CAD Drafter

Publisher :

The Building People

sector :

Construction Sector

Job title :

CAD Designer

location :

Charleston, U.S.

Contract type :


Working hours :

Full time

Salary :

Gross remuneration 52000.00 - 78000.00 $ Yearly

Study title :

High School Diploma


The Building People, LLC, has a position open for a full-time senior level Drafter/CAD Specialist III in support of a Federal client.


· Design and draft CAD detailed design drawings to support furniture reconfiguration and space layout projects

· Document requirements and provide associated drawings that meet customer specifications.

· Adjust current drawings and recommend changes based on their understanding and knowledge of the project

· Follow project schedules and meet project due dates

· Work closely with facilities and space management client, facility occupants (customers), and furniture installers to make sure that the design and installation is precise and done according to specification.

· Perform building site surveys to verify as-built conditions to include; existing furniture, light switches, receptacles, fire strobes, HVAC equipment and any wall mounted equipment.

· Collect, review and interpret customer specifications

· Create current/proposed AutoCAD layout based on customer requirements for furniture renovation projects with build/demo instructions to include part list. Submit PDF build package to installation team and schedule via shared build calendar.

· Interpret specifications where needed

· Aid in increasing and maintaining quality assurance processes for layout creation.

· Coordinate filing, storage, and retrieval of both manual and electronic drawings

· Utilize project management techniques from design process through final furniture installation

· Demonstrate ownership of final Space Management projects

· Exercise superior written and verbal communication skills

  •  Required Experience & Education
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience drafting/illustrating in the furniture field to include computerized drafting applications, digital imaging techniques.
  • Familiarity with and understanding of engineering concepts and terminology is important.
  • Working knowledge of CAD standards, PC application software and drafting/engineering practices and methods.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, current version of Auto CAD, Excel and MS Office is required.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and adapt to frequent project changes.
  • Ability to follow complex instructions and diagrams to create or modify drawings using company and government drafting standards.
  • Accuracy and effectiveness in electronic drafting.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team or independently with minimal oversight.
  • Ability to obtain a DOD security clearance and work in a secure environment.
  • A minimum of a high school diploma (HSD) or equivalent is required for this position.

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