Urban Systems

Civil Engineer-in-Training (EIT)

Job Locations CA-SK-Saskatoon
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/5/2018 12:53 PM)
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Job Description (EN)

Our Saskatoon branch is growing, and we are looking to add a capable and enthusiastic Civil Engineer-in-Training (EIT) to the existing team of professionals providing quality service to our municipal, land development, and Indigenous clients across Saskatchewan.


In this role, you will benefit from the support of industry professionals while working on exciting and challenging projects that make a visible difference in many communities. Assisting in the planning, design, and consultation on several projects, you will have the opportunity to hone your civil engineering skills and develop an understanding of best practices in a practical, real world setting. In addition to the learning and project experience you will receive, you can expect to be responsible for the following:


  • Apply theory and provide workable solutions related to the implementation of engineering work specifically regarding water distribution, wastewater collection, stormwater management, road design, and general municipal engineering;
  • Act as the clients' representative on-site during construction to gather information, conduct inspections, and ensure that designs are built to specifications;
  • Provide accurate and timely input on technical reports, plans, studies, proposals, and oral presentations as required;
  • Prepare cost estimates and review contracts;
  • Proactively and professionally communicate with contractors, co-workers, clients, and the public; and
  • Demonstrate a commitment to learning through the ongoing achievement of personal and professional goals.


About You


The right candidate for this opportunity will have either recently graduated (within 1-2 years) or be graduating in the spring of 2018 from an accredited civil engineering degree. In addition, the ideal candidate for this position will possess the following skills and attributes:


  • You have a keen interest in pursuing a career in civil engineering with a focus on municipal, sanitary, and stormwater systems design and construction;
  • You are interested in a role that will provide a mix of both field and office work;
  • You can work on multiple projects and thrive in a fast paced, self-directed work environment;
  • You take initiative, are a problem solver, and continually deliver consistent, high quality work;
  • You take great pride in your work, don’t mind getting your hands dirty, and believe no job is too small; 
  • You are suited to consulting given your instincts for: 
    • Providing great service to internal and external clients.
    • Collaborating with people of varying backgrounds and perspectives 
    • Employing multiple communication styles to deliver information to internal and external clients
    • Providing practical solutions to problems 
  • You have strong oral and written communication skills;
  • You are able to travel to project sites within Saskatchewan, hold a valid class 5 drivers license and, have access to a vehicle;
  • You are registered or eligible for registration as an engineer-in-training in Saskatchewan; and
  • You have on-site field experience (an asset).


About Us


Recognized as one of Canada’s top employers, Urban Systems is an employee-owned inter-disciplinary consulting firm based in Western Canada. In business since 1975, we have four decades of experience working with a variety of clients including all levels of government, Indigenous communities, commercial and residential land developers, and the natural resource sector. Our team of over 400 people, across multiple branch offices, is committed to helping build vibrant communities of all sizes.


Our Commitment to You


At Urban Systems, we make significant investments in our people, which is why we take great care to hire those who we believe will thrive in Urban Systems in the short term and over the long term. We’ve become recognized as a workplace of choice by nurturing a unique corporate culture that sets us apart and provides:


  • Challenging and interesting project opportunities;
  • A fun workplace, where hard work accomplishes great things;
  • The opportunity to work with industry leading professionals in a collaborative environment;
  • Ongoing career development and learning; and
  • Meaningful rewards and recognition.


How to Apply


If this describes your background, skills, and natural talents as well as matches the goals of your career development, please check out our website for more information and submit your resume and cover letter along with a completed Candidate Questionnaire (available for download on our site).


Deadline for applications: Friday, February 23, 2018


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