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Draft Design - Intermediate Civil/Architectural Technologist

Posted: February 17 2021
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Intermediate Civil/Architectural Technologist


Are you a Civil and/or Architectural Technologist who is articulate, passionate and a persuasive communicator? Homecad Plan Design Inc., subsidiary of Great Gulf, award winning home builder, is looking for you to join our Draft Design team to work on siting and grading for multi-unit, low rise, large scale (area) residential developments. Our ideal candidate is a professional with incredible attention to detail, problem solving skills and the ability to multi-task.


Applicants must have;

  • Min 5 yrs site grading and planning for residential lots and large scale developments in the GTA
  • Demonstrated experience with all municipal bylaws in the GTA area as related to planning including architectural control
  • Experience with municipal engineering requirements in the GTA as related to site grading 

If this sounds like you, please keep reading to understand key responsibilities and the education and additional experience we are looking for.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Collaborate with engineers, technicians, and project managers in the preparation of drawing packages, site design concepts, sketches, and calculations

Use CAD software to prepare drawings in accordance with project CAD standards

Assist with redlines/revisions for in-progress and completed site plan designs

Support with the analysis and determining appropriate solutions of design issues

Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current Municipal bylaws and engineering standards as well as requirements of other reviewing agencies such as Conservation Authorities and Architectural Control

Self-motivated individual possessing strong communication skills and ability to work in a team environment

Ability to prioritize deadlines, track status and facilitate progress on multiple projects

Preparation of detail drawings, sections and details as related to site grading and building placement on lot for multi-unit low-rise developments

Coordination of work with other disciplines;

Interpreting site design sketches and providing as-builts site grading drawings;

Producing lot grading drawings in accordance with overall site development engineering;

Other related duties as assigned.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (Education, Experience, Knowledge & Skills)

We are looking for either a Architectural Technologist or Civil Technologist with

5 yrs min experience in preparing site grading drawings

Experience with low-rise wood construction systems and related detailing and construction documents

Must be able to work in Autocad and/or Revit

Experience with Sketchup and other related software beneficial.

Working knowledge of bylaws and standards of regional municipalities.

Requires attention to detail

Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team

Articulate, passionate and persuasive communicator with the ability to convey design concepts to other team members and consultants

Effective interpersonal and excellent problem-solving skills

Effective time management and multi tasking skills


Due to Covid-19, operations are not business as usual. The health and safety of our employees, stakeholders and guests is paramount and only candidates willing to comply with the Covid-19 policies and protocols will be considered.


Great Gulf is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. As per the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Great Gulf will accommodate the needs of applicants with disabilities throughout all stages of the selection process. If you need accommodation during the recruitment process, please advise Human Resource.


To be eligible to apply for this position you must be legally entitled to work in Canada. We are not accepting International applicants without a valid work permit. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only successful candidates will be contacted.





Great Gulf is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. As per the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Great Gulf will accommodate the needs of applicants with disabilities throughout all stages of the selection process. If you need accommodation during the recruitment process, please advise Human Resources.