GM BluePlan Engineering
  • 23-Jul-2020 to 01-Nov-2020 (PST)
  • Owen Sound, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

Civil Engineering Technology/Material Testing- Experience Required

 (Full-Time Position)

Location: Owen Sound, Ontario



GM BluePlan Engineering is a dynamic consulting firm providing niche skills in land development, municipal infrastructure renewal, and environmental engineering. Built on robust municipal, environmental, land development and structural engineering services, our team of professionals throughout Ontario have a strong legacy of providing sound technical advice and innovative solutions for our private and public sector clients. 


In this position, the successful candidate will be responsible for the design and preparation of engineering design drawings, calculations and contract specifications for a variety of land development and municipal infrastructure projects.



  • Analyze survey reports, maps, and other data to plan projects
  • Consider construction costs, government regulations, potential environmental hazards, and other factors in planning stages and risk analysis
  • Compile and submit permit applications to local and provincial agencies verifying that projects comply with various regulations
  • Perform or oversee soil testing to determine the adequacy and strength of foundations
  • Test building materials, such as concrete, asphalt, or steel, for use in particular projects
  • Provide cost estimates for materials, equipment, or labor to determine a project's economic feasibility
  • Prepare preliminary and detailed design drawings and calculations of site grading, drainage, servicing plans, buildings and bridges, storm and sanitary sewers, watermains and stormwater management facilities using design drafting software, including but not limited to, AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D;
  • Perform or oversee, surveying operations to establish reference points, grades, and elevations to guide construction
  • Present their findings to the public on topics such as bid proposals, environmental impact statements, or property descriptions
  • Read and review project blueprints to determine dimensions of structures
  • Confer with their supervisors about preparing plans and evaluating field conditions
  • Inspect project sites and evaluate contractors' work in order to detect problems with a design
  • Help to ensure that projects conform to design specifications and applicable codes
  • Prepare reports and document project activities and data
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Minimum of 5 years' experience
  • Experience in materials testing of aggregates and asphalt products considered an asset.
  • Civil Engineering Technology graduate. Eligible for or obtained OACETT designation an asset;
  • Experience and aptitude to work with the following software packages: Microsoft Office, AutoCAD/Civil 3D;
  • Possess strong organizational, oral, written communication, and problem solving skills; have an approachable enthusiastic interpersonal style;
  • Possess a valid driver's licence.


We are committed to providing:

  • A dynamic work environment which encourages teamwork, initiative and creativity;
  • Career development and education opportunities;
  • A competitive compensation package, including a benefit package and RRSP program;
  • Extra-curricular social activities (hockey, golf and many more social events).


Join our Team!

Candidates who are interested in joining our dynamic team are invited to press the apply button and follow the process to submit their resume. 

 We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

GM BluePlan Engineering will accommodate candidates under the AODA legislation in all aspects of the hiring process.  Please notify us if accommodation is required.

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