Are you a Transportation professional who enjoys crafting creative solutions to manage the evolving transportation challenges of our clients? Are you interested in working on a diverse range of projects where no two days are the same?  If so, we want to hear from you!

A Little About Us

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 hard and play hard because that is what #ISLLIFE is all about!  Check us out on Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

ISL’s Transportation Team  works collaboratively so that our employees can flourish and focus on our client’s success.  Committed to finding, mentoring, and growing the right individual, our team approach is integral to our success:
  • Client centric - we are known for our creative approach to problems and provide our clients with innovative, cost effective and award-winning solutions
  • Continuous improvement – we are never satisfied with the status quo and are always looking for creative ways to improve and get the job done
  • Support - we trust our people and do not micromanage, but also give them the tools, resources, and mentorship for individual and team success
  • Fun and flexible office environment – we understand the dynamic nature of life, so we offer workplace flexibility to allow achievement of personal and team goals and have fun doing it 

A Little About You

Your cover letter must include:
  • A listing of the transportation projects you have been involved in
  • Your approach to problem solving and challenging the ideas of others
  • How you build and maintain internal and external relationships

Your resume should show us:
  • Professional designation, or eligibility for registration with either ASTTBC, or EGBC
  • 5-8 years’ experience – title and compensation will reflect years of experience
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Civil 3D as well as Microsoft business products and PDF software for drawing markups and comment tracking
  • Proficiency in the application of TAC and BC Supplement to TAC design guidelines and transportation design practices
  • Experience coordinating with other civil disciplines on multi-discipline transportation projects: traffic engineering, bridges/structures, drainage, utilities, geotechnical, environmental, etc.
  • Project management experience

Bonus points for:
  • Prior consulting experience
  • 3+ years BC experience
  • Experience on BC Ministry of Transportation projects
  • Transportation design experience in all aspects of project delivery including planning, preliminary design, detailed design and tender preparation, and construction

A Little More About the Role

The successful applicant will be exposed to the entire project lifecycle - from planning to concept through detailed design, tender, and construction services.  Exposure will be based on experience and individual skill set and career development opportunities. If you are developing these skillsets, we are here to support you and encourage you to apply!
  • Proposal writing, project cost estimating, and timely delivery of successful project proposals
  • Project management of projects of all sizes, including scope, schedule, and budget
  • Collaborate with multi-discipline project teams and liaison with internal ISL disciplines as well as external sub-consultants to address complex project problems and provide comprehensive project solutions
  • Work in accordance with Quality Management processes, ensure technical quality of deliverables, and ensure schedule milestones are achieved
  • Liaise with clients and ensure client satisfaction through effective design management
  • Fulfill roles of Project Manager / Design Manager and/or Transportation Design / Highway Design Engineer of Record
  • Provide engineering design solutions to address project issues and constraints to achieve client project objectives
  • Complete highway and roadway designs for various types of rural and urban transportation projects
  • Produce and review quantity takeoffs, construction cost estimates, risk registers, contract documents and specifications
  • Provide design review during construction through to completion of post-construction drawing records and documentation
  • Review third party designs to ensure accuracy and compliance with project as a whole
  • Document preparation including memo’s, reports, plans, briefing materials and guidelines
  • Develop, guide and mentor staff
  • Business development through client meetings, conferences, mixers, and development of appropriate marketing materials
  • Demonstrate leadership and maintain and build strong client relationships (internal and external)
  • Present project successes at conferences as well as attend industry technical committees
  • Lead by example


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: [0520] Langley - Highway Design
This is a permanent full time position

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