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Junior Technician - Rail and Transit

Primary Location: Winnipeg (Lombard Ave)
Secondary Location:
eQuest Job Type: Regular With Benefits
Reference #: 6313
# of Openings: 1

Description

WINNIPEG, MB

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 Technician to join our Rail and Transit Team, located at our Winnipeg, MB office. Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, this position will have responsibilities including heavy and light rail transit design and provide design guidance to other team members as well as a wide range of project requirements

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in the preliminary and detailed design of specifications related to heavy and light rail transit such as alignments and track work;

  • Assist with the design of roadways and railway crossings

  • Learn the fundamentals of inspection and construction field review;

  • Report preparation assistance and cost estimating;

  • Assist preparation and review of drawings;

  • Liaison with all discipline members, sub-consultants, clients, and agencies; and

  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in civil engineering technology from an accredited institution;

  • Applicants with 1-2 years’ related experience would be considered an asset;

  • Experience with design of roadway and railway crossings would be considered an asset;

  • Familiar Civil 3D and AutoCAD

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently

  • Excellent technical, interpersonal and teamwork skills

  • Excellent written and oral 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.

http://www.wsp-pb.com/en/WSP-Canada/Careers/Join-Our-Team/World-of-Possibilities/

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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