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Drafting Coordinator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/05/2020
  • Duration: 1 year
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The Role:

Reporting to the Manager - Engineering Support, the Drafting Coordinator will provide the following critical services for the effective delivery of capacity capital pipeline, compression and measurement related projects:

Drafting support for early development of projects;
Assistance in scoping and development of projects;
Cost and schedule estimating for drafting services as required;
Assuring compliance to drafting specifications and standards;
Ensuring appropriate layout of drawings and portrayal of information;
Monitoring of engineering contractors and review of their work;
Technical support for construction and commissioning.

In-depth familiarity with the design process, facility and pipeline construction, drafting tools and techniques along with competency in at least one design discipline (mechanical, civil, electrical, etc.) as a drafter is required.


Gather and compile applicable drawing information and participate in project scoping;
Conceptualize and create drawings (such as plot plans, process flow diagrams, and process & instrumentation diagrams) in early stages of project development;
Estimate drafting coordination cost and effort;
Coordinating with internal and external designers and drafters the timely and accurate delivery of construction and as-built drawing and document packages, which may include:
Tracking of drawings and documents;
Progress and cost monitoring and reporting;
Expediting of drawings and document deliveries;
Provide direction and guidance to third-party engineering and drafting service providers;
Perform Quality Assurance and Quality Control of completed drawings and designs;
Execute or monitor drawing and document tracking and archiving procedures;
Monitor quality, timeliness, and cost of work performed;
Coordinating special initiatives;
Identify and escalate unusual or sensitive situations and/or issues to management;
Making decisions governed by general policies, standards, and external requirements, and making recommendations for improvement;
Other tasks as required.

Qualifications and Education


Excellent knowledge of standard drafting techniques, procedures and related software;
Able to independently oversee project drawing lifecycles;
Passion for quality, compliance to standards, and continual improvement;
Demonstrated proficiency in at least one field of technical discipline and working knowledge in other fields;
Able to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders;
Knowledge of gas facility construction, fabrication and operating practices;
Able to exercise initiative resolving conflicts and in adapting and applying procedures to address unusual problem situations;
Sound knowledge of both 2-D and 3-D drawing technologies. Note that 2-D drawings packages standard, although external drafting work is often completed in 3-D;
Familiarity with document management concepts and practices;
Knowledge of trends in technology and application of that technology;
Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint.


Technology school diploma with 7-10 years working experience;
C.E.T or R.E.T (Registered Engineering Technologist) designation or equivalent an asset.
Prior experience with OpenText and Bluebeam and asset.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for over 50 years, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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