Job: Drafting Technician


Drafting Technician 2831

Job type Full Time
Number of Positions Available 1
Location Edmonton or Regina
Job Information

Valard Geomatics Ltd, a fast growing company named one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers and partnered with Valard Construction LP is currently seeking a qualified Drafting Technician to join our team in our Edmonton office.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities: 

  • Utilizing AutoCAD to calculate and draft Legal and Construction Survey Plans.
  • Produce detailed and concise drawings and layout plans with technical accuracy.
  • Interpret information from preliminary data, field notes, sketches and GNSS/Total Station data to create accurate survey plans.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD programming and the creation of LISP routines would be an asset.
  • Understand importance of QA/QC checklists and procedures with respect to CAD deliverables and LTO/ESRD submissions.
  • Participate in the development of CAD templates and styles including CAD Standards & Procedures.
  • Have a strong knowledge in AutoCAD products such as AutoCAD Map and civil 3D.
  • Have a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products and knowledge of MicroSurvey would be an asset.

What you require:

  • Post-secondary degree, diploma, or certification from a recognized post-secondary institution in a program with a survey or geomatics focus
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the geomatics field with a primary focus on Legal and Construction drafting
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Civil 3D
  • Experience in plan checking is consider an asset
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a face paced environment
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Experience with Trimble Business Center or MicroSurvey is considered an asset

We provide the training and up to date equipment to get the job done safely and properly. We have access to innovative technologies, proprietary methods and one of the largest fleet of specialized utility equipment in the industry.

Valard rewards hard work, performance and results by offering a very competitive compensation and benefits package and a company supported RSP Program.

Please forward resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Nicole Goulet, HR Manager at

We thank all those who apply however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Valard Geomatics Alberta Top 70 Employers

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