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CAD Technician / Graphic Specialist

LOCI Landscape Architecture and Urban Design Inc. seeks talented, energetic, and passionate professionals to join our growing practice in Vancouver.

Our firm’s identity stems from the idea of genius loci; a term that refers to a location's distinctive atmosphere, its nature, or spirit of place. As placemakers, problem solvers and designers, this idea embodies the approach to our work and our core inspiration for what we do - aiming to improve the everyday experiences in our communities. Our studio is built on the collective experiences of over 20 years of design, planning, and project management expertise serving our diverse client base, including developers, municipalities, and institutions, on projects that span throughout Metro Vancouver, Vancouver Island, the B.C. Interior, Washington State, California, and Asia. As a full-service firm, we pride ourselves in our adaptability, responsiveness, and willingness to exceed client expectations.

We are looking for the following position:

CAD Technician / Graphic Specialist (Full-Time)
We are looking for a driven and meticulous CAD Technician (2-4 years’ experience) to join our landscape design team. A post-secondary diploma in Drafting Technology or a degree in architecture/landscape architecture is preferred.  LOCI is seeking team members who can work in a collaborative setting. You will demonstrate a well-rounded skill set with experience in detailing, technical support, writing and document production. You are detail-oriented, adaptable, and passionate about innovative design, willing to learn and have fun in a team environment.

In addition, we are looking for applicants who display the following skills:

  • Extensive experience in CAD-related software (proficiency in Vectorworks is preferred);
  • Experience in Creative Suite, SketchUp, 3D Software (i.e., BIM, Rhino), and Lumion;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Experience in preparing drawing/CAD standards that apply to multiple project types;
  • Strong computer skills to produce effective drawing sets and refine design drawings;
  • Time management of various projects with conflicting demands;
  • A willingness to resolve problems quickly and efficiently;
  • Able to work well with others in a collaborative environment.

We are a young and dynamic firm looking for professionals who have a strong desire to play key and contributing roles in the rapid growth of our practice, with a chance to work on exciting projects of all types and scales. We offer extended benefits, competitive salaries commensurate with experience, and OT/Flex time. If you enjoy a challenging and fast-paced work environment and are seeking opportunities to grow in your career, send us a PDF version of your resume and portfolio to [email protected] by February 3rd, 2023.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those invited for interviews will be contacted.

LOCI Landscape Architecture and Urban Design Inc.
1738 Kingsway
Vancouver, BC V5N 2S3
Mike Enns
(604) 694-0053
Click to view background photo & credits
Project: Westminster Pier Park
Landscape Architect / Firm: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.
Location: New Westminster, British Columbia
Photo Credit: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.