Architectural CAD Drafter

Position Description

Job Summary

We are looking for an experienced Architectural CAD Drafter/ Project Coordinator with a great attitude and a passion for architectural detailing and drafting!

Job Summary:

The Architectural CAD Drafter/ Project Coordinator prepares technical details and shop drawings on a per project basis converting the Architectural design intent into a drawing that represents the product specified. The Architectural CAD Drafter/ Project Coordinator will also serve as subject matter experts to the capabilities and installation of products. In addition, ensures that all aspects of projects are properly and thoroughly documented and managed to meet deadlines in accordance with the specifications and job costing needs.

Essential Duties:

  • Produce large/complex and detailed shop and production drawings using AutoCAD incorporating all necessary information received (architectural/shop drawings/field dimensions) from customer to plant for production.
  • Conduct material take offs, work with production staff to ensure products meet quality standards.
  • Communicate and follow up with internal customers as it relates to project specifics and deadlines.
  • Ensure all aspects of projects are properly and thoroughly documented.
  • Ensure that projects are managed to meet the deadlines and in accordance with the specifications and job costing needs. Works closely with internal Project Manager or client site Manager.
  • Interact and maintain clear communications with customers (internal & external) with respect to shop drawings and other details pertaining to job such as delivery dates, or delays, material size, finish selection etc.
  • Maintain customer expectations.

Required Qualifications

  • College level diploma in Architectural Technology or related discipline
  • 3-5 years of work experience using latest version of AutoCAD preferably in developing detailed shop or production drawings relating to architectural production needs. Direct working experience involving the complexity of field related dimensional needs a key asset.
  • Ability to read architectural drawings (blueprints) and other construction documents
  • Solid ability to use AutoCAD latest version and other computer software applications (Microsoft Office)
  • Knowledge of industry standards, and practices preferred
  • Effective written and oral communication/ customer service skills
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects and work in a team environment
  • Highly organized and able to multi task in a fast paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills and high level of attention to detail.
  • Willing to learn about ceiling details and the manufacturing process for the products

Company Summary

Since 1975, Decoustics has been the leader in custom engineering and manufacturing of interior architectural acoustical ceiling panels, wall panels and systems. With a strong commitment to quality, innovation and service, Decoustics has garnered consistent renown and satisfaction in the architectural, construction and interiors industries.

Decoustics is part of the CertainTeed® ceilings group (headquartered in Malvern, PA), parent company Saint-Gobain, France. CertainTeed® is North America’s leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, gypsum and ceilings. Both organizations are subsidiaries of Saint-Gobain, world leader in design, manufacturing and distribution of high performance building materials providing innovative solutions to the challenges of growth, energy efficiency and environmental protection.

At Saint-Gobain we design, manufacture and distribute materials which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. Join our innovative, passionate and entrepreneurial community to improve the world of tomorrow with us.

Saint-Gobain is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing reasonable accommodations throughout the recruitment process to applicants upon their request. This commitment is in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

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Architectural CAD Drafter

Location: Woodbridge

Posting Date: 09/15/2021

Job Code: 587758

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