Civil Engineer in-Training

Your Opportunity

Are you someone with leadership and technical capabilities?  Do you enjoy building relationships and working collaboratively in a team environment with both internal and external stakeholders? Are you a trusted partner and a problem solver? If you enjoy entrepreneurship and innovation, this opportunity is for you! As someone with excellent communication skills and business acumen, you will thrive in our fast-paced and agile environment.

SOAR is looking for a Civil Engineer-In-Training to join our multidisciplinary team of professionals. You will have the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects while providing clients with a fully integrated and superior customer experience.

Responsibilities: (What your day will look like)

Coordination and Design (89%)

  • Assist project managers and engineers in the functional and detailed design of municipal infrastructure related to water supply, sewers, roads, land development site servicing, stormwater management and waste management
  • Assist project managers, engineers, environmental scientists and others on a variety of multidisciplinary design teams (including; project engineers, planners, biologists, technologists, etc.)
  • Completion of design activities to maintain project schedules and ensure successful projects
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary team members

    Learning and Development (6%)

    • Commit to self-development and ongoing learning and professional development; and
    • Contribute to SOAR’s corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committees.

    Business Development (5%)

    • Contribute to business development activities including client need research, preparation of project proposals and presentations
    • Business travel to other SOAR offices

    Qualifications: (What you will need to succeed)

    • A degree in civil engineering
    • Registered as an engineer-in-training with the Professional Engineering Association of the Province you are currently residing in, or be eligible within six months
    • One to three years' professional experience, preferably in the consulting industry


    • Knowledge of the functional and detailed design of integrated municipal infrastructure including; roads, sewers and watermains
    • Understand a range of project design and implementation activities including; development of design drawings and reports, contract document preparation, tendering, and contract administration
    • Proficient in the use of current AutoCAD software; working knowledge of Civil 3D/Land Desktop software will be considered an asset
    • Knowledge of relevant municipal/provincial engineering standards and regulatory requirements
    • Strong verbal and written communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
    • Familiarity with local regulations, policies, guidelines, and provincial and municipal permit requirements for environmental agencies
    • Proven skills in detail design of municipal infrastructure
    • Familiarity with both construction inspection and contract administration would be considered an asset
    • Exceptional communication (verbal and written) skills are essential

    Why Choose SOAR

    SOAR is powered by people who are technically proficient, passionate about socially important projects, and motivated to deliver superior, tangible results. We strive to remain at the forefront of technology and innovation and are empowered to continually grow and develop.

    In addition, we offer:

    A competitive compensation package

    • Comprehensive health benefits
    • Generous retirement savings plan

    Flexible work hours and remote working options

    • We offer a variety of flexible work options to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life
    • We are committed to developing the skills and knowledge of our people at every stage of their career. The ECD program is designed to accelerate the development of successful consulting careers of new graduates. The program focuses on a mix of skills and behaviours that align with technical, consulting, clients, business acumen, and early leadership.

    Learning and Development Opportunities

    • As a knowledge-based business, the organic growth of our knowledge and skills occur through our work performance and roles
    • The creation and sharing of knowledge allow us to take local knowledge to scale, capture lessons learned through experience, and continuously improve service delivery
    • The development of self and others is an evident and measured core behaviour within our organization
    • We use a composite approach to development including coaching to build the how, mentoring to share lessons, advising to round out perspectives, and co-creation of knowledge through internal learning opportunities

    Focus on Innovation

    • The ability to anticipate, examine, and adopt new and innovative solutions is a crucial driver for the continual and progressive advancement of our business performance
    • In our culture, people are empowered to reflect and question current practices and seek forward looking solutions to today’s problems and tomorrow’s opportunities

    Employee and Family Assistance program

    • A variety of EFAP tools and online resources to support well-being are available to all employees

    Goodlife Fitness Corporate Membership

    • Our employees can take advantage of reduced annual membership fees

    We encourage you to contact James Arnold at  if you require accommodation in the interview process.