Location: Kitchener or Hamilton

Practice: Civil Engineering

Posted: 08-02-2023

Expires: N/A

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Role at a Glance

Working in the civil engineering team under the supervision of the Field Service Manager, the Senior Civil Inspector is responsible for resident and part-time inspection of high-profile projects in a variety of sectors, including municipal reconstruction, land development, and site development. They will also conduct Quality Assurance Reviews and assist with Contract Administration duties to ensure well-orchestrated project delivery.

As a senior member of staff, the Senior Civil Inspector will be a strong knowledge leader and representative for WalterFedy, building strong rapport with all project stakeholders. This role requires excellence in organization, management, and communication throughout all stages of the project cycle as well as the ability to support and coordinate junior staff.

You’ll Love This Role If

  • You get the importance of paying attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture
  • You are eager to lead in your role and take on additional responsibility in your field
  • You thrive in an environment of coaching and mentoring and enjoy helping developing staff excel in the craft of inspection

What You Will Do

  • Effectively oversee all aspects of project construction, providing temporary and resident inspection of various projects such as site developments, municipal reconstruction, and sub-divisions.
  • Liaise with the contractor, owner, residents, utility companies, local municipalities, and other external agencies throughout the construction period.
  • Prepare contract documents including quantity take off, form of tender items and special provisions progress payments, inspection reports, instruction notices etc.
  • Prepare quality assurance review of design drawings and contract documents at various project milestones.
  • Consult and provide field experience and constructability reviews, assisting project managers and designers with design of various municipal, subdivisions and site plan development projects.
  • Provide technical oversight to other field review and inspector staff
  • Review contract documents prior to construction and identify details and construction methods that need corrective action
  • Ensure the contractor constructs the projects in accordance with the requirements of the contract.
  • Review progress on site versus the contractor-provided schedule, and report and advise of any inconsistencies to the Owner and Project Manager

What You Bring to the Table

  • Strong understanding of, and enforcement of, contractual obligations and legal issues
  • Minimum of 10 years of design and inspection experience in a consulting engineering or municipal environment, preferably in Ontario
  • College Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology is required, or equivalent combination of experience
  • Excellent knowledge of OPSS, DGSSMS and other relevant Canadian/Ontario codes and standards
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • C.E.T., EIT, P.Eng, Gold Seal, Trade License or Master Trade License is an asset


Working Conditions and Safety

Time spent in this role will be both on site and in the office, depending on the needs of the project. Offsite site inspection work will include field review and verifying site data, and hours will vary based on project demands. Some overtime will be required. In this role, you will work within the company safety policies and procedures and adhere to any applicable federal or provincial legislation.


Life at WalterFedy 

As one of Southwestern Ontario’s leading integrated architecture, engineering, and construction firms, WalterFedy plays a key role in shaping the way our communities feel and function – it’s an amazing responsibility.  

Our ambition goes beyond great design; we’re here to enhance the world around us. To make it happen, we need a team of agile, ambitious, and big-picture thinkers who share our drive to harness our collective talents to do something bigger.  

Our team is made up of some of the industry’s best architects; civil, electrical, mechanical and structural engineers; technologists; energy and carbon specialists; asset and facility management specialists; construction professionals; and corporate services professionals. We strive daily to question the ordinary, infuse everything we do with creativity, and challenge our industry to redefine what’s possible.  

Join us as we move past working for a living, and toward building better communities with smart, influential design.  


How to Apply

Please apply here or using the link at the top of this page. You will be redirected to our internal application platform. 

WalterFedy strives to create a culture of inclusivity and diversity. We strongly encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including those from groups traditionally underrepresented in the workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity hiring practice and will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, creed, national origin, citizenship, status, age, sex, gender identity/expression, marital or domestic partnership status, or disability. 

Should you require accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact or call 519-576-2150. 

Thank you for your interest in WalterFedy!