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Technologist, Municipal Engineering
Business Line Infrastructure
ID # 13336
Job Type Permanent - Full Time
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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’re 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

 


 

KELOWNA

WSP is currently seeking a Junior Technologist to join our Municipal Infrastructure team, located at our Kelowna office.  Reporting to the Manager, Infrastructure this position will be responsible for designing on various land development assignments (site and subdivision planning and design, municipal roads, residential developments, storm water management, etc.).

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design on various land development and municipal infrastructure projects;
  • Participate in project meetings with contractors, clients/owners and affected stakeholders;
  • Take projects from preliminary concepts and sketches into engineering designs, plans, and project documentation requirements, using primarily Civil 3D, as well as other technical software as needed;
  • Coordinate the preparation of documents required for regulatory approvals, prepare construction cost estimates and tender documents/contracts;
  • Liaison with contractors and contract management of projects during construction;
  • Coordinate with other team members to ensure schedules, budgets and quality control standards are achieved; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology from an accredited college;
  • 1-5 years of experience in the design of land development and municipal infrastructure projects is desirable;
  • Recent graduates may apply;
  • Registration as an AScT or other technical accreditation is an asset;
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Civil 3D is desirable;
  • Ability to understand and come quickly up to speed on local development bylaws and regulations;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Ability to work within a busy and close-knit team environment; and
  • Must possess strong communication skills.

 

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.

 

Kelowna, BC

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