Careers at Entera

Entera is a leader in the GTA Utility Industry and is always looking for great candidates for fill positions. Below you will find Entera’s current open job opportunities.
If you feel you are a great fit for our team please apply now!  

Civil Design Technician-Power Distribution

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1530 Birchmount Rd Toronto, On, Ca

Closing Date:

March 15 2023

Entera Utility Contractors Entera is one of Ontario’s leading providers of both overhead and underground electrical utility services, civil utilities construction, engineering design, and street lighting. In addition to Toronto Hydro, Entera has worked with Bell, Rogers, various business improvement associations throughout the area, as well as with private business.
Job Summary
As a Civil Design Technician, you will be part of an engineering team, tasked with the maintenance and expansion of civil and electrical projects. Projects involve the installation, alteration, extension and/or repair of a variety of electrical and civil equipment; controlled, monitored and/or automated by complex circuity, electronics, and or advanced communication networks.

Key Responsibilities

• Prepare, create, modify, or review civil and electrical design such as, Cable Chamber/Vault, equipment layouts, mechanical drawings, highway crossing, train track crossing, bridge crossing, etc.

• Proficient to complete CAD work in accordance with Subsurface Utility Engineering Standards with Microstation

• Review and calculate invert data for congested civil subsurface utility design to generate sufficient profile/cross section

• Read, understand, and interpret various types of underground civil utility drawings

• Perform initial Quality Control (QC) of field deliverables according to standards and best practices

• Ability to communicate directly with field staff if there are any questions or clarifications required within the documents received from the field

• Organize and review all field documents and files for completeness

• Ensure that utility record drawings are collected, complete and reviewed thoroughly. This includes any drawings and plans provided by the client

• Understand and correlate between utility records, construction plans, and field documents (sketches / notations / survey files) to document the presence of underground and/or aerial utilities

• Work through and complete various types of deliverables and supporting documents, including but not limited to; Drawings, Reports, Traffic Control Plans (as per OTM Book 7), etc

• Familiarity with Electrical Power Distribution design is an asset

• Obtain all necessary construction permits during design stage

• Prepare and/or review construction packages, including all required drawings, work instructions, planning documentation, operating systems and regulatory approvals, where required

• Conduct routine field trips to verify or evaluate the condition/state of assets, to determine the feasibility of designs, to take detailed measurements, and take pictures

• Assist project engineer in review of designs, plans, drawings, surveys, studies (load, etc.) and/or calculations

• Support Professional Engineers with detailed technical studies and/or calculations; preparation of cost estimates; the creation of equipment specifications and installation standards; requests for quotation; evaluation of new equipment

• Help coordinate construction projects - liaise, consult, and communicate with our customers

• Perform other duties as assigned


• Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or Degree in Civil Engineering. CET designation is an asset

• Demonstrated competence in computer drafting using Microstation is obligatory

• Experience in design, and construction, within the utilities industry is an asset

• General knowledge of overhead and underground utility design

• Ability to scale drawings & visualize 3D objects/cross-sections in 2D

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

• Complies with safety guidelines by wearing proper equipment, adopts efficient and safe work practices

• Completes work in a timely and efficient manner, be able to work well independently with little supervision and attends work punctually

• Completes assigned work while adapting to changing volumes and pace of work

• Cooperative with supervisors and reports and interacts collaboratively and effectively with others

• Valid Class ‘G’ Driver’s license in the Province of Ontario is obligatory

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Today Entera is one of the GTA’s leading providers of both overhead and underground electrical utility services, civil utilities construction, engineering design, and trenchless technologies (directional and auger bore).

In addition to Ontario Hydro, Entera has worked with Bell, Rogers, Toronto Water, various business improvement associations throughout the area, as well as with private business.