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Jacobs Civil Design CAD Technician in Burnaby, British Columbia

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

We share a common purpose – to make the world more connected and sustainable. And we’re excited about the innovative ways we can change the world. If you are also interested in turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good, then Jacobs is where you belong.

We are looking for a Civil Design CAD Technician to support our Burnaby, BC or Calgary, AB team in the design and delivery of water, wastewater, conveyance, and transportation projects. In this role, you’ll be responsible for preparing drawings and sketches using CAD workstations, appropriate design criteria, and technical manuals often working closely with engineers to coordinate designs.

You’ll also perform basic land surveying, geometric, trigonometric, volumetric, and hydraulic calculations, and organize assignments to ensure design budgets and timelines are met. You’ll interface with internal and external contacts and will coordinate with multiple project design disciplines for interference checking and quality control.

Come be a part of a vibrant, passionate team that delivers world class designs for our clients. Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. 

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• At least 8 years’ experience as a civil/water/transportation designer/ drafter, delivering site civil designs including site layouts buried piping and services and site grading

• Post-secondary education in Civil Engineering Technology or an equivalent combination of education and experience

• A.Sc.T. Certification or equivalent is an asset

• Proficiency in AutoCAD, Civil3D, Microstation and InRoads

• Experience in mentoring and reviewing deliverables prepared by other members of the design team

• Some construction experience preferred

• Experience using ProjectWise and/or BIM360 would be an asset

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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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