Civil Drafting Technician

Seymour Pacific Developments Ltd.

June 20, 2014

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Are you looking for an exciting and challenging career in the construction industry? Would you like to work with a leading edge, dynamic company that offers diversity and unlimited growth potential? Seymour Pacific Developments Ltd. is a national leader in land development and residential construction industries, and we are seeking highly motivated, and career minded people like you!  We offer our employees a diverse, dynamic work environment and potential for career advancement.

We are currently hiring for a Civil Drafting Technician who will work with engineers and design technologists to develop plans in accordance with project specifications.  The Civil Drafting Technician must demonstrate great versatility and adaptability. The Civil Drafting Technician is responsible for producing technically accurate drawings and plans in a timely and cost efficient manner.

Main duties:

  • Transform preliminary concepts and sketches into engineering designs, plans and project informational requirements, using primarily Civil 3D, as well as other technical software as needed
  • Operate computer-assisted design (CAD) to produce detailed and concise drawings and layout plans with technical accuracy under some supervision from the Project Manager
  • Decipher information from preliminary data, field notes, sketches, GPS and total station data in order to create accurate drawings and plans
  • Develop plans, drawings, diagrams and models in accordance with applicable  specifications, norms and techniques
  • Participate in developing specification sheets and estimating materials
  • Write technical documentation
  • Participate in design meetings
  • Interpret and compile Land Title information for preparation of accurate legal drawings
  • Obtain Certificates of Title, legal plans, composite map, parcel identifier, and other documents from Land Title Office
  • Assist with coordinating construction survey projects by assisting with estimates of effort required
  • Operate plotting equipment as required
  • Conduct occasional site visits for preliminary and final design reviews and ensure compliance


  • Completion of a two-year Computer Aided Design and Drafting program, Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, or related field


  • A minimum of two years of experience providing design and drafting support services using Civil 3D
  • Strong knowledge of civil infrastructure, private and public, and its coordination with mechanical, electrical, architectural and landscaping designs
  • Ability to work in various drafting programs (AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Sketchup, Revit, Lumion, 3DS MAX)
  • Experience developing cut/fill plans and volumes
  • Experience in both survey (office and field) and civil project work is an asset
  • An interest in working with building design team on related drafting duties outside of civil scope


  • Ability to multi-task, good organization, attention to detail, communication (written & verbal) and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and also within a busy and high-performing team
  • Detail-oriented
  • Organizational skills
  • Self-starting
  • Teamwork skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Seymour Pacific Developments Ltd. offers excellent wages and benefits for the right candidates.  We provide a variety of training for employees who are motivated to succeed and want to expand their horizons.  We offer a wide array of benefits including:

  • Medical and Dental
  • Yearly Fitness Benefit Program

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to join a growing company with endless possibilities – Apply Now!

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