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Stantec Civil Engineer in Training or Technologist in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Civil Engineer in Training or Technologist - ( 21000175 )


The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?

Our Yukon Office keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places and infrastructure we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational design solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel.

Your Opportunity

The role of the Civil Designer has responsibility for preparation and coordination of technical activities on assigned projects. The Civil Designer assists in the preparation of plans and schedules, conducts and coordinates assigned engineering work, monitors work for compliance to applicable codes and accepted engineering practices and standards, and ensures effective communication and coordination on assigned projects between other project participants, including architects, engineers, developers, contractors, and clients.

Your Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform due diligence and research on projects as required to understand the background information to start a new project.

  • Assists in the preparation of plans and reports for relevant project design elements under the guidance and supervision of a licensed professional engineer. Also receives direction and assistance from technologists.

  • Perform more complex engineering design tasks on assigned projects under the supervision of a Project Engineer or Project Manager, including engineering drawings, engineering reports and required applications to regulatory agencies.

  • Utilize Civil 3D to prepare exhibits and complex working drawings. Continue to develop skills using software programs for design and/or drafting.

  • Recognizes when technical problems are developing and initiates appropriate corrective actions including notification of supervisor and seeking assistance.

  • Responsible for organizing all aspects of submittals and deliverables.

  • Assisting in the preparation of engineering project proposals and change orders.

  • Assisting in client contact and communication pertaining to specific projects.

  • Attendance at and assistance with client/contractor/stakeholder meetings. Participates in client and contractor meetings to have a better understanding of client’s goals.

  • Field work as required, including topographic survey and construction field review.

  • Cross discipline project assistance as required.

  • Uses knowledge of the general concepts of relevant civil engineering elements, including the design of roadways, drainage, grading, water and sewer, and land development projects.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

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

  • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite.

  • Proficient with Trimble GPS survey equipment.

  • Proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Developing cooperative skills in working efficiently with a team.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor ‘s Degree in Civil Engineering or Diploma from a technical institute in Civil Engineering or Civil Technology.

  • 3-5 years of relevant project design or construction experience, including grading, drainage, utilities, and roadways. Co-op expereince will be considered.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for periods of time. Field work 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. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : Canada-Yukon-Whitehorse

Other Locations : Canada-Northwest Territories-Yellowknife

Job : Civil Engineer - EIT

Organization : BC-1449 Buildings-CA North

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : Yes, 50 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : May 25, 2021, 6:45:16 PM

Req ID: 21000175

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