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Love your job and grow your career with Novatech.

We believe the reward of a job well done is the opportunity to do more—because we enjoy what we do. Luckily, the opportunities and experiences that make Novatech a great place to work mean plenty of jobs well done!

Our project teams include experts from all seniority levels across land use planning, civil engineering, and landscape architecture. We enjoy helping our team members achieve their career goals, whether they’ve been in the industry for five years or twenty-five. Find out how learning from our peers makes Novatech’s innovative thinking possible.

Openings

Open Positions

We believe in continuous development of our people throughout their career at Novatech. Our multi-disciplinary teams will provide mentorship, share their diverse talents and knowledge and help you further your career and understand industry standards, trends, and successful business practices.

We are currently looking for talented and performance-oriented individuals to fill the following roles.

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Civil Engineering Technologist - CAD/Design (2-5 Years Experience)

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Novatech is seeking a civil engineering technologist to join our established and growing team.   We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic about using their technical abilities to assist with the design of infrastructure drawings and to prepare construction drawings for a variety of land development and public infrastructure projects. If you are driven, enjoy attention to detail and have energetic spirit conducive to a dynamic environment, this may be an ideal fit.

  • Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefit package
  • 100% in-office role, with opportunity for future hybrid work

Responsibilities

  • Prepare preliminary and detailed engineering design drawings using CAD/Civil 3D per industry standards
  • Assist with roadway, grading, and servicing design
  • Work directly with other civil engineering technologists, civil engineers, planners and landscape architects and other project team members as part of an integrated multi-disciplinary project team
  • Help prepare construction cost estimates
  • Develop knowledge of current industry practices and standards
  • Perform field inspections and field surveys as needed
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Skills & Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the following software:  AutoCAD/Civil 3D; Microsoft Office applications
  • Related CAD/design experience
  • Task oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Commitment to excellence and high quality work, with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with technical writing skills an asset
  • Ability to work both independently and within in a multi-disciplinary team environment, with strong interpersonal skills
  • Field experience in construction inspection and/or survey an asset
  • Civil Engineering Technology Diploma, with design courses in storm and sanitary sewers, watermain, drainage, roadways and grading
  • Minimum two years related experience
  • C.E.T. designation, or pending, an asset

Inspector/Contract Administrator

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Novatech is seeking new talent to join our established and growing team. We are looking for an individual who enjoys providing construction inspection and contract administration services to municipalities, land developers, and other clients for linear infrastructure and site works projects.  If you appreciate seeing projects progress, liaising with a diverse group of clients and contractors and enjoy attention to detail, this may be an ideal fit.

We believe in developing our people through mentorship and by engaging our multi-disciplined teams, to share their diverse talents and help them understand industry standards, trends, and successful business practices.

  • Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits.
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Footwear allowance.
  • A Novatech cell phone will be provided for business use.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, communicate and liaise with internal project teams, as well as contractors, builders, homeowners and municipal personnel.
  • Inspect construction of various linear infrastructure and site work projects to ensure compliance with contract documents, quality and safety standards, including sewers, watermains, stormwater management facilities, roadways, grading, sidewalks, curbs and utilities.
  • Interpret requirements and details of contract drawings and specifications.
  • Maintain a detailed daily diary of the contractor’s work, instructions provided, issues encountered, and change management used.
  • Log as-built elevations and verify quantities, maintaining supporting documentation.
  • Compile daily or weekly inspection reports for various construction sites.
  • Prepare payment certificates.
  • File project information electronically in appropriate folders on the shared drive.
  • Assist with surveyor tasks as needed: pre-engineering surveys and construction layout, using a total station or GPS instrument.
  • Office duties when required / compiling inspection reports and survey data compilation.

Skills:

  • High level of commitment and professionalism.
  • Knowledge and understanding of local provincial and municipal construction standards and specifications.
  • Knowledge of the following software: Microsoft Office applications; AutoCAD/Civil 3D.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  • Experience working on heavy construction job sites (linear infrastructure and site works).
  • Ability to work independently or as part of an inspection team, possibly in adverse conditions, for long hours during construction season, including overtime as required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • A valid Province of Ontario driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
  • Civil Engineering Technology or Construction Management Technology Diploma or Equivalent Construction/Contract management experience.

Civil Engineering Technologist – CAD/Design (New Graduate)

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We are seeking new talent to join our established and growing Novatech team. We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic about using their technical abilities to prepare and design contract drawings for a variety of civil engineering linear infrastructure and site works projects. If you are driven, enjoy the attention to detail and have energetic spirit conducive to a dynamic environment, this may be an ideal fit.

  • Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits
  • 100% in-office role, with opportunity for future hybrid work

Responsibilities

  • Assist with coordination, communication and liaison with internal project teams, as well as contractors, builders, homeowners and municipal personnel.
  • Participate in the inspection of various linear infrastructure and site work projects to ensure compliance with contract documents, quality and safety standards, including sewers, watermains, stormwater management facilities, roadways, grading, sidewalks, curbs and utilities.
  • Learn to interpret requirements and details of contract drawings and specifications.
  • Maintain a detailed daily diary of the contractor’s work, instructions provided, issues encountered, and change management used.
  • Assist with logging as-built elevations and help to verify quantities, maintaining supporting documentation.
  • Compile daily or weekly inspection reports for various construction sites.
  • Assist with preparation of payment certificates.
  • File project information electronically in appropriate folders on the shared drive.
  • Assist with surveyor tasks as needed: pre-engineering surveys and construction layout, using a total station or GPS instrument.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the following software: Synchro Ver. 10 Traffic software; Rodel-v1Win Roundabout software; AutoCAD; Microsoft Office applications; (AutoCAD Civil 3D an asset)
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Task oriented while keeping in mind the overall project objectives with excellent organizational skills
  • Commitment to excellence and high quality work, with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as technical writing skills
  • Ability to work both independently and within a multi-disciplinary team environment, with strong interpersonal skills
  • Field experience in construction inspection an asset

Jobs Periodically Available

We are always searching for talented individuals who are eager to join a busy, growing team. These positions are open regularly—if they sound like a good fit for your skills, background, and goals, we would love to talk! To apply, please send your resume and covering letter (indicating the job you are applying for) to jobs@novatech-eng.com.

Civil Engineering Technologist New Graduate

Novatech is seeking an experienced transportation civil engineer to join our established and growing transportation team. We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic about traffic and transportation design, in support of our land development and public infrastructure projects. If you enjoy building relationships and working collaboratively in a dynamic team environment, this may be an ideal fit.

What You Will Do

  • Prepare traffic impact analysis and report preparation, including coordinating traffic counts, calculating growth rates, trip generation, assessing traffic impact at access locations/nearby intersections and compiling recommended roadway improvements
  • Contribute to the development of design concepts into preliminary designs, including preparation of design briefs, detailed geometry and general layout development, and other infrastructure elements
  • Work directly with land development and public sector infrastructure engineers, planners, landscape architects, and other team members as part of an integrated multi-disciplinary project team
  • Support application of current industry practices and standards to undertake transportation engineering analysis following approved standards and procedures
  • Assist with preliminary grading and servicing design for transportation projects
  • Develop project coordination, delegating, mentoring, and, ultimately, project management skills

Skills & Experience You Will Need

  • Knowledge of the following software: Synchro Ver. 10 Traffic software; Rodel-v1Win Roundabout software; AutoCAD; Microsoft Office applications; (AutoCAD Civil 3D an asset)
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Task oriented while keeping in mind the overall project objectives with excellent organizational skills
  • Commitment to excellence and high quality work, with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as technical writing skills
  • Ability to work both independently and within a multi-disciplinary team environment, with strong interpersonal skills
  • Field experience in construction inspection an asset

Education and Accreditation Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Transportation
  • Minimum five years related experience
  • P.Eng.

Compensation/Work Arrangements

  • Salary of $75,000 to $95,000 annually, commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • If candidate is located outside the Ottawa area, opportunity to work 100% remotely, from within Canada

Land Development Civil Engineer Project Manager

Novatech is seeking an experienced transportation civil engineer to join our established and growing transportation team. We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic about traffic and transportation design, in support of our land development and public infrastructure projects. If you enjoy building relationships and working collaboratively in a dynamic team environment, this may be an ideal fit.

What You Will Do

  • Prepare traffic impact analysis and report preparation, including coordinating traffic counts, calculating growth rates, trip generation, assessing traffic impact at access locations/nearby intersections and compiling recommended roadway improvements
  • Contribute to the development of design concepts into preliminary designs, including preparation of design briefs, detailed geometry and general layout development, and other infrastructure elements
  • Work directly with land development and public sector infrastructure engineers, planners, landscape architects, and other team members as part of an integrated multi-disciplinary project team
  • Support application of current industry practices and standards to undertake transportation engineering analysis following approved standards and procedures
  • Assist with preliminary grading and servicing design for transportation projects
  • Develop project coordination, delegating, mentoring, and, ultimately, project management skills

Skills & Experience You Will Need

  • Knowledge of the following software: Synchro Ver. 10 Traffic software; Rodel-v1Win Roundabout software; AutoCAD; Microsoft Office applications; (AutoCAD Civil 3D an asset)
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Task oriented while keeping in mind the overall project objectives with excellent organizational skills
  • Commitment to excellence and high quality work, with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as technical writing skills
  • Ability to work both independently and within a multi-disciplinary team environment, with strong interpersonal skills
  • Field experience in construction inspection an asset

Education and Accreditation Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Transportation
  • Minimum five years related experience
  • P.Eng.

Compensation/Work Arrangements

  • Salary of $75,000 to $95,000 annually, commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • If candidate is located outside the Ottawa area, opportunity to work 100% remotely, from within Canada

Land Development Civil Engineer Project Manager

Novatech is seeking an experienced transportation civil engineer to join our established and growing transportation team. We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic about traffic and transportation design, in support of our land development and public infrastructure projects. If you enjoy building relationships and working collaboratively in a dynamic team environment, this may be an ideal fit.

What You Will Do

  • Prepare traffic impact analysis and report preparation, including coordinating traffic counts, calculating growth rates, trip generation, assessing traffic impact at access locations/nearby intersections and compiling recommended roadway improvements
  • Contribute to the development of design concepts into preliminary designs, including preparation of design briefs, detailed geometry and general layout development, and other infrastructure elements
  • Work directly with land development and public sector infrastructure engineers, planners, landscape architects, and other team members as part of an integrated multi-disciplinary project team
  • Support application of current industry practices and standards to undertake transportation engineering analysis following approved standards and procedures
  • Assist with preliminary grading and servicing design for transportation projects
  • Develop project coordination, delegating, mentoring, and, ultimately, project management skills

Skills & Experience You Will Need

  • Knowledge of the following software: Synchro Ver. 10 Traffic software; Rodel-v1Win Roundabout software; AutoCAD; Microsoft Office applications; (AutoCAD Civil 3D an asset)
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Task oriented while keeping in mind the overall project objectives with excellent organizational skills
  • Commitment to excellence and high quality work, with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as technical writing skills
  • Ability to work both independently and within a multi-disciplinary team environment, with strong interpersonal skills
  • Field experience in construction inspection an asset

Education and Accreditation Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Transportation
  • Minimum five years related experience
  • P.Eng.

Compensation/Work Arrangements

  • Salary of $75,000 to $95,000 annually, commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • If candidate is located outside the Ottawa area, opportunity to work 100% remotely, from within Canada

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