Morrison Hershfield

Drainage Engineer

3 months ago
Requisition #
2017 - 3612
# Positions


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 Drainage Engineer who will compliment our drainage team in our Markham, Ontario office. As a 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.


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.


  • 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
  • Undertake technical analysis, including developing new methods and techniques, to complete complex or unique studies
  • Preparation of reports, proposals, and other documentation for clients, review agencies, and the public
  • Assist junior technical staff with designs for public and private projects where required
  • Assign, direct, and review work undertaken by junior technical staff to ensure that studies and projects are completed to a high degree of accuracy



  • Licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario with minimum 4 years experience in municipal engineering
  • 7+ years’ experience working with local municipalities in the GTA or surrounding area
  • Prior experience working on stormwater management/drainage projects for subdivisions and/or roads
  • 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
  • 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


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