Experienced Draftsman

Laing Roofing Ltd. - Kelowna, BC (30+ days ago)

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Position: Experienced Draftsman

Overview: For over 31 years, LAING has provided full building envelope services, including roofing, sheet metal, waterproofing and wall system installations for commercial, industrial and large-scale residential projects throughout Western Canada. LAING is seeking an experienced draftsman in the Kelowna, BC area. The draftsman works as part of a team that is accountable for the success of the estimating and project management department of Laing Roofing Ltd, its related entities and subsidiaries.

The primary functions of the role includes the production of shop drawings and take-offs, supporting the estimating team to produce estimates and bid submissions. Secondary functions include project documentation and submittals.

The draftsman reports to the President and is a member of the estimating team, working to support the roles of the President, Vice President, Managing Partners and senior management.

Skills & Requirements

  • Ability to build and maintain a positive, goal driven team environment and work cultur
  • Ability to interpret drawings and plans
  • Experience with computer softwares including plan readers, take-offs, AutoCAD, Revit and estimating softwares
  • Current or previous experience working in construction
  • Working knowledge of roofing systems including SBS, TPO, PVC, EPDM, or T+G considered an asset but not required
  • Basic knowledge of roofing, waterproofing and building envelope products an asset
  • Ability to utilize judgement to make decisions, independently
  • High energy level to handle dynamic, evolving, and fast-paced workload
  • Initiative; self-motivated (driven), self-starter
  • Skillful listener, with excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills
  • Professional demeanor and positive attitude

Education & Qualifications

  • Valid driver’s license with clean abstract
  • 2+ Years relevant experience
  • General knowledge of the construction industry
  • Technical Diploma preferred
  • Ability to work extended and flexible personal work schedule dependent on business needs

Compensation & Benefits

  • Base salary/wage will be dependent on the applicant’s relevant experience and qualifications. LAING strives to provide a competitive wage that reflects the responsibilities of the position in addition to a comprehensive benefit package
  • RRSP matching program based on length of service
  • Extended health, dental and long-term disability benefits
  • Company paid training and education
  • Education allowance and tuition reimbursement

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $24.00 to $32.00 /hour

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $24.00 - $32.00 per hour


  • Casual Dress
  • Company Events
  • Dental Care
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Extended Health Care
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Life Insurance
  • On-site Parking
  • Paid Time Off
  • RRSP Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vision Care


  • Monday to Friday


  • Drafting: 2 years (Preferred)
  • AutoCAD: 2 years (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No