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Senior CAD Team Lead, Transportation & Infrastructure
Business Line Transportation & Infrastructure
ID # 16897
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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 Senior Team Lead for the Transportation and Infrastructure CAD group, located at our Edmonton office.  Reporting to the Director, Transportation & Infrastructure this position will be responsible for leading the CAD team, coordinating resources and applying Civil 3D knowledge on project work from conceptual design through to completion on land development projects for residential, commercial and industrial subdivisions, municipal design projects, and related roadway projects.



  • Provide leadership to a team of technical staff delivering CAD drawings for land development, municipal and transportation projects;
  • Drive productivity, motivation, and performance. Ensure compliance with established quality and production procedures. Provide leadership to sustain a culture of continual improvement and client satisfaction;
  • Responsible for overall resource management for CAD activities, including recruitment, team building, staff development and performance management. Implement and track career development plans for staff within the team to support skills development, effective succession management, career pathing and staff retention;
  • Coordinate efforts and work with senior team leads and engineers;
  • Work with other WSP offices to manage work loads and to build collaboration between offices;
  • Utilize AutoCAD Civil 3D knowledge in projects from concept to completion;
  • Prepare engineering drawings to specified corporate and municipal standards;
  • Design assistance and earthworks modeling; 
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or Engineering Design and Drafting;
  • Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) would be an asset;
  • 10+ years of experience in AutoCAD drafting and design, with at least 2 years in a leadership role;
  • Experience in AutoCAD Civil 3D software is mandatory;
  • BIM experience is an asset.
  • Highly motivated, hardworking and enthusiastic team leader;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and a flexible attitude are a must; and
  • Capable of working independently.


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.


Edmonton, AB

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