Position title
Architectural Technologist/Draftsperson
Description

Frost Building Systems Inc. is seeking an enthusiastic Architectural Technologist to assist in the creation and completion of shop drawings and bill of materials for customer approval and construction. In this role you will report directly to the Drafting Manager, work closely with Project Managers, and occasionally work with Estimators Installers to ensure a seamless transition from Architectural concept through to functional building construction.

Since 1990, Frost has become a leader in building envelope supply and installation, specializing in a variety of products such as insulated metal panels, metal siding and roofing, aluminum composite and aluminum plate panels, metal roof deck and floor deck, cold storage systems and insulated panel door systems.

What we’re looking for

  • You are ambitious in your pursuit to be the best.
  • You pay close attention to detail but can still see the big picture.
  • You enjoy working in a fast paced environment.
Responsibilities
  • Obtain, follow up and submit samples of project scope materials for customer approval as directed.
  • Fully review and understand project files (both hard copy and network), drawings and all other related documents before starting a job.
  • Create shop drawings for assigned projects of Metal Deck, Siding, Roofing, Insulated Metal Panel (IMP), Aluminum Plate and Composite Panels, and other architectural products and components.
  • Create Bill of Materials.
  • Maintain coordination with Project Manager. Some direct coordination with Engineering may be required.
  • Use company drawing standards as guidelines and apply your knowledge.
  • Price change orders in conjunction with Project Management and Estimating as requested.
  • Work directly with Project Managers (and Estimators if required) to produce drawings and bills of material from sketches, existing drawings, Architectural, Structural, Steel and Joist Fabrication drawings, specifications and addenda along with written and verbal descriptions.
  • Work closely with all departments to ensure that the drawings convey the correct information and are error free.
  • Perform additional related duties as requested or required.
Qualifications
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role within the metal siding industry.
  • Diploma in Architectural Technology or Bachelor of Architectural Science.
  • High proficiency in AutoCAD, proficiency in Word, Excel and Windows.
  • Technical knowledge of construction detailing, construction methods and building systems.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with high attention to detail and results.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, teamwork skills, able to work with limited supervision, able to follow directions, ability and willingness to learn.
  • Blueprint reading ability is a must.
Job Benefits
  • Competitive salary plus company benefits program.
  • Positive work environment.
  • Convenient location outside the GTA (Hamilton).
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Location
Hamilton, ON
Working Hours
44 hours per week
Date posted
December 24, 2019
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