Morrison Hershfield

Structural Revit/CAD Operator

CA-NF-St. John's
3 months ago
Requisition #
2017 - 3615
# Positions


Morrison Hershfield is a multi-disciplinary consulting engineering and management firm located throughout the US and Canada.  We are a dynamic, employee-owned, team-oriented firm with a diverse project list that ensures you will be working on exciting, high-profile and challenging projects.  For more than 70 years, the people at Morrison Hershfield have been the leading force behind our continuous growth and the expansion of our services.


We are currently seeking a Structural Revit/CAD Drafter for a long term contract to complement our Structural group in the St. John’s office.


  • Independently produce and manage 3D Revit Structure models and 2D AutoCAD structural drawings from notes, sketches, architectural drawings and engineering schematics, with a high degree of technical accuracy
    • Lay out framing or structural components with minimal direction from project engineers
    • Organize 2D drawings to be extracted from Revit model
    • Create and maintain custom blocks (families), workspaces and templates using REVIT software
    • Effectively communicate with the team regarding any issues about drawings
    • Communicate  with and provide direct support to multi-discipline teams to diagnose, troubleshoot and resolve Revit technical issues
    • Review project requirements and goals as they relate to BIM, and advise project engineers and managers of best approaches and techniques to achieve those goals
    • Participate in implementation of new technologies and new versions of modeling/drafting software
    • Generate shop/fabrication drawings from Revit models, on occasion
  • Participate in coordination of multidisciplinary drawings for new construction and renovation projects 
  • Evaluate architectural and other discipline/consultant progress models/drawings and assist engineers/designers in identifying changes made or necessary
  • Work with managers to develop & promote practices to improve production, efficiency and effectiveness at project and department level
  • Maintain and contribute to establishing high-quality drafting standards for structural projects
  • Review of shop drawings for compliance with drawings and specifications, on occasion
  • Conduct site visits for field data collection or for review of construction, on occasion


  • Graduate of a 2-3 year technical certificate or diploma program with an emphasis on civil/structural discipline
  • Proficiency with Revit is required
  • Skilled at interpreting and creating structural drawings of buildings and structures with Revit and AutoCAD
  • Demonstrated knowledge of structural systems and drawings, construction details standards, and terminology
  • Experience working on projects with structural focus with a general knowledge of construction drawings of all disciplines
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Superior organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently but also to be part of and contribute to a positive team environment
  • Strong attention to detail, customer-focused, motivated, multi-tasker
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced deadline-oriented environment, meeting deadlines proficiently
  • Valid driver's license and use of vehicle an asset


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