Drafting Technician

Platinum Recruiting inc.


Platinum Recruiting has the privilege of supporting a well-established manufacturing company in Lake country who are looking to hire a Drafting Technician to join their team on a full-time permanent basis. This position will see you working within the experienced design team where you will support the continual development of their product range and create unique designs for customers’ requirements.

Job role:-

As a Drafting Technician you would be responsible for the development and preparation of designs and drawings using AutoCAD and ensuring that design drawings conform to specifications and design data.  You would also be preparing and interpreting conventional and CAD engineering designs, drawings, and specifications for use in manufacturing processes.

Job Duties:-

As a Drafting Technician, you will be developing and preparing designs and drawings from preliminary concepts, sketches, specification sheets and other data using programs such as AutoCAD and drafting workstations.

Duties will also include the development and preparation of design sketches, completing documentation packages and produce drawing sets, producing cut lists, preparing cost and material estimates and create Bill of Material (BOM’s) and specifications.

Strong working knowledge and experience working with the Canadian Electrical Codes, BC Plumbing codes,

and experience working with Part 3 and Part 9 of the building code considered an asset for this position.

Check and verify design drawings to conform to specifications and design data.

You would also work closely with the manufacturing team to ensure that design manufacturing specifications are in-line with the capabilities of the company as well as responding quickly to the shop floor’s needs in addressing issues that may arise.

Drafting Technician’s will be included in the participation of cross-functional, continuous improvement teams as the opportunity presents itself.

Experience and Qualifications:-

As an experienced Drafting Technician, you will ideally have a certificate or diploma in engineering design and drafting technology, mechanical engineering or a related field, and experience is using AutoCAD and Microsoft Office software packages, particularly in Excel.

If you have experience with residential construction design, then this will give you a distinct advantage for this position but you will need to have the ability to create preliminary designs or conceptualization of design and create freehand sketches / perspectives. (Previous costing experience will be considered a benefit).

As a person, you are highly organized able to multitask, with strong planning skills and time management with effective verbal and written communication skills as well as being positive & determined person that will not let an issue be left unresolved.

The Package:-

This role offers a competitive salary (depending on experience), full benefits, free onsite parking and paid vacation.

How to Apply

To Apply: Please email your cover letter & resume to admin@plaitnumrecruiting.ca