Company: Wood
Skills: Civil Engineering, Design Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is seeking an Intermediate Civil Designer to join our Oakville, ON team. In this role you will report to the Civil / Structural Lead and be a part of a community of professional who work together to solve challenging problems for our clients, daily.

We believe that when an individual is respected and empowered, they are creative, innovative, and successful. Therefore, Wood fosters personal growth and development, celebrates diversity, and is commitment to ensuring a safe and inclusive workplace for all its employees.

If you are looking for a career with a company who values its people, takes pride in its work, and strives to build a better tomorrow for all, then we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with engineers, technicians, technologists and project managers in preparation of document and drawing packages, report figures, design concepts, technical specifications and calculations
  • Prepare cost-effective site layouts for industrial and infrastructure facilities including services and utilities, based on project specifications and requirements
  • Process the topographic data (from LiDAR, satellite, ground surveys, etc.) for use on the projects, and georeferencing the survey data
  • Provide civil design and drafting support for utility and industrial facilities and services, including buried and overland piping, pumping stations, access roadways, and spill containment systems
  • Prepare drawings for site development and earthworks including site preparation, general grading, final grading and surface drainage, ditches, ponds, roads, embankments, and rail spurs using AutoCAD Civil 3D program, in accordance with project CAD standards
  • Analyze design issues and recommending corrective actions
  • Prepare material take-offs
  • Review and coordinate project documents prior to issue for scope and presentation against project standards and specifications
  • Respond to information requests from site and complete project documentation including as-builts, calculations and return of data to the client
  • Provide assistance to design and construction teams, as required


Skills / Qualifications


  • Diploma in Civil Engineering Design Technology
  • 5+ years of relevant design experience relating to industrial facilities and infrastructure
  • Knowledge of standard drawings for infrastructure projects including site development, roadways, buried and overland piping, storm drainage and retention / sediment control ponds
  • Experience in using AutoCAD Civil 3D design / drafting software
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D Storm and Sanitary Analysis, and Civil 3D Recap would be considered an asset
  • Experience with processing and modifying the topographic data for the project needs, setting up the project survey reference points, and establishing the coordinate systems for the projects
  • Drafting and design experience within a consulting engineering environment
  • Familiarity with storm water management systems including sewer design, runoff calculations, the sizing of ditches, culverts, and ponds, and the design of sediment control facilities


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.



Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.