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AECOM Structural Technologist in Kitchener, Ontario

Canada - Ontario, Kitchener

Job Summary

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Structural CAD Technologist for employment out of our Kitchener, Ontario office. The successful candidate will work from home due to COVID-19, eventually working out of the office once safe to do so. This is a sourcing requisition meant to build a pipeline of candidates.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Conduct structural drafting/3D BIM in concrete, steel, masonry, and wood buildings

  • Field inspection and construction administration

  • Daily monitoring of the construction work to ensure the design/contract conformities as required

  • Conduct structural analysis of buildings and structures with little guidance

  • Daily reporting of work performed by contractor’s labour forces and equipment on site

  • Monitor and track construction progress and conformity with AECOM design and contract conformance

  • Assist the Project Manager with the confirmation/discussion with Contractor relating to their monthly progress draws

  • Attend bi-weekly construction progress meetings and assist the Project Manager with meeting minutes and distributions

  • Administer the contract documents; provide site instruction, and directives

  • Assist the Project Manager with contract claims/resolutions

Minimum Requirements

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have:

  • At least a High School Diploma

  • 4+ years of relevant experience in civil, bridge, and structural design and construction.

Preferred Qualifications

  • College Diploma in Civil/Structural Engineering an asset.

  • Experience doing structural design and drafting of industrial/maintenance facilities, transit, and municipal infrastructures. Knowledge of TTC, Metrolinx, and the GTA, KW municipalities, CAD standards an asset.

  • Able to develop and advance drawings from conceptual to detailed design stage.

  • Proficient in 3D Revit/BIM drafting. Familiar with software such as: AutoCAD 2015 or later, AutoDesk Revit Family/BIM Software and Microstation.

  • Good written and oral communication skills.

  • Must be able to work outside regular working hours and shift work to assist with project deadlines.

  • Self-starter with ability to perform work with little to no supervision.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

o Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

o #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

o VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

o Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

About Buildings + Places

AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture.

With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions.

Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc. and many Fortune 500 companies.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Structural

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 245366BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.