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Urban Systems Ltd.

Civil Engineering Technologist

Posted 12 days ago

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dollar sign60,000 to 75,000 per year

Job Description

About the Opportunity

Our growing Transportation practice is looking to add a capable, hardworking Technologist to our team. Are you keen to benefit from the support of industry professionals while working on exciting and inspiring projects that make a visible difference in many communities?

Coupled with the diverse learning and project experience opportunities, do you see yourself excited to contribute to…

  • Carrying out drafting and design assignments independently, with oversight and supervision.
  • Communicating with Design & Production team members and project leaders across our multiple offices.
  • Supporting the Transportation Design team with design and drafting, drawing production, cost estimating, quantity take-offs, and construction specifications.
  • Ensuring quality control of both design and drafting production work.
  • Advising teams on technical problems and troubleshooting.
  • Promoting and contributing to a sense of teamwork amongst coworkers with Design & Production team members and project leaders in multiple offices.


About You

Our preferred candidate is a recent graduate from an accredited Civil Engineering Technology program with up to 4 years of experience.

We are looking for someone who wants to grow in their field, is curious about Transportation, and has a passion for building communities. The following skills, strengths and interests would be considered beneficial to this role:

The core skills that will help you succeed here include:

  • You are proficient with AutoCAD and Civil3D and are excited to learn new software.
  • You are a self-starter that can work independently and collaborate effectively with others.
  • You take pride in producing high-quality work and possess a strong attention to detail.
  • You have strong written and oral communication skills for communicating with team members and clients.
  • You are registered or eligible for certification with ASTTBC or an equivalent provincial association (required).
  • You are committed to ongoing personal and professional development
  • Previous experience working with the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is an asset.


About Us

Urban Systems is an employee-owned interdisciplinary community consulting firm with deep Canadian roots. We are united in our mission to transform communities everywhere into vibrant places where people want to live today, tomorrow, and forever.

At Urban Systems, vibrant communities are everything—including our own work community. Since 1975, we have grown to more than 700 people with 18 offices across Canada. Every day, our purpose-driven team works closely with our clients and their communities to deliver impactful work. We are proud to work with diverse clients, including Indigenous communities, all levels of government, commercial and residential land developers, and the natural resource sector.

We care for our communities and for our people. It’s our differences that make us exciting, and our shared belief in Urban Systems that binds us together. We’re searching for the creative and passionate and the curious and courageous to join us in creating meaningful and generational change in communities.


Our Commitment to You

Are you looking for opportunities to participate in challenging projects and work with multiple stakeholders? Join a diverse and supportive group of professionals at Urban Systems and take part in impactful work building vibrant communities across Canada. Here’s what you can expect as a team member at Urban Systems:

  • Competitive Compensation and Benefits. You’ll receive competitive compensation, extended health, dental, vision care coverage, and more. This position will have a salary range of $60,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year based on a 40-hour work week. The range is negotiable based on your skillset and experience.
  • Paid Time Off. We encourage all team members to take time off to recharge and spend time with loved ones. Enjoy 3 weeks of paid vacation to start, in addition to statutory days off throughout the year.
  • Learn and grow. Your professional growth & development is supported here. You are encouraged to take initiative and shape your career through coaching, in-house learning, technical courses, and more.
  • Work with Interdisciplinary Teams. Amazing things happen when you mix creativity, curiosity, teamwork, and a strong desire to collaborate and innovate. You will be part of diverse, inter-disciplinary teams to deliver important projects for our clients and their communities.
  • Flexible Hours & Work Environment. You have a life outside of work. We offer flexibility in your work schedule and work environment to help you do your best work and meet your commitments.
  • Saving for the Future. To help you achieve your long-term retirement goals, we offer a Long-Term Matching Program that matches your contributions to an RRSP or TFSA.
  • Support through Transitions. You will be supported through life’s moments and transitions, big or small, including generous top-up for parental leave.
  • Create Lasting Community Impact. 98% of Urban Systems employees believe that the work we do is important. Join a team of like-minded leaders and work together to bring impactful community projects to life!


How to Apply

If this describes your background, skills and attributes, please visit our website for more information and submit your resume and cover letter. If it doesn’t describe you exactly, but you feel you are well suited to this opportunity, we encourage you to apply.

Urban Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create an inclusive culture for all employees. Our clients come from all walks of life, and so do you. We believe that diversity and unity amongst our teams leads to building vibrant communities.


Deadline for applications: Tuesday, June 25, 2024, at 9:00am PDT

About Urban Systems Ltd.

Recognized as one of Canada’s top employers, Urban Systems is an employee-owned inter-disciplinary consulting firm based in Western Canada. In business since 1975, we have four decades of experience working with a variety of clients including all levels of government, First Nations, commercial and residential land developers, and the natural resource sector. Our team of over 450 people, across multiple branch offices, is committed to helping build vibrant communities of all sizes



Company Size

201-500 employees

Application closing date is 2024-06-25

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