Now Hiring: Designer/Draftsperson – Architectural Technician

July 20, 2018

Posted by Emily Craigen in News

At KLC, our Designer/Draftsperson creates designs for new construction projects, renovations and redevelopments. Using competent knowledge and high-level drawing skills they design spaces that are functional, safe, sustainable and aesthetically pleasing.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Interprets plans, diagrams, blueprints, sketches, specifications, and working drawings
  • Prepares detailed design drawings; installation drawings using Revit (CAD) software; uses a plotter to print designs
  • Ensures compliance with building codes, KLC design process and standards
  • Accurately measures building size; uses tape measure to determine scale
  • Creates accurate as-built drawings
  • Revises and updates drawings with Design Manager to ensure consistent documentation of projects
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of building code, township bylaws, and conservation regulations within the KLC service area
  • Assists in the preparation of quantity take-off estimates for engineered roof & floor systems and verifies all components for accuracy
  • Assists in the assessment of buildings for repurposing and renovation
  • Prepares and presents design proposals to the Design Manager and Sales/Design team
  • Verifies contract requirements; purchase orders; purchase of windows and doors
  • Reports accurate billable hours by project


  • Maintains a high attention to detail in completion of all tasks
  • Ability to read and interpret budgets
  • Maintains effective team relationships through strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work to schedule completing tasks on time and within budget
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with clients, suppliers, and KLC team members in a professional manner
  • Ability to act with honesty, integrity, credibility, self-confidence, and independence
  • Ability to generate layout drawings from sketches and specifications
  • Able to work with moderate supervision, efficiently schedule and manage time; deal with ambiguity

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Moderate knowledge of the Ontario Building Code & appropriate standards
  • Strong knowledge of standard drafting practices and procedures
  • Moderate computer skills (MS Outlook, Word & Excel, text, email, tablets, PCs)
  • Strong knowledge of Computer Assist Design (CAD) programs (Revit)
  • Must have valid G-License with a clean driving record
  • Architectural Technology Diploma
  • Minimum of 6,000 hours of experience

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a detailed cover letter outlining why you would be a great fit with Kawartha Lakes Construction and resume to emily(at)

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