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Designer/Drafter – Checker / Quality Controller

Prince George, BC, Canada

International Quest Engineering Ltd. (IQE) has an opportunity for an experienced Designer/Drafter to join our team at their Prince George, British Columbia location. In this role, you will have the opportunity to assist with the development of structural and mechanical designs for industrial projects for the wood products, mining and energy sectors, as well as commercial projects. 

Job Description:

This position provides the opportunity to play an integral role in a wide range of projects, combining the structural and mechanical disciplines. Projects include new greenfield designs as well as modifications to existing structures. The primary focus of this role is to act in a QA/QC role checking drawings and models. As a secondary role, the individual will be involved in design and drafting for structural or mechanical projects.


Additional duties include liaising with internal engineering and drafting personnel and field measurements. The preferred candidate will be a technologist with 5+ years of experience relating to structural or mechanical design and drafting. This role requires a solid understanding of construction processes including steel erection, welding, and integration of mechanical and structural systems. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Checking of drawings for structural and mechanical disciplines against standards/project requirements

  • Checking of models for structural and mechanical disciplines for completeness and accuracy

  • Maintaining and updating drafting and modeling standards

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Structural or mechanical design/drafting, modeling

  • Create technical drawings, models, calculation packages, studies and reports


  • Technologist Diploma (structural, mechanical, drafting) or equivalent experience.

  • Experience in industrial structural design or mechanical design

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, with a positive and team-oriented attitude

  • Attention to detail and strives for excellence

  • Proficient in AutoCAD

  • Experience with Revit, Navisworks Manage, and Advanced Steel would be an asset

  • Ability/willingness to work in the field occasionally

  • Valid BC driver’s license

Application Process:

Please submit your Resume and Cover Letter in .pdf format to with the subject 
line: Job Application: Checker, or apply in person at 1088 4th Avenue, Prince George. We appreciate your 
interest in applying and look forward to reviewing your application. Selected candidates will be contacted 
for an interview. 

Job Type: Full-time

Wage Range: $34 - $42 per hr


  • Dental, health and vision care

  • Paid parking

  • Paid overtime

  • Annual performance bonus

Schedule: Monday to Friday, occasional travel and weekend work

Work Location: In-office primarily, occasional field work

About Prince George:

Located in the Central British Columbia at the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers. Prince George is a city of approximately 76,000 located in central British Columbia. Surrounded by tree covered hills and a short drive in all directions from the beautiful BC outdoors, Prince George has the amenities of a larger city mixed with the friendliness and affordability of a smaller town.

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