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WSP Canada

Senior CAD Technologist Kelowna, BC 2020-11-13

Location
Kelowna, BC
Details
Full Time
7 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 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 .

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

WSP is currently seeking for a Senior CAD Technologist for our Planning, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design Studio (PLAUD). This position is based in our Kelowna office, reporting to the Director of PLAUD, Western Canada. The successful candidate will collaborate with a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary team in the completion of planning and conceptual design through to detailed design and construction administration services for a wide variety of landscape architectural and master planning projects in the private, public and institutional sectors. Specifically, this position will both produce and review the quality and production of all drawing sets, and coordinate the efforts of other technicians across BC to ensure project delivery. They will work closely with other CAD leaders in Kelowna to ensure efficiencies and standards are maintained and improved upon.
RESPONSIBILITIES
•Preparation of conceptual design and construction-level digital drawings and specifications, including cost estimating, detailing, and mapping;

•Development and improvement of existing drawing standards and CAD libraries;

•Coordination with project managers and other office staff on production and design-related issues

•Time management and distribution of work to other CAD staff and;

•Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
•Diploma in Landscape Architectural Technology or combination of related education and experience;

•7-10 years of work experience in a consulting environment. A background in public and/or institutional sectors will also be considered;

•Experience in, production of design and presentation drawings and contract documents is essential. Field experience is considered an asset;

•Excellent interpersonal skills, professional attitude and ability to coordinate and communicate with clients, contractors and various professional disciplines;

•Knowledge of local landscape conditions, drawings, municipal requirements and construction standards in BC;
Proficient in AutoCAD (and Civil 3D) , ArcGIS, and Excel. Experience with PowerPoint, Sketch-up, Adobe Creative Suite, as well as hand-drawing skills, will be considered as strong assets; and

•Valid Class 5 driver's license is required;

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

Category
Construction, Mining and Trades