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canada Designer EIT

  • Location
    (CANADA) and Thornhill
  • Job Reference
    14390
  • Functional Area/Experience
    Engineering / 2 Years

Job Description & Qualifications

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

WSP is currently seeking a Designer EIT to join our Municipal Engineering department, located at our Kitchener office.  Reporting to the Manager this position will be responsible for CADD Civil 3D, field inspection, and project management on municipal projects.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to engineering design assignments in a team environment;
  • Participate in the development of the concept, preliminary and detailed engineering drawings, designs and plans, including plan & profiles, sections and details, for design, tender, construction and as-constructed drawing sets, and contract documents;
  • Construction inspection on projects in Kitchener and surrounding areas;
  • Issue field review reports and help contractor administrator issuing proposed changes and site instructions to the contractor.
  • Resolving construction issues with the assistance of the site project manager and field supervisors;
  • Quantity measurements, daily reporting, and participation in construction meetings;
  • Completion of construction as-built for record-keeping/approval purposes;
  • Provide assistance to project manager with day to day project operations;
  • Communications/scheduling with city/municipal inspectors on assigned projects to ensure compliance with contract standards/specifications;
  • Preparation of specifications and reports;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Degree in civil engineering from an accredited Canadian university;
  • Minimum 2 to 3 years experience



Job Skills/Competencies Required

  • This position requires the successful candidate to have a valid driver’s license. The successful candidate would have to provide proof that s/he has a valid driver’s license upon being hired;
  • Eligibility for EIT designation with Professional Engineers Ontario;
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D is an asset;
  • Excellent MS Word and Excel abilities;
  • Ability to take initiative and attention to detail;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Ability to interpret construction drawings and specs;
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal, including teamwork and interpersonal abilities;
  • Comfortable in working independently in both an office and field environment; and
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
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