• Full Time
  • Nepean

Farley Smith & Denis Surveying Ltd


Draftsperson Job Description 


Primary Purpose

As part of the technical team, the Draftsperson relies on field data and existing survey information to
formulate preliminary and detailed designs for FSD projects.

Key Accountabilities

• Evaluate information from field data and existing survey information to formulate preliminary and
detailed designs and drawings for various engineering and planning projects.

• Draw diagrams, profiles, plans using cross-sections and surveys to represent elevations,
topographical contours and structures

• Produce detailed and concise drawings and plans with technical accuracy under the direction of the
Project Manager

All employees of FSD are expected to follow health and safety policy, procedures and work practices at all times.
Employees are also responsible for the completion of all health and safety training, as assigned. Employees with
staff supervision and/or management responsibilities will ensure that assigned staff abide by the above, and actively
identify, assess and correct health and safety hazards, as required.

Required Qualifications

• Degree or diploma in Geomatics or equivalent

• Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role

• Working knowledge of AutoCAD, MicroSurvey and/or Coordinate Geometry Software

• Ability to work as a team player

• Strong problem-solving skills

• Ability to mentor and direct junior staff on the various projects

• Ability to gather information required to be provided to the field staff on any given project


Nature and Scope
• Contacts: Internal contacts are Field staff, CAD Technicians, Development Lead, and OLS’s. Limited
external contacts as most inquiries go through Development Lead or OLS’s

• Level of Responsibility: The OLS’s and CAD technicians rely on this position for accurate drawings
and information. Gathers information to provide to field staff for various projects

Job Description
• Decision-Making Authority: Draftspersons with in collaboration with Development Lead, CAD Technicians and OLS’s and rely on these roles for guidance

• Physical and Sensory Demands: Attention to detail. Looking at computer and detailed plans majority of day

• Working Environment: Office based


To apply for this job email your details to fsdcareers@bellnet.ca.