Morrison Hershfield

Senior Waste Engineer

Location CA-AB-Calgary | CA-AB-Edmonton
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/16/2017 9:09 AM)
Requisition #
2017 - 3671
# Positions


Morrison Hershfield provides integrated and cost effective solutions to a broad range of solid waste management challenges. Our clients are municipal, regional, provincial and territorial governments as well as private sector companies in need of reliable waste solutions. Our team is currently involved in a very broad range of solid waste projects in the areas of: solid waste planning, organics management, anaerobic digestion, resource recovery, technology assessments, waste processing recycling and sorting, landfill design, extended producer responsibility, curbside collection and transfer station design.


We are currently looking for a Senior Solid Waste Engineer to join our Environmental group in our Calgary or Edmonton office.  This position is an excellent opportunity to help launch a growing practice within an established firm.  We are seeking someone with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and the characteristics of a strong leader.


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.





This role will consist of technical, project management and business development responsibilities.  Strong people skills and a willingness to manage people are key assets.  Responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and manage solid waste projects
  • Technical research and technology evaluations
  • Economic analyses, capital cost estimates and operating cost estimates
  • Solid waste planning and facility design coordination
  • Business development to help grow the solid waste practice
  • Write technical portions of proposals
  • Report writing and peer review
  • Provide mentorship and leadership to junior engineers



  • Post-Secondary education in engineering
  • Eligibility for registration with the APEGA as a P.Eng.
  • Minimum 6 years of experience leading projects within solid waste management, preferably in a consulting environment
  • Strong leadership and client development skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Project
  • Willingness to travel and undertake field work as required




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