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BGC Engineering Inc.

CAD Designer

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
23 days ago

About Us

BGC Engineering Inc. (BGC) is an international applied earth sciences professional services firm. We are proud of our talented team of over 650 employees, spanning the fields of Engineering, Geoscience, Software, Geomatics, Data Science, Accounting, Administration, Health & Safety and Human Resources. Alongside our clients and industry partners, BGC works collaboratively as ‘One Team’, dedicated to solving the world’s most critical applied earth science challenges. BGC has twelve offices located in Vancouver, Victoria, Kamloops, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa, Fredericton, Halifax, Golden, Colorado, Santiago, Chile, and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Our flat management structure creates a culture of innovation, excellence and transparency and a casual, dynamic and inclusive work environment. BGC prides itself on offering training and mentoring opportunities to further our employees’ professional growth as well as social and wellness activities that contribute to the connection and wellbeing of our team.  

We believe in One Team, Excellence, Curiosity, Common Sense and Clarity.

The Role

BGC is looking for a Civil 3D Designer with 3-7 years of experience, with a minimum of 1 year of Civil Designing/Corridor Design experience. The ideal candidate will have industry experience in Geotechnical, Mining or Pipelines. They will be able to work in a fast-paced environment on their own and within a team.

This challenging yet rewarding position will require collaboration with Engineers and teammates. It will provide an opportunity to innovate designs and increase drawing quality to produce complex 3D models, generate accurate volumes, and quality production drawings. This position can be located at one of the following BGC offices: Vancouver, Kamloops, Edmonton or Calgary.


  • Be a lead project designer involving, but not limited to, the design of dams, spillways, channels, roads, grading plans, excavations, stability benches
  • Create and manage 3D models and data using Civil 3D and other available tools
  • Preparation of design and construction drawings in the mining and pipeline field
  • Produce drawings relating to earthworks design
  • Liaise with engineers on designs/requests
  • Communicate the status of tasks, design changes, and continuous improvement items to the rest of the team

Required Education, Experience & Competencies

  • Certificate or post-secondary education from an accredited vocational/technical institute
  • 3-7 years of direct experience with drafting and civil designing
  • 1+ years experience in Civil Designing/Corridor Design
  • Experience with earthworks design and preparation of 3D models using Civil 3D
  • Knowledge of Civil 3D and earthworks design concepts (e.g. grading, slopes, surfaces creation, volume calculations, etc.)
  • Ability to introduce new ideas and CAD routines to enhance operations
  • Strong attention to detail is a must
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
  • Great listening skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Position Requirements

COVID-19 Vaccination

BGC is committed to maintaining a safe work environment to ensure the health and safety of employees while respecting their privacy and individual circumstances. All new hires are required to submit confirmation of their COVID-19 vaccinations to Human Resources in advance of the start of work.  This will ensure a safe workplace for our employees and will meet our client requirements. If you require an accommodation or wish to discuss your situation, please contact Human Resources. 

Company Benefits

BGC offers our employees the following: 

  • Our ‘One Team’ culture supporting health, wellness, safety and diversity 
  • Comprehensive benefits package 
  • Maternity/Paternity leave top ups 
  • Professional development and mentoring opportunities 
  • Flat management structure 
  • Flexible workplace with office and home arrangements 
  • Social and wellness activities  
  • Casual and professional work environment

BGC is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation with your application, please contact us.

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