Electrical CAD Technician

JOB TITLE Electrical CAD Technician

LOCATION Winnipeg

JOB DESCRIPTION

Since 1964 the MCW Group has built a solid reputation for the delivery of Professional Consulting Engineering Services, Energy Management Services, and Engineering Development Services. The systems designed by the MCW Group of Companies are built to deliver energy effectively in the form of lighting, heating and cooling, as well as information in the form of voice and data.  By the very nature of the solutions provided, the MCW Group of Companies help to create the environments required for Clients to live, educate, work, play and heal.

We have created for our clients the largest block of verified carbon emissions savings of any Canadian consulting firm. For more than two decades MCW Consultants Ltd., and its sister company, MCW Custom Energy Solutions Ltd. have been providing sustainable building designs with the goal to permanently reduce our clients' environmental footprint and create sustainable communities.

For further Information please check out our website: www.mcw.com.

Our Company is currently seeking a self-motivated, hardworking Electrical CAD Technician to join our Winnipeg office.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to grow and develop their professional career in the buildings industry.

Position:  Electrical CAD Technician

Location:  Winnipeg, Manitoba

Responsibilities:  The Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Interpret design mark-ups and draft electrical/substation designs.
  • Assist with design/drafting for schematic, layout and wiring drawings.
  • Prepare construction drawings as directed by Project Engineer or Designer
  • Operate computer-assisted design (CAD) and drafting workstations
  • Check and verify design drawings to conform to provided mark-ups and relevant drafting standards
  • Perform general duties as required such as printing/plotting, submitting drawings to client and completing mark-ups for ‘as builts’ and in turn updating MCW records
  • All duties to be performed accurately and efficiently in order to deliver quality product/service on schedule      

Education & Experience:

  • Post-secondary education in Electrical, Civil, Architectural and/or Building Systems Technology OR the ability to demonstrate sufficient knowledge received from previous work experience in a similar position is required
  • Minimum 5 years relevant work experience OR a combination of relevant academic studies and co-op experience
  • CAD experience in any or all of the following areas; electrical, architectural, civil or structural
  • Demonstrated experience in AutoCAD, experience with Revit or GIS software an asset
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Package (Word, Excel,  Outlook)
  • Experience working in an engineering services environment is preferred

Required Skills:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines/successful completion of deliverables
  • Ability to communicate and work well with other departments
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to work under pressure
  • Team and client-focused
  • Self-motivated, hardworking, flexible

Expected Competencies:

In order to be successful in this position, the incumbent will be expected to possess the following competencies:

Achievement Orientation – Focusing efforts on achieving high quality results to help others meet and exceed the organization’s standards

Attention to Detail – Working in a conscientious, consistent and thorough manner in order to recognize less obvious information

Teamwork – Working collaboratively with others to foster teamwork and achieve organizational goals

Using Information Technology – Using software and information technology to demonstrate basic knowledge and ability, and with guidance, can apply the competency in common situations that present limited difficulties to accomplish one's work

Resilience – Remains energized and focused in the face of occasional ambiguity, change or strenuous work demands

Planning and Organizing - Developing, implementing, evaluating and adjusting own plans and activities to reach goals, while ensuring the optimal use of resources

Initiative – Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently by identifying the immediate action needed and seizing the opportunities that arise

Information Management – Demonstrates basic knowledge and ability and, with guidance uses appropriate procedures to collect, organize, retrieve, maintain and disseminate information in common situations that present limited difficulties

Interested applicants please send your application to careers@mcw.com indicating the position title in the subject line.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls, please.

MCW Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer.

MCW Group of Companies welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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MCW offers competitive salaries, performance bonuses, health, dental, life benefit plans and other benefits. We appreciate the opportunity to review your resume and your interest in MCW. We maintain a copy of your resume on file for a period of six months in the event a suitable opportunity should arise. Please continue to check back on MCW's Career Page for upcoming and exciting job opportunities.

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