Structural/Architectural Technologist

Your Opportunity An opportunity exists in our Windsor, ON office for an intermediate level Structural/Architectural Technologist to become part of a dynamic group providing professional services to our clients in the Water sector. You will work as part of a team, and will be responsible for production of technical drawings, from initial planning to design and construction for primarily environmental infrastructure facilities, using REVIT and AutoCAD.

The ideal candidate will have a principal understanding of structural engineering concepts and systems, have solid technical abilities, be a skilled problem solver with attention to detail, and strong communication skills. You must have successfully completed a related engineering diploma program from an accredited post-secondary institution.

Your Duties The individual will be a self-starter and expected to work independently on projects as a member of an interdisciplinary design team.

  • Prepare contract drawings, details and sketches from conceptual design, through tender to construction documents.
  • Producing aspects of structural/architectural design and drawings in REVIT or AutoCAD
  • Organizing and maintaining a design and REVIT digital file database for each project.
  • Facilitating and ensuring the quality of the drawings and graphic work produced for the team.
  • Communicating with other team members during the REVIT model production.
  • Understanding REVIT file structures and modifications to files for exchanges with other team members.
  • Creating and understanding custom blocks (Families) using REVIT software
  • Ensure REVIT and CAD standards, quality assurance and quality control procedures are followed during drawing planning and production.
  • Coordinate project with client and multidisciplinary design team.
  • Work to meet project time lines.
  • Perform field verification and measurements and accurately transfer this information to the drawings.
  • Conduct site observation and/or inspection activities during design or construction phases of the project.
  • Assist in the tender and construction process through the review of submittals, shop drawings and RFIs.
  • Keep up-to-date on new products, technologies, design processes and drafting techniques.

Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • Diploma from a recognized civil or architectural engineering technology program.
  • At least 3 - 5 years of experience using Autodesk REVIT software and AutoCad in the preparation, drafting, and design of engineering drawings for a variety of structures including structural steel, concrete and masonry framed systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of AutoCAD, Microstation and/or BIM/REVIT
  • Strong attention to detail and experience with structural steel and concrete detailing is essential.
  • Experience with building design codes and the Ontario Building Code is essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with a "team player" approach to design and problem solving.
  • Ability to work within a team, sharing workloads to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office products.

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