Intermediate CAD Technician, Energy

Energy · Calgary, Alberta
Department Energy
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Entry-level

You didn't go to school to be a number in a big machine, so why work for one? By joining McIntosh Perry, you will be able to make an impact in the communities where you live and work. Our Core Purpose - Turning Possibilities Into Reality represents our commitment to solving problems, getting things done and moving forward through collaboration with clients and teams.

Our team's expertise, gained through decades of experience, means clients can rely on us to quickly deliver high-quality and successful projects.

As one of the country’s fastest growing engineering firms with more than 800 project managers, engineers, technical experts and problems solvers across North America, McIntosh Perry is proud to be a Platinum Club Winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

Our core values validate everything we have believed in since our company started:


Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes - Treat others as they would like to be treated

Make Momma proud - Do the right thing

Every McIntosh has a core - Be a leader

Pass. Shoot. Score. - Becoming excellent together

Did you dot the i’s and cross the t’s? - Personal responsibility

Don’t forget to cut the ribbon - Making a difference

If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a collaborative, hard-working and dedicated team of professionals and have fun delivering high-quality projects regardless of the project size, we are looking for new talent to join our supportive and dynamic team and enable you to turn possibilities into reality.



As a member of the Drafting team within the Energy division, your duties include: 

  • Prepare complex layouts and designs, including Plot Plans , PFD’s, P&IDs, piping plans and details, isometrics, material takeoffs and tie-in details, etc. according to engineering specifications and client requirements. Work will typically be supervised through a CAD Operator, Lead;
  • Demonstrates skill in producing and updating P&ID’s, BOM’s;
  • 3D modelling of piping systems and associated foundations and structural for primarily oil and gas facilities and pipeline systems using AutoCAD Plant 3D or CADWorx; 
  • Responsible for drafting quality control and interface with other disciplines;
  • Responsible for keeping up with industry updates and current software, as well as internal processes;
  • Ability to assist more junior staff in problem solving and mentoring; and
  • Contribute to special projects (eg. internal drafting standards) as available or assigned.


    • Technical degree or diploma from a recognized educational institution; 
    • Preferred minimum of 5 years of direct and/or related experience;
    • Experience with an Engineering firm in oil and gas or energy related industries is considered an asset;
    • Experience with incorporating 3D point cloud data into project 3D models would be considered an asset;
    • Ability to effectively demonstrate extensive knowledge of CAD design and systems, and industry standards;
    • Ability to travel to field locations may be required from time to time;
    • Ability to mentor less experienced drafting personnel;
    • Extensive experience with successful project delivery; and
    • Strong analytical skills and comfortable facilitating multiple projects in a demanding environment with a willingness to work a flexible schedule. 

    McIntosh Perry is an equal opportunities employer offering a competitive salary and benefits to those with the skills suited to the needs of our clients.

    McIntosh Perry welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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      Calgary, Alberta
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