CAD Technician

Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Barkman is a leading manufacturer of precast concrete products for residential, commercial, agricultural and municipal applications. We require an innovative, detailed focused CAD Technician to join our Drafting & Technical Services Team. Reporting to the Drafting Supervisor, you will work closely with Operations, Sales, Product Development and customers in developing conceptual & production drawings. The Drafting & Technical Services Team is located at our Steinbach, MB facility.


In this role you would be responsible for:

  • Working in coordination with the Drafting Supervisor and the Technical Services team on design projects
  • Producing quality CAD drawings of products, molds, projects, mechanical equipment and miscellaneous components utilizing mostly Solidworks software
  • Providing mold drawings to production and check molds for accuracy
  • Assisting in document control (electronic drawing files, etc.) pertinent to customer and production requirements
  • Maintaining and updating a directory of all company designs and drawings
  • Communicating with design engineers, contractors and project managers to ensure product design and delivery complies with project requirements


To qualify for this role you will have:

  • Experience in Solidworks is a strong asset, Autocad 2010 beneficial
  • Structural or Mechanical Technology Certificate or Drafting Diploma
  • Have developed up to an intermediate or senior drafting skill set
  • Practice in a production or manufacturing facility
  • Knowledge in pre-cast concrete an asset
  • Ability to effectively and accurately use measuring tools (tape measure, calipers, etc.)


To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Team oriented
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills verbally and written for meetings, interacting with customers and documentation
  • Solid mathematical skills (estimating)
  • Customer-focused for both internal and external customers
  • A multitasker and proficient in time management in a fast pace environment
  • Able to schedule own work or manage small projects

Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Barkman Concrete Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of precast concrete. Since 1948, Barkman has sustained growth through the contributions of our team members’ commitment to customer service, quality, and innovation products.

Barkman is a family-owned business that employs 250 people across four provinces.  Our culture is one of mutual respect, commitment to quality, customer service, continuous improvement, and a positive work environment. Barkman offers group insurance benefits, a retirement savings plan, and education subsidies. Wages will be dependent on education, skills, and experience. To learn more about our company and products visit

To apply please send a resume or complete an on-line application:

By email:
In-person: 152 Brandt Street, Steinbach, office hours 8:00am to 5:00pm

Please submit your resume by October 31st, 2019

(Please note that we may start interviewing prior to the 31st, it is recommended to submit your resume as soon as possible.)

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.