Civil Designer – Infrastructure (minimum 5 years of experience)

August 4 2022
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Architecture, Design, CAD/DAO, Design, Drafting, Civil engineering, Construction, Structure, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Toronto, ON

Working for BBA means being part of a team of talented people who have the passion to succeed and the drive to excel in order to provide first-class service to clients.

Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for 40 years, from studies and design to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA provides a stimulating and friendly working atmosphere. We focus on building teams with complementary talents and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing their skills.

BBA is a Canada's Best Employer recipient from Kincentric and is part of the prestigious Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies, which unites companies that have held onto their title for over six consecutive years. For BBA, making the list speaks to the rigour of our practices and our unique approach to employee and client relations.

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Type of position: Regular

Job Description

BBA is currently seeking a Civil 3D Designer to join our Toronto office to support our projects in the natural resources and energy sectors, including: renewables, mining and metals, pulp and paper, biofuels, oil and gas markets.

The primary focus for project work will be to prepare construction drawings infrastructure projects, including but not limited to, site civil (including wet utility design, site grading and drainage), roadway design and storm water basins/channels.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare 3D models for earthworks, roadworks, drainage works and underground services.
  • Prepare drawings and sketches.
  • Communicate and coordinate with the mechanical, structural, electrical, and environmental disciplines on multidisciplinary projects.
  • Convey results and findings by means of discussions, graphic-based presentations, and project documentation
  • Work with multidiscipline 3D model coordinators on Navisworks.
  • Work with project teams to resolve existing design issues and suggest and apply corrective actions.
  • Adhere to computer-assisted design (CAD) standards and templates specific to the discipline and ensure quality control.
  • Design or redesign complex layouts and drawings from general written or verbal specifications from project team.
  • Create and update design records database for future reference
  • Proficient in Civil 3D, Global Mapper or other GIS software, Navis works
  • Ability to communicate in French is considered an asset


  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to organize a work team and work on a team
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Action oriented
  • Able to make quality decisions
  • Proactive
  • Ability to learn quickly and be self-reliant
  • Ability to adapt


  • Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, with demonstrated expertise in drafting/CAD technology or similar preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience preparing design drawings (using Autodesk AutoCAD® Civil 3D®) related to site development)
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Familiarity with national and local codes related to site drainage and erosion control
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Proven ability to read and understand both 2D and 3D drawings
  • Asset: Knowledge or understanding of the principals of surveying
  • Asset: Proficient in the use of ARC-GIs
  • Asset: bilingual (English/French – spoken and written, English/Spanish – spoken and written)

BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.

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