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Senior Principal Water Engineer At Arcadis


Richmond Hill, On

Job Description

Arcadis is seeking a seasoned, highly qualified, and well connected Engineer with extensive Canadian experience in consulting for municipal water and wastewater facilities to assume the role of a Seller/Doer Principal Water Engineer/Market Manager for the Ontario Region.

The Engineer will lead the client and business development activities for municipal and First nation water infrastructure and will work in close collaboration with our teams in Canada and the United States to expand the water business line in the Ontario Region. He or she must utilize their client relations and experience to secure new opportunities in Ontario. The Engineer must also have the technical knowledge and background to provide leadership and technical support on related engineering tasks. He or she will have an integral role in leading the planning, design, and construction of water and wastewater infrastructure. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support and lead client development activities for municipal water and wastewater facilities including preparing proposals and pursuit;
  • Liaise and build relationships with federal, provincial and municipal water and wastewater officials and professionals;
  • Support effort to provide water and wastewater treatment for first nations in Ontario;
  • Manage the successful and timely delivery of challenging and multi-disciplinary projects;
  • Work closely with our Canadian and North American teams to leverage our technical resources and knowledge for servicing clients;
  • Coordinate and provide support for our existing work and future opportunities in the water, wastewater, and water resources markets; and
  • Provide the highest quality of service to our municipal clients by possessing exceptional technical and managerial skills in the design, construction and operations of water and wastewater facilities and related infrastructure.

Required Qualifications

  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation in Ontario;
  • Strong business development skills and solid client base and contacts;
  • A seller-doer mentality combined with a strong interpersonal skill;
  • 15-25 years’ of consulting experience in the planning, design, and construction of medium to large municipal water projects;
  • Undergraduate degree in Civil/Chemical/Environmental Engineering or related fields; Master’s Degree is preferred;
  • Existing working relationship and experience with municipalities in Alberta with proven track record of successful project delivery and client satisfaction;
  • Valid Driving License or Equivalent with clean driving record.

Required Driving Statement

This position requires a current valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Preferred Qualifications


French Canadian Application Statement

If you are a resident of the province of Quebec and would prefer to receive and complete an application in French, please send your request to and an application will be emailed to you with instructions on how to return it. Thank you for your interest in ARCADIS!

Si vous résidez au Québec et préférez recevoir et compléter votre formulaire de demande en français, veuillez en faire la demande à; un formulaire de demande vous sera transmis par courriel avec des instructions pour nous le retourner. Nous vous remercions de votre intérêt pour ARCADIS!

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