Careers

Clifton employs the industry’s leaders in environmental, geotechnical, civil, geological, water resources, and transportation engineering, utilizing our diverse specialists to meet the various needs of our clients.

When you join the team at Clifton, your contributions are recognized and appreciated. Our employees receive an attractive compensation package that includes health benefits, a pension plan, and a competitive salary.

The current employment opportunities are listed below. Please note that only the candidates being considered for a position will be contacted, but we would like to thank all applicants for their interest.


Saskatoon Employment Opportunities


Intermediate Transportation Engineer

Clifton is currently searching for an Intermediate Transportation Engineer to join our Saskatoon office. Our Transportation team is led by a senior professional engineer and consists of junior and intermediate engineers and technologists. 

Responsibilities

  • Train and mentor Junior Engineer personnel 
  • Participate in the design of plans, estimates and details with the use of guidelines and engineering software (AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Bentley Culvert Master and Synchro would be considered an asset) 
  • Complete and review engineering reports, designs, drawings, specifications and tender documents  ensuring that client and approval agency requirements and standards are met 
  • Ensure there are appropriate project plans that incorporate schedules, costs & milestones for the various phases 
  • Manage quality assurance and quality control for construction on multiple projects 
  • Ensure that systems are in place to track project costs and schedules 
  • Maintain and adhere to project schedule for assigned projects 
  • Inspect project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications 
  • Supervise the work of assistant project managers and, in some cases, technicians appointed to the project 
  • Produce statements of quantities and prepare budget assessments 
  • Review progressive estimates and construction reports for civil engineering projects to ensure accuracy 
  • Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, and other topographical or geologic data 
  • Ongoing business development 
  • Maintain relationships with clients and ensure appropriate communications are in place related to project activities 

Qualifications and Experience 

  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree in civil engineering 
  • Five or more years of applicable experience in transportation-related field 
  • Experience in construction, field engineering or design, or a combination of all 
  • Experience with preparing correspondence and technical reports 
  • Experience working with Ministry of Highways and/or government agencies would be an asset 
  • Have good communication skills (written and oral) 
  • Work collaboratively with our Regina, Calgary and Lloydminster offices  
  • Be able to work well in fast-paced environment and under pressure 
  • Be proactive in finding solutions 
  • Be willing to work overtime hours upon request 

Apply

Please apply with your cover letter and resume to hr_saskatoon@clifton.ca. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Saskatoon
Full-time

Calgary Employment Opportunities


Intermediate Civil Design Technologist/Engineer

Clifton is currently searching for an Intermediate Civil Design Technologist/Engineer to join our Calgary office. Our civil team provides support to our infrastructure, environmental and geotechnical groups in different capacities i.e. preparing report figures, designing and modeling municipal linear infrastructure. 

Responsibilities

  • Create and edit engineering design drawings, plans and details (including excavation, grading, utilities, roadwork, report figures, etc.) 
  • Interpret design sketches and details 
  • Create of 3D rendering and schematic drawings 
  • Stormwater modelling, potable water modelling, corridor modelling, roads and rail 
  • Provide support and coordinate work with other departments and disciplines, as required
  • Assist in the preparation of technical reports, specification and calculations 
  • Follow design standards and guidelines 
  • Organize electronic and hardcopy drawings and related data files with designers and project managers 
  • Maintain accurate project time information and project tracking statistics 
  • Provide drafting support corporately, as needed.
  • Topographic survey data processing (manipulating and managing electronic data from others for the purpose of design and drafting)
  • Quantities takeoff for linear infrastructure including roadways, railways yards and subdivisions 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree or Diploma from an applied science, engineering or information technology program 
  • Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.), Professional Technologist (P.Tech), Engineer in Training (E.I.T.) or Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) 
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of relevant drafting/design experience 
  • Experience with Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D within the past 3 years (including ability to create alignments, profiles, pipe networks, TIN surfaces, grading objects and corridors, calculate earthwork volume quantities and tender quantities, rendering 3D models, etc. 
  • Proficient with other civil design software applications (including PCSWMM, XPSWMM, WATERCAD), considered an asset 
  • Proficient in computer software and strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite  
  • Self-motivated team player displaying high initiative and dynamic ability to meet client demands and needs 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality 
  • Self-starter with the ability to multitask and manage time effectively 
  • Be willing to work overtime hours upon request 

Apply

Please apply with your cover letter and resume to hr_calgary@clifton.ca. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Calgary
Full-time

Junior/Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer

Clifton is currently searching for Junior to Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer for our Calgary office.  This position report to the Earth Sciences team lead and will work closely within Clifton’s other Practice Teams. 

Responsibilities

  • Planning, conducting, and supervising geotechnical investigations and construction monitoring; 
  • Observing and monitoring the execution of subsurface investigations and testing programs appropriate for design and construction of infrastructure projects including bridges, pavements, rail yards, and other geo-structures;
  • Conducting technical analyses/calculations for slopes, shallow and deep foundations;
  • Preparing borehole logs, field reports, and assisting with the preparation of reports and recommendations, plans and specifications.
  • Preparing proposals, budgeting and scheduling of technical field staff; 
  • Project Management including accountability for project financial results; 
  • Assisting the submittal of on-time, accurate invoices, collections and updating backlog reports; 
  • Communicating with clients and sub-consultants and internal stakeholders; 
  • Participating and showing commitment to Clifton's health and safety program; 
  • Participating in professional committees, publications and conferences that align with your career goals and interest.

Qualifications and Experience 

  • Minimum of an Undergraduate degree in Geological or Civil Engineering with a preference for candidates who have obtained a Graduate Degree in Geotechnical Engineering;
  • A minimum of 3 to 8 years’ experience in a geotechnical engineering capacity with strong geotechnical modelling skills using Plaxis, Flac, LPILE, GeoStudio package (Slope, Seep, Sigma), WEAP, LogPlot, and Gint;
  • Registered (or eligible for registration) as a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA);
  • Experience in a consulting engineering environment would be considered an asset;
  • Experience establishing and maintaining client relationships; and
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) and an ability to work in a team environment.

Apply

Please apply with your cover letter and resume to hr_calgary@clifton.ca. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Calgary
Full-time

Regina Employment Opportunities


Senior Contaminated Sites Engineer/Geoscientist

Clifton is currently searching for a Senior Contaminated Sites Engineer/Geoscientist to join our Regina office. The work will include oversight of assessment, permitting, remediation and risk management projects, and support to other practice groups.  In addition to managing and mentoring staff within the Regina office, work will include collaboration with other offices to provide technical guidance and strategic planning.

The ideal candidates will have skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Environmental Site Assessments
  • Spill Control and Remediation
  • Environmental Audits
  • Decommissioning and Reclamation
  • Municipal, Provincial, and Federal Permitting and Licensing
  • Compliance Monitoring
  • Ecological and Human Health Risk Assessments
  • Tier II Guideline Development

Responsibilities

  • Reports to the Director of Environmental Services
  • Provide senior leadership and mentoring to junior and intermediate team members
  • Manage environmental issues for a portfolio of power, oil and gas, transportation, industrial, and government projects
  • Lead investigations, assessments, and remediation projects
  • Provide expertise in support of transportation, environmental, geotechnical and municipal teams• Refine and establish standards of practice for our local projects
  • Manage scope, schedule, budgets, resources and risk for high-profile and technical environmental projects
  • Lead business development and liaison for our environmental sector
  • Proposal development including scope and budget creation

Qualifications and Experience

  • Undergraduate or Graduate Degree, specializing in Environmental (Civil) Engineering, Hydrogeology, Environmental Geoscience or a related discipline
  • Fifteen years of progressive industry experience
  • Registration (or eligibility) as a Professional Engineer or Geoscientist with the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor younger staff
  • Ability to lead or support multi-disciplinary teams 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Formal leadership and project management training

Apply

Please apply with your cover letter and resume to hr_regina@clifton.ca. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Regina
Permanent

Edmonton Employment Opportunities


Junior/Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer

Clifton is currently searching for Junior to Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer for our Edmonton office.  This position report to the Earth Sciences team lead and will work closely within Clifton’s other Practice Teams. 

Responsibilities

  • Planning, conducting, and supervising geotechnical investigations and construction monitoring; 
  • Observing and monitoring the execution of subsurface investigations and testing programs appropriate for design and construction of infrastructure projects including bridges, pavements, rail yards, and other geo-structures;
  • Conducting technical analyses/calculations for slopes, shallow and deep foundations;
  • Preparing borehole logs, field reports, and assisting with the preparation of reports and recommendations, plans and specifications.
  • Preparing proposals, budgeting and scheduling of technical field staff; 
  • Project Management including accountability for project financial results; 
  • Assisting the submittal of on-time, accurate invoices, collections and updating backlog reports; 
  • Communicating with clients and sub-consultants and internal stakeholders; 
  • Participating and showing commitment to Clifton's health and safety program; 
  • Participating in professional committees, publications and conferences that align with your career goals and interest.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of an Undergraduate degree in Geological or Civil Engineering with a preference for candidates who have obtained a Graduate Degree in Geotechnical Engineering;
  • A minimum of 3 to 8 years’ experience in a geotechnical engineering capacity with strong geotechnical modelling skills using Plaxis, Flac, LPILE, GeoStudio package (Slope, Seep, Sigma), WEAP, LogPlot, and Gint;
  • Registered (or eligible for registration) as a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA);
  • Experience in a consulting engineering environment would be considered an asset;
  • Experience establishing and maintaining client relationships; and
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) and an ability to work in a team environment. 

Apply

Please apply with your cover letter and resume to hr_calgary@clifton.ca. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Edmonton
Full-time