Kollaard Associates is staffed with several professional engineers, engineering interns, environmental professionals, civil technologists and draftspersons. Kollaard Associates provides a broad range of consulting services including civil engineering for large and small projects, structural engineering, geotechnical investigation and inspection, hydrogeological investigation, environmental site assessment and materials testing. Our staff has the opportunity to work within a multi-disciplinary group that allows its individuals to grow according to their interests and talents.

The Role

We are currently looking to hire a Draftsperson to assist our civil engineering department with the design of several industrial, commercial and residential land development projects. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D for land development projects.


  • Preparation of land development drawings in AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Importing topographical data files from surveying equipment
  • Exporting CAD files to support survey staff with sit layouts
  • Making drawing revisions in response to review comments

Qualifications Required

  • College Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology/Technician or a related discipline
  • 2+ years or more of related experience in a drafting position
  • Advanced knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Knowledge of construction practices and techniques
  • Basic understanding of structural and architectural drawings, as well as construction sequencing
  • Attention to detail, organizational skills, drive, and the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office tools, especially Microsoft Excel
  • Valid drivers license and access to a vehicle

Location of Position

  • Kemptville, Ontario

Why work with us?

The work.

If you’re like us and love solving challenging problems and getting things just right, you’ll find the work fulfilling and rewarding.


You’ll notice quite a few Kollaards around the office, but everyone is family. From our yearly whitewater canoe camping outing to the annual Christmas party, to the hearty guffaws sounding from down the hall, our team knows how to enjoy each others company.


In addition to offering a highly competitive compensation package, we offer our employees profit sharing opportunities, pension fund matching, eligibility for overtime, and a yearly employee benefits fund.


Kemptville is located in the heart of Eastern Ontario near the Rideau River just 20 minutes south of Ottawa on the 416. Our office is located downtown in this growing community with plenty of amenities within walking distance. The commutes are short, even from Ottawa’s west end.

Truly family.

Kollaard respects the dignity and independence of people with disabilities and is committed to providing accommodation and support to persons with disabilities throughout any recruitment process, once made aware of the need for accommodation. If you require any special accommodation or support during the recruitment process, please indicate it in your application.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.