AECOM Civil Designer in Kitchener, Ontario

Requisition/Vacancy No. 152383BR

Position Title Civil Designer

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Water

Country Canada

State/Province/Region CAN - Ontario

City Kitchener

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We create comprehensive delivery solutions for water, wastewater and wet weather systems, desalination, water resources, water reuse, tunneling, and community infrastructure through traditional and alternative delivery services such as program management and design-build.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Civil Designer for immediate employment in the Kitchener office.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Inspect all phases of construction to ensure that the work is carried out in accordance to specifications regarding material requirements, alignment, grade, finish, compaction, etc.

  • Document the site conditions, equipment, manpower usage, material installations, quantities and the work being performed by the Contractor

  • Confirm that all onsite testing during installation are in conformance with the Contract Specifications

  • Respond to contractor and public inquiries

  • Ensures deficiencies are corrected prior to acceptance of the work

  • Design for municipal infrastructure using AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and MicroStation

  • Working on complex data sets in conjunction with other CAD and GIS technical staff

  • Ensuring overall data quality and integrity

  • Prepare civil design drawings and design calculations

  • Prepare documentation for design projects and reports

  • Undertake quality control procedures

  • Assures that engineering related issues are promptly relayed to the Project Manager for action and follows up to assure timeliness of resolution efforts

Minimum Requirements

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology (or equivalent)

  • 3+ years of related experience in municipal civil engineering design and CAD

  • Design experience in surface grading, water and sewer pipe networks and detail design

  • Experience working with AutoCAD and Civil 3D 2016

  • Certified or eligible for certification as a C.E.T and a member of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, contractors and clients

  • Comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary environment

  • Ability to work in field or office conditions

  • Ability to work and communicate with clients, contractors and other AECOM staff

Preferred Qualifications

  • Civil 3D 2016

  • Bentley Microstation V8i

  • Good time management skills

  • Construction inspection experience

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.