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Magest is growing and we are adding experienced and detail-oriented CAD/Architectural Technologists to our team. Our Architectural Technologists detail or model cold formed steel wall panels, joists and trusses as a complete panelized building system.


Our Architectural Technologists receive blueprints and drawings from Engineers and Architects and translate them into AutoCAD models for customer approval and production requirements. They also ensure that the building design adheres to safety, quality and efficiency guidelines, construction standards, and other specifications.


Your success in this role is achieved by being intensely detail-oriented, actively managing multiple projects at once, and working within tight time constraints.



  • Prepare technical construction details and complete sets of detailed structural working drawings, as well as coordinated specifications

  • Design 2D drawings and 3D modeling of subassembly and final assembly of panelized building systems from sketches, job sheets, or markups of similar designs as required

  • Perform required drafting changes or create new drawings as required

  • Incorporate engineering change orders into designs

  • Update engineering design packages and prepare files for distribution as required

  • Co-ordinate and deliver as built drawings for customer review and approval

  • Work with sales, design engineering, production managers, and on-site project managers to meet customer needs

  • Interact and provide technical assistance to Magest team members, as required



  • 3+ years experience in architectural design and detailing

  • Strong knowledge of architectural methods and materials, building envelope, and construction practices

  • Able to interpret information from consultants and suppliers and apply this information to accurate models and drawings

  • Knowledge of the Ontario Building Code, and the Ontario Fire Code is an asset

  • Experience in steel detailing or fabrication drawings is an asset

  • Knowledge of production/manufacturing processes is an asset

  • Exceptional skills in AutoCAD / AutoCAD Architecture 2014+

  • Full proficiency in MS Office suite of software

  • Solid understanding of technology, including the capability to conduct 2D and 3D modeling in AutoCAD based environment

  • Proven team player with excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills


  • Diploma in Architectural Technology, Engineering Technology, Building Science or other related discipline from accredited Canadian institution – e.g., Architecture - Construction Engineering Technology or Architectural Technician/Technology



The Magest history spans over 25 years in the construction industry. Throughout our history, we have always maintained our builder first mentality which provides our customers with peace of mind knowing that we understand their business. Magest specializes in project management, Cold Formed Steel Manufacturing, Structural Steel Manufacturing, and offsite manufacturing and we offer the highest quality products and services. Magest is constantly expanding within the Steel industry and introducing new product lines to provide our clients with the most economical and advanced building solutions.