Highway Designer

Transportation · North Bay, Ontario
Department Transportation
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Entry-level

McIntosh Perry is growing to meet demand – and we need you! As a growing multi-disciplinary engineering and related professional services firm, we are building on our strong National reputation by maintaining our commitment to ethical work practices, a quality product and exceptional service. With more than 600 employees in offices across Canada, McIntosh Perry is expanding its scope and looking for new talent to join our supportive, dynamic team. Our core values validate everything we have believed in since our company started:

Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes - Treat others as they would like to be treated

Make Momma proud - Do the right thing

Every McIntosh has a core - Be a leader

Pass. Shoot. Score. - Becoming excellent together

Did you dot the i’s and cross the t’s? - Personal responsibility

Don’t forget to cut the ribbon - Making a difference

If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a collaborative, hard-working and dedicated team of professionals and have fun, then this could be the right opportunity for you.



We are seeking Highway Design technicians to join our offices in North Bay, the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), and Kingston. Living in these locations is preferred, but not required, as McIntosh Perry embraces a flexible work environment. Occasional travel to the relevant office will be required.


The successful candidate will use their knowledge, skills, and abilities to support senior team members in highway design contract delivery by:

  • Designing and drafting of engineering/construction drawings for various projects;  
  • Interpreting and implementing standards from regulatory bodies; 
  • Producing written reports, meeting minutes, and project correspondence;  
  • Producing design spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel; 
  • Creating plans, profiles, and design quantities in Civil 3D, InRoads, and Open Roads Design format; 
  • Enhancing data charts and tables for presentation; 
  • Preparing and checking contract tender item quantities; 
  • Preparing tender documents and costs estimates;  
  • Maintaining positive client relationships with internal and external stakeholders;  
  • Providing site inspection on construction projects; and 
  • Keeping current on the latest design tools and aids in CAD/civil 3D/Microstation/InRoads/Open Roads Design in consultation with senior CAD staff.   


  • Completion of a college diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in highway design, including MTO design;
  • Has developed an excellent reputation working with MTO and local municipalities;
  • Experience with InRoads/Open Roads Design software;
  • Proficient with AutoCAD;
  • Well developed computer and analytical skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
  • Strong attention to detail, problem solving skills, and time management;
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team; and
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle that has valid registration and insurance.

McIntosh Perry is an equal opportunities employer offering a competitive salary and benefits to those with the skills suited to the needs of our clients.

McIntosh Perry welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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    North Bay, Ontario
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