Architectural Technician Position Available

By February 22, 2022job-posting

With 50 schools, over 22,000 students and more than 3,000 employees, the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) is an education community bound together by our beliefs. Our facilities are located in some of the most beautiful natural settings in the province. Our Board encompasses a large and dynamic mixture of urban centers, small towns and rural areas throughout Central Ontario. From Tottenham and Bradford West Gwillimbury to Parry Sound and Huntsville, from Collingwood and Midland to Barrie and Orillia, we are focused on enhancing the educational and spiritual development of our students. We offer excellent programs, resources and supports so that students are provided with every opportunity to reach their future goals and aspirations.

Architectural Technician
Open To: Open Competition
Job Location: Facilities Services, 97 Ferndale Drive North, Barrie, Ontario
Position Type / Hours: Full-Time Permanent. Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm, 35 hours weekly.
Annual Compensation: $51,852 to $65,021 commensurate with education, skills and experience.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:
❖ Support for Capital Projects department related to minor construction projects and portable classroom relocation;
❖ Departmental document management, such as paper and electronic drawings, as-built manuals and resource materials for Board Facilities;
❖ Development of AutoCad drawings for archival information and construction project scope of work and continuous updating of works completed;
❖ Provision of input to the Manager of Capital Projects regarding the development of internal procedures to ensure the on-going maintenance and availability of electronic drawings for school facilities to a wide range of users, and assist in the development of a number of standards such as: naming conventions, template and layering conventions, file organization and accessibility related to electronic drawings.
❖ Support to the Manager of Capital Projects with the School Initiated Projects application process.

Required Skills and Qualifications:
The successful candidate will bring the following skills and experiences to the role:
❖ Architectural Technician or equivalent and eligibility for membership in Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario or equivalent;
❖ Proven experience in dealing constructively with internal and external stakeholders and various business partners which enable effective service delivery;
❖ Demonstrated capability to deliver on multiple tasks to deadline;
❖ Excellence in client/customer service experience is a must;
❖ Exceptional organizational skills with a proven ability to perform multi-tasks to deadlines and under pressure;
❖ AutoCAD Certification and expert knowledge in Revit are considered assets;
❖ Excellent technical and computer skills with strong Microsoft Office (Excel, Word) skills;
❖ Familiarity with eBase, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Powerpoint, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe Photoshop, and Google Docs software is an asset;
❖ Strong attention to detail;
❖ Proven ability to work effectively as a member of a team, with the ability to provide cross-functional support;
❖ Strong time management, organizational, administrative, clerical, and communication skills are mandatory for this position;
❖ As travel within the Board’s jurisdiction is a requirement of this position, candidates must possess a valid Driver’s License and have access to a vehicle.

Interested candidates must forward, in confidence, a cover letter, resume and supporting documentation to by Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 4:00pm. Please quote job posting number 222/21-22 – Architectural Technician the subject line.

Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process upon request.
Accommodation queries should be directed to the Human Resources Department at

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

As a condition of employment, new employees to SMCDSB are required, by legislation, to submit a satisfactory Criminal Background Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.