Under the direction of the immediate supervisor, participates in the planning of construction, renovation and development relating to University property. Designs and produces technical drawings and construction plans. Conducts site surveys. Participates in coordinating the work of consultants, contractors and site inspectors and work schedules. Acts as resource person. Prepares reports. Maintains equipment.
Major Duties & Responsibilities:
Researches information and discusses with clients to compile construction design requirements. Consults with architects, engineers, contractors on standards of work.
Participates in the review of construction projects, feasibility studies and preliminary budgets. Conducts site surveys in order to gather information (dimensions, inventory of fixtures, environment, etc.) and to verify specifications. Consults existing plans and designs as required. Writes project specifications.
Produces, manually or using specialized software, preliminary and detailed construction plans, designs, sketches and drawings. Ensures compliance with codes and by-laws.
Acts as resource person, resolves problems and instructs others. Provides technical guidance and assistance concerning the use of computer equipment.
Participates in coordinating the work of consultants, contractors and site inspectors and work schedules. Provides information and ensures compliance with specifications.
Performs design criteria calculations and resolves problems concerning layout, restrictions, construction and equipment.
Prepares reports and other documents related to area of activity. Maintains records and files. Updates computerized files and drawings.
Maintains equipment and performs repairs. Arranges for servicing.
Maintains inventory. Recommends and purchases equipment and material.
Keeps abreast of new developments in the field to update skills and knowledge.
Uses a variety of equipment such as a computer, photocopier, printer, calculator, drafting table and different measuring tools.
The list of duties and responsibilities outlined above is representative and not a complete and detailed list of tasks, which may be performed by an employee whose position has been matched to this generic job description.
Education & Experience:
DEC III (Building Systems or Architectural Technology)
Two (2) years related experience
Other Qualifying Skills And/Or Abilities:
Experience working in an an architectural office and preparing plans for the renovation/construction. Ability to read and interpret architectural, mechanical electrical and structural drawings and specifications. Strong customer service skills and customer focus abilities. Demonstrated ability to work in a PC environment using a variety of programs such as MS Office and AutoCAD. English and French, written and spoken.
Manager Technical Design
Facilities Management and Ancillary Service
Hours Per Week:
Monday, August 1, 2022
How To Apply:
Please submit your cover letter and curriculum vitae, clearly indicating the reference number, to Facilities Management and Ancillary Services:
McGill University, Facilities Management and Ancillary Services (HR), Area Personnel Office
1010 Sherbrooke Street West, 10th floor
fmas.hr [at] mcgill.ca
The deadline to apply for this position is February 18, 2020 at 5:00 PM.
- Current employees: please indicate your McGill ID number in your application.*
We thank all applicants for their interest in McGill University. However, Facilities Management and Ancillary Services will only contact applicants selected for an interview.
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