CIVIL TECHNOLOGIST/DESIGNER

Location: Kitchener or Hamilton

Practice: Civil Engineering

Posted: 09-03-2020

Expires: 11-01-2020

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Thank you to all applicants in advance. Due to the volume of applications, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.

If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of contact and provisions will be arranged.

About Us and Our Integrated Approach

WalterFedy has big plans for the future and we need the best talent to make it happen. As a multi-discipline architecture, engineering, and construction firm, the business is always evolving. Our team needs to be agile, ambitious, and persistent in the pursuit of our shared goals.  

 

We have a long history in the Waterloo Region, but that doesn’t mean we’re old fashioned. We strive to push the envelope, think differently, and address everything we do with creativity. When we consistently approach projects in inventive ways, clients get better results, our team thrives, and we challenge our industry to redefine what’s possible. 

 

At WalterFedy, collaboration is a key part of our identity. With so many talented professionals under one roof, you’ll find cross-discipline support for your projects is always within reach. Our team is made up of the industry’s best architects; civil, electrical, mechanical, and structural engineers; technologists; energy and carbon specialists; asset and facility management specialists; construction managers; and corporate services professionals. Together, we’re building better communities with smart, influential design.  

 

Role Overview

The Civil Designer is responsible for the development and preparation of engineering design and drawings using AutoCAD and Civil3D, as well as writing technical reports, and ensuring design drawings conform to specifications and design data.

**This role is open to applicants interested in working at either of our locations in Kitchener and Hamilton**  

 

What We Love
  • You are ambitious in your pursuit to be the best
  • You get the importance of paying attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture
  • You embrace progressive change, out-of-the-box thinking, and working in a high-energy environment
 
What You Will Do
  • Develop and prepare engineering designs and drawings from preliminary concepts, sketches, engineering calculations, specification sheets and other data
  • Develop and prepare engineering drawings, plans, or layouts from sketches using CAD and Civil 3D for land, site and municipal road projects
  • Check and verify design drawings to conform to specifications and design data
  • Other related duties, as assigned
 
What We Need
  • Diploma/Degree in Civil Engineering Technology 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar role (including co-op experience)
  • Previous experience working in a consulting engineering environment.
  • Registered with OACETT or PEO would be preferred
  • Above-average experience and knowledge of Civil 3D
  • Self-motivated/team player
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) for interaction and correspondence with the design team and customers
  • Eager to learn and take on new challenges, with a strong work ethic and desire to succeed

 

What We Offer
  • Competitive salary plus performance-based bonus. 
  • Three weeks’ vacation. 
  • Reimbursement of annual dues for professional organizations. 
  • Employee referral program. 
  • Employee social club – employees attend a variety of recreational and cultural events. 
  • Strong volunteer outreach to the community – we support Habitat for Humanity, Hockey Helps the Homeless, KidsAbility and many other organizations. 

Working Conditions and Safety 

Standard hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., and some overtime hours may be required from time to time. The ability to travel away from the office is required to assist and attend on-site project meetings.

In this role, you will work within the company safety policies and procedures, and adhere to any applicable federal or provincial legislation.

 

Why Join Our Team? 

We offer challenging and rewarding careers, and are committed to integrity and business ethics, with safety as a top priority. We promote a healthy balance between our employees’ professional and personal lives, taking time to appreciate our work and celebrate our achievements. To learn more about our company visit our website at www.walterfedy.com/about

 

How to Apply

Please apply through our internal system with your cover letter and resume, indicating the position you are applying for. 

 

If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of contact and provisions will be arranged. 

Thank you for your interest in WalterFedy!

 

Location: Kitchener  or Hamilton Office
675 Queen Street South, Suite 111
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, N2M 1A1

 

20 Hughson St. S
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 2A1