Draftsperson (CAD / BIM)

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Draftsperson (CAD / BIM)

About Staffing’s recruitment specialists believe in a human-to-human approach in hiring. We read your resume, conduct person-to-person interviews, and make our matches to Drafting jobs based on what will benefit both the employee and the employer. As Masters at Matching Culture®, we can connect you with an extensive network of reputable employers. We evaluate each employer’s expectations, opportunities, and qualification and skill requirements, as well as their corporate culture. We use this information to do our best to place you in a position that aligns with your goals, motivations, personality and values.

Job ID: 41247

Job Type: Direct Hire

Category: Drafting

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Our client is looking to hire a Draftsperson (CAD / BIM) to join their dynamic team within their funky, vibrant, FUN Calgary office.

This is a work hard, play hard group! Bring your gym bag for personal training sessions, badminton tournaments or to practice your jump shot, all on site! Yes, they have a full basketball court, badminton court and gym in their office. Attitude is everything and the ideal new addition will be looking to put down roots and be ready for a career, not just a job.

This person will be responsible for the design and drafting of visual plans / guidelines for pending projects and provision of the technical drawings. The ideal candidate will be eager to be part of a collaborative environment, confidently ensuring all elements of the design process are executed smoothly, all the while being open to collective problem solving and trouble shooting.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The key job functions are:

  • Conducting 3D visualization and applying in 2D / 3D shop and fabrication drawings
  • Reading and interpreting architectural / structural drawings and other technical documentation related to the project and applying it in shop and fabrication drawings
  • Communicating verbal and written technical information
  • Interacting, consulting, and coordinating regularly with co-drafters, project coordinators and managers, as well as site / shop colleagues such as fabricators, installers, glaziers, and foremen
  • Coordinating and consulting with architects, general contractors, suppliers, contractors, and clients as needed
  • Learning about new construction technology
  • Communicating any substantial plan changes to the purchasing / estimating department
  • Creating and drafting designs from verbal or written instructions and change as needed
  • Ensuring that anticipated problems in manufacturing, assembly, installation, and operation are resolved by the drawings produced
  • Interpreting general designs prepared by others and completing details
  • Conducting follow-up where necessary
  • Supervising junior drafters as instructed by the Drafting / Design Manager
  • Exercising independent judgment in selecting and interpreting data
  • As requested by PM, providing input into budgets and proposals
  • Undertaking other duties as required


Engineering Design and Drafting Technology SAIT Program or similar (Must)


  • Fluent in Drafting / Design software: AutoCAD is required and other software such as Revit / BIM and SketchUp
  • Vaccine mandate in effect


  • 3+ years in related field required – ability to read shop and fabrication drawings for projects
  • 5-7 years’ experience in the industry, or commercial architect firm required
  • Basic working knowledge of Architectural, Engineering & Construction concepts required
  • Basic skills in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and/or similar software required
  • Ability to adapt new construction technology, procedures or methods related to the industry
  • Ability to design around specific budget parameters
  • Ability to create sketches by hand


  • Outgoing and engaged
  • Strong work management, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Flexible with the ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Strong work ethic, responsible, confident, and motivated to complete a project
  • Solid interpersonal skills, ability to understand and interpret client needs
  • Exceptional ability to visualize
  • Immaculate attention to detail

Base Salary: $65,000 – 75,000 per year

  • Full benefits package included
  • RRSP matching
  • Extra week of holidays at Christmas

Work Hours:

  • 40 hours per week
  • Flexible Hours – Starting between 7am and 9am

Remote Work:

This position is not remote and required to be on-site.

Additional Notes:

  • This opportunity does not include relocation. It will be the responsibility of the candidate should relocation be required.
  • All applicants must be authorized to work in Canada to be considered for employment.

The About Staffing team would like to thank everyone who applies and will contact those potential candidates who are suitable for the position based on the employer’s needs.

Equity. Diversity. Inclusion. At About Staffing EDI has always been a business priority and is continually upheld in our business practices. We accept applications from everyone, and pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer.

We are inclusive, we listen and treat others with respect and sincerity, no matter the visible or invisible differences. We are committed to fostering an environment where everyone is heard and valued. You Be You—we insist.

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If you don’t hear from us, do not be alarmed. A recruiter will keep your resume on file for future opportunities. If and when a position vacancy becomes available and you meet the requirements, a recruiter will reach out to begin the recruitment process.

Please note we are only contacting applicants who meet the employer’s needs of the positions we are actively working on. We are constantly posting administrative jobs so check back with us regularly.

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