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Architectural Drafter/Technician/Technologist - Kelowna, British Columbia Canada - 17800


Job #: 17800
Title: Architectural Drafter/Technician/Technologist
Job Location: Kelowna, British Columbia - Canada
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: Performance bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Relocation Paid?: NO


Our client is a woodworking manufacturing company with a well-established reputation in the industry specializing in high-end custom engineered ceiling and wall systems. They are located in the beautiful Okanagan BC and serving an established and growing network of clients across Canada and the US. Amidst growth, our client is currently looking for an Architectural Draftsman CAD Technician who will not only be responsible for producing CAD and shop drawings but also coordinating and facilitating with customers and address installation enquiries during the installation process. The ideal candidate is proficient in AutoCAD, where Revit experience is an asset while also having strong communication and coordination skills.


  • Prepare clear, complete, and accurately detailed shop drawings including RCP with ceiling panel layout, product installation details based on supplied contract drawings in AutoCAD in a timely manner to meet the project schedule
  • Coordinate and execute necessary revisions as per architect's mark-ups
  • Adhere to company's drafting instructions/manual using design details and features from company CAD library
  • Work closely with customer, engineering and sales teams when resolving design conflicts and critical details
  • Suggest design changes based on product specification or/and product limitations while maintaining the overall design intent
  • Ensure that all necessary formal approvals are received and properly filed
  • Assist project administrator and production coordinator in finalizing order confirmations & production orders
  • Produce production documentation for manufacturing personnel
  • Maintain project files; prepare special request drawings
  • Communicate with the customers and address installation enquiries during the installation process


  • Applicants must be proficient in AutoCAD 2D (2014 preferably)
  • Ability to understand and interpret architect's blueprints and specifications is a must
  • Post secondary education in Architectural Technology or related
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel)
  • 1-3 years experience in drafting the actual layouts for construction/architectural project
  • Fresh graduate from an architectural drafting/technician/technology program will be considered
  • Knowledge of Revit 3D LT is a plus
  • Project management experience is a plus
  • Construction experience is a plus
  • Previous drafting experience for architectural millwork company is a plus
  • Understanding LEED project requirements is a plus
  • Knowledge of ASTM E-84, CAN ULC S102 requirements is a plus
  • Strong communication, coordination, multi-tasking, attention to detail, customer-centric


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