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CAD Technician

Reference #: 7385
City: New Westminster
Region: British Columbia
Secondary Location:
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Business Line: Infrastructure

Description

NEW WESTMINSTER

WSP is one of the world's leading professional engineering services firms. Every day our more than 37,000 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. 


POSITION DESCRIPTION

WSP is currently seeking a CAD Technician to join our Infrastructure department, located at our New Westminster office.  Reporting to the Branch Manager, this position will be responsible for applying Civil 3D knowledge on project work from conceptual design through to completion on land development projects for residential, commercial, and industrial developments, and municipal infrastructure projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Utilizing AutoCAD Civil 3D knowledge in projects from concept to completion ;
  • Prepare engineering design drawings to specified standards;
  • Follow municipal drafting standards and guidelines;
  • Provide design assistance, assist in preparation of quantity and cost estimates;
  • Earthworks modeling ; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or Engineering Design and Drafting. Equivalent technical qualification from a recognized institution and related experience will be considered ;
  • 2+ years of experience in AutoCAD drafting and design;
  • Highly motivated, hardworking and enthusiastic team player;
  • Capable of working individually and as part of a team;
  • Experience in AutoCAD Civil 3D software is mandatory ;
  • General knowledge of municipal engineering and land development; and
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and a flexible attitude are a must .    
 

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).


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

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.

Company: WSP Canada Inc.





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