Civil Engineering (Municipal Infrastructure & Water Resources, Land Development, and Transit)

CADD Designer

Markham, Ontario, Canada
Posted: January 5 - 2021

Role Summary

LEA is hiring a CADD Designer to join LEA’s Civil Practice Area, we are looking for professionals with a proven track record of success in one or more of these sectors (Water Resources, Municipal, or Transit). The successful candidate will have strong experience in utilizing the industry-relevant software (AutoCAD, MicroStation, InRoads, and Civil3D).

Why Join Us?

LEA is a reputable, well established employee-owned professional services firm comprised of engineers and planners. LEA provides consulting services for planning, design, and construction administration of Infrastructure, including Civil, Transportation, Transit, Structures, and Infrastructure Systems projects.

  • Our mindset is on the recruitment of like-minded high-performing individuals.
  • We are a medium-sized company with a Strategic Plan for growth and expansion.
  • We are employee-owned: about one-third of our employees are shareholders.
  • We have an entrepreneurial spirit, engaging in stimulating projects with plenty of room for advancement and career growth.
  • We offer a competitive total compensation package.
  • We prioritize employee mentorship and training opportunities to reach your fullest potential.
  • We have a collaborative work environment with flexible hours.
  • We balance work-life by unwinding with regular social events such as Golf Day, theatre, sporting events, canoeing, and bowling to name a few.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare technical drawings for a variety of projects including Stormwater Management, Municipal Water Resources System (Watermains, Storm Sewers, Sanitary Sewers), Site Grading and Drainage plans, as well as Roads, Highways, Utilities and Transit projects.
  • Create the projects drawings folder, project CADD templates and instructions.
  • Prepare regular status reports by tracking projects' progress and analyzing relevant information.
  • Establish and control a quality management system to review drawings for readability, accuracy, presentation, and adherence to the design standards.
  • Co-ordinate within the design team and assist Project Managers with schedules and day to day project management tasks.
  • Manage collection of as-built drawings and modelling data from Clients and Authorities having jurisdiction.
  • Liaise with other departments and sub consultants in coordinating technical aspects of the work under the direction of an Engineer.
  • Maintain professional growth and development though seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends.
  • Other exciting Civil-related duties and responsibilities.


  • Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent degree with a minimum of 10 years of progressive Transportation design-related experience.
  • Proficient in the use of industry-relevant software (AutoCAD, MicroStation, InRoads, and Civil3D).
  • Strong knowledge of Transportation Engineering principles and Jurisdictional Design Guidelines (e.g. TAC, MTO, OPSD, AODA), as well as municipalities’ design standards for development projects.
  • Strategic and process-oriented, prefers to operate in a fast and dynamic environment.
  • Team player and able to work independently with little oversight.
  • Able to prioritize tasks with excellent organizational skills.
  • Detail-oriented and commendable problem-solving skills.

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We would like to thank all applicants, however, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. LEA is an equal opportunity employer. Please contact should you require information or assistance.