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Drafting Technician - Temporary Full-time
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

May 10, 2017
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 17-U059 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Job Description: Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 120,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a temporary full-time Drafting Technician to join our team of professionals in the Engineering Division, Engineering and Construction Services Department.

Reporting to the Engineering Services Manager, you will be responsible in this unionized position for performing skilled drafting tasks in the preparation of preliminary and final design drawings and as-built drawings for a variety of Municipal engineering projects and proposals such as waterworks, sewers, roads, local improvements, land development and subdivisions. You will liaise with engineering survey and design staff on assigned projects; review master legal plans, as-built plans and related departmental records and databases; and prepare sketches and other graphic material to illustrate engineering projects for public presentation and/or Council reports. The successful candidate will also perform mathematical calculations, take off quantities, issue plans for construction and as required, operate and maintain plotters, orders office supplies; as well as prepare and maintain a variety of files, records, and reports related to the work.

Your education will include completion of grade 12 supplemented by courses in computer assisted drafting and related subjects at an institute of technology plus sound drafting experience preferably within the municipal engineering field or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge and experience with Civil3D and AutoCAD drafting software, computer assisted design drafting methods, practices and techniques; sound knowledge of departmental policies, standards, practices, procedures, rules and regulations; and a working knowledge of land surveying and elementary engineering practices and procedures; and of computer software related to the work performed is necessary.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

Please have these ready to upload when you apply:

• BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $30.09 - $35.43 per hour (5 steps, 2015 rates), plus 12.4% in lieu of benefits. The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm Wednesday, May 17, 2017.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Web Address:
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Opening Date: April 26, 2017 08:30 AM
Closing Date: May 10, 2017 04:30 PM