CAD/BIM -Design Technology Specialist I

  • McMillen Jacobs Associates
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Aug 03, 2022

Job Description


McMillen Jacobs Associates is an employee owned, multi-disciplined firm, with self-performing design-build capability. We are experts in underground/tunneling and water resources projects and deploy this expertise to serve the water, wastewater, transportation, dams, energy and aquaculture sectors including public, private, and regulatory clients using a wide range of delivery methods. For 75 years, we have worked closely with our clients at every stage of a project assisting them with planning, permits, designs, project management, construction, and start-up.

We want our employees to make a career doing what they love to do. We encourage an entrepreneurial spirit and help our team members forge their own path within the company. We support their efforts to stay on the cutting edge of technology while fostering a great work-life balance. In addition to working hard, we also have fun. We socialize and celebrate achievements at summer picnics, holiday parties, and company outings.

We are pleased to accept applications from underrepresented groups and encourage applications from Indigenous persons, youth, new immigrants, and persons with disabilities.

Benefits: Full Benefits Program consisting of Registered Retirement Savings Plan, Dental, Extended Health Care Benefit, Critical Illness Insurance, Health Spending Account, Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, Education Reimbursement Program, Stock program, 10 Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off , Wellness Reimbursement, and Work from home flexibility.

CAD/BIM -Design Technology Specialist I

McMillen Jacobs Associates is looking for a Design Technologist who is proficient with AutoCAD design & drafting software to support our dynamic team of engineers and construction managers on high profile infrastructure projects. Familiarity with Autodesk's Civil 3D and Revit is also a plus. The successful candidate with be responsible for documentation preparation and interdisciplinary coordination for heavy civil, underground projects focusing on transportation and water conveyance. They may also provide support to civil construction inspection activities.

The successful candidate will be based in the downtown Vancouver office and this position will play a central role with our design technology team and will require someone motivated to constantly learn new skills as technology and CAD delivery advances.

This person will work closely with engineers, project managers, and our lead Design Technologist on local British Columbia projects, as well as support our offices across the United States and Australia. This is a great opportunity to define a career path with ample opportunities for growth and professional development.

This position requires exceptional communication and organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently, and the ability to work productively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

  • Develop preliminary and detailed engineering drawings and documents based on sketches, redline markups, and information based on verbal instructions and notes provided by designers and engineers.
  • Understand CAD/BIM requirements and adheres to standards.
  • Participate in Design Technology Practice Group initiatives.

  • Civil Technology diploma
  • Experienced using the latest version of AutoCAD.
  • 0 - 4 years of Design Technology experience
  • Basic understanding of drawing presentation & organization.
  • Strong personal organization and time management skills as well as the ability to prioritize to meet deadlines.


If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

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