysis and developing new methods and techniques to complete complex or unique studies

  • An in depth knowledge of stormwater management practices including design of low impact development and best management measures.

  • Drainage studies and floodplain analysis

  • Culvert and storm sewer system design and assessments

  • Preparation of drainage studies, drainage master plans, SWM reports, presentations, hydrology and hydraulic computer modeling

  • Preparation of reports and other documentation for clients, review agencies, and the public

  • Assist technical staff with drainage designs, modeling and reports for public and private projects where required

  • Business Development and preparation of proposal and budgets

  • Licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario with 18+ years’ experience in a consulting or municipal engineering environment

  • 15+ years’ experience working with local municipalities in the GTA or surrounding area

  • Prior experience as a lead on stormwater management/drainage projects

  • Proficient use of the rational method, OTTHYMO, PCSWMM, HEC-2, HEC-RAS, Culvert master and HY8 software

  • Familiarity with AutoCad, Microstation, Infoworks, and use of GIS software will be an asset

  • Excellent presentation and professional level report writing skills

  • Design of drainage systems for highways will be an asset

  • Familiarity with MOECC, MTO and conservation Authorities drainage criteria will be an asset

  • Familiarity with natural channel design and geomorphology

  • Experience with stream/channel, floodplain mapping, erosion protection system design will be an asset

Requisition #: 2016 - 3424

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