CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

LDS Consultants Inc. provides professional consulting services with expertise in land-use planning, civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, and environmental assessment to support our land development clients. LDS was founded on a “Client First” philosophy, using an approach that has earned us the reputation of being able to tackle the tougher project approval challenges and provide practical solutions with integrity and success​.

LDS offers a professional working environment, promotes a culture of work-life balance, and supports staff training and development initiatives. We offer competitive compensation packages based on qualifications, skills and experience.

Current Job Postings - CAD Technician

We are currently looking to fill a full-time position for a CAD Technician. Responsibilities of the role will typically include:

  • Provide drafting and technical support services to our Civil / Land Development and Geotechnical / Environmental teams.

  • Prepare and review preliminary and detailed design drawings and working drawings for inclusion in design submissions and technical reports.

  • Examine drawings for conformity and compliance to required standards.

  • Coordinating and working with other team members to ensure schedules, budgets and quality control standards are achieved.

 

Requirements of the successful candidate:

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology / Construction Technology or equivalent program.

  • The preferred candidate will have 1 year of experience working in a consulting engineering or municipal environment (which may include internship and co-op work experience).

  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, and hands-on experience in preparation of functional and detailed design drawings.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, AutoCAD/Civil 3D Software is essential.

  • Excellent organizational skills, and an ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and within a close-knit team environment.

 

Field Technician / Inspector

We are currently looking to fill a full-time position a field technician / inspector role which will work with our Land Development (Civil) and Geotechnical Engineering teams. Field staff are typically responsible for carrying out surveying and layout work, and geotechnical inspection and testing services to confirm the quality of the materials being used. Site inspections are required to ensure that project specification and applicable municipal and provincial standards are satisfied. Typical duties may include the following:

  • Providing oversight and quality control of technical services in a field, office and laboratory environment;

  • Monitoring Site Grading Activities (including surveying);

  • Surveying, layout and inspection, using a variety of surveying technologies;

  • Test Pit and/or Borehole Supervision and Soil Identification;

  • Soil and Groundwater Sample Collection;

  • Insitu Density and Compaction Testing for soils and asphalt;

  • Inspection of Erosion and Sediment Control measures; and,

  • Preparation of Technical Site Inspection Reports.

Field staff are also expected to assist with other field and lab activities, as required.

 

Successful candidates will be expected to be flexible, well organized, and able to carry out assignments with minimal supervision. Strong report writing skills and effective communications are essential.  Preference will be given to candidates studying fields related to Civil or Construction Technology, Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, or Environmental Studies. Familiarity with CSA, CCIL and ASTM standards would be beneficial.  

A working knowledge of CSA, CCIL and ASTM procedures is preferred but not required.  Preference will be given to those applications with previous relevant experience (including co-op work terms). 

 

The position requires that you own a vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage and hold a Valid Class G Driver's License. 

 

If you are interested in one of these job opportunities, please submit a cover letter and resume to: info@LDSconsultants.ca 

Please reference the job posting title in the subject line.


All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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