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WSP Canada

Drafting Technologist Vancouver, BC 2021-05-21

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
5 days ago

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects .

At WSP :

•We value our people and our reputation
•We are locally dedicated with international scale
•We are future focused and challenge the status quo
•We foster collaboration in everything we do
•We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable


WSP is currently seeking a Drafting Technologist to join our Mechanical department, located at our Vancouver, BC office. Reporting to the Manager, Mechanical Engineering, and this position will be responsible for a focus on buildings projects with a variety of institutional, light industrial, commercial, health care and recreational buildings. This position will have more than enough scope and freedom to satisfy the most ambitious, and career-minded person.

•Experience to have been focused on building projects. Desirable experience to include light industrial, commercial, institutional, health care, recreational buildings and heavy industrial buildings.

•Ability to work with senior staff in the development of drawing packages, engineering calculations and technical reports.

•Develop and prepare engineering designs and drawings from preliminary concepts, sketches, engineering calculations, specification sheets, schematic reports and other data

•Ability to prepare tender drawings and specifications.

•Ability to verify design drawings to conform to specifications and design guidelines

•Produce drawing sets and complete documentation packages

•Prepare technical reports

•Supervise and train other technologists and drafters

•College diploma and 3+ years' experience

•Excellent working knowledge with AutoCAD, Revit, Naviswork, BIM360 software

•Demonstrated understanding of Plumbing, Fire Protection and HVAC layouts

•Strong interpersonal skills and proven track record working in a team environment including collaboration with engineering staff. Also, to include coordination and collaboration with other disciplines including architectural, structural, electrical and civil

•Good working knowledge of MS Office, Excel

•A "can do" attitude with good initiative, attention to detail and strong organizational skills

•Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills required

•Must have proven record of working collaboratively in a team environment.

•Company operating name: WSP Canada Inc.

•Business Address: 1000, 840 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2S9

•Weekly working hours: 37.5

•Language of work: English

•Salary: $56,258/annum

•Benefits: Standard benefit package

•Location of work: 1000, 840 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2S9

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY .

WSP Canada Inc.

Vancouver, BC

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