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Job Details

Drafting Technologist

Employer

Wescana Industries Inc.

Date Posted

July 21, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Rocky View, AB
  • Earnings $37.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 20, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Wescana Industries Inc.

Languages

English

Education

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

Tasks

  • Prepare engineering designs and drawings
  • Supervise and train other drafting personnel
  • Develop and prepare design sketches
  • Prepare construction specifications, costs and material estimates
  • Prepare contracts and tenders
  • Write technical reports
  • Write specifications
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Complete documentation packages and drawing sets
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Examine drawings for conformity and errors

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

  • AutoCAD Certification
  • Drafting (Architectural) Trade Certification
  • Drafting Trade Certification

Type of Drafting

  • Shop drawings
  • Detailing drafting
  • Presentation drawings

Computer and Technology Knowledge

  • MAC
  • Intranet
  • Internet
  • File management software
  • Word processing software
  • Presentation software
  • Project management software
  • Business diagram software
  • Desktop publishing software
  • Computer-aided design (CAD)
  • AutoCAD

Area of Specialization

  • Technical illustration
  • Civil engineering
  • Mechanical

Transportation/Travel Information

Own vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Personal Suitability

  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Organized
  • Team player

Experience

5 years or more

Other benefits

Parking available


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 & Abilities
The Drafting Technologist 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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