Design and Graphics Technician

Design and Graphics Technician

EA4 Engineering Assistant 4


Department of Transportation and Infrastructure

Water Infrastructure, Engineering and Technical Services

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 38999

Salary(s):   EA4 $50,504.00 – $60,271.00 per year

Closing Date:   May 1, 2022

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

The Design and Graphics Technician reports to the Senior Design and Graphics Technologist, and provides drafting services for works related to the preservation, design and construction of structures on the Water Infrastructure Capital and Preservation programs. 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be able to travel on rare occasions throughout the province to visit worksites.
  • Must be able to work in uneven terrain, in or near potential worksite hazards such as water, construction equipment, roadway traffic, noise, dust, and in all weather conditions.
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment, and lift up to 25 kg.
  • Must be able to work extended hours as required.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid class 5 Driver’s license.


  • Civil Engineering Technology Diploma or graduated from a recognized CADD program with demonstrated work experience in computer aided drafting and design. An acceptable combination of experience, training and education may be accepted.
  • Experience with the preparation of design and construction drawings for earthwork, culvert, water control and/or flood protection infrastructure.  
  • Experience with digital terrain modeling, producing earthwork design volumes, and material balancing using Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) Software (Microstation / AutoCAD).
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • The ability to effectively problem solve situations independently.
  • Effective written communication skills.
  • Effective verbal communication skills.


  • Experience with topographic survey using traditional method, total station and/or GPS.
  • Experience with use of GIS technology and tools.

The successful candidate will be responsible for processing survey data, detailed earthwork volume designs and concepts, and preparation of drawings for environmental submission, land acquisition, design and construction. 

Apply to:

Advertisement # 38999

Service Centre 3

Human Resource Services

600-155 Carlton Street

Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3H8

Phone:  204-945-8819

Fax: 204-948-3382


Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed by internal applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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