AutoCAD Drafter

Posting ID:
Building Construction/Skilled Trades
San Fernando Valley

Employment: Full-Time

Job Type: Construction, Engineering, Design


Position Title: AutoCAD Drafter


Position Summary:

An AutoCAD Drafter is responsible for providing computer-aided drafting and design support to technical and management staff in all offices to create two- and 
three-dimensional prototypes. Work is performed with direction from all levels of technical staff; under the general supervision of the Office Manager.


Job Responsibilities: Specifically, responsibilities associated with this job opportunity will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Work directly with technical and management staff to generate two- and three-dimensional models and drawings using AutoCAD software.
  • Communicate with staff in all offices to coordinate on work requests.
  • Provide accurate and timely drawings; effectively manage workload and priorities.
  • Create original drawings from hand sketches, and design specifications from concept to completion.
  • Assist in developing conceptual site models to present in a way that is easily visualized and updated as new information is obtained.
  • Provide assistance with drawing, software, and printing questions.
  • Check drawings created by others to ensure accuracy and compliance of organizational standards.
  • Apply industry specific drafting codes and standards, following functional specifications of the designs. Improve or modify current specifications, as needed.
  • Provide proper maintenance and care of the computer area, supplies, and equipment.
  • Participate in office meetings.
  • Provide miscellaneous support to the overall efficiency of the company as needed.

Job Requirement:

  • Requires 2 years of drafting and/or design experience using AutoCAD software
  • Industry-specific certifications and training are a plus.
  • Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.
  • Work cooperatively with internal and external customers.
  • Learn job-related material primarily through verbal instruction and observation. This learning takes place mainly in an on-the-job training setting.
  • Move light objects weighing less than 20 pounds, such as supplies and files short distances.


Skills and Specifications:

·         Proper business English, spelling, and grammar.


Education and Qualifications:

·         Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

    • Office practices, procedures, and equipment operations.
    • Microsoft Office applications. 
    • AutoCAD software and drafting codes and standards.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong multi-tasking skills.