Location : Hamilton, Ontario


Posted: Nov 08, 2021

Platecon provides design, engineering, fabrication, construction and repair of field erected API storage tanks and plate structures.  Platecon is currently recruiting for the full-time position of Draftsperson for its Hamilton, Ontario location.


Responsibilities include:


  • Detailing of shop fabrication and erection drawings
  • Develop working knowledge of API 650 and API 653 Standards
  • Work closely with Project Managers and Field Staff to ensure correct drawing production using ACAD
  • Preparing detailed Bill of Materials from drawings
  • Reviews constructability issues with operational staff
  • Visit project work site(s) to develop work scope preliminary details/layouts and fabrication drawings as required
  • Assist in the preparation of estimates, take-offs and proposals as required
  • Assist in soliciting and obtaining prices for materials, equipment and subcontractors
  • Work closely with field supervisors to develop/update project requirements/documentation
  • Develop working knowledge of industry and client Safety Training programs
  • Attend and maintain industry certifications and expertise as required


Professional Experience/Qualifications:


  • Candidates who possess an engineering technologist diploma or a combination of academic training and experience deemed equivalent
  • Proficient in use of AutoCAD and Microsoft software including Excel and Word.
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical, structural, civil plans and specifications and tender documents
  • Well organized, detail oriented and a good communicator
  • Knowledge of API standards is an asset, however Platecon will provide training in this regard as necessary
  • A background in structural steel fabrication, pressure or atmospheric tank drawing production is an asset
  • Ability to work independently and/or in team environment


Interested individuals shall supply a detailed resume to careers@rothlochston.com by November 30, 2021.  We thank all who apply, however only applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls pleasePlease quote the job title in the subject line.


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