Draftsperson II – Metro Vancouver (Burnaby, BC)

Draftsperson II

 Position Status: Full-Time Regular
Department: Water Services
Employee Group: Teamsters Local 31
Location: 4730 Kingsway, Burnaby
Salary Range/ Wage Rate: PG 17 $ 1,990.13 – $ 2,338.13 bi-weekly

Our Water Services Department is seeking a Draftsperson II who will work in the preparation of electrical, instrumentation and communication drawings for water, wastewater and drainage facilities. 

You are: primarily an electrical drafter with experience working on fabrication details, loop diagrams, schematic and wiring diagrams, single line diagram, etc.

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 XII, 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, etc.)

Our Vision: 
Metro Vancouver embraces collaboration and innovation in providing sustainable regional services that contribute to a livable and resilient region and a healthy natural environment for current and future generations.

Please follow this link http://www.metrovancouver.org/about/careers/ to our Careers page where you can submit your application by January 4, 2021.


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