LangFab Fabricators Ltd. Drafting Technologist Full Time in Surrey, BC

LangFab Fabricators Ltd.

Branch Surrey BC CA

Drafting Technologist
Surrey, BC

Ability to create preliminary designs or conceptualization of design. Assist in preparing conventional and computer-assisted design (CAD) engineering designs,…


The Draftsman Technologist will be responsible for the development and preparation of engineering designs and drawings using Solid Works, writing technical reports, and ensuring that design drawings conform to specifications and design data. Responsibilities will include the preparation and interpretation of conventional and CAD engineering designs, drawings and specifications for truck and trailer components, designing tools, dies, jigs and fixtures for use in manufacturing processes.

Job Duties

  • Develop and prepare engineering designs and drawings from preliminary concepts, sketches, engineering calculations, specification sheets and other data
  • Operate computer-assisted design (CAD) and drafting workstations
  • Develop and prepare design drawings
  • Complete documentation packages and produce drawing sets
  • Check and verify design drawings to conform to specifications and design data
  • Write technical reports
  • Drafting Technologists perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Develop and prepare engineering drawings, plans, diagrams or layouts from sketches
  • Operate computer-assisted drafting equipment or a conventional drafting station
  • Prepare cost and material estimates, project schedules and reports
  • Assist in preparing conventional and computer-assisted design (CAD) engineering designs, drawings and specifications
  • Partner with the Customer Service and Design in order to ensure that the proper inputs are attained in order to create our manufacturing spec., and work with the manufacturing team to ensure that we design manufacturing specs. in-line with our manufacturing capabilities.
  • Respond quickly to the shop floor’s needs in response to addressing issues that may surface during production regarding the manufacturing spec., Bill of Material, or routings.
  • Participate in cross-functional, continuous improvement teams as the opportunity presents itself.


  • College diploma or University degree in engineering design and drafting technology, mechanical engineering or a related field
  • Post-secondary diploma / degree in drafting
  • Completion of a three- to four-year apprenticeship program
  • Trade certification for draftspersons preferred
  • Five years of Solid Works experience including standardized drafting practices.
  • Five years of experience supporting mechanical products and assemblies in a fast paced environment.
  • Five years of experience in a manufacturing oriented environment
  • Ability to develop accurate manufacturing specs in a timely manner.
  • Must have the ability to partner with internal customers in order to develop manufacturing specs effectively.
  • Ability to create preliminary designs or conceptualization of design.
  • Ability to create freehand sketches / perspectives essential.
  • Ability to create presentation drawings with perspectives using Solid Works
  • Detail drawings for architecture, structure and electromechanical works.
  • Computer proficiency in Solid Works 3D Modeling.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • A tenacious personality that will not let an issue be left unresolved.
  • Sound technical background (hands-on) with logical deductive reasoning approach
  • Interest in developing technical skills through both internal and external training
  • Conviction to improve personally and support continuous improvement in the department and company as a whole
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Strong work ethic
  • Professional/mature demeanor under stressful situations

Work Conditions

  • Ability to attend and conduct presentations
  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals
  • Ability to physically implement designs
  • Overtime as required
  • Weekend work may be required
  • May be exposed to hazards associated with manufacturing
  • May be required to use PPE

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $27.00 /hour

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate

Required experience:

  • * Five years of experience in a manufacturing oriented environment: 5 years

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Surrey, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-21
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