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WSP Canada

Experienced Civil Designer - Mining

Full Time
2 days ago

Why WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • 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 yesterday - 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 attractive pay, flexible work options, 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.

The Opportunity:

WSP has a new opportunity for an experienced CAD Technician/ Designer (Drafter) to join our team on a full-time basis based in British Columbia or Alberta.

A day in the life in this role could involve:
  • Working closely with the various engineering and environmental groups to fill the needs of our internal and external clients in providing engineering design and drafting services.
  • Analyzing and reviewing survey data and identifying potential issues with the surface.
  • Interpret, and utilize topographic survey data, survey field notes, and engineering designs.
  • Performing advanced/complex calculations, optimize designs.
  • Design advanced/complex 3D models using a pre-established design criteria, assist engineers with analysis of proposed design elements.
  • Creating new drawings and editing existing drawings independently using field notes/client information.
  • Leading the drafting component on large projects by understanding the correlation between drawings and resourcing CAD technicians to assist with completing project deliverables.
  • Being responsible for product quality control with adherence to company standards and procedures
  • Providing supervision and mentorship of junior and intermediate employees.
  • Ensuring health and safety policies are followed at all sites and take WSP's Life-Saving rules to heart;

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

  • A technical diploma, CAD certificate or equivalent
  • 4-8 years of drafting experience
  • 4+ years of Civil 3D experience is required
  • A commitment to CAD standards and procedures is essential to this function
  • Good problem solver with the ability to identify alternative solutions
  • Ability to perform various calculations and data manipulation in Excel
  • The ability to work with multiple people and prioritize tasks is a must
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • The ability to learn and work with any of the following software would be considered an asset: Plant 3D, Navisworks, Infraworks, ReCap, Vulcan, Minesight, Global Mapper, Surfer, gINT, OpenGround, BIM 360, Bluebeam.


  • Expected Salary (all locations): $62,600 - $106,400.

WSPCanadais providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it will pay for this position based on the successful applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities in addition to the specific geographic location.

#WeAre WSP #GlobalMining #LI-GBL
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ 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.


  • 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

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.
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