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Junior Technologist

Primary Location: Kelowna (Landmark II)
Secondary Location:
eQuest Job Type: Regular With Benefits
Reference #: 6134
# of Openings: 1

Description

JUNIOR TECHNOLOGIST, MUNICIPAL ENGINEERING

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA

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.

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POSITION DESCRIPTION

WSP is currently seeking a Junior Technologist to join our Municipal Infrastructure team, located at our Kelowna office.  Reporting to the Manager, Infrastructure this position will be responsible for designing on various land development assignments (site and subdivision planning and design, municipal roads, residential developments, storm water management, etc.).

Responsibilities

  • Design on various land development and municipal infrastructure projects

  • Participate in project meetings with contractors, clients/owners and affected stakeholders

  • Take projects from preliminary concepts and sketches into engineering designs, plans, and project documentation requirements, using primarily Civil 3D, as well as other technical software as needed

  • Coordinate the preparation of documents required for regulatory approvals, prepare construction cost estimates and tender documents/contracts

  • Liaison with contractors and contract management of projects during construction

  • Coordinate with other team members to ensure schedules, budgets and quality control standards are achieved

  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology from an accredited college

  • 2+ years of experience in the design of land development and municipal infrastructure projects is desirable

  • Recent graduates may apply

  • Experience in pump stations and other complex municipal works is desirable

  • Registration as an AScT or other technical accreditation is an asset

  • Proven experience with contract/construction management

  • Advanced working knowledge of AutoCAD and Civil 3D is desirable

  • Ability to understand and come quickly up to speed on local development bylaws and regulations in Lower Mainland of British Columbia

  • Experience with administering construction contracts

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to work within a busy and close-knit team environment

  • Must possess strong communication skills

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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).

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To learn more about our firm and the projects we have been involved in, please visit our World of Possibilities website listed below.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.





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