Amec Foster Wheeler is currently seeking a Senior Civil Design Technician to join our team in Burnaby, BC. The qualified candidate will have 10 + years’ experience in design for roads, site drainage, utilities and industrial site development, a minimum 5 years of experience with terrain data acquisition and manipulation, Civil3D design and project coordination, and experience in design with respect to MMCD, BCMoTI and client standards. Design supervision based on design criteria and project scope of work. This position involves coordination with other disciplines including geotechnical, survey and construction, as well as, quantity takeoffs and construction support.
Work closely with engineers, technicians, technologists and Project Managers in the preparation of document and drawing packages, report figures, design concepts, technical specifications and calculations
Participate in solving particularly challenging technical problems
3D modelling of project features and designs
Coordination with other team members and other units in related operations
Carry out civil engineering design and prepare drawings in accordance with project CAD standards
Develop cost-effective design layouts based on project specifications and requirements
Adhere to established design guidelines and procedures
Analyze design issues and recommend corrective actions
Use software and technologies to develop effective designs
Maintain accurate design files for reference purposes
Manage time and tasks within allotted timelines and budgets
Perform design changes and improvements according to changing project demands
Provide assistance to design and construction teams
Determine construction cost and material estimates
Perform field reviews and investigations to prepare engineering designs
Ensure compliance with Amec Foster Wheeler Quality Management Programme and its policies/procedures
Skills / Qualifications
Civil engineering technician/technology diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution.
Knowledge of standard drawings for infrastructure projects including site development, roadways, water and wastewater treatment plant and pump stations, pipelines, storm drainage and retention ponds
10+ years of design and detailing experience on (roads & utilities) infrastructure projects using AutoCAD
5+ years’ of design experience on roadways and pipelines using AutoCAD Civil 3D
Excellent organizational, technical, writing, communication and computer skills
Ability to handle challenges and work under tight deadlines
Ability to follow directions and communicate effectively
Excellent interpersonal skills/positive attitude and ability to work in a team atmosphere is required
Good knowledge and experience with the implementation and use of MMCD design and drawing standards
Membership in good standing with Applied Science Technologists of BC
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.
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.