Aluminum Architectural Designer & Project Coordinator

OPTALENT | CANADA
Posted on 2 October 2021

Information

Industry Manufacturing
City Alliston
Code postal L9R
State Ontario
Required experience
Salary $60,000 - $75,000

Description

Our client, a leader in the Aluminum/HVAC industry is looking for an Aluminum Architectural Designer/Project Coordinator (Engineer) to join their team.

Main Responsibilities:

The Architectural Designer / Project Coordinator will manage the architectural drawing process of design/build
projects throughout every stage of design. From working with clients mechanical drafters and production, to understanding building code requirements, and adhering to the deadlines and budgets.

  • Review and understand construction RFQs
  • Analysis of construction documents including architectural, structural, mechanical drawings and specifications.
  • Prepare detailed architectural drawings for commercial construction projects
  • Create architectural drawings based on building specifications, calculations and sketches.
  • Work in conjunction with mechanical engineers designers and production to oversee the design of a project/product. In addition to creating work schedules
  • Create visual guidelines for construction purposes.
  • Coordinate project/product work, prepare estimates and interpret plans.
  • Specify dimensions, materials, and procedures.
  • Review of estimate and quotations prepared by sales department.
  • Produce submittal shop drawings to communicate details of product and how it integrates into the building construction.
  • Coordination with customer to determine final dimensions, colours.
  • Produce bills of materials and fabrication drawings for production.
  • Use Computer Aided Design (AutoCAD) to prepare drawings.
  • Contributes to the enhancement of department design standards and existing products.
  • Organizes documentation, including drawings, correspondence, purchasing requisitions, etc.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and timely completion of task.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary degree in Architectural or Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment that involves the transformation of steel and aluminum into finished product, preferably in exterior building envelope products – cladding and/or window systems.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in commercial architectural metals drafting with familiarity of shop layouts for fabrication.
  • Ability to read construction documents including architectural, structural, mechanical drawings and interpreting specifications.
  •  Excellent English communication skills, both oral and written.
  •  The ability to be an innovative, positive team player in a high paced environment working under tight deadlines.
  •  Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  •  Attention to detail, prioritization and ability to work well under pressure
  •  Ability to provide instructions written and orally

 Required:

  • AutoCAD and basic computer skills with outlook, word, excel
  • Proficient in Solidworks a plus
  • Possess a valid Ontario Driver’s license (may be required to drive to an offsite job location)

Working Environment:

  •  Be able to thrive within a busy working environment to meet scheduled/rush delivery dates;
  •  Requires the ability to exert physical effort and must be able to work within a fast paced environment;
  •  Able to work independently and with a team;
  •  Be punctual for shifts.

Schedule: Day Shift – Monday to Friday

Salary: $60,000 – $75,000

Contact us now

for an assessment of your needs

1 866 798-9992
[email protected]

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