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Job Details

Drafter

Employer

Can-Der Construction Corp

Date Posted

June 07, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $31.25 hourly
  • Work Hours 32 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 07, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Can-Der Construction Corp

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Work site environment

Interior

Work setting

  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Willing to relocate

Tasks

  • Read blueprints to determine work requirements
  • Supervise other drafting personnel
  • Train new drafting personnel
  • Develop and prepare design sketches
  • Prepare construction specifications, costs and material estimates
  • Prepare contracts and tenders
  • Write specifications
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Complete documentation packages and drawing sets
  • Examine drawings for conformity and errors
  • Consult with client, engineers or production specialists to establish product requirements

Type of drafting

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

Computer and technology knowledge

  • Internet
  • Desktop applications
  • File management software
  • Presentation software
  • Project management software
  • Computer-aided design (CAD)
  • SketchUp
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • AutoCAD
  • Autodesk REVIT
  • MS Office
  • MS Windows
  • Spreadsheet

Specialization or experience

3D Modeling

Area of specialization

  • Construction
  • Drafting

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting

Personal suitability

  • Organized
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Experience

5 years or more

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

Group insurance benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • On-site amenities

Support for newcomers and refugees

  • Assists with immediate settlement needs of newcomers and/or refugees (for example: housing, transportation, storage, childcare, winter clothing, etc.)
  • Supports social and labour market integration of newcomers and/or refugees (for example: facilitating access to community resources, language training, skills training, etc.)
  • Recruits newcomers and/or refugees who were displaced by a conflict or a natural disaster (for example: Ukraine, Afghanistan, etc.)
  • Offers mentorship programs that pair newcomers and/or refugees with experienced employees

Support for youths

  • Offers on-the-job training tailored to youth
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for youth
  • Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for youth

Support for Veterans

  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for Veterans
  • Assists with immediate transition needs of Veterans (for example: relocation, housing, etc.)
  • Offers flexible onboarding options to allow Veterans to gradually adapt to the civilian workplace (for example: gradually increasing hours and responsibilities, etc.)

Support for Indigenous people

  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for Indigenous workers
  • Develops and maintains relationships with indigenous communities, indigenous-owned businesses and organizations

Support for mature workers

  • Applies hiring policies that discourage age discrimination
  • Provides staff with awareness training to create a welcoming work environment for mature workers
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for mature workers

Supports for visible minorities

  • Applies hiring policies that discourage discrimination against members of visible minorities (for example: anonymizing the hiring process, etc.)
  • Offers mentorship programs that pair members of visible minorities with experienced employees

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Drafter is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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 About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More
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