Junior Drafter

Job Title: 

Junior Drafter


Burnaby, BC

Reports to:

Manager, Customer Build Operations

Job Posting#


Application Deadline:

January 18, 2019

Primary Engineering and Construction Corporation (Primary) is a growth-oriented industry leader providing professional electrical engineering and construction services and specializing in emerging marketplaces in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.

We offer design and design/build services for all types of electric utility distribution infrastructure to a wide variety of clients including electric utility companies, developers, builders, commercial and industrial businesses, oil companies, government, and private contractors.  We pride ourselves on the backbone of our organization as a team of dedicated veterans with a combined 175+ years of experience in utility distribution design, maintenance, and construction.  Our devotion to excellence has attracted some of the best young professional minds to our company.

We have an opening for a Junior Drafter where you will be responsible for providing overhead and underground electric utility design at our Burnaby location.

Your daily work:

  • Learning new processes, techniques and commands to produce drawings.
  • Producing, modifying, and maintaining electrical and civil design drawings using Autodesk and Bentley CAD products.
  • Processing and creating GIS, survey, and other data forms into drawings as required using Raster Design, Map3D, Civil3D, and Bentley Microstation.
  • Process and review civil plans and other drawings from external sources for conflicts and information as required by the project.
  • Ensuring data integrity in design, construction and record drawings.
  • Autonomously manage workload to control multiple tasks with a very high degree of accuracy, while meeting project deadlines
  • Understanding and applying civil standards while preparing designs and other work.
  • Assist in the development of strategies and processes for auditing and quality management.
  • Additional project support tasks as required by the design team.
  • Site Survey for Record Drawing creation using SPECTRA survey technology.
  • Other duties as required.

 You must have:

  • A technical degree or diploma pertaining to CAD/Drafting.
  • Proficient English language skills, ability to develop strong business relationships and act in a professional manner.
  • Strong collaborative skills and willingness to liaise with other disciplines (Engineering, Construction, and Survey) to ensure drawings are accurate, compliant and reliable.
  • Excellent computer skills including Windows, Microsoft Office Apps, etc.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • A passion for your work and a drive for excellence.

If you are ready for a new challenge and want to make a difference in the industry, please send your resume in confidence to careers@primaryeng.com

We thank all candidates for their application however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 *Please see www.primaryeng.com for this and other positions we are recruiting.

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