Wanted:  An experienced and creative Transportation Design Technologist to support our growing team. Subject to experience and qualifications, we will consider candidates from Junior level with a drive to progress their career to intermediate level with appropriate and proven experience that can help lead the team towards new highs.

You: Bring a progressive perspective and creative solutions to transportation design problems that support our municipal and provincial client needs to manage their evolving transportation challenges. We want you to provide leading edge solutions that give our clients and the communities we work with the ability to manage their transportation project goals and objectives. Transportation projects will range from planning to concept through detailed design, tender and construction services.  

Us: We offer a different experience from many other consultants, we provide a collaborative low-bureaucracy environment where you can flourish and focus on our client’s success. We provide the flexibility and freedom to grow your career the way you want to, which keeps passionate and creative people at the company. We’re big enough to take on most projects but small enough that we know each other. The company regularly gets together every year to share, learn and have a little bit of fun at our staff development seminar. Our project manager retreat gets the leaders of our company together every year to discuss company direction, its success, and of course a little more fun.

Together: If you have a passion to address the evolving transportation needs of our communities, we won’t hold you back! Reporting to the Manager of Highway Design and Construction, the Intermediate Transportation Design Technologist will support the team as required and advance the Transportation Design and Construction discipline at ISL.

How do you define a successful project?  If your first thought was ‘A Happy Client’ we'd love to meet you.

Business Development
  • Business development through client meetings, conferences, mixers.
  • Present project successes at conferences.
Project Success
  • Fulfill role of Highway Designer on projects of all sizes.
  • Support Design Manager on liaison with clients and project management tracking.
  • Complete highway and roadway designs for various types of rural and urban transportation projects. Proficient Civil 3D and AutoCAD skills are an asset.
  • Provide engineering design solutions to address project issues and constraints to achieve client project objectives.
  • Collaboration with multi-discipline project teams to address complex project problems and provide comprehensive project solutions.
  • Produce project construction cost estimates. Knowledge of project risk registers, contract documents and specifications (BC Ministry of Transportation and MMCD formats) are an asset.
  • Support Engineer of Record’s during construction (field reviews, design clarifications) through to completion of post-construction drawing records and documentation. Construction experience is an asset.
  • Support preparation of written material to document project work including memo’s, reports, plans, in a clear and concise manner.
  • Work in accordance with Quality Management processes, ensure technical quality of deliverables.
Team Building
  • Provide clear direction and ask for it where necessary.
  • Communicate with internal and external clients and partners.
  • Lead by example.
  • Other duties as appropriate.
  • Attend ISL’s Annual Staff Development Seminar.

The successful candidate will have a get it done attitude, an ability and willingness to support projects at a technical level as required for project success. Role specific requirements include:
  • 5+ years demonstrated experience in a relevant field, ideally with at least 3+ years in BC.
  • Professional designation (AScT) in BC.
  • Familiarity with project lifecycle and deliverable requirements for multi-discipline transportation projects.
  • Direct experience with design software including AutoCAD, Auto Turn, Civil 3D.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of TAC and BC Supplement design guidelines, BC Ministry Construction Specifications and MMCD standards.
  • Team player with flexible attitude and strong organizational skills.
  • Passionate about transportation.
  • Travel in Western Canada as required.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Highly motivated.
  • BC Driver’s License.

We are engineers, technologists, planners, landscape architects, scientists, and their support teams that work together to deliver infrastructure, minimizing environmental impact and maximizing benefit to the community. 

  • We work on fascinating projects right in our community.
  • We are nimble. We integrate the right team to solve our clients' biggest challenges.
  • We are social. Follow our hashtag #isllife on Twitter and Instagram or check out our YouTube Channel.
  • We get together. Every year, Staff Development Seminar brings together ISLers from all over western Canada to learn, share and connect.
  • We are independent problem solvers. Employee owned and operated, we like to work hard with minimum bureaucracy.
  • We encourage and reward high performance. Employer paid benefits plan, Group RRSP, and competitive salaries with opportunities for annual bonus.

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Department: Transportation
This is a permanent full time position

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