Civil Engineering Technician / Technologist

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Who We Are:

Strum Consulting is a 100-person consulting company with diverse projects throughout Atlantic Canada. Strum provides engineering and environmental services for a range of clients in the fields of Renewable Energy, Land Development, Transportation, Contaminated Sites, and Commercial Developments.

Since 1995, Strum has provided a work environment that encourages career development while maintaining a work life balance in Atlantic Canada. We offer competitive pay, a dynamic work environment, and an excellent benefits package. Please see our website to learn more about the type of work we do

Strum Consulting, is presently expanding our Civil Engineering Division and has an opening in our Bedford office for a Technician / Technologist to join our team.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive pay and excellent benefits package.
  • Work on a wide range of large and small, interesting projects, including new and upcoming technologies.
  • Interact with a diverse client base.
  • Be part of a team where your input will be noticed and valued.
  • Collaboration and room for professional development and career growth.
  • Dynamic and flexible work arrangements (e.g., work from home and work from the office).

The position requires a highly motivated individual with both technical and communication skills, a positive attitude, good interpersonal skills, and strong organizational and communication skills. At Strum, we provide a professional, energetic team environment that promotes camaraderie, and collaboration which results in low staff turnover.

Role Description:

As a Technician/Technologist, you will support the Civil Engineering Division by preparing civil engineering drawings in line with established standards and procedures.  This position will require close collaboration with other technicians, technologists, engineers, surveyors and scientists.


  • Adhere to Strum’s health and safety program and ensure safety procedures and protocols are followed.
  • Willingness to work on a variety of engineering and environmental related projects.
  • Assist with the preparation of site sketches, engineering drawings including plan and profile drawings, concept plans, site grading plans, site servicing plans, etc.
  • Prepare base plans using mapping information supplied by others.
  • Maintain detailed notes regarding work.
  • Attention to detail and proficiency in using software tools is a must.
  • As requested, assist with field review of construction activities. Collect data, and prepare as-built drawings.
  • Demonstrated project setup ability and familiarity with common industry protocols including National CAD standards
  • Attend and participate in weekly internal team meetings and coordinate with team members to ensure efficient and timely delivery of projects within the schedule.
  • Support existing teams while demonstrating ability to work independently and as part of a larger close-knit team.

Attributes and skills:

  • A degree, technical diploma or equivalent training and experience
  • Advanced drafting skills using recent versions of AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D.
  • Experience working with Civil 3D preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail, motivation, and excellent communications skills.
  • Possess professional demeanour and communicate with excellent verbal and written skills in English.


  • Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada.
  • A valid Nova Scotia Drivers License is preferred, but not required.
  • Persons who belong to an employment equity group are encouraged to self identify.
  • Persons who are of First Nation heritage are encouraged to self identify.

We offer competitive pay, a dynamic work environment, and an excellent benefits package. A flexible medical, dental and vision plan, employee assistance program, RSP matching programs, and health and wellness reimbursements. If you are interested in joining our dynamic, fast paced Atlantic Canadian owned consulting company, please send your curriculum vitae to We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume. We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.

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