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WSP Canada

CAD Technician - Drafter

Posted 4 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:
WSP has a new opportunity for aCAD Technicianto join our drafting and design team on afull-time basis. As an intermediate drafter/technician at WSP, you'll be working with multi-disciplinary teams to provide technician and engineering design support on a wide variety of unique projects locally and around the world.You will be part of a global technical community of drafting, design, and BIM practitioners who collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a robust culture of ownership.This role can be based anywhere in the Greater Toronto Area with the opportunity to work remotely using our VDI cloud environment. We're a collaborative team with a flexible approach and we offer a wide variety of projects and cross-functional opportunities to work together.

Why choose 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.


What you can expect to do here:
  • You'll be collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams of scientists, engineers, and consultants, understanding the requirements and incorporating those requirements into your work;
  • You'll be providing technical 2D drafting and 3D modeling and design analysis support on a wide variety of projects collaborating with colleagues in offices around the world;
  • Preparing existing condition models based on a variety of sources including topographic surveys, aerial drone surveys, and satellite imagery;
  • Preparing technical figures for reports and engineering drawings for conceptual, tender, and construction packages;
  • You'll be managing your own workload commitments by following an established workflow and data management process;
  • Responsible for quality assurance and control with adherence to global company standards, processes, and best practices;
  • Continuous knowledge sharing, training, and mentoring to develop your skills and develop your career;
  • Active participant in a global technical community of like-minded practitioners.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Technician or Technology Diploma or Degree or equivalent preferably in the disciplines of environmental, geotechnical, mining and/or civil engineering;
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in CAD Drafting and Design with AutoCAD and Civil 3D;
  • Detail-oriented with a strong commitment to following a prescribed set of global company standards, processes, and best practices;
  • Willingness to learn and the desire to excel and thrive in an engaging, collaborative environment;
  • You're well organized and know how to prioritize multiple deliverables while demonstrating a flexible approach to competing deadlines;
  • You have excellent problem-solving skills and can identify alternative solutions to challenges;
  • You have excellent oral/written communication skills using the English language.

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.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-12

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