Junior Civil Engineering Designer, EIT
Stantec
Kelowna, British Columbia
4d ago

Description

Strong communities don’t just happen they’re built. They’re creatively imagined, collaboratively planned, and readied to face tomorrow with optimism.

We’re driving the future of Community Development. Our experts lead their fields, collaborating on projects that are as technically challenging as they are impactful, creative, and fulfilling.

We’re a place where you can apply your passion and find endless opportunities to help make communities more equitable, resilient, and livable.

Your Opportunity

  • The role of a Junior Civil Engineering Designer will include a variety of tasks from work on smaller projects to being a member of a team on larger projects;
  • projects that are geographically varied and cross a spectrum of complexity. We value mentorship for effective career growth and so your work would be completed under the close guidance and supervision of a senior engineer / designer.

    You should be able to evaluate, select, specify, and engineer systems or products for a project, and you will perform a variety of tasks including drafting, calculations, and field work.

    As a Junior Civil Engineering Designer, you will assist the project team on aspects of civil engineering such as grading, servicing, and stormwater management.

    Your Key Responsibilities

    Perform civil design using knowledge of relevant software programs.

    Work with other engineering and non-engineering disciplines and professionals in the completion of the project under the direction of a senior engineer / designer or project coordinator.

    Perform field work as directed by a senior engineer / supervisor.

    Perform calculations to analyze and design civil system components using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software.

    Assist with engineering duties on projects of various complexity.

    Assist with collecting data and gathering information to support design decisions.

    Assist in basic interpretation and verifying compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards and practices.

    Perform a variety of tasks which may include analyzing proposed project solutions to ensure design integrity, reliability, resource efficiency and cost effectiveness.

    Perform other duties as assigned by senior engineering staff.

    Qualifications

    Your Capabilities and Credentials

    Basic understanding of general concepts of relevant areas of civil engineering design.

    Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.

    Understanding of civil engineering concepts ( grading and servicing design) and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others.

    Ability to interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material.

    Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD Civil 3D.

    Developing cooperative skills in working efficiently within a team.

    Education and Experience

    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering. Minimum of 0-5 years of experience. Co-op / Internship experience preferred.

    Position will primarily work in an office setting. Stantec is also prepared with the infrastructure available to support individuals working from home.

    Field work may be required and may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

    This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

    Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us.

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