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Toronto, Ontario, CA

Position Title: Draftsperson
Requisition ID: 35106
Career Group (ADSP): Administrative
Division: Real Estate, Construction & Engineering (80209681) 
Department: Engineering and Construction  
Province: Canada : Ontario 
Position Type: Permanent  




This position is responsible for preparing electronic design drawings, fixture plans, construction details and all necessary drawings used for internal presentation, corporate approval, tendering and permits and construction execution.



  • Prepare preliminary design layouts, fixture plans and design details for internal review and presentation to client
  • Prepare final fixture plans, décor drawings and both standard and site-specific design details for new stores, expansions, and renovations to existing stores.
  • Assemble and organize hard copies and electronic sets of project drawings to be used for permits, tenders, approvals, and construction
  • Prepare sample boards and presentation boards to be used for various purposes
  • Manage both the technical library and product sample inventory
  • Manage the electronic drawing filing system for both active and archived projects
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Ensure projects are completed in compliance with Company policy and procedures meeting any applicable laws and regulations
  • Occasional local Stores visit and sites where major projects are being considered to familiarize oneself with the site condition, limitations and opportunities
  • Valid Ontario driving licence




  • Working condition is in an office environment
  • Draftsperson generally work a standard workday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Occasional overtime may be required when workload is increased.  Overtime hours to be compensated upon approval
  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals



  • Diploma in Architectural Technology, Interior Design, or an equivalent post-secondary education
  • Minimum of 2 years of Drafting experience preferably in the retail design sector
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and achieve deadlines
  • Must be proficient (advanced) in AutoCAD
  • Must have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing, to all levels of management, vendors, and outside organizations
  • Self-motivated, highly organized, and good time management skills required to remain efficient and effective within all facets of the position
  • Must have an intermediate knowledge of the Microsoft Office Applications, basic understanding of SAP is an asset
  • Detail oriented
  • Quality and accuracy are critical
  • Basic understanding of OBC applicable laws and regulations


Metro values, respects and leverages the differences and competences of all employees from a variety of different backgrounds. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment.
Metro is committed to accommodating applicants and employees with disabilities.  Should you require an accommodation or wish to receive this application in an accessible format, please advise.
Only applicants that meet the qualifications will be contacted.
We respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from agencies.

METRO INC. is a food and pharmacy leader in Québec and Ontario. As a retailer, franchisor, distributor, and manufacturer, the Corporation operates or services a network of 953 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C, Food Basics, Adonis and Première Moisson, as well as 648 drugstores primarily under the Jean Coutu, Brunet, Metro Pharmacy and Food Basics Pharmacy banners, providing employment directly or indirectly to almost 90,000 people.

Our five customer promises are simply that... promises to provide our customers with the best shopping experience possible. Under each promise are actions that support it.

Our five customer promises:

  • Great quality fresh products
  • The people are great
  • It's easy to shop
  • Customers get what they want
  • Prices are good

Job Segment: Retail Design, Retail

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