As COLE continues to grow, there are many exciting opportunities to join our team to work with like-minded entrepreneurs, in a creative and agile culture where you can develop your skills through our professional development and mentoring programs. We have many new exciting projects ranging from:
• Designing one of Canada’s largest wastewater plants
• Designing multi million-dollar pipeline and tunnel projects
• Developing environmental plans,
• Managing construction.
We are proud of our award-winning workplace and culture, and are always looking for talent to contribute to COLE’s and our Clients’ success. If you are interested in joining our team, please click on our jobs tab to see what new opportunities await you in Ontario and BC.
Our team is our number one asset with our staff coming from around the world, bringing unique and diverse attributes with them. Empowering our team members to grow in their positions, take on challenges, create best practices and develop long lasting working relationships is essential to sustaining a motivating environment.
WHY JOIN COLE?
You will join one of Canada's 2019 Top 100 Employers for Young People, and be a part of an exciting, growing company. We are focused on delivering excellence, building teamwork and developing professionally. You'll work hard and play hard in our games room, proving your mettle in pool, ping pong, foosball, darts and PlayStation. Then you'll get to relax and enjoy our monthly socials, office barbeques, annual golf tournament and regular team-building events. Think you can win COLE's Amazing Race? Don't worry, you'll have plenty of time to train in our on-site gym and enjoy regular office visits from chiropractors, osteopaths, massage therapists and naturopathic doctors.
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) - LIFEWORKS
To accommodate diverse needs and personal commitments, this benefit provides confidential counseling services and professional referral services to help our employees when faced with life’s challenges.
We recognize that making a long term commitment is an important and appreciated achievement. So we like to recognize these milestones by showing our gratitude.
We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefit plan.
The health and wellness of our team is a priority. Employees have the opportunity to engage in work life balance initiatives and wellness program opportunities. Our Wellness Program provides a full complement of services including an on-site gym facility, health professionals such as chiropractor, osteopath, massage therapist, or naturopathic doctor. Our annual wellness fair and regular on-site optometrist visits with full optical services including glasses and contact selections are well received by staff.
Remaining competitive and successful in our industry requires commitment and drive to continuously learn and evolve. Recognizing the importance in supporting the ongoing development of our team members we are proud to share the active mentorship program - the Young Professional Group fondly referred to as the ‘YPG’. With an employee base that spans generations the wealth and depth of our team members knowledge and experience is something to not only brag about but from which to share and learn. The YPG supports YPs in order to advance their careers and foster a stronger community image in the workplace.
Supporting the achievement of attaining an industry related professional designation and/or participating in industry related associations and memberships is important to the continuous growth of our team. Support mechanisms are in place such as mentorship and reimbursement programs.
LUNCH n' LEARNS
Whether it be of personal interest, subjects such as Investment, Retirement Planning, Environmental, Health related or industry and project related topics, our regular Lunch ‘n Learns are very much appreciated and enjoyed. With the Lunch ‘n Learn calendar booked months in advance it is a testament of the benefit and enjoyment to our team.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT PLAN
COLE appreciates that employees together with their combined knowledge, skills and experience are our greatest asset. Consequently, we take seriously matters of continuing professional development and the opportunities that this opens up for career progression. Setting and achieving goals is fundamental in developing a career path. We have established formal communication opportunities for staff to discuss their aspirations and achievements.The CDP ensures supervisors and the company understand your career aspirations so your project assignments can be directed to compliment your goals. When you succeed we succeed.
With an active and diverse Joint Environmental, Health & Safety Committee the focus and drive to ensure awareness, compliance and best practices are well in hand. Regular and consistent safety related training is provided on site for all staff as required. We approach each and every day recognizing that each of us is individually responsible not only for our own safety but also for those of our fellow team members.
Part of COLE's vision is to “add value and provide engineering solutions that enhance and grow our communities, while remaining good stewards of the earth and its’ environment.”
Fulfilling our vision means being dedicated to supporting the local organizations, events and initiatives which aim to enhance the communities we grow and the people who live in them. Through sponsorships, donations and employee volunteerism, we foster strong, healthy communities and proudly support:
> Community Events and Festivals
> Education and Enrichment Programs
> Environmental Improvement and Awareness
> Local Charities and Food Banks
> Youth Sports Clubs
Founded in 2003, Cole Engineering Group Ltd. (COLE) is an employee-owned, Canadian firm that provides consulting and advisory services in planning, engineering, and P3 in the water, transportation, urban development and environmental sectors. With offices across southern Ontario, COLE is now one of the largest independent consulting engineering firms in the province.
At COLE, we look at everything we do through the eyes of the clients we serve. Our employees reflect the diversity, creativity, skills and work ethic of the communities in which we live. COLE is committed to employment equity, diversity and creating a positive and growth focused environment which supports a culture of excellence, team-work and professional development. Our vision, mission, and core values are the foundation of our team- and client centric approach, and they inspire us to achieve more than just success in design and construction; our work is about the ability to make a positive impact for our clients, building connections between people, and enriching the communities that we are proud to serve by virtue of what we do. – less