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  • Drafting Technologist

    Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg
    Requisition ID
    2018-5537
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
    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 www.lafarge.ca/careers .

     

    Overview

    Objectives:

     

    The CAD 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.

     

    Structure:

     

    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.

    Responsibilities

    • 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.

    Specific Accountabilities:

     

    • 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.

    Qualifications

    • CET registration with CTTAM.
    • 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.

    LafargeHolcim

    Why work for us?

     

    Working for Lafarge offers a wide variety of career opportunities that utilize your abilities and skills to contribute to a better world. In addition to local and global developmental opportunities, we provide employees with competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits plan, a health & wellness program with financial incentives, an extensive global e-learning platform and much more!  More information can be found at:

    www.lafarge.ca

    We thank you for your interest.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Lafarge is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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