Senior Highway Designer

Transportation · Kingston, Ontario
Department Transportation
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Experienced

You didn't go to school to be a number in a big machine, so why work for one? By joining McIntosh Perry, you will be able to make an impact in the communities where you live and work. Our Core Purpose - Turning Possibilities Into Reality represents our commitment to solving problems, getting things done and moving forward through collaboration with clients and teams.

Our team's expertise, gained through decades of experience, means clients can rely on us to quickly deliver high-quality and successful projects.

As one of the country’s fastest growing engineering firms with more than 800 project managers, engineers, technical experts and problems solvers across North America, McIntosh Perry is proud to be a Platinum Club Winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

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 delivering high-quality projects regardless of the project size, we are looking for new talent to join our supportive and dynamic team and enable you to turn possibilities into reality.



We are seeking a Senior Highway Designer to join our office in Kingston and work with a collaborative and growing team that offers a fast paced environment while maintaining work/life balance with a steady flow of MTO projects. 


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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  • Location
    Kingston, Ontario
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  • Minimum Experience