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VDC Engineer At 4240


Toronto, On

Job Description

Canada - Toronto

Project Location(s):
Toronto, ON M4C 1M5 CAN

Minimum Years Experience:

Travel Involved:

Job Type:
Foreign Local

Job Classification:

Bachelors Degree

Job Family:

Salaried Exempt

The VDC Engineer will provide support to the VDC (Virtual Design and Construction) manager and project teams. The role involves working with innovative software programs to coordinate complicated construction projects using 3D modeling, 4D animation and clash detection. Training and support will be provided throughout the internship.

The successful candidate will be passionate about construction and architecture and willing to learn new programs and processes to engage contractors, owners and consultants.

This position is 8, 10 or 12 months in duration with the option to extend the internship or move into a full time VDC Engineer role.

Reports to: VDC Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in obtaining information for the production of models and communication materials related to BIM (Building Information Modeling)

  • Assist the VDC and Project staff in the production of 3D models from 2D documentation to support the following types of efforts (including but not limited to):

  • Logistics models
  • Phasing drawings
  • Project coordination

  • Assist the VDC and Project staff in graphics-related communication tasks of information gathering and documentation layout such as (including but not limited to):

  • Logistics studies
  • Case studies

  • Perform other duties as necessary or assigned


  • Minimum certificate or diploma in a related architectural or structural program

  • Knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Experience in the Autodesk Suite of products, Revit and Navisworks preferred

  • Strong work ethic

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Willingness to fully participate in job assignments at the job site, district office or department to which the intern is assigned

Physical Demands and Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk and hear. The employee regularly is required to walk and reach with hands. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee frequently uses computer keyboard, regularly travels (as vehicle driver and as passenger on various modes of transportation), and occasionally performs work on-site at construction work sites. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employee views computer monitor frequently.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is sometimes exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

  • May perform other duties as necessary or required.
Turner welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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