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Civil Designer/Technician

Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch


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.



  • Designing track and railway infrastructure in accordance with the quality objectives and regulations, laws and standards; (ex. GO Transit, CN, CP and AREMA);
  • Designing capabilities within heavy rail is essential, additional experience with metro and/or light rail is also desirable;
  • Producing and checking a wide variety of track designs, grading models, DTM surface and applicable details;
  • Being able to work with LIDAR point clouds, manage, verify and control surveys and geographic data for design needs;
  • Being an innovative thinker capable of challenging existing practices to arrive at effective solutions;
  • Ensuring compliance with laws and regulations in health and safety related to design.


  • Hold as a minimum, a diploma in civil Engineering technology or degree in civil engineering;
  • Must have between three (3) to ten (10) years of professional experience in all aspects of track design, from conceptual to detailed design;
  • Experience in civil infrastructure, DTM surfaces, alignment, grading and drainage design, and construction would be an asset;
  • Additional capabilities in roadway design would be an asset;
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal are essential;
  • Experience working for an engineering consultancy or railway within the rail sector is an asset;
  • Having experience in the use and application of railway industry standards;
  • Good AutoCAD capabilities;
  • Working knowledge of Civil 3D is a must;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to work in order to meet cost targets, quality targets and deadlines;
  • Ability to maintain good working relationships with the various parties involved in the process;
  • Time management skills and ability to adapt to change;
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, attention to detail and decision-making skills;
  • Ability to switch between tasks and assignments as required;
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills in complex and changing environments.


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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