• Drafting Intermediate

    Job Locations CA-AB-Edmonton
    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/9/2018 1:18 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview



    Location: Edmonton, Alberta

    Position: Permanent / Full Time / Day 

    Positions Available: 1


    Waiward is a steel fabrication and construction service provider based in Edmonton, Alberta, serving businesses internationally and working all over Western Canada including British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. Our vision at Waiward is to be the leading provider of construction services, known for its unwavering commitment to safety and quality, working with the best clients on the best projects. 

    At Waiward, it is our priority to get our employees home safely, every single day. We believe the best way to achieve an incident-free culture is to invest in each employee. Because You Are Waiward, and Waiward Is You! 


    Job Purpose

    The Drafting Intermediate is responsible for developing drawings based on client specifications and provides leadership to other drafters. 


    • Displays a commitment to Waiward's incident-free vision, values, and culture.
    • Performs job responsibilities while fully and effectively participating in all relevant company programs, policies, procedures, and initiatives.
    • Works closely with the Senior Detailers and Checkers on all aspects of a project.
    • Works with and guides Junior Details. Assist with their training.
    • Identifies and reports any contract discrepancies and problems found to the appropriate superior.
    • Models all facets of moderately complex structures and input standard and generic types of connection.
    • Produces clear, accurate and well laid out erection drawings.
    • Identifies and challenges connection design anomalires and inconsistencies.
    • Edits most types of assemblies.
    • Able to run and issue model generated reports and camdata.


    • A post secondary diploma from a Structural Engineering Drafting and Technology course of an equivalent is preferred and a willingness to study further.
    • Experience in the use of Tekla Structures is required.
    • Minimum of 3 years experience in the structural steel construction industry. Primarily in a fabrication drafting environment.
    • A good understanding of technical structural drafting terminology is required.
    • Working knowledge and understanding of fabrication and assembly processes.
    • Have a good understanding of welding symbols and procedures.
    • Must be proficient in the use of a computer and 'Office' software.
    • Ability and willingness to work well in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment.
    • Ability to demonstrate passion for one's work.
    • Ability to sell the vision, value, and beliefs of the organization.

    Working Conditions

    The incumbent is required to work in an office environment with moderate noise. The job may require the incumbent to walk stairs; be outside in inclement weather (slippery surfaces and cold); carrying objects, driving and being exposed to normal office routines. Some positions may require standing for intermediate periods of time while completing tasks. 


    Physical Requirements

    The incumbent is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal for extended periods of time; and extensive reading. The incumbent is also required to stand and sit for extended periods of time.


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    *Please note, due to high volumes of resumes received; only successful candidates will be contacted. Waiward is an equal opportunity employer.*




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