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Landscape Technologist/CAD Technician Position

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Permanent   |  Richmond Hill, Ontario   |  Posted on Sep 18, 2017 ← Back

Landscape Technologist/CAD Technician Position

JSW+ Associates is a multi-disciplinary firm founded over 50 years ago, and specializes in Landscape Architecture and Civil Engineering . Our office is conveniently located in Richmond Hill Ontario, with easy access to highways 404 and 407. We have a specific need for a technically skilled Landscape Technologist to join our growing firm.

The successful applicant for this position will be a highly motivated and productive individual with strong technical skills and construction knowledge. This position is of interest to an individual who would enjoy dividing their time between the office and supporting office staff conducting field work such as surveying and/or assisting with tree inventories. As a company, we welcome new skill sets to expand our outlooks, capabilities and efficiencies. Please let us know what additional expertise you might have!

Your Responsibilities

  • Assist Intermediate and Senior Landscape Architects with preparation of design and technical working drawings, including landscape plans, details and construction documents
  • Assist design team in preparing cost estimates and construction take offs
  • Assist in preparation of landscape proposals and promotional materials
  • Work within a multidisciplinary team
  • Field work to complete topographical surveys and assist with tree inventories
  • Perform additional assignments and responsibilities as assumed or requested

Skills and Knowledge and Technical Requirements

  • Diploma in Landscape Design/Architectural Technology/AutoCAD Technician
  • Minimum 3 years professional experience in a Landscape Architectural office or similar required
  • Strong AutoCAD drafting skills, understanding the complexity of multidisciplinary drawings and working with x references is essential
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Well-grounded understanding of construction detailing and contract documents
  • Proficient in Adobe Suite, Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Self-motivated, highly collaborative team player with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Valid driver’s licence with access to own vehicle

Additional valued skills

  • Graphic production / 3D rendering capability
  • Knowledge and/or experience in MicroStation
  • Experience with electronic field data collection (GPS unit)
  • Experience surveying with Total Station equipment

Qualified individuals are invited to submit a cover letter, resume and samples of CAD work as 1 PDF file (Max. 5mb) to Andrea Lewis at alewis@jsw.ca.

Thank you in advance to all applicants. Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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JSW+ Associates

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Richmond Hill, Ontario

Start Date

Oct 09, 2017

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