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CAD Designer, (Junior), Telecom & Technology

Reference #: 7828
City: Thornhill
Region: Ontario
Secondary Location: Thornhill (Commerce Valley Dr)
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Business Line: Buildings



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. 


WSP is currently seeking an energetic, driven, bright and experienced CAD Designer to join our expanding Technology Team located at our Thornhill office. Reporting to the department manager this position will be responsible for computer-aided design work producing security and IT system engineered drawings.

As a member of the WSP Technology team the successful candidate shall play an integral role in contributing to the successful execution of client engagements and building the firm's reputation for quality service.


  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and adapt to frequent project changes;
  • Ability to follow complex instructions and diagrams to create or modify drawings using company and government drafting standards;
  • Coordinate filing, storage and retrieval of both manual and electronic drawings;
  • Perform drawing and technology research;
  • Coordinate with Project Managers, Engineers, Designers and other personnel to incorporate concepts and information into drawing packages;
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team or independently with minimal oversight;
  • Coordinate design drawings with other disciplines;
  • Contribute to maintaining WSP quality assurance approaches and methodologies;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and MS Office is required;
  • Experience with 3D modeling, Revit, Microstation is desirable;
  • Post-secondary education with drafting and/or construction-related CAD experience with emphasis on electronic or electrical disciplines;
  • Knowledge of security, IT, and or AV systems would be considered an asset;
  • Ability to obtain a Public Works and Government Services Canada security clearance and work in a secure environment;
  • Ability to work under deadlines and manage multiple priorities;
  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Proficient in the use of the MS Office Suite;
  • Must be able to work normal hours of Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm, but also be willing to work overtime including evening and weekends when necessary;
  • Must be willing to travel periodically and as required for project assignments;
  • Must hold valid driver’s licence.

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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