Construction technician – civil engineering

Meseyton Construction Ltd. based in Portage la Prairie, MB is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Construction technician – civil engineering who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Day and Overtime.

Employer Name: Meseyton Construction Ltd.
Position: Construction technician – civil engineering
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $25.00 to $30.00 hourly for 40 to 55 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Portage la Prairie, MB

Job Description

  • The candidate will be expected to help develop engineering specifications and drawings.
  • The candidate will be required to participate in field surveys, inspections, or technical investigations.
  • The candidate must prepare construction specifications, cost estimates, and material estimates.
  • The candidate must prepare engineering designs and drawings.
  • The candidate will be expected to create project timelines.
  • The candidate must supervise or conduct field surveys, inspections, technical investigations, and construction material testing.
  • The candidate must be able to read and interpret blueprints.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 2 to 3 years of experience in a related industry.
  • The candidate must be able to supervise 3 to 4 people.
  • The candidate must be certified by a provincial or territorial association and have knowledge of civil engineering technology (VT).
  • The candidate should be client focused.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication.
  • The candidate must be capable of acting on their own initiative.
  • The candidate should have good judgemental skills
  • The candidate must be well-organized.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate will be required to work long hours in an outdoor environment.

Work Setting

  • The candidate must be willing to relocate to the specified location.

Experience and Specialization

Computer and Technology Knowledge

  • The candidate should be familiar with Geographic Information System (GIS), 3D graphic software, AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word.
  • The candidate must be able to use GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation devices.

Civil Engineering Experience

  • The candidate should have experience with drainage and irrigation systems, as well as roads and highways.

Area of Specialization

  • The ideal candidate will have a background in construction design and supervision, as well as highways and transportation.

Additional Information

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate must finished the work with in the given time line.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in a standing position for extended periods of time.

Own Tools/Equipment

  • The candidate must have their own steel-toed safety boots.


  • Health, Long term and Other benefits will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Dental plan, Disability benefits, Health care plan, Paramedical services coverage and Vision care benefits.
  • Under Long Term Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Group insurance benefits.
  • In addition to the health and long term benefits mentioned above, the selected candidate will be provided with free parking.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

By phone

204-239-6267 Between 08:00 AM and 05:00 PM


Please include the following while sending the application

  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience
  • Proof of the requested certifications
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