Designer, Transportation
Mississauga, ON, Canada
18h ago

Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world’s biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.

If you are looking for a company with a friendly atmosphere, and a hardworking team with limitless potential, GHD is the place for you! Our EDO (Engineering Design Organization) is looking for an Intermediate Designer who is ready to join our growing Canadian Operations within the Transportation Group.

This role can be based out of one of our Southern Ontario offices : Whitby , Waterloo , Mississauga , Markham , Kingston or St. Catharines.

The Transportation Group within GHD Canada works with Provincial, Regional, and local municipal transportation agencies, as well as select contracting partners, on large scale projects across the whole Transportation spectrum of highways, roads and bridges, transit and multi-modal infrastructure, and transportation planning.

Our team provides integrated transportation services throughout the project lifecycle from initial policy, transportation economics and business case advice, through concept, environmental assessment, detailed design, construction administration and asset management support services.

Candidates’ career paths :

  • This role is intended for Intermediate Road Systems & Highway Designers looking to continue their careers in the design of Highways / Freeways and Multi-modal Corridors (LRT, BRT) for municipalities, MTO and major transportation partners
  • This role is also suitable for an experienced Junior Designer who is looking to advance their career to become an Intermediate Road Systems Design & Highway Design, and who embraces the new technologies and software in modern engineering design delivery
  • Candidates’ career experiences may consist of :

  • Design experience in the production of conceptual and detailed design models and related drawing sets for a wide range of transportation projects, including roads, highways, freeways and multi-modal systems
  • Working as a team, receiving mentorship and guidance from Senior staff, and providing mentorship and supervision and oversight of Junior staff
  • Large and small team collaboration. Communication with other disciplines (bridges, electrical, geotechnical, etc.) sub-consultants, municipalities, utility companies, other partners and clients
  • Experience and working knowledge of corridors modelling with InRoads / OpenRoads and / or Civil 3D
  • Good understanding of geometric design principles (i.e. TAC Geometric Guidelines), Ontario design standards (i.e. OPSS), roadside safety design, and client specific standards and requirements (i.e. MTO)
  • Experience in design delivery within both conventional and design-build project models are considered assets
  • Exposure or desire to learn using visualization software platforms (Infraworks, etc.) and design programming (Dynamo etc.
  • are considered assets but not required

    Skills, Competencies and Qualifications :

  • 5+ years' experience in road systems and / or highway design
  • Post-secondary education in Civil Engineering
  • MTO and / or Metrolinx experience is an asset but not required
  • Interest or experience with new design tools and technologies such as BIM platforms, design programming, visualizations and automation are considered assets
  • Experience with Construction Administration & Inspection are considered assets
  • As a diverse and inclusive organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce.

    GHD is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, GHD will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

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