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NG21 - Highways & Bridges Designer

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Date: Nov 11, 2020

Location: Thunder Bay, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 35464 

Job Category: Campus 


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.


New infrastructure and revitalizing assets are a key part of growth for any economy. We work with our clients to imagine and build cities of the future through a constant commitment to innovation and cutting-edge technology. 


Our knowledge of infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you! 




Hatch is seeking a Junior Technician/Technologist to join our Highway and Bridges Team starting May 2020. Reporting to Project Engineers you will support offices globally working from our Thunder Bay office.


What Hatch Will Offer You: 


You will: 

    • Be given opportunities to contribute to complex projects in meaningful ways including Municipal and Highway design as well as construction administration / site inspection projects.
    • 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 
    • Benefit from informal mentorship from some of the leading minds and authorities in the industry 
    • Excellent opportunity to grow your career


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. 




    • Provide support for Engineers and other Technicians / Technologists in the performance of various civil engineering tasks
    • Assist with preparation of preliminary and detailed design for highway and municipal infrastructure projects
    • Undertake drafting work for various projects including roadway geometric design
    • Preparing quantity take-offs and cost estimates
    • Construction Inspection as needed
    • Willing to travel and work out of town
    • Other duties as assigned


Education and Experience:


    • Civil Engineering Technician / Technologist diploma from an accredited university / college, or eligible for graduation in Spring 2021
    • Extracurricular involvement; enthusiastic and ambitious
    • Experience with CADD (MicroStation and/or InRoads and AutoCAD Civil 3D),
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point and Microsoft Project)
    • Past experience with design and/or inspection of Municipal or Highway Construction projects would be an asset


Competencies (knowledge, skill, attributes): 


    • Good understanding of engineering and business fundamentals as they apply to engineering problems and projects  
    • Ability to learn quickly and to take on new challenges  
    • Ability to deal with competing priorities and manage time appropriately.  
    • Collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills 
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail  
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills  
    • Shows critical and creative thinking and problem solving, and brings forward solutions for our clients' toughest challenges 
    • Highly motivated, with a positive attitude and an ability to understand innovation
    • Adapts and embraces change 


To be considered, you must submit:  cover letter, resume and unofficial or official transcript. 


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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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