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October 4, 2021

We are currently hiring for an Associate Architectural Drafter. 

Job Description

Job TitleAssociate Architectural Drafter
TypeFull-Time
ClassificationExempt


Job Purpose

The Architectural Drafter will prepare residential home plans sets for construction use according to specifications provided.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare residential home plan sets for construction for each unique lot. Prepare typical details and standard plans for reuse as needed.
  • Prepare marketing elevations and collateral material for marketing department to use in their efforts.
  • Conduct site walk thru and progress visits to assess accuracy of plans and construct-ability.
  • Analyze superintendent feedback for future plan revisions to save time and money.
  • Maintain company Master Plans.
  • Produce software-generated takeoffs and quantities for estimating department
  • Prepare drawings to support change orders and as-builts for each job.
  • Work on all types of projects, with multiple projects going at the same time, some of which were new ground up projects, as well as renovation ranging from $2,000.00 - $3.9 million.
  • Create and maintain some of the documents and databases used daily.
  • Extensive knowledge in Soft Plan (BIM) is desired. Applicants with Revit or CAD experience should be able to easily transition to Soft Plan. Other software knowledge of Blue-Beam, and Co-Construct is helpful.
  • Resolve discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related goals and deadlines as needed.
  • Report to Lead Architectural Drafter

Qualifications

  • Associates degree or Bachelor’s degree in Drafting/Architecture, or related field preferred
  • Experience with Soft plan (preferred), Revit, or AutoCAD

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Residential      Drafting - BIM software
  • Building and      Construction — Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools      involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other      structures such as highways and roads.
  • Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles      involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings,      and models.
  • Computers and      Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips,      electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including      applications and programming.
  • English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English      language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of      composition, and grammar.
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus,      statistics, and their applications.
  • Marketing - Creation of marketing level elevations and      collateral
  • Critical      Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to      identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions,      conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Active      Listening - Giving full attention to      what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being      made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at      inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively
  • Judgment      and Decision Making -      Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose      the most appropriate one.
  • Active      Learning - Understanding the      implications of new information for both current and future      problem-solving and decision-making
  • Systems      Analysis - Determining how a system      should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment      will affect outcomes.
  • Systems      Evaluation - Identifying measures or      indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or      correct performance, relative to the goals of the system
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Negotiation      - Bringing others together and      trying to reconcile differences
  • Persuasion      - Persuading others to change      their minds or behavior.
  • Time      Management - Managing one's own time and      the time of others.

Working Conditions

  • Good working conditions - indoors with low noise level
  • Sitting for long periods of time
  • Typically, 8-hour workdays, 8:00am – 5:00pm with a 1-hour lunch break. Flexible work schedule.
  • Little traveling, if any

Direct Reports

Reports to Lead Architectural Drafter

Equal Opportunity Employer

This company is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

This company does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

Disclaimer

This job description is not designed to cover a full list of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and/or activities may be modified at any time or without notice. 

Please email your resume to ashley@thebuildersgroup.info.

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