This position is primarily responsible for preparing clear, complete, and accurate working plans and detail drawings from rough or detailed sketches or notes by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensures all drafting work is well represented and completed per established specifications and standards.
Makes certain everything is properly filed electronically, and keeps the archive folders up to date.
Handles own drafting projects.
Transforms initial rough product using computer aided design into working documents.
Prepares sets of preliminary drawings with foundation plans, framing plans, detail sheets, and general notes based on architectural drawings, and presents the product to the engineer to complete the design.
Attends site visits accompanied by an engineer or alone, to create as-builts as required.
Alerts engineers and technical staff of any changes to the backgrounds prepared by others.
Strategically plans and establishes goals to learn and improve utilization of department personnel and tools, including expanding into 3D scanning and printing.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum of four (4) years related experience as a sole drafter handling all aspects of structural projects.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret engineering drawings from different sources, methods of construction, field investigation reports
Ability to work with mathematical concepts fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
Continuous Learning Ability:
Willingness to improve technical ability outside office hours to keep with current practices.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of:
AUTOCAD/REVIT Design Software
Microsoft package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)software