GCW is currently looking to add to our Design and Drafting Team!
The Design/Drafter is responsible for creating and providing sketches, plans and analysis of design projects. Working closely together with our Sales, Engineering and Production teams to ensure that you’ll reach the common goals and objectives of our clients and help make our clients design dreams a reality. Each day will look different as you play a vital part in achieving our client’s cabinetry desires and make an impact in their everyday lives.
Why Choose GCW?: Driven by a zestful workforce and leadership team, GCW Custom Kitchens and Cabinetry is a thriving company focused on designing and producing high-quality cabinetry with opportunities in sales/design, engineering, finishing, custom woodworking, installation & more. GCW was established 20 years ago constructing one kitchen at a time out of a garage in St. Thomas, Ontario. Fast forward to now and we have evolved into a company which employs over 100 team members, has 2 beautiful showrooms, and an 82,000 sq. ft state of the art manufacturing plant.
Our Culture: GCW prides itself on teamwork, producing a superior product in design and manufacturing, and excellence in customer service. Most importantly, the owners strive to be a company that is based on integrity. Each owner brings to the table their own set of strengths, working closely together to execute their vision of excellence for the company.
Our People: Our reputation as a leader in Custom Cabinetry in St Thomas and Elgin county is the result of our experienced, dedicated and passionate employees. We choose people who are aligned with our mission and values and individuals who strive to maintain the high calibre of custom cabinetry work and service that our customers have come to expect. GCW is the #teamtotrust
What We Offer:
In addition to fair and competitive compensation and the joy of working for an ethical, reputable, positive company we offer:
Challenging careers with the opportunity to learn constantly
Socially responsible environment
Steady business growth
An environment that is supportive of promotions, transfers and growth
Regular 2-way communication with management
Regular performance reviews
Health Spending Account
Several Company Sponsored Events
Paid Overtime When Available
Safety Boot/Shoe Reimbursement Plan
Create and revise floor plans, 3D and elevation drawings for clients in Cabinet Vision and Vortek Spaces
Preparing cabinetry drawings and information for our Estimator to work off of.
Review completed site measurements and revise drawings and quotations as required for Designer to review and approve
Check and verify design drawings to conform to specifications and design data
Work closely with manufacturing department to ensure that the information conveyed is clear and error free
Develop and prepare engineering drawings from initial ideas, sketches, engineering calculations, specifications sheets and other data
Prepare construction specifications, costs, and material estimates
Preferred skills and abilities:
Is self-motivated with strong communication skills and can demonstrate the ability to work independently or as part of a team
Has the ability to interpret and understand architectural plans
Has effective and reliable communication skills both verbally and non-verbally
Prioritizes personal development and continual learning. GCW encourages workplace succession with company growth
Has the ability to manage multiple projects at a time and can still achieve strong time management and organization
Has a sharp eye for quality in their work
Has a strong understanding of how their work impacts other teams and the end customer
Has a strong work ethic and enjoys positively contributing to our organizational culture
Has a basic understanding of cabinetry construction and installation principles
Can effectively collaborate with team members in different departments
Has experience using design software. Cabinet Vision software experience would be ideal
Has basic knowledge of electrical, plumbing and building codes related to cabinetry design
1- 2 years’ experience in a similar role
Hardworking, persistent, and dependable.
Education: High School Diploma, GED or equivalent. Training in a relevant postsecondary discipline is preferred but not required.
GCW is committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, as well as creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential. If you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We would like to thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. To learn more about us, please visit our website at www.gcwkitchens.com