Are you a new graduate? Does working with a diverse team of project managers, engineers, planners, and technologists to deliver excellent service to clients excite you? What about working on a variety of construction projects in the Edmonton area?   If you like what you’ve just read, we want to hear from you!

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.

ISL’s Edmonton Survey Team works on a diverse range of Transportation, Municipal, Community Development and Structural projects with cross functional teams to deliver excellence for our clients.  Committed to finding, mentoring, and growing the right individual, our team approach is integral to our success:
  • Expertise – elevate your own game by collaborating with some of the best and brightest in the industry
  • Learning – we provide fully funded educational opportunities to all staff
  • Collaborative – we work together as a team and support each other to get work done

A Little About You

Your cover letter must demonstrate:
  • Your approach to work as both part of a team and independently
  • Your approach to time management and re-prioritizing projects when required
  • Your organizational and detail-oriented skills
  • Your enthusiasm for the industry!

Your resume should show us:
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, Civil Design Technology and/or Civil Design and Drafting Technology

Bonus points for:
  • Construction inspection experience
  • Topographic survey and/or construction stakeout
  • Consulting experience

A Little More About the Role


This role is based in Edmonton and will require travel within Central Alberta.  We are looking for someone with a keen attention to detail and ability to complete quality control check of their own and others’ work.  You will require and must maintain a valid Class 5 Alberta Operator’s License.  A company vehicle will be provided.

While no two days are ever the same, what you can expect to be doing in the role is:
  • Complete Civil3D designs including grading functions, pipe networks, profiles, surfaces, and earthworks comparisons
  • Design/draft grading and servicing plans for site and land development projects
  • Collaboration on projects both locally and across ISL disciplines and offices
  • Consistently applying drafting standards and policies
  • Performing design calculations and analysis
  • Track progress during construction
  • Pull construction layout coordinates
  • Prepare record drawings for submission

Personal Characteristics:
  • Ability to perceive pertinent detail in objects and drawings
  • Ability to analyze information
  • Passion for Civil design/drafting
  • A methodical approach and attention quality in your work
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Safety-oriented with care for the health and safety of yourself and others

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.

Want to find out more about this or other ISL career opportunities?

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Department: [0105] Edmonton - Community Development
This is a permanent full time position

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