DESIGN TECHNOLOGIST

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Company: 
FIRST NATIONS ENGINEERING SERVICES LTD.
Work Type: 
Full Time
Region: 
London/Middlesex
Contact Info: 

Please submit resume and cover letter to cgreen@klmtech.ca.

Please specify what division you are applying for, if not all.

Posting Date: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 to Friday, July 5, 2019
Category: 
Business/Administration
Construction
Agency: 
Community Employment Services Fanshawe, London Campus

Nelson Park Plaza
155 Clarke Road
London, Ontario
N5W 5C9

Description: 

Reporting Relationship:

  • Reports to and works under the direction and supervision of the Design Manager or Project Engineer.

General Description:

  • Shall perform various technical activities related to the detailed design of municipal infrastructure. We have openings in the Civil, Mechanical and Electrical divisions.

Responsibilities:

  • Carries out various technological functions in various aspects of Municipal Engineering, primarily in support of producing design drawings for tender and construction.
  • Participates as a member of the design team during the execution of a design project.
  • Attendance at project team meetings and project site meetings with other representatives of the firm, if required.
  • Assist in the preparation of tender and contract documents for construction.
  • Conducts field inspections for conformance to approved design and specifications.
  • Assist as a member of the survey team during the performance of conducting topographical survey.
  • Assist in the review and coordination of shop drawings approval.
  • Performs quantity take-offs in preparation of conducting construction estimates for water and wastewater projects.
  • Prepare correspondence on various technical matters regarding code regulations, policies, procedures to other consulting firms, First Nations clients, and federal or municipal officials.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge / Skills:

  • Use various software programs, for the design of system components including AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Excel spreadsheets and Hydraulic Modeling Software.
  • Knowledge of First Nations aspirations and Culture an asset.
  • Must have an ability to read and interpret drawings.
  • Must be detail oriented and self-motivating.
  • Mental attention to assigned tasks and extensive concentration to details.
  • Must be willing to work to complete deadlines with interruptions and unscheduled hours.
  • Promote positive communication skills to liaise with other employees to enable the company to achieve its goals and objectives.
  • Ability to take direction and complete reviewed work to 100% the first time.
  • Courtesy, cooperation and teamwork.
  • Knowledge of general office procedures and equipment.
  • Must have the ability to communicate technical details clearly and concisely to supervisors.
  • Must be resourceful and understand the limits of internet research compared to research using published text and information from associations, or provincial ministries.
  • Promptness and good time management skills are an asset.
  • Have exceptional teamwork, interpersonal, multi-tasking, organizational, and time management skills.
Requirements: 

Basic Requirements:

  • Secondary School Diploma.
  • Posses a minimum of 2 - 3 year College Diploma.
  • Short term travel away from the office may be required to participate in project management.
  • Responsible for protecting confidentiality in regard to all company work content and office activities.
  • Must have a valid “G” Class license and provide own transportation

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