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Student - Junior Technician

Student - Junior Technician

Competition Number 
Infrastructure & Operations
Posting Category 
Engineering & Operations
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CUPE Local 87
CA-ON-Thunder Bay
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More information about this job

As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.


Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.


Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources.


If you are offered a position as a summer student, you will be required to show proof of completing a full-time academic year (September to April) in 2017/2018 at a school, college, university or other educational institution. You may also be required to show proof of validity of your driver’s licence, professional licences, and/or education when such certification constitutes a job requirement or corporate program requirement.






Job Description

Position Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Supervisor – Design and Field Engineering, and the technical guidance of the Senior Technologist, assists in the preparation of drawings, and performs general duties pertaining to the office.


Major Responsibilities:

  1. Assists in the preparation of construction drawings and adds “As-Constructed” information when projects are complete.
  2. Assists in the revision of City maps and standard drawings.
  3. Prepares sewer and water connection drawings and “Local Improvement” drawings.
  4. Assists in the preparation of sketches and presentation drawings.
  5. Operates printing machine, processes print orders, folds and files drawings.
  6. Assists in updating Sewer, Water and Roads Infrastructure databases.
  7. Collects traffic data and assists the survey staff with the collection of field data and the layout of construction projects, when required.
  8. Performs such other related duties as may be assigned.





  • Must currently be enrolled in a civil engineering technology diploma program or civil engineering technician program;

Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have a working knowledge of both manual and computer drafting including AutoCAD, engineering and mathematical formulas, tables, and equations.
  • A basic knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software is required.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Use of a personal vehicle may be required.