INTERMEDIATE DRAFTSPERSON (RESIDENTIAL) – FERGUS


Job Title:

Intermediate Draftsperson (Residential)

Company:

BLR Drafting & Design

Company Description:

BLR Drafting & Design Inc. provides residential design & drafting services to home-owners, production builders, and renovators. Our mandate is to create trade-friendly blueprints and we constantly strive to minimize the guesswork on-site so that construction is as smooth as possible. Our projects include custom homes, cottages, production & multi-unit dwellings, additions, and renovations.


Job Type:

Full Time

Close to Public Transit:

Yes


Compensation:

$24-$28/hour


Duties:

We are offering a full time Intermediate Draftsperson position here at our office located in downtown Fergus, Ontario. The successful candidate will work closely with our Senior Staff to produce construction drawings for residential custom homes, cottages, production homes, as well as renovations & additions. In this role, the successful candidate will also meet with clients, aid in the design & conceptualization of various projects, and assist with the training of Junior Staff. Primary Responsibilities:

  • To produce architectural drawings that are clear, concise, and trade-friendly
  • Aid in the design & conceptualization of various projects
  • Communicate with project coordinators, contractors, engineers, and home-owners
  • Take on multiple projects at varying stages of construction
  • Site visits & measuring of existing structures
  • Attend & lead client meetings
  • To assist with the training of Junior Staff
  • To assist with and problem-solve technical issues with hardware & software
  • To proactively seek time-saving methods without sacrificing quality

Skills:

  • Diploma in Construction or Architectural Engineering Technology
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as an Architectural Draftsperson in Ontario
Note:  only candidates with Residential Housing experience will be considered.
  • BCIN certification for "Small Buildings" or "House"
  • Proficiency in computer-aided drafting software (AutoCAD preferred)
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office, Adobe, etc…)
  • Understanding of residential components, details, and construction practices
  • Working knowledge & understanding of the Ontario Building Code
  • Ability to work independently and also in a team setting
  • Ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Well organized and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills with a positive attitude
      Additional Skills Helpful to the Position:
  • Hands-on construction experience is highly beneficial to this position
  • Proficiency in 3D modeling software
  • Ability to visualize in 3D and provide legible sketches
  • Web or graphic design experience
  • Photography
Required Experience:
  • Drafting: 5 years (Required)
  • AutoCAD: 1 year (Preferred)
Required Education:
  • AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (Required)
Required Licence:
  • BCIN # ("House" or "Small Building") (Required)

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to floft@2ndchance.ca with Intermediate Draftsperson – BLR in subject line.  Please ensure that you have all the required experience and education, as noted in posting, before submitting.   We thank all those that apply.  Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Notes:

Benefits:

  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Disability insurance
  • Dental care
  • Flexible working hours
  • Casual dress
  • Work from home opportunities
  • Vacation & paid time off
  • Company events & social hours