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Woodstock, NB | Fredericton, NB
Engineering
Entry Level
Full-time - Permanent

Who are we?

The Franchise Management Group of Companies (FMI) is one of the largest franchise owner/operators in North America with over 300 locations. We own numerous franchised restaurants operating under the Pizza Hut, KFC, Taco Bell, Burger King, and Panera Bread brands. With approximately 6,500 employees, FMI is an aggressively growing best-in-class organization, with our Business Support Centre located in Woodstock, New Brunswick.

Position Summary

We are looking for someone who lives by our corporate values of Heart, Integrity and Drive. As a member of the Support Centre Team, the Drafting/Design Technician is responsible for a variety of tasks, including but not limited to: designing and drafting complete construction drawing sets, creating preliminary designs both interior and exterior for internal and franchisor approvals, creation of all required supporting construction documents, liaising with Design and Construction Coordinators, Field Operations Staff, suppliers, architects, engineers and contractors.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities

  • Designing and drafting complete drawing packages for new builds, renovations (minor and major), and new space tenant fit ups for all Brands operated by FMI.
  • Creating complete construction document packages including but not limited to specifications, material requests, and data sheets for use by the Design & Construction Coordinators and contractors.
  • Submitting designs and construction documents to various parties for approval from internal reviews, franchisors, landlords, and municipalities/local authorities.
  • Liaising through various communications methods to develop and maintain relationships with key internal and external clients and stakeholders, such as owners, Team Members, Support Centre Team, Field Operations Teams, franchisors, contractors, and suppliers.
  • Supporting operational best practices by using and assisting in the creation of standards, tools, and procedures.
  • Maintaining CAD blocks of equipment and materials as defined by brand standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What you'll need

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Two years of post-secondary education, preferably in the field of Architectural, Civil and/or Mechanical Technology.
  • One to three years proven experience in AutoCAD design and drafting experience.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, schematics, and construction documents.
  • You are recognized for your attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to prioritize multiple deliverables.
  • Proficient computer skills, particularly with e-mail, spreadsheets and word processing programs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • You are at your best when you are challenged and thrive on getting results.
  • Experience working in a busy and fast-paced environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of construction trades and knowledge of mechanical building systems and utilities both considered assets.
  • Bilingualism in English & French is also considered an asset.

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A little bit about us

Franchise Management Inc.

At FMI, we are "aspiring to feed North America while offering an exceptional guest experience from inspired employees!"

Franchise Management Inc. is one of the largest restaurant franchisees in North America. We currently own and operate more than 300 Pizza Hut, KFC, Taco Bell, Burger King, and Panera Bread locations across 20 different provinces and states. With presence in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska, FMI is proud to employ over 6,500 people. All operations are administered from our Support Center in Woodstock, New Brunswick.

In the early 90s, the company (later named FMI) was formed as a management company to administer a small number of local businesses. Over time, that focus has evolved to growing and supporting a portfolio of successful businesses, relevant within their respective trade areas across North America.

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A little bit about Franchise Management Inc.

At FMI, we are "aspiring to feed North America while offering an exceptional guest experience from inspired employees!"

Franchise Management Inc. is one of the largest restaurant franchisees in North America. We currently own and operate more than 300 Pizza Hut, KFC, Taco Bell, Burger King, and Panera Bread locations across 20 different provinces and states. With presence in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska, FMI is proud to employ over 6,500 people. All operations are administered from our Support Center in Woodstock, New Brunswick.

In the early 90s, the company (later named FMI) was formed as a management company to administer a small number of local businesses. Over time, that focus has evolved to growing and supporting a portfolio of successful businesses, relevant within their respective trade areas across North America.

Work Life at FMI

  • You'll have a flexible work environment with the availability to work remotely two days a week.
  • You'll surround yourself with a team whose members are committed to being the best at what they do.
  • You can enroll in our comprehensive benefits package and RRSP contribution plan.
  • You'll enjoy quarterly meals cooked by our Leadership Team, as well as monthly events for all staff!
  • Career growth, development and continuous learning opportunities within a positive and inclusive work culture.
  • Opportunity to be involved in FMI events that give back to our community.