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Drafting Technologist

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Drafting Technologist


Drafting Technologist provides engineering designs, drawings, and related technical information for ITB’s



Intercontinental Truck Body has been building unique quality products for over 45 years. Our mission is

to be driven by innovative engineering, uncompromising quality and superior customer service and our

goal is to meet our customers’ needs while exceeding their expectations. With each customer

relationship, we strive to deliver the unmatched value and excellence making us a leading manufacturer

of custom truck bodies, trailers and enclosures. ITB is a dynamic company with an open mind and lots

of opportunity for growth. We value creativity, reliability, and open-minded thinking.


  • Flexible Health and Dental Benefits
  • Employer Match RRSP Program
  • Annual Boot and Clothing Allowance
  • Quarterly Attendance and Safety Incentives
  • Company Paid Training


Our Coaldale, AB plant is located just off highway 3 and is an easy commute from Lethbridge or Taber.

We currently have 125 employees and are continuing to expand.



  • Create production and proposal drawing packages from written sales orders, transportation
  • Verify chassis dimensions for all designs to ensure accuracy and implement corrections when
  • Operate CAD and Autodesk Inventor 3D programs, and other software programs

legislation, and customer specifications in accordance with corporate standardsnecessaryo Inventor, AutoCAD, LoadXpert, Vault Basic, Microsoft Office, Nastran In-CAD (FEA


  • Create an accurate and detailed LoadXpert weight studies
  • Perform Finite Element Analysis (FEA) on engineered required designs for Engineer review,
  • Follow all design standards and procedures that are set in place
  • Record and document any changes to designs during the build and Vault completed projects
  • ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) documentation, implementation, and maintenance

approval, and seal

Production Department:

  • Provide accurate and thorough drawings independently
  • Consistently achieve accurate model and drawings
  • Verify all information pertaining to critical components of each design
  • Consistently update and maintain shop drawings during the build
  • Provide most up to date drawings to production
  • Provide an accurate as-built set of drawings at time of build completion
  • Answer any questions from production staff pertaining to the design

Purchasing Department:

  • Provide accurate and thorough Bill of Materials (BOM)
  • Provide any extra research info if necessary
  • Review of all BOM’s in drawings (Part #, size, description)
  • Answer any questions from purchasing staff pertaining to the design
  • Provide detailed proposal and/or approval drawings
  • Provide visual and technical support for each project
  • Provide detailed estimate weight studies
  • Review and mark up sales orders to reflect what needs to be built, and minimize discrepancies

Sales Department:on the shop floor



  • 5 years experience in a professional setting is preferred
  • Enhanced knowledge using Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD and MS Office suites
  • Experience in manufacturing or construction design required
  • Experience in the Finite Element Analysis (FEA): or equivalent
  • Knowledge of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) preferred, but not required
  • Diploma in Engineering Design and Drafting Technology or equivalent
  • ASET Certification preferred, but not necessary
  • Autodesk Certification preferred, but not necessary



  • Permanent Full-Time
  • Core hours are Mon-Fri 8:00 am – 4:30 p.m.
  • Optional Over-Time Hrs Available

Thank you for your interest in ITB, only applicants chosen for interview will be contacted.

Candidate proficiency is taken into consideration when determining starting wage.