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WSP Canada

Design CAD/Civil 3D Technologist, Transportation Highways & Roads Engineering Vancouver, BC 2022-10-23

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
4 days ago
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 55,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 9,800+ 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

The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking a CAD Technologist to join our Transportation Highways and Roads Engineering department, located at our Vancouver or Township of Langley office. Reporting to the Manager, Transportation Highways & Roads Engineering, this position will be responsible for preliminary and detailed design of roads & highways, CADD drawing preparation, checking of designs and drawings, preparation of specifications, and other related activities.

Why WSP?

•We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging
•Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
•A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
•A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

#WeAre WSP

A day in the life:

•Technical analysis and design;
•Administer design standards, train and mentor junior staff;
•Report preparation;
•Cost estimating;
•Preparation and review of drawings;
•Contract specifications / documentation;
•Contract administration service;
•Liaise with all discipline members, sub-consultants, clients, and agencies; and
•Other duties as assigned.

What you'll bring to WSP ...

•Undergraduate degree in civil engineering from an accredited university or Technologist from accredited college;
•Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience is desirable;
•Project experience using AUTOCAD and Civil 3D;
•Experience with all aspects of highway / freeway design (e.g. alignments, geometrics, staging, utilities, roadside safety, documents, constructability);
•Ability to work with various software packages (i.e. Civil 3D, CAD, Microstation, Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Project and Power Point);
•Experience with technical writing, minute preparation, etc.;
•Ability to estimate design level of effort, meet milestone schedule deliverables, etc.;
•Understanding of highway design & traffic engineering principles;
•Ability to communicate with a wide range of sub-consultants;
•General understanding of other road design requirements (e.g. drainage / hydraulic design, environmental design / mitigation measures, engineering surveys, geotechnical investigations and design);
•General understanding of QA / QC as well as OH&S practices / requirements;
•Familiarity with TAC and BC Supplement to TAC design standards;
•Alternative Delivery (DB, P3, etc.) projects experience is an asset; and
•Strong communication and organization skills

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to WSP as a condition of employment. You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY .

WSP Canada Inc.

Vancouver, BC

Intermediate (6 - 10 years)

Langley, British Columbia, Canada/, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada/
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