Location: Kitchener or Hamilton

Practice: Civil Engineering

Posted: 08-02-2023

Expires: N/A

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Role at a Glance

Reporting to the Civil Field Services Manager, the Intermediate Civil Inspector is responsible for assisting and completing the design of projects in their early stages and for inspecting projects during construction through to their final stages. Working with minimal direction from senior staff, the role requires thorough design and inspection of multiple complex projects throughout all stages of the project cycle.

You’ll Love This Role If

  • You enjoy working outdoors in a fast-paced construction environment
  • You want to grow and develop your engineering portfolio in an experienced and supportive team
  • You have self-discipline and see the importance of paying attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture
  • You are an excellent communicator who loves to present project stakeholders with regular updates


What You Will Do

  • Assist project managers and designers with the design and drafting of various municipal, subdivision and site plan development projects using the AutoCAD Civil3D (latest release)
  • Check and verify design drawings for conformance to specifications and design data
  • Prepare and distribute daily inspection reports
  • Conduct site visits to verify site data, and field review during and post construction
  • Provide temporary and resident inspection of various civil engineering construction projects, ensuring contractors construct the projects in accordance with the requirements of the contract
  • Liaise with the contractor, owner, residents, utility companies, local municipalities, and other external agencies throughout the construction period
  • Contract administration including preparation of progress payments and inspection reports.
  • Assist with field survey activities


What You Bring to the Table

  • University or College Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology
  • Designation as a C.E.T. in Ontario or eligible applicant
  • Minimum of 3 years of design and inspection experience in a consulting engineering, municipal environment, or contracting, preferably in Ontario
  • Excellent knowledge of OPSS, DGSSMS and other relevant Canadian/Ontario codes and standards
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation


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.  Site inspection work offsite 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!