• Drafting Technician/Technologist

    Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg
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    Product Line
    Canada - Concrete Products
  • Why work for Lafarge?

    Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions.  From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions.  Lafarge takes   personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you. Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us!  More information can be found at



    The CAD Technician/Technologist is responsible for the articulation of information from contract drawings, addendum, specifications, written documents and oral instruction in providing accurate precast production and construction shop drawings.



    Reporting to the Drafting Supervisor, the incumbent will prepare accurate construction and production drawings utilizing CAD drafting techniques showing all details required for the complete fabrication and installation of precast concrete components.  Planning and organization is an important dimension of this position where both internal and external customer schedules requirements must be met. Project collaboration will include working alongside Sales, Project Management and Operation teams.



    • Performing all drafting functions, including precast construction (erection) and production drawings in a fast paced work environment.
    • Preparing hardware details and material list and others as may be required
    • Laying out of drawings consistent with company standard details and practices
    • Project document and information retrieval to ensure drawing accuracy and completion.
    • Ensuring project documents are archived according to the Lafarge policy.
    • Planning and organize work priorities to meet customer schedules and demand
    • Ability to interpret specifications related to construction industry
    • Assist in other endeavors, as required
    • Support the continual improvement of the company safety culture.



    • Must be a team player with excellent organizational skills.
    • Self-motivated and driven.
    • Ability to maintain good customer relations (prompt to response time).
    • Safety Oriented.


    • Two or three years Technician or Technology training from technical college
    • Proficient in drafting construction drawings and shop drawings with Auto Cad 
    • Computer skills training programs or equivalent work experience including software applications such as Microsoft Excel, communications and knowledge of network operations
    • Minimum three years experience in construction industry
    • Experience in Precast Concrete Industry is an asset.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Excellent  interpersonal skills
    • Good work ethics and possess can do attitude
    • 3D modeling skill with Revit is an asset
    • Capable to read and understand specifications, architectural and structural drawings



    Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.


    As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization.  Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project.  We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life.  We are positioned to deliver on this commitment.


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