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CAD Technician

Primary Location: Kitchener (Lancaster Street West)
Secondary Location:
eQuest Job Type: Permanent - FT
Reference #: 5780
# of Openings: 1



WSP is one of the world's leading professional engineering services firms. Every day our more than 34,000 experts work to restore the natural environment and transform the built environment.

In Canada, our 8000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport 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 a Forbes Top Employer in Canada, 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’re proud, professional and passionate people. Join us.



WSP is currently seeking a Window Simulator to join our Buildings group, located at our Kitchener office.  Reporting to the Southwestern Ontario Director of Building Sciences this position will be responsible for simulating windows, doors and skylights and to create simulation reports in compliance with applicable NFRC and CSA standards.


  • Simulate windows, doors and skylights for U-value, SHGC, VT and CR in accordance with NFRC and CSA standards using Therm 7.4 and Window 7.4, Window Report Generator and Door Report Generator;
  • Create written report of simulation results for client and inspection agency in compliance with NFRC;
  • Send simulation reports to the client and make changes to the simulations if necessary.  Send simulation files and reports to the clients inspection agency. The simulator is responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of simulations and reports;
  • Under the guidance of a Project Manager, the simulator shall learn applicable NFRC and CSA standards;
  • Conduct research projects and write client reports;
  • Work closely with manufacturers to deliver proposals and obtain required project information and occasionally attend window industry meetings such as Windoor;
  • Apply sustainable thinking and practices within project delivery;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • College diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, Building Science, or Architectural Technology;
  • Minimum B average and involvement in volunteer or industry associations;
  • AutoCAD skills are an asset. Microsoft Excel, Word, and Access skill;
  • Previous co-op / summer work experience in the construction or engineering industry is ideal;
  • A team player, amongst energetic, successful people;
  • Strong at multi-tasking, organized and  adaptable to shifting priorities;
  • Personal commitment to promoting green issues or sustainability.


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).


We offer competitive salary and benefits, a collaborative and challenging work environment and opportunity for advancement.

To learn more about this position, our firm and the projects we have been involved in, or to apply to this position, please visit our website: Please include a resume with a list of relevant projects, as well as work samples that include both design and technical materials. In an effort to reduce our environmental footprint, we strongly encourage applicants to submit their resume online.  

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.



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