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BIM Designer
Business Line Buildings
ID # 17705
City Thornhill
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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 looking for a BIM/CAD Designer to join the GTA Technology Team, working on large IT Infrastructure, Security Systems and Technology projects in the region. The successful candidate should be familiar with a variety of institutional, municipal, healthcare, commercial, and light industrial building projects.  The successful individual will be responsible for design, tender and construction services on various projects. This position will have scope and freedom to satisfy the most ambitious, career-minded and technically savvy person.

A typical week would include: 
•    Ability to work in a dynamic environment and adapt to frequent project changes.
•    Ability to follow complex instructions and diagrams to create or modify drawings using company and government drafting standards.
•    Perform drawing and technology research.
•    Coordinate with Project Managers, Engineers, Designers and other personnel to incorporate concepts and information into drawing packages.
•    Ability to work effectively as part of a team or independently with minimal oversight.
•    Coordinate design drawings with other disciplines
•    Contribute to maintaining WSP quality assurance approaches and methodologies.
•    Other duties as assigned

We'd love to hear from you if you have:
•    Experience with AutoCAD, Revit, or BIM related software
•     Experience with MicroStation is desirable.  
•    Post-secondary education with drafting and/or construction-related experience with emphasis on electronic or electrical disciplines
•    Knowledge of security, IT, and or AV systems would be considered an asset. 
•    A flexible approach to the working environment 
•    Ability to obtain a Public Works and Government Services Canada security clearance and work in a secure environment
•    Ability to work under deadlines and manage multiple priorities.
•    Very strong verbal and written communication skills.
•    Proficient in the use of the MS Office Suite.
•    Must be willing to travel periodically and as required for project assignments. 
•    Must hold valid driver’s license.

What if we can?
What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are?  Here at WSP – we can!
WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important – be that our families, our friends or ourselves.  So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.
As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including first class medical cover, generous days annual leave, and paid professional subscriptions.
Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognize the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring. Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.


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.


Thornhill, ON

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