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Golder Associates CAD Technician in CALGARY, Alberta

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for a Junior CAD Technician (Drafter I) to join our team on a full-time basis based in Calgary.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Working closely with the various engineering and environmental groups to fill the needs of our internal and external clients in providing engineering design and drafting services

  • Producing maps from topographic data and survey field notes

  • Preparing key plans, site plans, and site design drawings including cross-sections, profiles, details, construction drawings, as-built drawings, tender documents, figures, sketches, and charts for presentation in reports and proposals

  • Performing calculations (such as volume and area estimates using CAD tools) and provide technical assistance to the project design teams

  • Preparing civil engineering design drawings

  • Input of test hole log data into specialized database software

  • Being responsible for product quality control with adherence to company standards and procedures

The successful candidate will have the following skills, abilities, and qualifications:

  • A technical diploma, CAD certificate or equivalent

  • A working knowledge of AutoCAD is required, and experience with Civil 3D is preferred

  • A commitment to CAD standards and procedures is essential to this function

  • Good problem solver with the ability to identify alternative solutions

  • Ability to perform various calculations and data manipulation in Excel

  • The ability to work with multiple people and prioritize tasks is a must

  • The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

  • This role may require infrequent travel

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • The ability to learn and work with any of the following software would be considered an asset: AutoCAD, Civil3D, AutoCAD Map, Raster Design, Surfer, gINT

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

  • Global projects and travel opportunities

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 11 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 40 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Golder Associates Ltd. is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), and all other applicable legislation. Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities upon request.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder ( video.


Title: CAD Technician

Location: AB-CALGARY

Requisition ID: 21000979