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WSP Canada

Design Technologist Kelowna, BC 2022-10-23

Location
Kelowna, BC
Details
Full Time
2 days ago
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 55,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 9,800+ 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 are 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 .

At WSP :

•We value our people and our reputation
•We are locally dedicated with international scale
•We are future focused and challenge the status quo
•We foster collaboration in everything we do
•We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

KELOWNA

The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking a Junior Technologist to join our Municipal Infrastructure team, located at our Kelowna office. Reporting to the CADD Manager, this position will be responsible for designing on various land development and municipal assignments (site and subdivision planning and design, municipal roads, residential developments, storm water management, etc.).

Why WSP?

• We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging
• Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
• Our Hybrid Work Policy - a combination of in-person and remote working, enables us to purposefully think of how we work, who we need to work with, and where the work should be done.
• A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
• A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

#WeAre WSP

A day in the life:

• Design on various land development and municipal infrastructure projects;
• Participate in project meetings with contractors, clients/owners and affected stakeholders;
• Take projects from preliminary concepts and sketches into engineering designs, plans, and project documentation requirements, using primarily Civil 3D, as well as other technical software as needed;
• Coordinate the preparation of documents required for regulatory approvals, prepare construction cost estimates and tender documents/contracts;
• Liaison with contractors and contract management of projects during construction;
• Coordinate with other team members to ensure schedules, budgets and quality control standards are achieved; and
• Other duties as assigned

What you'll bring to WSP ...

• Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology from an accredited college;
• 1-3 years of experience in the design of land development and municipal infrastructure projects is required;
• Recent graduates may apply;
• Registration as an AScT or other technical accreditation is an asset;
• Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Civil 3D is desirable;
• Ability to understand and come quickly up to speed on local development bylaws and regulations;
• Excellent attention to detail;
• Ability to work within a busy and close-knit team environment; and
• Must possess strong communication skills.

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to WSP as a condition of employment. You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

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.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY .

WSP Canada Inc.

Kelowna, BC

Early Career (< 3 years)

Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada/
Category
Creative and Graphic Design Information Technology

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Industry
Engineering
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5001-10,000 employees