Skills Design And Drafting Technologist near Hamilton (ON)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a design and drafting technologist in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Drafting technologists and technicians (NOC 22212).


  • Prepare engineering designs and drawings
  • Supervise and train other drafting personnel
  • Develop and prepare design sketches
  • Prepare construction specifications, costs and material estimates
  • Prepare contracts and tenders
  • Write technical reports
  • Write specifications
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Complete documentation packages and drawing sets
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Examine drawings for conformity and errors

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Communication Help - Communication
  • Teaching and Training
Creative Expression Help - Creative Expression
  • Writing
  • Designing
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Processing Information
Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Projecting Outcomes
Management Help - Management
  • Supervising


Law and Public Safety Help - Law and Public Safety
  • Public Safety and Security
Engineering and Technology Help - Engineering and Technology
  • Building and Construction
  • Design
  • Computer and Information Systems
  • Engineering and Applied Technologies
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