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New graduate - Civil Designer - Halifax

Date: Jan 19, 2019

Location: Halifax, NS, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 18231 

Job Category: Engineering; Infrastructure; New Graduate 

Location: Halifax, NS, Canada  


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.




  • Providing technical inputs into the preliminary and detailed design of municipal infrastructure and civil related projects;
  • Layout and detailed design for linear infrastructure including roads, intersections, drainage and roadside features, storm sewers and traffic control devices;
  • Undertaking field reviews to confirm conditions and confirming topographical and cross section information;
  • Assisting with the preparation of contract engineering drawings and record keeping;
  • Assisting with the preparation, updating and checking of project deliverables including General Arrangement drawings, detail drawings and design sketches in accordance with established quality procedures.




  • Recent Grad with 0-2 year of drafting / design experience using Autodesk software;
  • Civil 3D experience with grading, corridors, surface creation and drawing production;
  • Understanding of alignments and basic surveying knowledge;
  • Understanding of coordinate systems;
  • Understanding of piping networks and municipal design requirements;
  • Requires a good attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines;
  • Self-motivated with a willingness to learn new skills and work across disciplines.


Nice to have:


  • Site Surveying experience;
  • 3D modelling experience with Revit;
  • Site inspection experience in municipal / civil works.


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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