Architectural Draftsperson

Location: Calgary

Excel Homes is looking for an Architectural Draftsperson to join our passionate, industry leading team. If you’re looking for an innovative company that’s focused on growth and is on a mission to create an unforgettable customer experience, please read on.

The Role

Responsibilities would be to create residential architectural construction documents utilizing AutoCad software.

The Responsibilities

  • Produce and review master sets for model library including: base models, elevations, detailing, and pre-planned options
  • Strong understanding of new projects including knowledge of building methods and materials
  • Prepare jobs for developer and permit applications
  • Meet and maintain production schedules
  • Provide plan input for value engineering, in conjunction with other departments

Now Let’s Talk About You

  • 5+ years of industry related experience
  • Experience with Architectural Drafting and/or 3D BIM software, ex. AutoCad, Vertex BD or Revit Architecture
  • Experience with drafting plot plans
  • Knowledge with construction details and practices in order to produce material quantity outputs for estimating and purchasing
  • Proven ability to provide feasible recommendations to complex problems in a highly time-sensitive environment
  • Ability to organize and prioritize effectively between day-to-day and project-based work
  • Detail oriented with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Strong work ethic with an attention to detail
  • Willingness and ability to learn
  • Self-motivated for success
  • Residential construction experience is considered an asset

Our ‘Must Haves’

  • Post-secondary degree, post-secondary diploma in Architectural Technology, or equivalent

Bonus Points

  • Enthusiasm towards BIM technology
  • Experience in residential construction, including on-site field construction
  • PHBI Courses

Why Join the Excel Homes Team?

Excel Homes is a Kincentric Best Employer and an established new home builder, building in Calgary and the surrounding community. We provide our customers with high quality, innovative, and sustainable homes. Since first breaking ground in 1988 we’ve built more than 14,000 homes and proudly build Built Green® homes. Our mission is simple: to deliver the home-buying experience that brings the most joy and value to the customer. To accomplish this, we love to challenge the status quo and harness the power and ideas of our forward-thinking team.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Excel Homes, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Casual dress
  • Company car
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay


  • AutoCAD: 5 years (preferred)
  • Drafting: 5 years (preferred)

Work Location: In person