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Date:  Nov 24, 2022

London, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Pipelines

Position Title:  CAD Technician

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.


Position Overview

Faster. Smarter. Safer.This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects. We simply do it better. We are Ontario’s premier utility contractor and are ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider.


Under the direction of the Project Manager, the CAD Technician will be responsible for all facets of designing for our existing and perspective Utility clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Completion of basic design drawings, quantity calculations and as-built drawings for various types of utility projects using various software packages (e.g. AutoCAD, Microstation).
  • Collaborating with Designers to ensure accuracy of drawings.
  • Working with permit drawings and city websites to understand the full scope of the drawing.
  • Liaises with designers and field staff to problem solve.
  • Create CAD drawings from concept to final design
  • Assist in field surveys
  • Liaise with contractors, field staff
  • Ability to travel for projects


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum of one year of AutoCAD drafting experience and Microstation. 
  • College Level, C.E.T and Post-secondary education in Civil or Mechanical Technology diploma is preferred.
  • Familiarity with 3D piping design software is a strong asset.
  • Strong proficiency with AutoCAD software and experience customizing AutoCAD, scripts, tools and Menu’s.
  • Basic understanding of municipality standards is considered an asset.
  • Experience with utility projects considered an asset.
  • Proficient with the use of computers and software, including MS Office (Word, Excel).
  • Good understanding of how to read civil engineering drawings and site plans.
  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Self-motivated, ability to learn new skills, assume new responsibilities and work cooperatively in a team environment.


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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