Urban Systems

Civil Engineering Technologist (Intermediate)

Job Locations CA-SK-Saskatoon
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/5/2018 2:50 PM)
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Job Description (EN)

Our Saskatoon branch is growing, and we are looking to add an experienced Civil Engineering Technologist to our existing team of professionals. The local team consists of eight committed professionals who serve our municipal, land development, and Indigenous clients across Saskatchewan.


In this position, you will be exposed to a variety of project work within our communities and land development practice. You will work alongside our team of professionals to provide general drafting and design support from preliminary through to detailed design, as well as periodic on-site inspection of various land development projects throughout Saskatchewan. Specifically, you can expect to be involved in:

  • Carrying out design/drafting, drawing production, cost estimating and quantity take-offs, and construction specifications;
  • Communicating with Design/Production team members and project leaders across our multiple offices;
  • Ensuring quality control and verifying accuracy of both design and drafting production work;
  • Performing on-site inspection and survey for local projects;
  • Coaching and mentoring team members and advising team on technical problems and troubleshooting; and
  • Promoting and instilling a sense of teamwork amongst coworkers.


About You


Our preferred candidate will be a possess a Civil Engineering Technology diploma and have a minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience in civil design, site inspection, and survey. In addition, the ideal candidate for this position will possess the following skills, interests, and attributes:

  • You are highly proficient in AutoCAD and civil design software including Civil 3D (required);
  • You possess excellent drafting skills with good knowledge of drawing set-up and production;
  • You can interpret construction plans and drawings, accurately perform mathematical computations, review and interpret engineering data, and make sound decisions based upon the information;
  • You have survey/layout experience including the use of Total Station and GPS equipment;
  • You are highly proficient with Microsoft Excel and other MS Office software products;
  • You possess GIS and modelling (WaterCAD, PCSWMM) experience (an asset);
  • 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 effective communication skills including technical, written, and verbal;
  • 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 can work independently and collaborate effectively with others; You demonstrate commitment to ongoing personal and professional development;
  • You have on-site field/construction experience;
  • You can travel to project sites within Saskatchewan, hold a valid class 5 drivers license and access to a vehicle; and
  • You are registered or eligible for registration with Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists and Technicians.


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 company 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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