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Civil Designer

Civil Designer

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
CA-ON-Richmond Hill
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Civil
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a highly motivated Civil Rail Track Designer to join our Environment & Infrastructure Solutions Group.  This position can be based in either Richmond Hill, Mississauga  or Cambridge, ON office.   


Key Responsibilities

  • Designing track and railway infrastructures in accordance with the quality objectives and regulations, laws and standards
  • Provide technical support during the construction of structures and coordinate the work supervision
  • Design of track alignments and special track work
  • Design of grading and drainage
  • Design of utility protection and relocation
  • Undertake concept, preliminary, and detailed designs
  • Prepare quantity take-offs
  • Prepare designs and drawings using CADD
  • Perform detailed technical analysis, interpret data, make summaries and draft reports
  • Visit construction sites to ensure the quality of the work and to carry out inspections

Skills / Qualifications

  • A diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) to ten (10) years of professional experience in design or construction of railway infrastructure
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Civil 3D and/or Microstation and Bentley InRoads
  • Experience designing track or civil infrastructure
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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