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Job Details

Design And Drafting Technologist

Posted on Sep 11, 2020 by Kingswood Interiors Ltd

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $45,000.00 to $55,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Sep 25, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Kingswood Interiors Ltd

Languages

English

Education

  • College/CEGEP
  • or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Not required

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • MS Excel
  • MS Word

Computer Experience

20/20 design

Additional Skills

  • Read blueprint, schemas and drawings
  • Read and interpret blueprints

Area of Specialization

  • Residential
  • Kitchen
  • Interior design (general)
  • Cabinets
  • Architectural design
  • Kitchen cabinets and vanities

Work Setting

Construction

Type of Drafting

  • Shop drawings
  • Presentation drawings
  • Manual drafting
  • Free-hand drafting
  • Detailing drafting

Specific Skills

  • Work with other disciplines
  • Write specifications
  • Examine drawings for conformity and errors
  • Estimate cost of projects and prepare detailed specifications
  • Develop and prepare design sketches
  • Create interior spaces that reflect clients' needs and tastes
  • Complete documentation packages and drawing sets
  • Consult with clients to determine needs, preferences, safety requirements and purpose of space
  • Develop plans, elevations, cross sections and detailed drawings
  • Advise on selection of colours, finishes and materials, lighting, furniture and other items, taking into account ergonomic and occupational health standards

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Tight deadlines

Computer and Technology Knowledge

  • Spreadsheet
  • MS Windows
  • AutoCAD
  • MS Office

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Client focus
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Sep 25, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Design And Drafting Technologist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Drafting Technologists
METHODICAL

Interest in supervising and training other technologists, technicians and draftspersons; and in ensuring that drawings conform to specifications

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing data to complete documentation packages and produce drawing sets

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to operate computer assisted design (CAD) and drafting workstations, and to check and verify conformance of drawings to design data

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Drafting Technicians
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling data on dimensions, locations, elevations, cross-sections, projections and other details to verify completeness and accuracy of final drawings

INNOVATIVE

Interest in assisting technologists and engineers to prepare engineering drawings, diagrams and layouts

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to operate computer-assisted drafting equipment and conventional drafting stations, and to use measuring instruments

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

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