Technical Design (Draftsperson)

Location: North Bay, Canada
Date Posted: 08-27-2016
Technical Design (Draftsperson)

This position will be responsible for creating and maintaining a variety of Manufacturing and Client issue drawings, by use of computer aided software drafting programs.  Under direction of the Design Supervisor, he/she will be responsible for reviewing and assessing design pre-booking requirements.   Will create purchase requisitions for sub-level materials and mould parts.   Will be using global system to create individual and complete bills of materials.   Will be networking with sales, clientele, and production personnel to co-ordinate job requirements.   Will be involved in manufacturing and possibly provide field support for installation of some materials.    Will also be responsible for maintenance of internal file management systems.

Qualifications and experience

  • Post High School Diploma in drafting oriented field requirement
  • Experience in similar drafting field a definite asset
  • Proficiency in AutoCad and/or related software programs, with 3D modeling software experience an asset (Solid Works / AutoCAD Inventor)
  • Must be able to read and understand blueprints
  • SAP Software experience an asset
  • Previous mining related experience an asset
  • Must have valid ‘G’ drivers license
  • Must currently hold or be able to obtain a Canadian passport for  travel abroad


Skills and abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills deemed an asset
  • Ability to work with little supervision and also in team environment
  • Computer skills to include minimum experience with Microsoft office environment
  • Any prior team leader experience would be deemed an asset for installation supervision
  • Manage multiple conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Work in environment with international objectives.
  • Ability to understand issues domestically and internationally and must communicate effectively with clients.
  • Be flexible and available to interact with customers as required
  • Be self directed and motivated.
  • Take initiative to identify and anticipate customer needs and make recommendations for implementation.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to sit at workstation for long periods of time.  
  • While performing certain duties of this job, the employee will be required to stand, walk, climb or balance, in accordance to safe operating procedures in both shop and field environments
  • While performing certain duties of this job the employee will be required to have good vision for reading prints, good peripheral vision for networking in shop environments.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to have audible awareness for phone conversation and working within a shop or field environment.
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