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Date:  Jun 6, 2024

Cambridge, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Industrial

Position Title:  Draftsperson (16 Months Contract)

Come Build Your Career at Aecon!

As a Canadian leader in infrastructure development, Aecon is safely and sustainably building what matters for future generations to thrive! We lead some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of our generation, at the forefront of transformational change in transportation and energy, and partnering every day to build, connect, power, and strengthen our communities.


At Aecon, you can count on:

  • Safety First. Our number one core value. If we can’t do it safely, we don’t do it at all.
  • Integrity. We lead by example, with humility and courage.
  • Accountability. We’re passionate about delivering on our commitments.
  • Inclusion. We provide equitable opportunities for everyone.


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. So, we invest in our people, just like they invest in us! 


At Aecon we:

  • Ensure you and your family receive the services needed to support your mental, emotional, and physical well-being.
  • Believe in helping you build your career through our Aecon University and Leadership Programs.
  • Are committed to supporting and investing in inclusive work environments, through initiatives like Equity, Diversity & Inclusion training, our Aecon Women in Trades and Aecon Diversity in Trades programs, and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to ensure we are building inclusion into every aspect of our culture at Aecon.
  • Are a leader in sustainable construction. With a strong commitment to operating responsibly by minimizing our impact on the environment and surrounding communities.


Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our people. We’re always searching the globe for innovative, collaborative minds to join our best-in-class Aecon community!


About This Opportunity: 

As part of an alliance agreement, Aecon Nuclear has been awarded a contract with Ontario Power Generation to support the construction of Canada’s first Small Modular Reactor on the SMR-X Project. Beginning in 2023 Aecon will support the validation phase, design, procurement, early site preparation and site mobilization scope for the Construction of the Unit 1 Small Modular Reactor at the Darlington site.


What You'll Do Here:

  • Prepare fabrication drawings, quantity calculations, 3D models for application in Machine Control applications.
  • Report on and participate in continuous improvement of key metrics.
  • Prepare drafting plans.
  • Provide drafting support for tooling, fabrication templates, and inspection.
  • Provide clear communication with client in a professional manner.
  • Liaises with design partners, trades supervision and project team members.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or required.
  • Problem-solve as-built conditions and contribute to solutions with the project team.


What You Bring to the Table:

  • Diploma in Engineering Design and Drafting Technology from NAIT (or another accredited post-secondary institution) OR Post-secondary education in design field, Civil/Mechanical Engineering or Architectural program.
  • Proficient in Autodesk Suite (Inventor, Fusion, AutoCAD).
  • Knowledge and experience with piping systems, structural systems, and fabrication drafting.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Drafting/Engineering Design role.
  • Knowledge and experience in Pipeline/Heavy Civil construction and methodology.
  • Ability to interpret field data and rough sketches in a fast pace setting.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, specifically pertaining to completeness and accuracy of drawings.
  • Strong computer skills and proficient with Microsoft Office suite (i.e. Word, Excel).
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proven organizational skills to handle multiple deadlines and tasks within a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to work in Shop/Field conditions.
  • Self-motivated, ability to learn new skills, assume new responsibilities and work cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Excellent safety and attendance record and previously demonstrated strong safety awareness.


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA during any step of the application process please click here.

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