CAD Technician – Outside Plant - FTTH
CIMA+ Calgary
Calgary, AB TE H, CAN
3d ago


CIMA+ is seeking a CAD Technician Outside Plant FTTH to join its team in Kelowna (with flexibility to work remotely from home).

As a CAD Technician, you will work on engineering mandates in the Energy Engineering department, including a range of projects such as high voltage substations, generation facilities, and telecommunication infrastructure.

The incumbent will closely collaborate with the team to produce drawings and sketches for the design of coax, copper and fibre optic infrastructure.

The incumbent will have a choice between working in our offices in Kelowna, Vancouver or Calgary and could also be eligible for teleworking.


  • Under the supervision of the engineering team, you will be responsible for the drafting of conceptual design through detail including equipment arrangement and station layout, telecommunication infrastructure, bill of materials, electrical design, and physical design.
  • Support documentation process for projects including technical specifications, tender documents, technical reports and project calculations.
  • Conduct site surveys and construction supervision
  • Maintain drafting processes and procedures to follow and apply commonly used drafting concepts, practices, procedures and policies within the resource industry.
  • Profile

  • Technical degree / diploma / certificate or equivalent in related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Electrical code, ANSI, IEC, NEMA and other related design standard
  • Excellent computer skills with AutoCAD. Experience with 3D software, such as REVIT or MicroStation is an asset
  • Experience with Excel, Word, and MS Project
  • Valid driver’s license with an insurable record
  • Knowledge of single line diagrams, technical specification, design drawings and details
  • Experience working with GIS software such as ESRI ArcGIS, SpatialNet, or GE SmallWorld is an asset.
  • Good mechanical aptitude for the preparation of electrical layout drawings.
  • Working knowledge of basic engineering calculations
  • Experience with renewable energy and energy storage projects.
  • Any field experience with installation supervision, equipment testing, and commissioning process of high and medium voltage station is an asset
  • Knowledge of electrical schematics, wiring schedules or diagrams, BOMs and production packages in a format to be used in the manufacture of protection and control systems is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (written and verbal), time / project management, organization, and presentation skills.
  • Benefits

  • Flexible schedules
  • Salary increase based on performance
  • Sick leave and personal leave
  • Comprehensive benefit plan upon hiring
  • Matched pension plan upon hiring
  • Possibility of investing in a company profit-sharing plan
  • For your career

  • Continuous training and development program
  • Reimbursement of professional association membership cotisation
  • Recognition programs
  • Advanced technology tools
  • For you and your loved ones

  • Wellness program
  • Corporate discounts : such as mobile services, fitness center, home and auto insurance, software
  • And much more!

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