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Drafter Estimator

  • LocationThunder Bay, ON P7B 6M4 - Canada
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Salary RangeCA$30 - 36 per hour
  • AutoCAD
  • CAD SolidWorks Designer
  • Job no: B8RJ7
  • Category: Operations
  • Thunder Bay, ON
  • $30.50 to $36.39 per hour
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • 12-month Contract Position
  • GIS Experience Required


Ian Martin Workforce has partnered with Enbridge Gas to support them in their hiring for contract positions. They are seeking to hire a Drafter Estimator that can bring their specific GIS skills to work and takes ownership of projects from start to finish while working in a strong and collaborative team environment.

Our ideal candidate needs to have a strong technical foundation in CAD, MicroStation, and GIS applications as well as the ability to multi-task, communicate efficiently, strong organizational skills, work well with internal and external clients, and focus on safety and projects success.

This role provides you with a fast-paced and challenging experience within the construction division that acts as a foundation for future career opportunities.


You will be doing …

  • Maintain the data in the corporate mapping system through the addition, deletion, and modification of facility information using as-builts, field sketches, and work orders.
  • Coordinate municipal, highway, railway, and right-of-way processes including specific drawings as required to secure easement and consent to construct.
  • Complete fieldwork for cost estimates, permits, measurements, etc.
  • Interact with internal departments as required (Distribution Optimization Engineering, Utility Services, Lands & Construction, etc.).
  • Create standard and ad hoc plots, maps, and work packages as required for general and specific district activities (leak, corrosion, depth of cover, class location).
  • Update record management and filing systems with paper and/or digital information.
  • Assist with improving data integrity in corporate information systems
  • Support for Utility Services/Construction during emergency situations like pipeline breaks.


Why this is the right job for you…  

  • College diploma or University degree in a technical/engineering program with a preference for: Architecture, Civil, Survey, or Construction or have a minimum of five (5) years related work experience relevant to Mapping, Drafting, Planning, and Estimating procedures/techniques.
  • Previous experience and knowledge using AutoCAD or similar drafting software
  • The ability to read and interpret detailed pipeline construction drawings is an asset
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, using technical terms with managers, team leads, contractors, municipal officers, field personnel, and customers.
  • Good organization skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Current valid Driver's License and maintenance of a responsible driving record.
  • Knowledge of natural gas facility maps, records, and pipeline materials or any infrastructure systems is preferred



Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

At the Ian Martin Workforce, we exist to connect people like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact Hakeem at or call (289) 270 5772.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



Unionized position; $30.50 to $36.39 per hour, Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours