Careers

Why work for Schaeffers? Since the start of the firm over 60 years ago, Schaeffers has grown from a small group of industry experts led by Fred Schaeffer into one of Greater Toronto Area largest firms providing comprehensive consulting services for Residential, Commercial, and Industrial land development.

Schaeffer & Associates Ltd. is a Canadian owned engineering consulting firm providing innovative solutions, design and construction services to private and public sector clients in land development and stormwater management. Our projects include the design of low and high-rise communities, conducting Subwatershed Studies and creating Master Environmental Servicing Plans (MESPs).

For over 60 years, Schaeffers continues to provide excellent and professional engineering services. Our company supports each member on a variety of projects and continues to help expand the knowledge base of each team member.

Our mission is to provide integrated services and solutions to our clients by working together in a spirit of trust, fairness, mutual co-operation, and dedication to excellence. We value our employees and welcome new talent to augment, grow, and enhance our team.

 

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Positions

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Junior/Intermediate Water Resources Analyst

Reporting to the Manager of Water Resources and Project Managers, the Water Resources Analyst will be responsible for the preparation of servicing and water resources related analyses for Master Plans, land development projects (e.g. subdivisions and site plans) during the draft plan and detailed design stages.

Summary of Duties/Responsibilities

  • Prepare Functional Servicing and Stormwater Management Reports.
  • Utilize computer modeling software to complete hydrologic/hydraulic analyses, erosion and sediment control studies, floodplain mapping analyses, sanitary sewer capacity analyses, etc.
  • Support the Project Manager in meeting client needs and deadlines.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • A University Degree or College Diploma in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or other equivalent education.
  • Two years relevant experience in Water Resources.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) in the Province of Ontario is an asset.
  • Solid understanding of hydrologic and hydraulic principles and theories.
  • Working knowledge of various software (e.g. Visual OTTHYMO, HEC-RAS, PCSWMM, InfoWorks, AutoCAD) is an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to multi-task and provide deliverables effectively in a fast paced environment.
  • Capable of working both independently and in a team environment.

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Civil/Environmental Engineering Student

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Engineering Student will be responsible for assisting in the coordination and delivery of projects, which include high-level calculations and drafting tasks.

Summary of Duties/Responsibilities

  • Perform engineering calculations and apply basic scientific principles under close supervision.
  • Collect and prepare data for analysis on a variety of projects.
  • Utilize computer modeling software to complete high-level analyses.
  • Support the Project Manager in meeting client needs and deadlines.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Working towards a University Degree or College Diploma in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil3D, HEC-RAS, or PCSWMM is an asset.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Words, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Understanding of hydrologic and hydraulic principles and theories.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to multi-task and provide deliverables effectively in a fast paced environment.
  • Capable of working both independently and in a team environment.

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Junior/Intermediate Design Engineer/Technologist

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Junior/Intermediate Design Engineer/Technologist will be responsible for the co-ordination and delivery of site plan and subdivision related projects and assisting with preliminary and final grading and servicing designs.

Summary of Duties/Responsibilities

  • Prepare Functional Servicing Plans and Reports.
  • Prepare grading and servicing plans.
  • Coordinate and prepare engineering submissions.
  • Provide preliminary and detailed design drawings.

Qualifications

  • A University Degree or College Diploma in Civil Engineering.
  • Working towards or registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) in the Province of Ontario is an asset.
  • Two years of experience in drafting and design works on municipal projects.
  • Strong working knowledge in AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil3D software.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to multi-task and provide deliverables effectively in a fast paced environment.
  • Capable of working both independently and in a team environment.

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Senior Design Engineer/Technologist

Reporting to the Manager of the Design Department, the Senior Design Engineer/Technologist will be responsible for leading site plan and subdivision projects, preparing preliminary and final grading plans, preparing servicing design drawings, and providing training to junior staff.

Summary of Duties/Responsibilities

  • Prepare Functional Servicing Plans and Reports.
  • Provide preliminary and detailed engineering design.
  • Coordinate with clients and approval agencies.
  • Provide training and mentorship to junior staff to assist them in career development.

Qualifications

  • A University Degree or College Diploma in Civil Engineering.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) in the Province of Ontario is an asset.
  • Five years relevant experience as a Design Engineer is an asset.
  • Experience working on subdivisions, site plans, master environmental servicing plans and stormwater management plans.
  • Familiar with AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil3D software.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to multi-task and provide deliverables effectively in a fast paced environment.
  • Capable of working both independently and in a team environment.

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Design Project Manager

Reporting to the Manager of the Design Department, the Project Manager will be responsible for leading site plan and subdivision projects, preparing preliminary and final grading plans, preparing servicing designs and providing training to junior staff.

Summary of Duties/Responsibilities

  • Complete and review Functional Servicing Reports and preliminary and detailed design drawings.
  • Maintain relationships with clients and approval agencies.
  • Lead project team meetings.
  • Assign work and oversee drafting and design work for junior staff.
  • Provide training and mentorship to junior staff to assist them in career development.

Qualifications

  • A University Degree or College Diploma in Civil Engineering.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) in the Province of Ontario is an asset.
  • Over five years relevant experience in land development.
  • Experience working on subdivisions, site plans, master environmental servicing plans, and stormwater management plans.
  • Experience in the preparation of civil engineering design drawings.
  • Familiar with AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil3D software.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to multi-task and provide deliverables effectively in a fast paced environment.
  • Capable of working both independently and in a team environment.

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Senior Project Supervisor and Project Supervisor/Construction inspector

Reporting to the Project Engineer, the Project Supervisor will be responsible for providing field expertise and professional leadership in the construction of land development and municipal infrastructure projects.

Summary of Duties/Responsibilities

  • Supervise work crews and contractors.
  • Providing deliverables such as meeting minutes, request for information, contract change orders, and progress payments.
  • Participate in on-site activities necessary for the successful implementation of assigned projects.
  • Coordinate packages of work with the engineering team and sub-consultants.
  • Maintain project documentation, including drawings and specifications.
  • Ensure project compliance with drawings, specifications, and standards.
  • Assist with resolution of technical and administrative issues.
  • Conduct and record mandatory inspections and testing.
  • Monitor, inspect and report on project development.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • A College Diploma or working towards the diploma in Civil or Municipal Engineering.
  • Working towards Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) or Technician in the Province of Ontario is an asset.
  • Some relevant experience as a Project Supervisor/Site inspector.
  • Experience working on residential and industrial subdivisions and site plans.
  • Working knowledge in AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil3D software.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to multi-task and provide deliverables effectively in a fast paced environment.
  • Capability to work both independently and in a team environment.

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Project Engineer

Reporting to the Department Supervisor, the Project Engineer will be responsible for leading the contract administration and project management tasks related to the construction of land development and municipal infrastructure projects.

Summary of Duties/Responsibilities

  • Ensure project compliance with drawings, specifications, and standards.
  • Assist with development of tender documentation, cost estimates as required during construction stages.
  • Provide project progress updates as per defined cycles.
  • Coordinate packages of work with the engineering team and sub-consultants
  • Review the engineering and scope costs to complete projects on time and on budget
  • Manage project documentation and data, including drawings and specifications.
  • Oversee field activities from construction to commissioning.
  • Manage resolution of technical and administrative issues with project stakeholders.
  • Prepare drafts of project reports for review and issue by project manager.
  • Ensure conducting and recording of mandatory inspections and testing.
  • Provide witness services when needed.
  • Perform site walk-outs as necessary.
  • Process progress certificates received from contractors as works progress at site.

Qualifications

  • A University Degree in Civil or Municipal Engineering and working towards getting registration as a professional engineer.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) in the Province of Ontario.
  • Some relevant experience as a Project Engineer.
  • Experience working on residential and industrial subdivisions and site plans.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil3D software.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to multi-task and provide deliverables effectively in a fast paced environment.
  • Capability to work both independently and in a team environment.

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