Transportation Technologist

Salary and benefits

About Us Recognized as one of Canada’s top employers, Urban Systems is an employee-owned inter-disciplinary consulting firm based in Western Canada. In business since 1975, we have four decades of experience working with a variety of clients including all levels of government, Indigenous communities, commercial and residential land developers, and the natural resource sector. Our team of 450 people, across 15 branch offices, is committed to helping build vibrant communities of all sizes. Our Commitment to You At Urban Systems, we make significant investments in our people, which is why we take great care to hire those who we believe will thrive in Urban Systems over the long term. We’ve become recognized as a workplace of choice by nurturing a unique corporate culture that sets us apart and provides: Challenging and interesting project opportunities A fun workplace, where hard work accomplishes great things The opportunity to work with industry leading professionals in a collaborative environment Ongoing career development and learning Meaningful rewards and recognition

Organization name

Urban Systems Ltd.


About the Opportunity

Our fun and professional Surrey office is looking to hire a skilled full time Civil Engineering Technologist to join our Transportation Practice. 

As a Civil Engineering Technologist, you will be responsible for working alongside our team of engineering, planning and drafting specialists to translate high level conceptual designs from preliminary, through to detailed design. In this role, you can expect to be engaged across a broad spectrum of teams and projects.  Depending on the role, projects you could expect to be engaged in may include conceptual, functional and/or detailed design of urban road/complete streets, active transportation, and highways and interchanges.  Through these projects you can expect to be involved in:

  • Carrying out design drawing tasks and/or AutoCAD/Civil3D assignments
  • Support engineering personnel in field with design, drawing production and/or construction specifications
  • Ensuring quality control of your design production work
  • Communicating with project leaders
  • Performing a variety of defined assignments with independent judgment
  • Advising and review of technical challenges
  • Assisting with project timelines and ensuring deadlines are met


About You

Our ideal candidate will be an accredited graduate of a Civil Engineering Technology program or equivalent with up to five years of experience. Newer graduates are also welcome to apply.  Those candidates with previous related work experience will be given preference, however given the variety of project needs and a desire to find the right person to fit within our team, we will consider candidates with a range of experience, education, and background in: land development, transportation, and/or municipal infrastructure detailed design and production. In particular, we are looking for the following skills, strengths and interests:

  • Proficiency in ​AutoCAD and Civil 3D (required)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and other MS Office software
  • Experience and understanding of GIS an asset
  • Excellent drafting skills and knowledge of drawing set-up and production
  • A keen eye for detail in projects both large and small
  • Effective communication and writing abilities
  • Committed to ongoing personal and professional development
  • Certification or eligible for certification with ASTTBC

How to Apply

If this describes your background, your skills and your natural talents, please check out our website for more information and submit your resume and covering letter along with a completed Candidate Questionnaire (available for download on our site).

Deadline for Applications: May 30, 2019

Deadline for applications