CAD Technician - Bridges

WSP - Oakville, ON (11 months ago)

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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation 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 among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, 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.

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WSP is currently seeking CAD Technician to join our Bridge Engineering department, located at our Oakville, ON office. This position will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects including multi-disciplinary design-build and alternative-delivery projects, which allows you to develop your experience on coordinating with project managers and design engineers.

Preparation of preliminary and detailed design drawings of a variety of new bridges, culverts and retaining walls, rehabilitation of existing structures and other transportation related structures.
Collaborate with Bridge Engineers in the development of Contract Drawings in AutoCAD or Microstation
Comply with WSP and Client Standards and Quality Systems and apply techniques and procedures used.
Maintain current in ongoing development in CAD
Other duties as assigned.

Diploma from a Technician or Technologist program in Structural, Civil or Transportation Engineering;
4+ years (Intermediate) of experience using AutoCAD, preferably in a consulting/design environment;
Experience with highway, rail and pedestrian bridges, retaining walls and other civil structures;
Working knowledge of Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, City of Toronto, and other local municipality bridge drafting standards is an asset
Proficient in the use of AutoCAD software
An interest in developing in 3D modelling and understanding how it applies to transport infrastructure
Knowledge or working experience in Microstation, Revit or other software such as Sketchup is considered an asset;
Ability to work on several projects at a time with multiple design teams;
Ability to work individually and as part of a team as an enthusiastic team player;
Excellent technical, interpersonal and teamwork skills; and strong oral and written communication abilities essential.

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).

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.

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WSP Canada Inc.

Oakville, ON