Job for the future Drafting Technologists and Technicians

Average hourly wage

$25.00

Job description

These individuals prepare models and engineering drawings from technical information. They work closely with Engineers, Architects, and Industrial Designers. They work for:

  • Consulting firms
  • Construction companies
  • Public utilities
  • Manufacturers
  • The public service

Personality profiles (RIASEC)

Realistic
People with this profile prefer carrying out concrete tasks and being physically involved in what they do.
Investigative
People with this profile prefer relying on theoretical knowledge before acting. They like observation, analysis and problem solving.
Enterprising
People with this profile prefer having responsibilities, influencing others and responding to challenges.

Main tasks

  • Develop and prepare plans, models, and engineering drawings from sketches, preliminary concepts, engineering calculations, and specifications.
  • Operate computer-aided design and drafting stations or conventional drafting stations.
  • Prepare the specifications and evaluate the costs of the construction material.
  • Ensure drawings follow specifications and design data.
  • Complete documentation, prepare contracts, and bids, and write technical reports.
  • Supervise and train other technologists, technicians, and draftspersons.

Formation

Most training programs are offered in French only.

Secondary

DVS in dessin de bâtiment This hyperlink will open in a new window.

Code : 5250

Placement rate: 82.6%

8.4% of graduates pursue further studies

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College

DCS in architectural Technology This hyperlink will open in a new window.

Code : 221A0

Placement rate: 59.1%

38.7% of graduates pursue further studies

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DCS in building Systems Technology This hyperlink will open in a new window.

Code : 221C0

Placement rate: 63.5%

34.6% of graduates pursue further studies

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DCS in civil Engineering Technology This hyperlink will open in a new window.

Code : 221B0

Placement rate: 48.5%

48.9% of graduates pursue further studies

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DCS in mechanical Engineering Technology This hyperlink will open in a new window.

Code : 241A0

Placement rate: 43.3%

53.4% of graduates pursue further studies

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DCS in techniques de génie aérospatial This hyperlink will open in a new window.

Code : 280B0

Placement rate: 31.4%

68.6% of graduates pursue further studies

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DCS in technologie de l'architecture navale This hyperlink will open in a new window.

Code : 248A0

Placement rate: 57.1%

28.6% of graduates pursue further studies

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Targeted regions

Last update: February 14, 2024

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