Architectural Draftsperson

Frey Building Contractors is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Architectural Draftsperson. The role of Architectural Draftsperson is an exciting, challenging and rewarding position with a company that is highly regarded in the industry, and has a 48 year history of growth and success. The culture at Frey is unique, and we place a high value on mutual respect, integrity, positive communication and a rewarding work environment. We invest in, and support each member of the Frey team. Many of our employees have been with Frey for their entire careers.

As Architectural Draftsperson you will have the opportunity to design exciting ICI, Agricultural and Residential projects of various sizes, complexity and value. As Architectural Draftsperson you will be responsible for producing high quality permit application and working drawings. In a team environment, you will work alongside our other construction professionals who are passionate about the work they do.

To be successful in this role you will have a strong flair for design, and advanced construction design knowledge obtained through years of practical experience.  You are highly motivated to design new projects that impress and inspire our clients, and that contribute to our reputation for integrity, industry leading craftsmanship and exceptional customer service.

The key responsibilities of the Architectural Draftsperson with Frey are:

  • Identify, develop and maintain Program requirements

  • Identify, develop and maintain all Project constraints i.e. Zoning, existing conditions, OBC restrictions

  • Prepare preliminary building layouts

  • Be involved to advise the project team on issues of constructability

  • OBC review

  • Coordination and overall integration of technical activities (i.e. OBC analysis, drawings and specifications)

  • Material/product research and selection

  • Communication and coordination with Clients, Consultants, and Authorities having jurisdiction

  • Preparation of Architectural working drawings (either independently or as part of a larger team)

  • Attend site meetings, prepare site reviews and reports, take minutes

  • Measuring existing buildings

  • Shop drawings review and circulation

  • Coordination and/or preparation of as-built documentation and project close-out

  • Develop and maintain working relationships with Clients, and Consultants

  • Support and provide our Project Management Team with high quality conceptual designs, schematics, drawings revisions, presentation drawings, permit drawings and working drawings in a timely manner

  • Checking and co-ordinating the working drawings and specifications of all architectural, structural, mechanical and electrical consultants to ensure compliance with the project requirements and deliverables

  • Provide a quality control check on execution of drawings during the construction phase

  • Provide prompt service in the event of questions, problems, or issues arising during construction phase

 To qualify for this position, candidates must have:

  • 10 or more years’ experience as an architectural draftsperson in the construction industry, with a wide variety of building types and preferably with a Design-Build Construction Company

  • Experience with ICI, agricltural and residential projects of varying sizes and complexity

  • Top-quality drafting skills, including advanced knowledge of CAD

  • Deep and detailed knowledge of construction design, materials, building systems, methods, and processes

  • Experience working with design teams and consultants

  • Advanced knowledge of the Ontario Building Code and conducting code analysis

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, and be detail oriented

  • Good verbal and written communication

  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit, 3D modelling, Photoshop, Microsoft Office and Excel

  • Knowledge of and experience with LEED and BIM would be considered an asset for applicants

  • BCIN, Part 3 and Legal

  • Construction Engineering Technology Diploma, or similar

Our head office is located in the beautiful and peaceful town of Hawkesville. Our projects are located throughout Ontario, and occasionally other Provinces.

 If you meet these qualifications and are interested in joining the Frey Building Contractors team, then we would like to hear from you.  We offer competitive wages and benefits. Please submit your resume and cover letter along with your project list to Applicants selected for an interview will be required to show a portfolio of their work, and may be asked to demonstrate their drawing ability in CAD. For more information about our company visit our website

We thank all applicants, but only those who are qualified will be contacted.