Amec Foster Wheeler Junior Drafter in Vancouver, British Columbia

Wood perform consulting and EPCM services for many of Canada’s power generation and power distribution companies.

Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for a Junior Drafter. Reporting to the Electrical Department Manager, this position is located in our Vancouver, BC office. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creating drawings and diagrams under the direct supervision of an Engineer or Designer such as: General arrangements, sections, elevations, bills of materials, cable, duct, and bolt schedules, electrical room layouts, equipment layouts, grounding layouts, panel layouts, single line, three line and DC schematics and wiring drawings

  • Supporting overhead, crossings, underground civil and electrical distribution design work

  • Retrieving, entering, and updating design data within drawings

  • Creating all aspects of design documentation including e-mails, letters, memos, forms, schedules, work plans, and technical reports

  • Checking drawings for conflicts and conformance with project CAD Engineering standards

  • Diploma in Computer Aided Design technology from an accredited University/College or equivalent

  • Minimum 2 year experience in direct industrial, mining or process plant experience or transmission and distribution design

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, MicroStation and MS Office

  • Proficient in 2D/3D CAD drafting, manual drafting and Raster Design

  • Familiarity in Civil 3D, GIS or REVIT is an asset

  • Familiarity with LISP, VBA programming for AutoCAD is considered an asset

  • Knowledge and experience using electrical safety design codes

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

  • Open minded and fast learner

  • Good verbal and written communication skills are required

  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks and functions

  • Ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team environment with minimal supervision

  • Effective organizational and time management skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced, high volume and deadline-driven environment

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2018-23233

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Wood Plc

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Street: Suite 400