Fieldstone HR Consulting is currently recruiting for a full time Draftsperson for a long-time client. The basic function of the Draftsperson is to assist in the preparation & development of working drawings for new homes prior to construction, as well as to assist in providing design support to the sales & home division in order to facilitate sales.
Duties: The primary duties of the Draftsperson shall consist of, but not limited to:
Accept & complete all tasks according to prescribed timelines.
Residential design tasks may include creation of new production models and/or options; customization of existing models to meet customer requirements; generation of new front elevations to assist in the non-duplication of adjacent lots; creation of custom plans.
Drafting tasks may include preparation of working drawings consisting of floor plans, elevations, sections, applicable details & notes for the purpose of customer review, building permit application, or construction.
Comprehensive building code evaluation for each home, including but not limited to applicable structural detailing, building envelope detailing, spatial separation, fire protection, mechanical routing & efficiency.
Coordination of applicable structural engineering details, roof truss design, HVAC design and lot development plan for each building permit application.
Coordination of the entire building permit application.
Preparation of documentation to obtain developer approval (where required).
Assist in recognizing & capitalizing on cost saving opportunities inherent in the design of each model (i.e. materials, kitchen layouts, structural layouts, etc.).
Assist with miscellaneous drafting, estimating and/or purchasing initiatives as needed.
Three-year diploma in an architectural or related design discipline.
Three years’ experience in a drafting and/or architectural design related position at a residential construction company.
Basic knowledge of the residential building market and construction industry.
Thorough understanding of typical residential building techniques and Part 9 of the Ontario Building Code.
Requires successful completion of BCIN certification within no more than (1) calendar year from date of hire in at least the following categories: General Legal and House and/or Small Buildings.
Basic knowledge of the Ontario Electrical Code.
Ability to develop a comprehensive understanding of A-typical residential building techniques and construction methods.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, construction details, electrical & HVAC diagrams, truss layouts and material specifications.
Ability to produce accurate & comprehensive working drawings that serve as detailed work instructions for new home construction.
Experience working with land surveyors, site & structural engineers, truss & HVAC designers to compile a complete and thorough building permit application.
General understanding of job costing.
General understanding of the job planning and scheduling process.
The sense of sight, speech (English), and hearing are required.
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be proficient in: Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Standard, Softplan, AutoCAD LT
Interested candidates may reply in confidence to Fieldstone HR Consulting