Metro Vancouver

Draftsperson II (BB-0EF42)

Found in: Neuvoo CA


Position Information

Our Water Services Department is seeking two Draftspersons II who will work primarily in the preparation of civil underground piping drawings for water, wastewater and drainage facilities. We provide drafting services for our engineers at Metro Vancouver for large civil infrastructure projects including South Surrey Interceptor, South Delta Main #1 and Angus Drive Main.

You are: A Graduate of an Institute of Technology Certificate or a drafting program with sound knowledge of municipal engineering design and proficient with AutoCAD and Civil 3D software.

This role:

  • Prepares engineering drawings of moderate difficulty for water, sewer and drainage systems, sewage treatment plants, water reservoirs, pumping stations and ancillary structures, and related electrical services and instrumentation.
  • Prepares base plans, topographical maps, electrical and instrumentation drawings; prepares graphs, tabulations, bills of materials, and engineering sketches; copies, traces, revises and colours a variety of drawings.
  • Prepares sets of ‘as-built' drawings for completed construction and installation projects.
  • Reduces and plots survey notes. Makes basic technical calculations for dimensioning drawings such as chainage distances, slopes, grades, vertical distances, angles and pipe bends.
  • Performs other work of equal importance, difficulty and responsibility requiring comparable qualifications.
  • Performs related work as required.

  • To be successful, you have:

  • Completion of Grade 12, including or supplemented by courses in mathematics with Trigonometry and Physics, plus one-year post-secondary training in drafting. Some experience in municipal drafting in related work or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Working knowledge of drafting practices, techniques, symbols and terminology.
  • Working knowledge of basic technical mathematics and familiarity with engineering nomenclature and practices.
  • Ability to carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to draw and letter efficiently in both pencil and ink on paper and drafting film.
  • Ability to perform moderately difficult drafting assignments and carry out a variety of routine clerical tasks related to drafting work.
  • Good drafting, visual and numerical aptitude.
  • Skill in the use of drafting and computing instruments including software applications for design and drafting (e.g. AutoCAD, Civil 3D, etc.).
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