Advertised:16-4-12 | Closing Date:14-6-12

Canphil Structural Drafting Services Inc.

Canphil Structural Drafting Services Inc (CSDSI) has an exciting opportunity for Drafting Manager to lead our team in Pasig City, Philippines. CSDSI provides commercial and institutional structural steel drawings for its parent company, one of Western Canada’s fastest growing providers of structural and miscellaneous steel.

Drafting Manager
National Capital Reg - Ortigas, Pasig City


  • Responsible for the development of the operation in Manila, which included hiring, training and development of new detailers.
  • Ensure that regular and complete communication is generated from Manila team leaders on project issues and status.
  • Provide timely communication to the President on any personnel or operational issues.
  • Maintain, update and implement the detailing standards so that all detailers know and consistently apply the standards on all jobs.
  • Scheduling projects, assignment of resources, tracking and reporting on progress to ensure that projects are completed on schedule.
  • Provide leadership in quality and productivity improvement initiatives to improve the quality and efficiency of the detailing office.
  • Weekly follow-up on the progress made on the drafting project and produce the weekly Detailing Progress Reports of all projects done in Manila.
  • Participate in the search for the causes of non-compliances and take action to reduce and/or eliminate them.
  • Prepare Performance Evaluation of all employees and take the appropriate steps to address attendance and performance issues.
  • Assume responsibility in case the Administration Officer is not around to make decisions. In cases where immediate action has to be made, the drafting office manager shall assume responsibility so as to ensure the efficiency of the drafting operation.


  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree , Professional License (Passed Board/Bar/Professional License Exam), Engineering (Civil) or equivalent
  • Preferably Assistant Manager / Managers specializing in Engineering - Civil/Construction/Structural or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years drafting office management experience
  • At least 10 years experience in commercial and institutional structural steel detailing with a minimum of 5 years experience using XSteel/Tekla Structures software
  • A thorough understanding of Canadian or US building codes and the AISC/CISC standard and knowledgeable of steel products and materials
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to efficiently manage a drafting office with 25 detailers
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills
  • Applicants must be willing to work in Ortigas, Pasig City

You may send your updated resume at if you meet the above qualifications.


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