Location: Kitchener

Practice: Civil Engineering

Posted: 07-26-2022

Expires: N/A

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Role At A Glance

We are seeking a co-op student to serve as a Civil Inspector in our team focused environment. With individualized orientation, training, and guidance you will be given the opportunity to work directly with civil construction inspectors, contract administrators and civil engineers to gain valuable engineering and consulting experience. This opportunity with be based out of our Kitchener Office.


You’ll Enjoy This Role If

  • You take a logical and structured approach to solving problems.
  • You love variety in your daily tasks.
  • You are comfortable developing your skills and knowledge through interaction with peers.
  • You are an excellent communicator with strong attention to detail for delivering meaningful solutions to our clients.

What You Will Do

  • Assist senior and intermediate field inspectors with inspection duties such as field verification of completed work for payment and as constructed information.
  • Provide part-time and resident inspection of various construction projects.
  • Ensure the contractor constructs the projects in accordance with the requirements of the contract.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders such as owners, contractors, residents, and utility authorities during the course of design and construction.
  • Assist with contract administration duties including preparation of progress payments, meeting minutes and inspection reports
  • Assist project managers and designers with the design of various municipal, subdivisions and site plan development projects
  • Assist in quantity take-offs and preparation of engineering estimates
  • Assist with topographical surveys and construction layout
  • Other duties as assigned by direct supervisors and senior team members.

What You Bring to the Table

  • Reliable transportation and a valid G2 driver’s license are required
  • Base knowledge and interest in the Civil engineering field
  • Previous experience with an engineering consulting firm and familiarity with municipal projects would be beneficial
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and Civil 3D would also be an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills for client interactions and in technical writing
  • Organizational, technical, and problem-solving abilities will be an asset in this role. 

Life at WalterFedy 

As one of Southwestern Ontario’s leading integrated architecture, engineering, and construction firms, WalterFedy and our sister company, AEC, both play 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. We share a common commitment to questioning the ordinary, infusing everything we do with creativity and challenging 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 with your resume and cover letter using the link on 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!