Draftsperson Job in Courtenay for McElhanney | Jobs.ca
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Draftsperson

August 13 2022
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories CAD/DAO, Design, Drafting, Geomatics, Topography, Cartography, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Courtenay, BC • Remote
The Opportunity:
McElhanney Ltd. has a rewarding opportunity for an individual to join our survey team as a Draftsperson in Courtenay, BC. In this role, you will be responsible for using computer-assisted design (CAD) to take preliminary data and produce, edit, and/or modify technically accurate drawings and plans that meet legal, client and branch specifications.
The successful candidate will work within a team of 10 surveyors (BC Land Surveyors, Project Managers, and technicians) on legal survey, engineering/construction projects, and high-tech surveys (drone imagery, point cloud data, and orthophoto generation). This is an ideal opportunity for a talented individual to join our fast-paced team with opportunities to work on diversified projects as mentioned.
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You’re Fired Up To:
  • Complete assigned drafting duties using computer-assisted design (CAD). Create accurate drawings which follow company and project specific standards and guidelines per the direction of the project manager
  • Follow established practices and techniques to produce, edit, and modify standard drawings with technical accuracy from preliminary data provided by the BC Land Surveyor or Project Manager
  • Establish good rapport and build relationships with peers by responding to requests and communicating information in a timely manner
  • Comply with all company policies including safety policies and WCB regulations
  • Perform other related duties as required.

What You’ll Bring To The Team:
  • Diploma in Geomatics Engineering Technology or similar program, plus up to 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to work with Autodesk products will be an asset.
  • Ability to work with MicroSurvey products will be an asset.
  • Ability to work independently and within a busy and high-performing team.
  • Ability to multi-task, excellent organizational skills, communication skills, and attention to detail.

What’s In It For You?
McElhanney’s culture of mentorship and career growth make this position ideal for the successful candidate to be mentored by senior management and specialists within our organization.
We are proud to be listed as one of the Best Places to Work in Canada and Gold Standard for Best Managed Companies. Working with us provides unique opportunities such as building entrepreneurial skills and guiding projects of all sizes from start to finish.

A Full Range of Benefits to Keep You Healthy & Happy
  • Flexible work hours to accommodate your busy lifestyle
  • Flexibility to work remotely part time as needed
  • Maternity leave top-up and parental leave
  • Extended health and dental coverage, healthcare spending account, and RRSP matching
  • Employee & Family assistance program, which offers 24/7 support online or over the phone
  • A workplace culture that is characterized by respect and inclusion for all
  • Competitive salary, participation in our generous performance bonus plan, and opportunity to join an employee-owned firm with potential share ownership
  • Financial assistance to support your relocation
  • Continuous support for your growth through professional development reimbursement, mentorship programs, and opportunity to join numerous internal committees.

At McElhanney, we are committed to fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion which celebrates the successes that comes from a team diverse in expertise, experiences, and perspectives. If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all of the requirements outlined above. We’re interested in getting to know you and what you could bring to the McElhanney team!

About McElhanney
Based in Western Canada for over 100 years, McElhanney offers innovative and practical engineering, surveying, mapping, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. As a 100% employee-owned and operated firm, with over 1,100 staff members in 33 locations, we are proud to offer qualified staff with shareholding options in our company. At McElhanney, we work in teams to build strong connections with our staff, clients, and local communities. Our employees enjoy working here because of our varied projects, high levels of autonomy, opportunities for career development, excellent total compensation and benefits package, and collaborating with a team of great professionals.

Our Purpose: Amaze our clients. Care for our communities. Empower our people.

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If this is the opportunity for you, apply now or visit www.mcelhanney.com/careers to apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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