Technical Drafting Lead

Technical Drafting Lead
Employment type: Full-time
City: Fort St. John
Last visit: 2014-10-20
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-20



Come join our team!

People First Philosophy - At Focus we believe our people are our strongest asset. Focus has numerous programs, policies and practices to support our philosophy.

Safety - Our safety program "Focus on Safety" is recognized as one of the top safety programs in Canada and provides our employees with the essential tools to understand the full importance of safety. For us, safety is a way of living, not just a way of working. Focus promotes safe living in all aspects of life.

Excellent Benefits - Focus offers a deluxe benefits package, including 100% legally required prescription drug coverage and 100% basic dental care. Our benefits also include short and long disability, life insurance, dependent life insurance, AD&D and Employee and Family Assistance.

Locations - With 20 offices across Western Canada including field, office and professional positions, there are opportunities for employment in most locations.

Career Advancement Opportunities - With a diversity of services in Geomatics, oil and gas, and municipal/provincial infrastructure areas there are opportunities for cross training as well as opportunities for promotions and transfers.

Focus Corporation (now part of WSP Global) is a premier project delivery company, providing engineering and geomatics solutions to the energy, infrastructure, and land development sectors across Canada. Recognized as leaders in our field, our clients are some of the most recognized names in their industry and we partner with them to provide innovative solutions that will increase their business performance. At Focus, we recognize that our people are the key to our success; we strive to provide our employees with a positive experience as they grow and contribute to our organization. What makes us different?Opportunities to work on a wide range of diverse and challenging projectsRewards and Recognition that are designed to empower people with the options, resources and incentives they need to be successfulOngoing learning and development  that allows our employees to continue to be the best at what they doWe work where we play and our involvement in numerous local community support projects allows us to give back and make a difference Position overview Our Geomatics division has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated individual who can think on their feet.  We are looking for a Technical Drafting Lead based in our Fort St John office who wants to be responsible for the production of various types of survey plans.  . Fort St. John Focus employees are eligible for a Regional Living Incentive, as well as the opportunity to earn extra rewards through our Employee Referral Incentive Program. AccountabilitiesAs the Technical Drafting Lead you will report to the Branch Manager and be responsible for:Mentorship and ongoing development/training of the drafting team to ensure on time delivery of CAD products Coordinating drafting activities, development of department procedures, scheduling and checking of plan production workCoordinating and incorporating changes that occur during the course of a projectManaging the CAD work flows to ensure project requirements are on scope and timelines are metIdentifying the shortfall of information on the plansIntegrating any new procedures and templates and relaying them to the employees.Taking on a leadership role in Quality Assurance, Quality Management and Continuous Improvement.Coordinating proposals, scheduling, time and cost estimating of projects Qualifications Our successful candidate will be a graduate with a Geomatics Engineering Technologist certificate.  In addition you will also have:5 years’ experience using AutoCAD and related software in the preparation of survey related plans for the oil and gas sectorPrevious experience of working with for an oil & gas and/or land surveying company is an assetKnowledge of computer applications for engineering including 3D CAD, ArcGIS and AutoCAD MapStrong working knowledge of the basic principles of surveying and survey plan requirementsSuperior communication, interpersonal and people management skillsAble to work as a problem solver, manage various problems in a solution driven mannerMust be a strong team player; demonstrating reliability, time management, flexibility, cooperation and commitment in support of your team   

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Career Level: Experienced

Years of Relevant Experience: Any

Industry: Energy , Oil and Utilities

Job Function: Skilled Trades and Labour