Drafter I

Job description

Job Summary:

Under direct supervision, this position is responsible for providing drafting support to produce system installation drawings, including floor plans and details using AutoCAD for our residential housing projects, which are typically small to medium projects that are often less complex. The position may also work on larger projects with greater complexity as needed and able. Also delivers assigned projects effectively and within budgeted cost and time schedules with guidance as needed. 


  • Prepares system installation drawings from engineered documentation under direct supervision of the Designer for construction or permit. Refers more complex issues to higher level colleagues.
  • Assembles drawing package sets for submittal or permit; works on routine to moderately complex drawing package sets and data sheets.
  • Reviews own drawings for quality and accuracy.
  • Prints, runs copies, distributes shop drawings/close-out documents to different departments/clients, as necessary.
  • Completes assign drawings on time and on budget.
  • Assists fellow colleagues with drafting support as requested or required.
  • Works closely with the Designer and/or Project Manager in assisting of any project drawing modifications.
  • Organizes/maintains project folders and drawings.
  • Maintains plotter, paper, and toner replacement.
  • Updates project schedule daily.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge in general AutoCAD commands such as layers, xrefs, dimensioning and 3D skills.
  • Developing skills in reading and understanding architectural and electrical layouts and diagrams
  • Developing knowledge of electrical/electron theory and components
  • Developing exceptional customer focus and ability to work under pressure; ability to maintain awareness of and seek to meet the needs and wants of the customer without being prompted.
  • Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Basic organization skills and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Basic computer skills including exposure to MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S) preferred.

Previous drafting experience preferred.

Certificate preferred.


Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, or hear and use hands to handle, or touch objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend, or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

 The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.