The City of Nanaimo is a rapidly growing community with a population of approximately 89,000.  Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, we are centrally located, about 1½ hours from Victoria and 2 hours from Vancouver by ferry.  With affordable housing, a university and well-developed parks, recreational, cultural and social amenities, Nanaimo is truly an extraordinary place to live.

Temporary Full-Time
Civil Design CAD Technician  

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a temporary full-time Civil Design CAD Technician.  The successful candidate will perform computer drafting work required in the preparation of engineering design drawings for municipal services, and assist in design work and engineering calculations.  The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated individual who is well organized, has strong time management skills, is able to communicate effectively and has excellent drafting skills in conjunction with a high proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D.  Knowledge of GIS software is considered to be an asset.
Applicants must have a diploma in Engineering Design and Drafting Technology or Civil Design Technology from a recognized technical institute and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in municipal engineering using Civil 3D. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered. Possession of a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence is required.
This is a unionized position. $31.22 - $32.86 per hour (Jul 2016 Rate), based on a 35 hour work week.  It is anticipated that this vacancy will be up to one year in duration.  The wage level for this position is subject to confirmation under a union/management jointly negotiated job evaluation plan.
For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at

Resumes with cover letters referencing “Civil Design CAD Technician” will be received
until 4:30 pm on Monday, June 25, 2018.

Human Resources
City of Nanaimo

455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC  V9R 5J6
Fax: (250) 755-4449
Drop off in person: 2nd Floor, City Hall (455 Wallace Street)

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates
selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Drafting
Posted: June 8, 2018, 3:16 pm
Expires: June 25, 2018, 4:30 pm