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Civil Technologist, Municipal Engineering
Business Line Infrastructure
ID # 15596
Job Type Permanent - Full Time
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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 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





WSP   is currently seeking a Civil Technologist  to join our Municipal Engineering department, located at our Kingston  office.  Reporting to the Manager        this position will be responsible for preparing CAD Civil3D drawings, specifications;  quantity and cost estimates for tender and construction for municipal engineering and land development projects.  This role may also include various field inspections and reviews.


  • Working directly with Engineers and other technologists;
  • Preparing Civil3D design drawings and specifications for municipal road and infrastructure projects, as well as land development projects (ie. Site plans, subdivisions, etc.);
  • Preparing and manipulating 3D surfaces, volume calculations, corridors;  and comprehensive knowledge of Civil3D feature lines and grading commands;
  • Coordinating with other engineering disciplines, technologists and sub-consultants;
  • Preparation of specifications and reports;
  • Preparing quantity and cost estimates for municipal and land development projects;
  • Completion of construction as-built for record keeping/approval purposes;
  • Provide assistance to project manager with day to day project operations;
  • Inspection and field review of various projects to ensure compliance with the contract documents. There may be a requirement to carry out inspections in areas outside of Kingston.
  • Utilizing AutoCAD Civil 3D knowledge in projects from concept to completion; and
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Graduated from a Civil Engineering Technology Program or equivalent program and eligible to be registered as a C.E.T.
  • Over 3 years of engineering design consulting experience with Civil 3D in a variety of projects (road reconstructions and site plan approvals would be an asset);
  • Experience completing topographic surveys would be an asset;
  • Ability to interpret construction drawings and specifications;
  • Sound knowledge of engineering standards and principals, practices and techniques;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Ontario Provincial Standard Specifications (OPSS) and Ontario Provincial Standard Drawings (OPSD);
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal, including teamwork and interpersonal abilities;
  • Comfortable in working independently in both an office and field environment;  and
  • Valid Ontario driver's license.


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.


Kingston, ON

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