CAD Technician/Technologist

Toronto Office

Palmer is seeking to hire a CAD Technician/Technologist to support our Toronto office on environmental projects across Ontario and elsewhere in Canada.

We are seeking a qualified candidate to join our growing team of professionals that include terrestrial and aquatic ecologists, geomorphologists, hydrogeologists, environmental scientists, and geotechnical engineers to work in a dynamic and collaborative work environment on multi-disciplinary projects.

Responsibilities will include:
– Working closely with the project team to provide drafting services, with guidance from the Project Manager
– Producing maps and drawings from a variety of spatial datasets including topographic data and field notes
– Preparing figures, maps, site plans, cross-sections, and profiles for inclusion in reports, proposals, and/or drawing packages
– Performing calculations (e.g. volume estimates) using CAD tools and provide technical assistance to project teams
– Entry of borehole log data into CAD to develop geological cross-sections and/or profiles
– Entry of laboratory analytical results into figures, site plans, and maps
– Ensuring compliance with company standards and procedures
– Managing schedule and tasks
– Working collaboratively and communicating effectively with the project team
– Periodically assisting with field data collection, including topographic data


– A technical diploma, CAD certificate or equivalent, or educational background in a relevant discipline
– Proficiency in basic uses and applications of CAD and associated tools
– Collaborates well in a team environment
– Able to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines
– Proficient oral and written communication skills

Additional Assets:
– Working knowledge of GIS is required
– Knowledge of gINT and Microstation is an asset
– Experience drafting planting plans and habitat restoration and natural channel designs
– Technical knowledge in an environmental discipline
– Experience with topographic surveying equipment and techniques

Application Instructions:
Please submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. We thank all those who apply, but only applicants that are shortlisted will be contacted.

At Palmer, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equitable employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our team is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain talented people from a diverse candidate pool. If you are a member of an underrepresented group, you are encouraged to self-identify on your application.

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