Calling all engineering enthusiasts! No experience? No problem! Ever wondered how the theory you’ve learned in class applies to the real world? That’s perfect! Does the opportunity to work on a variety of projects aimed at improving local infrastructure excite and interest you? Amazing! You might just be who we are looking for to join our team. ISL Engineering is looking to fill several positions across multiple disciplines throughout our offices.

A Little About Us

At ISL, we share an enthusiasm for community infrastructure. From planning through to design and construction management, we create nimble teams to tackle the unique requirements of every project. Our technical expertise encompasses transportation, land use planning, civil engineering, municipal, landscape architecture, heritage services, environmental management, water, structural, community engagement, geomatics, construction services and 3D visualization. Just the right size, ISL delivers on complex projects while being small enough to maintain strong, cohesive project teams and personal client attention and service.

We are committed to finding, mentoring, and growing the right individual. Our collaborative team approach is integral to our success. Things you can expect from the work environment are:
  • Innovation – we are known for our creative approach to problems and provide our clients with innovative, cost effective and award-winning solutions
  • Adaptability – we pride ourselves in delivering a large range of infrastructure projects for multiple clients, geographic locations, and number of contributing disciplines or sub-consultants
  • Collaboration – we work together as a team and support each other to get work done
  • Continuous Improvement – we are never satisfied with the status quo and are always looking for creative ways to improve and get the job done
  • Interesting Worktogether we enjoy a challenge and variety in our work, we pride ourselves on delivering quality service to our clients on each of our projects

Ready to Apply?  Tell Us A Little About You

Your cover letter must demonstrate: 
  • How you prioritize and organize your work
  • Your approach to working as part of a team
  • Your preferred learning style
  • Why are you interested in ISL

Your resume should show us:
  • Continued enrolment in Civil Engineering Program, a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field, or an EIT certification (or eligibility to obtain certification)
  • Any co-op or intern experience that you may have
  • Knowledge of drafting and design using AutoDesk (Civil 3D and AutoCAD) products 
  • Your past work experience in both engineering and non-engineering roles

Bonus points for:
  • Knowledge of Civil 3D, AutoCAD or other design software
  • Construction experience
  • Knowledge of TAC, MOTI, and/or MMCD standards
  • A great sense of humor, fun approach to teamwork, and any hobbies outside of work

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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