Draftsperson IV

Draftsperson IV

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Burnaby, British Columbia

Engineering & Technical

Permanent

04/23/2024

211760

Our client located in Burnaby, BC is looking for an experienced Draftsperson. You will work with our engineering and CAD/ BIM teams to prepare and deliver engineering drawings related to the company's facilities including water, liquid waste, and other works. Your drafting and design assignments may range from preliminary design up to records drawings.

The ideal candidate is a technically advanced CAD / BIM professional with wide-ranging infrastructure design experience, including working experience in preparing structural and/or process piping drawings and reviewing drafting deliverables against established standards. You have several years of experience using tools such as Autodesk Revit and have considerable independence of judgment in performing structural/ process mechanical drafting and design tasks.

Responsibilities:
  • Performs technical drafting, preliminary layout, and design work for a variety of water, sewer, and drainage systems, including sewage treatment, plants, water reservoirs, pumping stations, and ancillary structures.
  • Prepares special plans, job schedules, estimates, and bills of material; compiles data for reports and investigations; processes applications and handles inquiries for information from outside the office.
  • Occasionally performs field surveys, inspections, or investigations.
  • Assists superior with minor administrative matters on special drafting assignments, assists in training new staff and assigns, checks, and supervises the work of subordinate draftspersons; maintains prescribed drafting procedures and standards.
  • Checks as-constructed information received from the field.
  • Check the contractor's shop drawings and bills of material for approval for construction.
  • As required, organize and coordinate drafting work on larger projects; provide liaison with the project engineer, consultants, and others; maintain records about the project.
  • Tabulates tenders, and specifications and prepares requisitions for materials.
  • Answers inquiries on water, sewerage, and drainage matters from outside contacts and other district personnel.
  • Performs related work as required.

Qualifications:
  • Completion of Grade 12, including mathematics with Trigonometry and Physics; one-year drafting course, supplemented by job-related technical courses, and with considerable practical experience in related work, including some supervisory responsibility, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Considerable specialized knowledge of drafting, layout, design, and reproduction principles, methods, and techniques as applied to the production of sketches, plans, charts, and cost estimates.
  • Working knowledge of engineering design principles and practices and basic technical mathematics.
  • Working knowledge of construction methods and materials.
  • Ability to perform mathematical computations that occur in drafting and surveying assignments.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering plans and specifications and produce engineering drawings to established standards from written and/or oral instructions with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to direct and supervise the work of subordinates engaged in technical field or office work.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, contractors, subordinates, and other employees.
  • Skill in the use of drafting, surveying, and computing instruments or equipment such as software applications for design and drafting (e.g. AutoCAD, Revit, etc.).
  • Superior aptitude in drafting, visual perception, and computation.


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