New Job Design & Drafting Technician / Design And Graphics Technician In Manitoba

Design & Drafting Technician / Design and Graphics Technician
Design & Drafting Technician / Design and Graphics Technician

Design & Drafting Technician / Design and Graphics Technician

Company : Manitoba Government
Salary : $53,364–$63,694 a year
Location : Manitoba

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Design & Drafting Technician / Design and Graphics Technician

EA4 Engineering Aid 4



Department of Transportation and Infrastructure

Highway Regional Operations/Water Infrastructure, Transportation Operations/Engineering & Technical Service

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 41386

Salary(s): EA4 $53,364.00 - $63,694.00 per year

Closing Date: July 30, 2023

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people and persons with disabilities.

A twelve-month eligibility list may be established to fill future similar positions and/or classifications.

Design & Drafting Technician: Manitoba Transportation & Infrastructure is currently looking to fill one (1) departmental full-time position in the Capital region at their Winnipeg sub-office located near Deacon's Corner.

Design and Graphics Technician: The Design and Graphics Technician reports to the Senior Design and Graphics Technologist, and provides drafting services for works related to the preservation, design and construction of structures on the Water Infrastructure Capital and Preservation programs.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must have a Valid Class 5 Drivers licence.
  • Must be able to travel occasionally to construction worksites.
  • Must be physically capable of performing all of the required duties of the position.


  • Completion of a Civil Technologist Diploma, or Civil Technician Certificate, or completion of Department’s Level 3 training program, or a suitable combination of education and experience.
  • Directly related computer aided design and drafting software experience.
  • Directly related preliminary and roadway and/or drain construction survey experience
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills for building and maintaining positive working relationships with diverse work groups.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to effectively manage multiple priorities in order to meet objectives and deadlines.
  • Ability to analyze incomplete or conflicting data, and make decisions or recommend alternative solutions for a wide range of design and drafting problems.
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of department design and drafting standards, practices and policies.
  • Knowledge of Occupational, Safety, Health & Risk Management policies and procedures.
  • For the Design and Graphics Technician position: Experience with the preparation of design and construction drawings for earthwork, culvert, water control and/or flood protection infrastructure.

The Design and Drafting Technician reports to the Regional Design Engineer/Senior Regional Design Technologist and works in an advanced technical environment requiring specialized technical ability to perform various roadway design duties which include drafting, earthwork design and quantities, Digital Terrain Models (DTM), while adhering to department standards, policies and procedures. The Design and Drafting Technician requires extensive interaction and co-operation with Regional project team(s) to ensure the Department’s overall objectives are met.

The Design and Graphics Technician is responsible for processing survey data, detailed earthwork volume designs and concepts, and preparation of drawings for environmental submission, land acquisition, design and construction.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 41386
Service Centre 4
Human Resource Services
600-259 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9
Phone: 204-945-7518
Fax: 204-945-0601


Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.