Morrison Hershfield

Transportation Engineer

7 months ago
Requisition #
2017 - 3497
# Positions


Transportation is an important part of everyday lives and integral to the continued success of export-driven economies. In the face of growing demands, competing investment priorities, and aging infrastructure, transportation clients are searching for new, innovative and cost-effective solutions to delivering their mandates. Morrison Hershfield's staff combine professional know-how, local experience and a global perspective to provide creative and effective engineering and management services from project inception through to construction completion.


The Ottawa Transportation team is looking for someone to take on, or grow into, the lead designer role for projects within the InRoads environment.  This individual will possess strong MicroStation and InRoads skills.


Morrison Hershfield is committed to having an inclusive and diverse workforce, with recruitment free of discrimination, ensuring all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.


  • Complete transportation (highway/roadway/pathway) designs within the MicroStation/InRoads environment
  • Prepare and manipulate base plans, survey data and standard plans to prepare detailed engineering plans, maps and contract documents in accordance with established company and client practices and standards
  • Prepare contract documents including construction costing with the support of other qualified transportation staff members
  • Create and edit digital terrain model surfaces from various data sources
  • Create and manipulate three dimensional road corridor models using assemblies and sub-assemblies
  • Manipulate aerial orthographic photo's for base plans and presentation drawings
  • Set up drawing templates to accommodate various client standards
  • Production of drawing sets / packages
  • Ensuring accuracy of scale
  • Setup, maintain and organize digital drawings files
  • Review and confirmation of client and industry CAD standards
  • Perform calculations and assist in the calculation and summary of quantity take-offs and estimates



  • Degree in Civil Engineerring or equivalent, with eligibility for registration as an Engineer in Training in the Province of Ontario.
  • Minimum 4 years' of experience completing transportation designs within Microstation or InRoads
  • Eligible for P.Eng. designation
  • Experience in roadway design is required
  • Experience with MicroStation and InRoads is required
  • Experience with AutoCAD and Civil 3D would be an asset
  • Experience with Quality and Drawing Management Systems is required
  • Experience in managing staff would be an asset
  • Construction and/or survey experience would be an asset
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and to work in a group environment
  • Familiarity with the concepts of project setup and work flow



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