Date:  Oct 14, 2021

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Utilities

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.


The CAD Technicians will be responsible for all facets of design drafting 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) with the support of leadership. 
  • 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.
  • Tracking project hours and strategically staying within designated hours.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Required Knowledge & Experience: 

  • Minimum of one year of AutoCAD drafting experience.
  • Post-secondary education in Civil Engineering or Architectural program.
  • 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, specifically telecommunications, hydro and gas, 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 safety and attendance record and previously demonstrated strong safety awareness.


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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