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AutoCAD Technician/Project Coordinator
Black & McDonald Limited - Ottawa
Posted:3/4/2014
Job Description

  • Work with and prepare detailed diagrams, plans, drawings, reports and presentations
  • Coordinate, assess, and organize the work of various electrical projects
  • Use computer-aided design (CAD) software and other resources to design the systems required for various projects
  • Attend a range of project, group and technical meetings
  • Liaise closely with other professionals including architects, engineers, contractors, builders, and surveyors
  • Coordinate daily operations and construction activities
  • Assist with the identification and resolution of field technical issues
  • Ensure site is operating in accordance to health, safety and environmental standards
  • Assist in planning schedules and monitoring progress against established schedules
  • Assess the impacts of schedule changes and notify parties involved
  • Solicit and submit shop drawings between vendors and owners for approval
  • Purchasing material and equipment for secured jobs
  • The successful candidate may be required to perform other duties as assigned
Desired Skills & Experience
  • ​A College Diploma in Construction or Electrical Engineering Technology or a University Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 3-5 years' experience in the construction industry complete with electrical engineering and building construction skills
  • Experience in drafting practices for electrical and mechanical building systems
  • Knowledge of construction equipment and techniques, drawings and specifications and building material
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Project and Outlook
  • Proficiency in the following design software: Revit, AutoCad, QuickPen PipeDesigner 3D,and QuickPen DuctDesigner 3D
  • Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to establish a strong working relationship with co-workers, vendors and clients
Company Description
In 1921, William J. McDonald and William R. Black formed Black & McDonald Limited, a partnership to engage in residential wiring. Throughout the years, Black & McDonald has remained a family-owned business with an uncompromising commitment to the founder's principles of delivery as promised and fairness to all. The company has followed a planned course of diversification and expansion, combining growth and financial stability with ongoing investment in our people, and a willingness to pioneer new business opportunities and directions. Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi-trade contractor providing electrical, mechanical, utility and maintenance services to government, industrial, commercial and institutional markets. Currently, Black & McDonald operates across Canada and the United States. ​The company has over 3,000 employees working out of a network of more than 20 offices.
Additional Information
Job Type: Full Time
Job Experience: Professional
Job ID: 201435953