Careers

Clifton Associates 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 Associates, 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


Civil Technician

Clifton is currently searching for a Civil Technician to join our Saskatoon office. The position reports to the Lab Manager and Lab Supervisors. As part of the Materials Team you will provide support to project managers for various quality control and quality assurance projects.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Materials testing such as concrete, soil, aggregate, and asphalt with an emphasis on learning the requirements of the project or job assigned, and delivering these services accordingly. 
  • Accurate, detailed, and efficient inspections and monitoring which may consist of reinforcing bar inspections and pile inspections. 
  • Submittal of accurate, detailed, and timely reports of all inspection and testing work completed. 
  • Assisting lab manager and supervisors with coordination of staff and resources. 
  • High quality service to all clients and stakeholders of the project. 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A diploma in a technology course from a recognized college or university
  • Three to five years of materials testing and supervision experience
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong team player
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must work well in fast-paced environment and under pressure
  • Willing to work overtime and in remote locations upon request
  • Must have valid Class 5 Driver’s License and provide Driver’s Abstract with application 
  • CCIL Certification 
  • Nuclear Densometer Training / Certification 
  • TDG / Radiation Training

To apply, please email a resume to Human Resources at hr_saskatoon@clifton.ca. Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Saskatoon
Full-Time

Senior Contaminated Sites Engineer/Geoscientist

Clifton is currently searching for a Senior Contaminated Sites Engineer/Geoscientist to join our Saskatoon 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 Saskatoon 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

Key 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

Desired Skills 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

To apply, please email a resume to Human Resources at hr_saskatoon@clifton.ca. Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Saskatoon
Permanent

Senior Civil Technologist

Clifton is currently searching for an Senior Civil Technologist for our Saskatoon office.  The position reports to the Lab Manager and Lab Supervisors. As part of the Materials Team you will provide support to project managers for various quality control and quality assurance projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Materials testing such as concrete, soil, aggregate, and asphalt with an emphasis on learning the requirements of the project or job assigned, and delivering these services accordingly.
  • Accurate, detailed, and efficient inspections and monitoring which may consist of reinforcing bar inspections and pile inspections.
  • Submittal of accurate, detailed, and timely reports of all inspection and testing work completed.
  • Assisting lab manager and supervisors with coordination of staff and resources.
  • High quality service to all clients and stakeholders of the project. 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A diploma in a technology course from a recognized college or university
  • Three to five years of materials testing and supervision experience
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong team player
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Must work well in fast-paced environment and under pressure 
  • Willing to work overtime and in remote locations upon request 
  • Must have valid Class 5 Driver’s License and provide Driver’s Abstract with application
Saskatoon
Temporary

Lloydminster Employment Opportunities


Surveyor

Our Lloydminster office is looking for a Surveyor. As part of the Survey Department you will report to your Branch Manager and project managers in regards to providing field surveys, data management, and reporting

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing and performing field surveys supported by a survey assistant.
  • Liaise with Project Managers and Project Engineers regarding timing requirements, priority, and survey methodology used.
  • Liaise with the client’s field representative.
  • Preparing and communicating field notes, sketches, checklists, and digital data in the formats required by the drafting department or project manager.
  • Review field and office procedures regarding survey matters.
  • Provide topographic layouts, cross-sectional surveys, and calculate quantities including earthworks (excavation, backfill, stockpiles), water volumes and surface areas, construction layouts, drainage surveys, and road surveys in accordance with the Geomatics Department standards.
  • Providing high quality service to all clients and stakeholders of each project.
  • Lead survey crew.
  • Train and mentor junior surveyors and technicians.
  • Ability to be flexible and collaborate, while maintaining high standards and quality work within a fast-paced environment.
  • Accurate and timely reporting.
  • Professional and business development.

Position Qualifications and Experience

  • A graduate of post-secondary course related to surveying and geomatics from a recognized college or university.
  • Minimum five years experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Dedicated team player.
  • Willing to work overtime and in remote locations upon request.
  • Have experience with the use of ATVs, snowmobiles, and chainsaws.
  • Ability to use and adapt to the latest survey equipment and software.
  • Must have valid Driver’s License.
  • Able to pass random Drug and Alcohol tests to comply with client’s safety requirements.
  • Leadership skills.
Lloydminster
Full-time

Civil Engineering Technician

Our Lloydminster office is looking for a Civil Engineering Technician or Technologist to join our team. As part of the Materials Team, you will report to the Lab Manager and you will provide support to project managers for various quality control and quality assurance projects.

Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Continued attention to safety and safe work environments.
  • Materials testing such as concrete, soil, aggregate, and asphalt with an emphasis on learning the requirements of the project or job assigned, and delivering these services accordingly.
  • Accurate, detailed, and efficient inspections and monitoring which may consist of, but is not limited to, reinforcing bar inspections and pile inspections.
  • Submittal of accurate, detailed, and timely reports of all inspection and testing work completed.
  • High quality service to all clients and stakeholders of the project.

 Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Graduate of relevant engineering or construction degree, diploma, or certificate program
  • CCiL Certification in Concrete, Aggregate, and/or Asphalt Testing
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedicated team player
  • Willing to work overtime and in remote locations upon request
  • Must have valid Class 5 Driver’s License

 

Lloydminster
PART-TIME

Junior Transportation Engineer

Our Lloydminster office is looking for a Junior Transportation Engineer to join our team. As part of the Infrastructure Department you will report to your Branch Manager and project managers in regards to providing design and construction support for the transportation and infrastructure services group, as well as supporting the lead transportation engineer to execute deliverables to key clients.

Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Assessment and Design
    • Participate in the design of plans, estimates and details with the use of guidelines and engineering software
    • Provide preliminary analysis for basis of design such as hydraulic, drainage, geotechnical etc.
  • Contract Admin and Project Management
    • 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
    • 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
    • Prepare progressive estimates and construction reports for civil engineering projects Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, and other topographical or geologic data
  • Maintain and adhere to project schedule for assigned projects
  • Ongoing business development
  • Assist in writing reports, such as bid proposals, tender documents, and project reports
  • Maintain relationships with clients and ensure appropriate communications are in place related to project activities
  • Ability to be flexible and collaborate with your team as well as other departments while maintaining high standards and quality work within a fast paced environment

 Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree in civil engineering
  • Experience in construction, field engineer 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
  • Problem resolution skills, analytical thinking skills and attention to detail are critical
LLOYDMINSTER
TEMPORARY - POSSIBLE LEAD TO PERMANENT

Calgary Employment Opportunities


Intermediate Civil Design Engineer

Clifton Associates is a mid-sized consultancy that focuses on civil, geotechnical, transportation, environmental, water resources and geological engineering. Clifton (Calgary) is searching for a registered Intermediate Civil Design Engineer with a minimum of 5 years of experience in landfill design and municipal engineering. This contract position is intended for a 12-month period; however permanent employment may be negotiated.

Our employees are involved in a variety of multi-disciplinary projects within the Civil Practice area. Although landfill and municipal design is key for this position, we are looking for a talented individual who can apply their skills to other areas such as road, rail, drainage, and underground designs.

Clifton employees receive an attractive compensation package that includes health benefits, a pension plan, and a competitive salary.

Key Responsibilities

  • Intermediate Civil Design Engineer
  • Design with AutoCAD Civil 3D using alignments, profiles, corridors and grading features
  • Process topographic survey data for design and drafting
  • Prepare engineering drawings (plan/profiles, civil utilities, cross sections, details, and exhibits)
  • Quantity takeoff for linear infrastructure
  • Assist in detailed engineering reports, specifications, and calculations
  • Deliver project drawings to project managers within allocated budget and schedule
  • Organize electronic and hardcopy drawings and related data files

Position Qualifications and Experience

The preferred candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of an Undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering
  • Registered Professional Engineer with APEGA

The required skills include:

  • Expertise in AutoCAD Civil3D
  • Complete designs independently
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work in a team environment
  • Able to work extended hours, when required

Preferred candidates will have experience in some or all the following areas:

  • Design of landfill and landfill cell expansions for municipal and oil field waste
  • Design of water, sanitary, and storm sewer systems
  • Design of subdivision development
  • Design of rail sidings
  • Proficient with WaterCAD, WaterGEMs, PCSWMM or XPSWMM, HELP, HEC-RAS

Please note that only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

Apply via your LinkedIn account or submit your Cover Letter and Resume to hr_calgary@clifton.ca and reference the Job Title in your Email Subject Line.

Calgary
Contract

Civil Technician

Clifton is currently searching for a Civil Technician to join our Calgary office. The position reports to the Lab Manager and Lab Supervisors. As part of the Materials Team you will provide support to project managers for various quality control and quality assurance projects.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Materials testing such as concrete, soil, aggregate, and asphalt with an emphasis on learning the requirements of the project or job assigned, and delivering these services accordingly. 
  • Accurate, detailed, and efficient inspections and monitoring which may consist of reinforcing bar inspections and pile inspections. 
  • Submittal of accurate, detailed, and timely reports of all inspection and testing work completed. 
  • Assisting lab manager and supervisors with coordination of staff and resources. 
  • High quality service to all clients and stakeholders of the project. 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A diploma in a technology course from a recognized college or university
  • Three to five years of materials testing and supervision experience
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong team player
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must work well in fast-paced environment and under pressure
  • Willing to work overtime and in remote locations upon request
  • Must have valid Class 5 Driver’s License and provide Driver’s Abstract with application 
  • CCIL Certification 
  • Nuclear Densometer Training / Certification 
  • TDG / Radiation Training

Please note that only applicants selected for an interview 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

Key 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

Desired Skills 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

To apply, please email a resume to Human Resources at hr_regina@clifton.ca.  Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Regina
Permanent

North Battleford Employment Opportunities


Senior Civil Technologist

Clifton is currently searching for an Senior Civil Technologist for our North Battleford office.  The position reports to the Lab Manager. As part of the Materials Team you will provide support to project managers for various quality control and quality assurance projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Materials testing such as concrete, soil, aggregate, and asphalt with an emphasis on learning the requirements of the project or job assigned, and delivering these services accordingly.
  • Accurate, detailed, and efficient inspections and monitoring which may consist of reinforcing bar inspections and pile inspections.
  • Submittal of accurate, detailed, and timely reports of all inspection and testing work completed.
  • Assisting lab manager and supervisors with coordination of staff and resources.
  • High quality service to all clients and stakeholders of the project. 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A diploma in a technology course from a recognized college or university
  • Three to five years of materials testing and supervision experience
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong team player
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Must work well in fast-paced environment and under pressure 
  • Willing to work overtime and in remote locations upon request 
  • Must have valid Class 5 Driver’s License and provide Driver’s Abstract with application
North Battleford
Temporary