DRAFTING ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIST | POSITION CLOSED


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Our Kelowna client is looking to add a Drafting Architectural Technologist to add to their diverse and experienced custom manufacturing team. Working under the guidance of the Engineering Project Manager and following the lead of the Project Design and Drafting team, the Technician works collaboratively within the project department to complete design drawings as instructed, on time, within the specifications, and within drafting standards.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Works with architectural plans and installation details

• Prepares project drawings in AutoCAD within project specifications and drafting standards

• Gathers project requirements and specifications and may do research into areas without a clear solution

• Makes corrections and updates to drawings as requested

• Prepares project documents and drawing packages, including project drawings, shop drawings, production drawings, installation instructions, and documentation for production releases

• Reviews drawings of other CAD Technicians for omissions and errors and makes recommendations for modifications as necessary

• Proactively addresses causes of errors to minimize the potential for reoccurrence

• Supports the accurate and timely completion of drawing packages for clients

• Updates and maintains project files in accordance with procedures

• Continually learns companies evolving product lines, specifications, applications and limitations, as well as installation details and drafting standards

• Participates in team efforts to improve designs and design process efficiencies

• Complies with all companies policies including health and safety, drafting standards and quality management

• Directly engages their skills, efficiencies and knowledge gained from past project experience to improve departmental output

• Assists in the development and maintenance of drafting standards and procedures

• Recommends improvements to current design of products

• Mentors less experienced Drafting CAD Technicians

• Completes other duties as necessary to meet the goals of the project team and customer commitments

• Reports to the Engineering Project Manager

• Works closely with the Project Designer/ Drafters, CAD Technicians, Project Coordinators, and Production Team

• Mentors and develops other Drafting CAD Technicians

• May communicate with customers as requires

REQUIREMENTS:

• Associate Degree in Architecture with 5 years of relevant experience or Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture with 2+ years of relevant experience

• Deep and broad knowledge, comprehensive and advanced understanding of the subject matter

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Excellent work ethic oriented towards completing tasks and getting results

• Creative and Team player

• Proficiency with AutoCAD and MS Office software is essential

• Experience in woodwork manufacturing, millwork shop, and/or CNC programming environment is an asset

• Involvement in commercial projects, and/or direct working knowledge of wood ceiling systems is a must


If you are interested in applying for this position, please email resume to [email protected] with salary expectations. 


We thank all those who express interest in this opportunity however only those short-listed will be contacted.NOTE: Please add title of position you are applying for in SUBJECT LINE of email.

Thank you in advance for your application. Only candidates that meet the requirements will be contacted for interviews. 

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