Municipal Designer | Water
GHD, Inc
St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
36d ago

GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

Privately owned by our people, GHD provides engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients across five continents.

Focused on creating lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 8500 people delivers projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics.

Committed to sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural and social environments of the many communities in which we operate

The St. Catharines office is looking for a Municipal Designer to join the Water team in St. Catharines. This position is suited for those who have 1 5 years’ work experience.

The successful candidate will have experience :

  • Apply academic and hands on work experience on municipal infrastructure projects to complete preliminary and detailed design of roadways, storm and sanitary sewer collection systems, water distribution systems and pumping stations;
  • Completion of municipal water and wastewater distribution and collection system modelling;
  • Preparation of engineering design calculations, design briefs and technical reports for municipal infrastructure, Class EA and land development projects;
  • Produce base plans from topographic and legal survey plans; site and grading / drainage plans; design sketches, plan and profile and design drawings following municipal design standards for roadways, sewer, watermain, pumping stations, forcemains and development projects;
  • Produce designs and detailed drawings of roadway, sewer and watermain, pumping stations, forcemains including details for construction;
  • Prepare contract quantities and cost estimates
  • Prepare construction specifications and assist with preparation of contract documents;
  • Assist in co-ordination of drafting and design requirements with staff from other departments or offices, as required when working on joint projects;
  • Assist contract administration staff, and undertake survey and field inspections as required;
  • Attend client meetings and prepare meeting minutes / notes as required;
  • Assist in the preparation of technical reports and assist with preparation of proposals; and
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Skills, Competencies and Qualifications :

  • Post-secondary diploma from an accredited university in Civil Engineering
  • Eligible for registration with PEO as Professional Engineer
  • Proficiency using AutoCAD and / or AutoCAD Civil 3D required
  • Microstation experience would be an asset
  • ArcGIS experience would be an asset
  • Proficiency in using hydraulic modelling software (wastewater / water distribution) would be an asset
  • Previous field inspection experience would be an asset
  • We offer a professional working environment and culture and believe that work / life balance is critical to the success and happiness of our people.

    We also offer competitive salary packages based on qualifications, skills and experience.

    As a multicultural 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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