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Catterall & Wright has a long history in Saskatchewan, and we take pride in training and mentoring up and coming bright minds interested in a career in civil engineering.

Current Postings:

Engineering Assistant

 
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Title: Engineering Assistant

What’s the Position

Catterall & Wright has temporary opportunities available for Engineering Assistant(s) for land development, asset management, transportation, drainage and municipal infrastructure-focused projects within the industrial, residential and commercial markets. This position provides applicants with an opportunity to apply their knowledge in a professional environment and gain valuable experience working alongside experienced Project Managers, Designers and Engineers with opportunities to provide field assistance and resident engineering services during the construction season.

Position is a mix of office and field work.

Schedule – Work Week: Monday-Friday (40 hrs with the possibility of overtime)

Travel: Could be required, most of our projects are local. Any travel required would be in Saskatchewan.

Term(s)

  • Flexible term lengths of 4, 8, 12 and 16 months
  • Varied start dates, typically January & May 

Key Focuses

  • Adaptable and dependable with the ability to display initiative when needed.
  • Team player who can also work independently.
  • Thorough and methodic, yet efficient to ensure a quality product is produced.
  • Wiliness to travel and able to work of town as needed. 

Core Responsibilities

  • Assist with various tasks relating to design projects, including preliminary field observation, data compilation, reports, modelling, cost estimates, specifications, and project manuals;
  • Assist with administering and managing construction contracts, progress certificates and progress payments;
  • Provide resident engineering services on-site if required by the client;
  • Assist with project field management
  • Coordinate, schedule, attend meetings, take minutes and distribute as required (meetings could be inhouse/internal, client, contractor, project, etc.) ;
  • Assist field staff with topographic surveys, construction layout surveys and record surveys for water, sewer, roadways and earth moving projects using GPS, rod & level or total station;
  • Assist with site observations for municipal, transportation and asset management-related projects. Complete related reports. Ensure contractors are constructing works in accordance with design plans and specifications;
  • Provide regular updates and verbal reports on project status and progress;
  • Read and understand project scope, specifications and drawings;
  • Assist in website updates, and/or marketing initiatives;
  • Provide support to Project Managers, Engineers, Technologists and design team; 
  • Assist with office requirements as required (filing, photocopying, scanning, etc.).

Who We Are Looking For

  • Open to Civil & Enviro students in their 2nd, 3rd and 4th years of study;
  • Educational qualifications will be considered: eligible for enrolment in the EPIP internship program, in the field of Civil Engineering or a Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering;
  • Interest in municipal infrastructure systems and practices for water and sewer systems, drainage, transportation, etc.;
  • Displays reliable and trustworthy presence and strong work ethic;
  • Treats all information and materials in a confidential manner;
  • Effectively manages time and can tend to several projects concurrently;
  • Ability to be organized, work quickly and accurately under pressure with a strong eye for detail;
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service and communication skills;
  • Be resourceful in research, increase product knowledge and demonstrate a sense of practical design;
  • Confident with computer programs such as CAD/CIVIL 3D and fluent with MS Office; 
  • Maintain practical and professional demeanour in difficult and stressful situations;
  • Strong awareness of health and safety and possess a safety-conscious attitude;
  • Must be willing to travel and work out of town (expenses will be paid for this occurrence);
  • Must have a reliable vehicle for work and maintain a valid Saskatchewan Drivers License and insurance;
  • Must have your own steel-toed boots (CSA approved).
  • Physically active with the capability of regularly lifting or moving up to 50 lbs.
  • Satisfactory clearance on Drivers Abstracts, Drug Test and/or proof of COIVD-19 vaccinations when deemed necessary. Please Note: Many of the sites/projects we work on require proof of COVID-19 vaccinations. Prospective employees will not be asked to disclose their vaccination status and only successful candidates will be asked to provide proof of vacation prior to starting work.

Who Are We

Catterall & Wright is a locally owned partnership located in Saskatoon providing practical and reliable consulting services since 1965.  Our key services include:

  • Municipal Infrastructure
  • Private land development
  • Transportation & Planning
  • Commercial Development
  • Project Management
  • Surveying
  • Professional planning services
  • Feasibility reports

We aspire to be THE most respected and trusted municipal engineering firm in our industry. We partner with our clients to deliver the right solution by understanding their needs and adding value to each project. We provide local knowledge and value-added solutions that enable clients to achieve their vision, ensuring continuity of services through practical, cost-effective designs.

Why Join Catterall & Wright

Catterall & Wright has a great team atmosphere with many resources to draw upon to assist in providing a great working environment, on-the-job training, mentoring and coaching.  Our office has open-work spaces, a refreshing change from the standard office setting with a young and enthusiastic social and professional network to draw on.  Opportunity to work towards a career in a recognized profession on various exciting and innovative projects, all within Saskatchewan.  We have a fantastic social committee that plans and organizes numerous events throughout the year.

  • Competitive salary; 
  • Cell phone, meals, mileage and expenses for accommodations will be compensated when required;
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities; 
  • An inclusive, safe and healthy work environment.

What to Do Now

Interested applicants should submit their cover letter and resume outlining their skills, experience and interests by Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume by email to resumes@cwce.ca. Subject line must reference “Engineering Assistant”. 

Thank you to everyone who applies; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. 

Offers of employment may require satisfactory Security Background Checks, Reference Checks, Drivers Abstracts, and Drug Testing. 

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is a condition of employment for this position and proof of vaccination will be required, with minimal exceptions, unless prohibited by applicable law.

Check out our website or Facebook for more information on who we are!  If you’re looking for a challenge with valuable experience, this is the place for you.

Survey Technologist

 
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What’s the Position

Catterall & Wright has an opportunity for an individual to join our survey team as a permanent, full-time Survey Technologist. 

We offer work-life balance with the majority of our projects local to Saskatoon and area, allowing our team members to be home with their families at night.  Our projects are diverse and provide a wide range of experience and variety.

This position’s expectations and requirements include operation of surveying equipment such as RTK GPS, Levels, Manual & Robotic Total Stations and understanding how to utilize these in different surveying environments.  Experience with Leica equipment is beneficial but not a requirement.

Schedule – Work Week: Monday-Friday (40 hrs with the possibility of overtime). Typically home every night!

Position is primarily in the field.

Travel: Could be required, most of our projects are local. Any travel required would be in Saskatchewan.

Key Focuses

  • Adaptable, dependable and can demonstrate initiative.
  • Team player, who can also work independently.
  • Honest and reliable with a sense of practical awareness.
  • Delivers quality work on time and in an efficient manner.
  • Appreciates outdoor work in all types of terrain and conditions.

Core Responsibilities

  • Conduct surveys for preliminary, construction and layout surveying tasks related to residential, commercial & industrial land development projects and municipal infrastructure projects such as pipelines, wastewater, lagoons, and roadways.
  • Conduct layout surveys for water, sewer, roadways, and earthworks projects as required using RTK GPS, digital and optical levels, manual and robotic total stations, and sonar equipment. We offer Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) surveying to our clients and may require assistance with the layout of control points, flight assistance and photogrammetric processing.
  • Process survey data using appropriate control files and coordinate systems and apply survey knowledge to ensure quality control throughout a project.
  • Track earthwork and material quantities as support to the project manager and contract administrator for progress payments.
  • Prepare grade sheets for water, sewer and roadways projects.
  • Perform site inspections to ensure compliance with construction specifications and provide verbal reports regarding project status and progress to the Survey Manager and Project Manager.
  • Ability to travel if necessary (typically within a 300km radius of Saskatoon), work overtime hours, and stay overnight in remote areas depending on project location.

Who We Are Looking For

  • Civil or Geomatics Engineering Technology diploma or a Civil Technician certificate;  
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience is preferred, but willing to train the right person;
  • Ability to work outside in any weather conditions;
  • Strong awareness of health and safety and possess a safety-conscious attitude;
  • Must be willing to travel and work out of town (expenses will be paid for this occurrence);
  • Must have a reliable vehicle for work and maintain a valid Saskatchewan Drivers License and insurance;
  • Physically active with the capability of regularly lifting or moving up to 50 lbs.

Who Are We

Catterall & Wright is a locally owned partnership located in Saskatoon providing practical and reliable consulting services since 1965.  Our key services include:

  • Municipal Infrastructure
  • Private land development
  • Transportation & Planning
  • Commercial Development
  • Project Management
  • Surveying
  • Professional planning services
  • Feasibility reports

We aspire to be THE most respected and trusted municipal engineering firm in our industry. We partner with our clients to deliver the right solution by understanding their needs and adding value to each project. We provide local knowledge and value-added solutions that enable clients to achieve their vision, ensuring continuity of services through practical, cost-effective designs.

Why Join Catterall & Wright

Catterall & Wright has a great team atmosphere with many resources to draw upon to assist in providing a great working environment, on-the-job training, mentoring and coaching.  Our office has open-work spaces, a refreshing change from the standard office setting with a young and enthusiastic social and professional network to draw on.  

Our full-time permanent employees enjoy

  • work-life balance
  • remote working options
  • paid sick program 
  • personal time program
  • RRSP plan
  • on site parking
  • Extended Health
  • Vision Care
  • Dental Care
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Health/Wellness Spending Account
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program

What to Do Now

Interested applicants should submit their cover letter and resume outlining their skills, experience and interests by Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume by email to resumes@cwce.ca. Subject line must reference “Survey”. 

Thank you to everyone who applies; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. 

Offers of employment may require satisfactory Security Background Checks, Reference Checks, Drivers Abstracts, and Drug Testing. 

Check out our website or Facebook for more information on who we are!  If you’re looking for a challenge with valuable experience, this is the place for you.

Co-operative Education Program

We are happy to provide Saskatchewan Polytechnic students with paid work term placements. We have worked with students from the following programs: Civil, Geomatics, Water Resources, Engineering Design & Drafting, and Architectural & Interior Technology. The four to eight month placements allow students to integrate their classroom theory with full time employment experience. Some of the participants of this program are now full time permanent employees at our office.

 

For more information, please visit: Saskatchewan Polytechnic Cooperative Education

University of Saskatchewan

We also hire civil engineering students from the University of Saskatchewan for internships and summer positions to assist with field work and project design / management.

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