Arctic Engineering Designer
EXP Cambridge
Halifax, NS, CA
5d ago

Job Description

At EXP, we know that great experiences start with the right people. We believe that work should be challenging, and the challenge should be fun.

We also believe that exponential possibilities are more likely to occur with a respectful, satisfying and empowering company.

We value and respect our employees - their experience and expertise as well as their energy, passion and diversity - and their innovative approach to work and to life.

Your Challenge

EXP is currently seeking an individual to join our Arctic Engineering Design Group in the capacity of an Arctic Engineering Designer.

The position is open to applicants across Canada. This individual will join a team of engineering practitioners with a passion for work in the Arctic and the interest in improving the level of infrastructure for the people living in the Arctic.

Your Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the Arctic engineering practitioners in Ottawa and elsewhere in Canada provide planning, design and construction related contributions for roads, water and sanitation projects in the Canadian Arctic
  • Undertake project designs, specifications, and contract documents on Arctic Projects at a Project Manager’s direction
  • Prepare and or oversea reports, drawings, and specifications (where applicable) for submission, as well as provide engineering calculations, as-builts, ensuring drawings meet specifications provided
  • Assisting in obtaining all necessary approvals and permits for projects, including those from municipalities, territorial and federal government agencies
  • Assisting in general engineering support during construction and commissioning phases of the project, including liaising with internal Field Services team as needed
  • Attending and collaborating with staff, client and project meetings as required
  • Leading design teams, including AutoCAD and field staff, as required
  • Occasional multi day travel associated with the project activities in the Arctic
  • The Skills, Knowledge and Abilities We Seek

  • Experience in project management, civil / environmental engineering design, contract administration, commissioning activities, working on a variety of municipal infrastructure projects
  • Must have professional experience in water and sanitation planning, design, and construction
  • Familiarity with surface water treatment and water distribution planning and design
  • Interpersonal, and communication skills and experience working with government officials, councils, regulating agencies, public stakeholders, private sector / businesses, contractors, consultants, NGOs
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good writing skills associated with technical reports and specifications
  • Must have successfully completed a degree in Civil Engineering
  • Must have at least 5-10 years experience
  • Experienced in the use of computer aided design / drafting software, including MicroStation and AutoCAD
  • Willing to learn and apply Arctic engineering principles and practices
  • Must have some MS Office skills
  • Must have strong people skills, and ability to work with a wide variety of staff and clients plus an ability to mentor and train more junior staff
  • Must have strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to multi-task is critical
  • Must be able to meet deadlines, well organized and able to work under pressure
  • Construction field experience is preferred
  • Any experience in the engineering, consulting or construction industry is preferred
  • What EXP Can Offer

    With a mission to understand, innovate, partner and deliver, EXP provides engineering, architecture, design and consulting services to the world’s built and natural environments.

    Our heritage dates back to 1906, when the earliest of EXP’s predecessor companies started its engineering infrastructure practice.

    Today, over 3,000 creative EXP professionals across North America provide the passion and expertise needed to deliver successful projects around the world.

    Our promise is to offer you a challenging career in a positive and dynamic work environment, and it is a promise we take seriously.

    Join a dynamic team at EXP that provides you with innovative projects, the capacity to develop your career, a full range of benefits, flexible working hours, and much more! When you explore what EXP has to offer, you’ll find exponential possibilities.

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    About the Team

    EXP is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who fully and actively supports equal access for all people regardless of Race, Color, Religion, Gender, Age, National Origin, Veteran Status, Disability, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity or Expression.

    Should you need any special accommodations, please feel free to contact us at hrsupport and we will arrange for the most suitable accommodations based on your needs.

    For all applicants within the United States, EXP ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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