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Drafting technologist and technician

Halifax, NS


About the Role

Drafting technologists and technicians prepare engineering designs, drawings, and related technical information, in multidisciplinary engineering teams or in support of engineers, architects, or industrial designers, or they may work independently.

Job Duties

Drafting technologists perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Develop and prepare engineering designs and drawings from preliminary concepts, sketches, engineering calculations, specification sheets, and other data

  • Operate computer-assisted design (CAD) and drafting workstations

  • Develop and prepare design sketches

  • Complete documentation packages and produce drawing sets

  • Check and verify design drawings to conform to specifications and design data

  • Write technical reports

  • Prepare contracts and tender documents

  • Prepare construction specifications, costs, and material estimates

  • Supervise and train other technologists, technicians, and drafters.

  • Develop and prepare engineering drawings, plans, diagrams or layouts from sketches

  • Operate computer-assisted drafting equipment or a conventional drafting station.


  • Languages: English

  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years or equivalent experience

  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

  • Personal Suitability: Accurate, Client focus, Excellent written communication, Initiative, Organized, Excellent oral communication

About MDAD

In 2014, Maritime Digital Art and Design (MDAD) LTD, was formed to fill the void in the marketplace for 3D visualization, multimedia, immersive and interactive media.

The studio has grown to create world-class, interactive multimedia software products, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), 3D Modeling and illustrations, Safety, and educational training applications, to take advantage of the rapidly expanding market. MDAD Studio follows an artistic vision of interactive storytelling and entertainment art; defining new boundaries of professional involvement with digital media design and training applications.
It continually explores the territory of this new media, charting ways to bring together user interaction with immersive Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) experience and education-training; gaming, video, text, graphics, animation, and web.
MDAD Studio now intends to capitalize on the immediate opportunities for growth in VR/AR immersive and interactive media explosive market by building our business to the next tier, expanding our operations to encompass publishing as well as production, and significantly increasing the number of innovative titles we produce each year.

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