Intermediate Civil Designer

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Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: St. John's, NL, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 86965 

Job Category: Engineering; Technology 

Location: St. John's, NL, Canada 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


Dynamic Earth Solutions (DES) specializes in site planning, spatial information and digital terrain modeling, surface and subsurface investigations, rock mechanics, underground structures, geotechnical laboratory services, flood forecasting and water resource management through our geotechnical, hydrotechnical, and civil site development expertise.



Intermediate Civil Designer

Hatch's Dynamic Earth Solution Group (DES) is looking for am Intermediate Civil Designer to join in our team in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. Reporting to the Regional Engineering Lead you will support projects locally and globally.

The successful candidate will work with Civil Engineers and fellow designers in various design activities involving site preparation, grading, drainage, roads, paving, etc. for mining, heavy industrial, rail projects and more.

We're entrepreneurs with a technical soul. Our flat organizational structure creates an atmosphere of openness and participation. We build practical solutions that are safe, innovative, and sustainable. Our ultimate goal is to achieve no harm for our people, our clients, and our communities.


What a Career at Hatch Offers You:

  • You will have opportunities to contribute to complex projects around the world in meaningful ways

  • Work on problems and gain experience in the office and on project sites

  • Collaborate with diverse teams locally and globally

  • Work in an exciting environment where you can apply your academic learning on a daily basis

  • The opportunity for knowledge exchange with some of the leading minds and authorities in the industry.

  • Participate in local Professional Development Programs, Sustainability Week, Toastmasters, and more to develop your skills

  • Flexible work hours



As an Intermediate Civil Designer, you will be required to provide engineering deliverables and technical Support. The main duties and responsibilities as part of this position include:

  • Design overall Earthworks for diverse projects

  • Design access roads for mining, energy, and infrastructure related facilities

  • Design/Model drainage and stormwater management systems

  • Design/Model site grading

  • 2D drafting and 3D Model preparation / drawing production

  • Work in close collaboration/coordination with other disciplines such as structural, mechanical, piping, and electrical etc.

  • Perform conceptual layout work

  • Develop design details

  • Check drawings prior to release

  • Coordinate and review clash detection of models with other discipline models

  • Verify onsite condition and dimensions relating to existing facilities

  • Be responsible for construction supervision dependent upon project demands

  • Incorporate safety in design


You bring to the role:

  • Civil Engineering Technology Diploma from an Accredited College

  • Minimum 5+ years' experience in a similar role

  • Civil 3D modelling experience

  • Experience in civil infrastructure, site planning, linear alignment design

  • Strong design software skills including demonstrated experience with Civil 3D and AutoCAD, Revit, InRoads, Microstation, OpenRoads, ProjectWise and Microsoft Office.

  • Work experience in completing design assignments for linear infrastructure projects and mine sites. Including site grading, drainage, trenching, and earthworks.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are needed

  • Thorough understanding of inter-discipline requirements

  • Problem solving attitude

  • Critical Thinking

  • Ability to work in a team-environment

  • Willing to mentor junior staff

  • Knowledge of industry or regulatory standards, regulations, and codes pertinent to the design and systems related to the project and good safety awareness.

  • P. Tech Certification is an asset


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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