We have an immediate opening for a full-time Structural CAD Technician to join our structural engineering team in Vancouver, B.C. The successful candidate must be a fast learner with strong communication skills and possess a detailed understanding of AutoCAD and effectively assemble a cohesive set of structural drawings. If you are our newest Structural CAD Technician, you possess the following knowledge, qualifications, and skills:
Diploma or Certificate in Civil/Structural Drafting or Technology from an accredited University or Technical College.
A Diploma or a degree in Structural or Civil Engineering Technology would be an asset.
A minimum of five years’ experience is required, including:
Two years’ sound experience of drafting and design principles, methods, and practices for structural drawings for concrete or concrete and steel mixed, structural steel, and timber structures.
An additional three years of advanced knowledge of AutoCAD (hands-on experience) is required.
Ability to read, interpret and prepare structural engineering plans and details in AutoCAD 2014-2019 format.
Technically proficient in Microsoft Office and Windows.
Knowledge and understanding of structural drafting.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to deal effectively with internal staff and clients.
A positive team player with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple tasks, priorities, and deliverables, with minimal supervision.
Willingness to learn on the job, ask questions, and assume responsibility.
Attentive to detail and have a desire to grow professionally and personally.
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
Develop finished structural engineering plans, elevations, sections, and details based on sketches or provided structural design information using our established company standards and procedures.
Provide project drafting and be accountable for schedule and efficiency.
Assist with libraries and optimize drafting processes.
Work as part of a team, to produce drawings on a variety of projects.
The successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter who consistently demonstrates professionalism. This person is a team player, always shows a positive attitude towards clients, and strives for constant improvement in process and delivery.
If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your cover letter and resume in PDF format by clicking APPLY below. Please use “Structural BIM Technician” in the subject line. Samples of previous are recommended, but not required.
No phone calls please. We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview.