Senior CAD Designer - (DTF-402)

Senior CAD Designer - (DTF-402)

26 Aug

26 Aug



WSP  is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada),

and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP  :

- We value our people and our reputation

- We are locally dedicated with international scale

- We are future focused and challenge the status quo

- We foster collaboration in everything we do

- We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable


The Opportunity:

WSP is currently hiring for a Senior CAD Designer/Drafter to join our Municipal Engineering group, located at our Dartmouth office. Reporting to the Manager, this position will be responsible for the preparation of CAD drawings using both AutoCAD and Civil 3D. The type of projects include a variety of municipal infrastructure projects, such as site developments, road reconstructions, sewer and watermains, pumps and piping layouts, and process drawings.

Why WSP?

- A Canadian success story - a company that grew from humble roots in Quebec to a global, multinational powerhouse with over 48,000 employees worldwide;

- Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada;

- Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than we were yesterday, for our employees, future employees, and our fellow Canadians, we're open to your ideas and trying new things;

- A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer competitive pay, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future. Come join us. 


A day in the life:

- Creating base plans from topographical survey information;

- Preparing project drawings including conceptual sketches and detailed construction drawings using the standards set out by WSP

- Working and coordination with design staff;

- Actively participate in the design and provide input to the design team throughout the design process;

- Actively work at improving drafting skills

- Reviewing drawings to ensure compliance with Client drafting standards;

- Coordinate with a multi-disciplinary project team;

- Preparing drawings using Autodesk Civil 3D software (pipe networks, profiles, alignments, assemblies & sub-assemblies, 3D Feature Lines and Grading Groups);

- Material and quantify take-offs;

- Underground utility coordination;

- Occasional site verifications to examine field conditions, drainage and erosion control needs, as-built conditions, etc.;

- Mentor and coach junior drafting staff;

- Contribute to RFP, Bid and Proposal documents; and

- Other duties as assigned.

We'd love to hear from you if you have...

- Minimum of 5+ years of civil designing experience;

- Demonstrated proficiency with AutoCAD and Civil 3D;

- Ability to work in a fast paced environment with strict deadlines;

- Ability to work well as part of a team or on an individual basis;

- Strong attention to detail;

- Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook);

- Strong organizational, technical, and communication skills;

- Valid Driver’s license;

- Survey experience an asset;

- Experience on municipal and/or private sector projects an asset, and;

- Experience in Autodesk Revit an asset

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