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Drafter

Actalent
Sterling, VA
-Drafter will be responsible for preparing underground utility drawings, primarily redlines for the fiber telecom team. Other drawings could include: permit plans, traffic control plans, and/or construction drawings. Candidates must understand the basic commands and functions of AutoCAD and will be responsible for downloading and converting GIS data into CAD.
Responsibilities Break-Down:

-65% Drafting

-35% Data Conversion

*Core work hours are 8am-5pm*

Skills:

Drafting

AutoCAD

Cad drafting

Telecom

Drawing

Civil

Civil 3d

GIS

Redlining

Design

Construction

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

-Excellent verbal & written skills

-Ability to work well with others in a team environment

-Ability to work overtime on occasion

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
9d ago

Distribution Drafter

Leidos
Remote or Reston, VA
No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself.

Protect yourself and your family with the benefits (http://www.leidos.com/careers/pay-benefits) of working for a world-class employer. When you join Leidos, (https://www.leidos.com/about/rankings-awards) you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute's "World's Most Ethical Companies."

Successful candidates can look forward to a fast paced, diverse work environment and flexible work hours/work arrangements as well as managers who will encourage career development and growth including:
+ Engineer in Training Certificate (EIT)

+ Professional Engineer License (PE)

+ Project Management Professional (PMP)

+ Leadership training

+ Management opportunities

In this role, you can also expect to gain experience / expertise in:

+ AutoCAD

+ NESC

+ Structural Pole Modeling

+ Electrical Power Calculations

+ GIS design

+ Project management

+ Financial management

Currently, we have an opportunity for a Distribution Drafter for electric utility design. This position will be working with our growing Power Distribution Engineering team. This role may require leading other distribution designers, oversight and QAQC of both simple and complex engineering projects, working directly with clients, and ensuring the Leidos reputation of high quality is maintained. This role is 100% remote.

Background must haves

+ High School diploma and 1-3 years of prior relevant experience with AutoCAD

+ Relevant experience is either working directly with an electric utility or an electric utility consulting company, performing design engineering

+ Execution of distribution projects from kickoff through design approved

+ QAQC expertise

+ (Local customer/job related travel is anticipated and will be reimbursed at IRS approved rates)

+ Candidate must provide their own reliable transportation

+ Experience using AutoCAD

Nice to haves

+ Experience with the NESC and/or CA GO95

+ Customer interaction

+ Process documentation

+ Experience providing estimated costs, development of a BOM, calculating the CIAC

+ Experience with design tools such as Pole Foreman, O-Calc, Spida-Calc

+ Experience with Joint Use and Colocation projects

+ Experience with rear to front lot conversion projects

Professional Attributes

+ Strong communication skills; written and interpersonal communications skills and supporting of customer advocacy

+ Collaborative and inclusive of individuals of diverse backgrounds and geographic locations

+ Positive attitude

+ Ability to work with limited supervision

+ Professional dress and demeanor

+ Attention to detail

+ Highly organized

+ Excellent time management

Typical Day

80% engineering and development of design packages for customer

20% planning/team coordination

Leidos is a trusted and technology-focused solutions provider. Utilities and mobile operators rely on our Power Delivery Services Team for reliable power and telecommunication expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities, more than 160 municipals/cooperatives, as well as a growing number of mobile operators, local utility providers and private developers. In addition to providing engineering and project management services, Leidos works with an established group of industry-leading construction partners delivering meaningful Energy Delivery Solutions. Our recognition as an industry leader is confirmed by the latest national rankings by Engineering News-Record (ENR) ranking Leidos within the Top 10 T&D Firms, and Top 10 Power Firms.

PDSDLINE

PowerDelivery

Pay Range:Pay Range $34,450.00 - $53,000.00 - $71,550.00

#Remote REQNUMBER: R-00067840

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.
10d ago

Drafter

Robert Half
Remote or Seattle, WA
Robert Half Marketing & Creative is working with a fast-growing Seattle manufacturing client that is looking for an experienced Drafter.

The drafter will partner closely with the team and clients to execute detailed 2D or 3D blueprint-type drawings of custom residential design ideas.
This role is 100% remote, 30-40 hours per week, for at least 6 months.

Requirements

+ AutoCAD or similar

Innovation starts with people.

Robert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5565. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

© 2021 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use (https://www.roberthalf.com/terms-of-use) .
New
2d ago

Drafter (Remote)

Construction Specialties, LLC
Remote or Lebanon, NJ
*Construction Specialties, Inc.*

Founded in 1948, Construction Specialties (CS) is a specialty building products manufacturer. CS provides solutions to building challenges that architects, designers, building owners, facility managers, and contractors face every day. Since inventing the first extruded louver, CS has become a global leader in all our product categories. Our products are a part of some of the most iconic buildings around the world-from the world's tallest tower, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, to the Oculus at the World Trade Center Transit Hub in Manhattan. If you want to work in an inspiring atmosphere and collaborate with customers and colleagues to solve challenges, we're the right place for you. CS: Making Buildings Better

/*This is aREMOTEposition; however, to be considered, applicants should reside in the following states: PA, GA, NJ, TX, WI, NV, AZ, or FL.*/

*_SCOPE OF POSITION_**:*

Prepares clear, complete and accurate product placement plans, detail drawings and supporting documentation necessary for project completion.

Manage and coordinate the progress of orders by means of review, meetings, follow up and communication with internal departments and customers until project completion.

Represent the company as a professional and knowledgeable resource that can be relied on for a successful and profitable completion.

*_ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES_**:*

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, including but not necessarily limited to the following:

* Creates field use placement drawings from Estimator's quotations and contract documents for architectural comment and review.
* Recaps job quantities and models for comparison with Estimator's quotation
* Reviews architectural change proposals, requests for information, and addenda drawings for effect on scope of work
* Answers specific or general technical questions from architects, contractors, and representatives
* Creates written requests for information
* Coordinates and converses with internal departments to ensure accuracy and final fabrication of project requirements
* Responsible for meeting committed dates and performing tasks as assigned in an efficient manner
* Have complete knowledge and understanding of projects
* Modify standard products to accommodate job specific conditions
* Attend all meetings as required for successful completion of project
* Have an understanding and knowledge of our products, fabrication processes, building construction, and contract document knowledge
* Maintain all electronic or physical files as required by department
* Implement and deliver solution-driven strategies
* Performs other duties assigned by management

*_KNOWLEDGE/ SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE/ EDUCATION_**: *
(Minimum Education and/or Experience required)
* Associates degree in Drafting, Design, or Architectural Design
* Minimum of 2 years of experience in similar position required
* Ability to use AutoCAD
* Ability to read and understand rough or detailed sketches or notes, analyze, and interpret contract documents
* Ability to effective present information and respond to questions from internal departments, customers, representatives, contractors, and architects.
* Basic mathematical skills including but not limited to fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions
* Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize workload and schedule effectively
* Communication skills necessary to work effectively with all people necessary
* Organizational skills including multi tasking and overseeing several projects at one time
* Must be detail oriented
* Must have excellent communication skills

*_Supervisory Responsibility_**:*
* None

**Job:** **Post Order*

**Title:** *Drafter (Remote)*

**Location:** *NJ-Lebanon*

**Requisition ID:** *2100080*
New
4d ago

Revit Drafter

Zekelman Industries
Remote or Chandler, AZ

Z Modular, a division of Zekelman Industries is a fast-growing modular construction company, with manufacturing sites across the US and Canada. Its patented modular system allows developers and architects to build faster and more-efficiently than ever before, using new technology and fabrication to reinvent construction.

Z-Modular currently has an opportunity for a Revit Drafter in the Chandler, AZ area. This position would report to the Manager of Architecture and Design. We are looking for someone who is highly detailed-oriented, thorough, and self-motivated. As a Drafter, you will use Revit to produce drawings for a variety of projects. The experience will be challenging yet rewarding as you shape the future of design and construction.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produce design and construction documents in Revit.
  • Produce shop drawings for fabrication and construction.
  • Produce plans, sections, elevations, and details to convey architectural design and construction information.
  • Gain an understanding of building systems, codes, and construction methods.
  • Promote a collaborative team atmosphere.
  • Work under the direction of the internal architects and engineers.
  • Convert CAD drawings/equipment layouts into Revit.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by direct supervisor.
  • Produce schedules and bill of materials.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • 5+ years' experience in architectural/engineering drafting.
  • Proficiency in REVIT required.
  • Associates degree in Construction Technology, Drafting Technology or Computer-Aided Design and Drafting is a plus.
  • Knowledge of BIM drafting techniques, standards, and software.
  • Precise written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good aptitude with the ability to solve problems.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work on multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in construction detailing and an understanding of common construction techniques.
  • Ability to quickly learn company specific BIM standards and procedures.
  • Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role
  • Lead and promote health and safety work practices as required by regulatory agencies and company policy

Let's make it EZ:

  • Competitive salary
  • Exceptional benefits - medical, vision, dental
  • Work from home policy for eligible employees
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) with generous company match and immediate vesting
  • Annual bonus/ incentive programs
  • Tuition reimbursement

Zekelman Industries is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or genetics.

M/F/V/D

New
3h ago

Distribution Drafter

Leidos
Remote

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos , we know the most talented and diverse engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself.

Protect yourself and your family with the benefits of working for a world-class employer. When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute's “World's Most Ethical Companies.”

Successful candidates can look forward to a fast paced, diverse work environment and flexible work hours/work arrangements as well as managers who will encourage career development and growth including:

  • Engineer in Training Certificate (EIT)
  • Professional Engineer License (PE)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Leadership training
  • Management opportunities

In this role, you can also expect to gain experience / expertise in:

  • AutoCAD
  • NESC
  • Structural Pole Modeling
  • Electrical Power Calculations
  • GIS design
  • Project management
  • Financial management

Currently, we have an opportunity for a Distribution Drafter for electric utility design. This position will be working with our growing Power Distribution Engineering team. This role may require leading other distribution designers, oversight and QAQC of both simple and complex engineering projects, working directly with clients, and ensuring the Leidos reputation of high quality is maintained. This role is 100% remote.

Background must haves

  • High School diploma and 1-3 years of prior relevant experience with AutoCAD
  • Relevant experience is either working directly with an electric utility or an electric utility consulting company, performing design engineering
  • Execution of distribution projects from kickoff through design approved
  • QAQC expertise
  • (Local customer/job related travel is anticipated and will be reimbursed at IRS approved rates)
  • Candidate must provide their own reliable transportation
  • Experience using AutoCAD

Nice to haves

  • Experience with the NESC and/or CA GO95
  • Customer interaction
  • Process documentation
  • Experience providing estimated costs, development of a BOM, calculating the CIAC
  • Experience with design tools such as Pole Foreman, O-Calc, Spida-Calc
  • Experience with Joint Use and Colocation projects
  • Experience with rear to front lot conversion projects

Professional Attributes

  • Strong communication skills; written and interpersonal communications skills and supporting of customer advocacy
  • Collaborative and inclusive of individuals of diverse backgrounds and geographic locations
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Professional dress and demeanor
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Excellent time management

Typical Day

80% engineering and development of design packages for customer

20% planning/team coordination

Leidos is a trusted and technology-focused solutions provider. Utilities and mobile operators rely on our Power Delivery Services Team for reliable power and telecommunication expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities, more than 160 municipals/cooperatives, as well as a growing number of mobile operators, local utility providers and private developers. In addition to providing engineering and project management services, Leidos works with an established group of industry-leading construction partners delivering meaningful Energy Delivery Solutions. Our recognition as an industry leader is confirmed by the latest national rankings by Engineering News-Record (ENR) ranking Leidos within the Top 10 T&D Firms, and Top 10 Power Firms.

PDSDLINE

PowerDelivery

Pay Range: Pay Range $34,450.00 - $53,000.00 - $71,550.00
New
5d ago

Drafter

Toromont Cat
Remote or Louisiana
Job Title :

Drafter

Reference Number :

TCQ-21-8823

Division :

Energy

Job City :

Pointe-Claire

Province :

Quebec

Site :

Position Status :

Permanent, Full time

Work Shift :

Days

Work Schedule :

Length of Assignment :

Job description :

3D drawings in Inventor of installation for generator sets following the designer recommendations.

3D and 2D drawing for generator sets.

Provides support to designers and shop technicians to ensure a high quality finish product for our customers

At this moment, this position is a Work from home.

Job Qualifications :

College diploma in mechanical design or professional certificate in Technical Drafting.

2D and 3D Autocad and Inventor drawing experience;

3 D visualization skills;

MS Office knowledge;

Bilingual, french and english (spoken and written);

Good communication skills (spoken and written);

Able to organize and plan work effectively

Able to summarize;

Team work;

General knowledge on mechanical components of engines : pulley, gears, pumps, ventilation, etc.

Dynamism and leadership skills in a multidisciplinary environment;

Experience with diesel engines in marine, rail and military fields (an asset)

Basic knowledge of electrical concepts (an asset)

Knowledge of Quebec Building Codes and oil installation standards (an asset)

Other Information :

Comments :

We thank all applicants. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Toromont is committed to creating an inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds can thrive. Together, we embrace diversity of thought, experience, and perspective, as we combine our unique skills and capabilities to drive successful outcomes for all stakeholders. As an equal opportunity employer, Toromont provides accessibility accommodations during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please let us know, and we will work with you to meet your needs.
25d ago

Drafter Fully Remote

Actalent
Remote or Lakewood, CO
We are hiring for a Remote Electrical Drafter to join our client's growing team in Denver! This position is fully remote!
The Job:

You will be working with a national engineering firm doing 2D drafting and 3D modeling for large utility-scale projects. You will be responsible for electrical transmission line drawings well as coordination with other disciplines such as structural. This positions offers the opportunity to work with a variety of projects and softwares, the primary design softwares aret Microstation and AutoCAD.

Description:

You will be working as an AutoCAD drafter to support the transmission team with various utilities throughout the west region.

-Drafting overhead transmission lines

-Editing/drafting steel pole drawings

-Creating plan and profile sheets

-Drafting hardware assembly

Requirements:

-.5+ years of experience drafting (Ideally .5-4 years of experience)

-Electrical Design/Drafting experience

-Knowledge of electrical distribution or transmission lines

-MUST have an Associates Degree in a Drafting related field, certificate from a 2 year program. ex: Engineering Technology, Architectural Technologies, Computer Aided Drafting, etc.

-Experience in AutoCAD and Microstation or Inventor experience is a bonus but not required

-An understanding of 2D and 3D modeling

-Desire to learn is the most important thing!

Preferred Qualifications (Not Required):

-Microstation and AutoCAD is a bonus

-At least .5+ years of knowledge working with ttransmission line projects

-Basic knowledge of National Electric Codes

-Structural Steel knowledge for towers is helpful

Skills:

autocad, drafting, 2d, microstation, plan and profiles

Top Skills Details:

autocad,drafting,2d

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Min AAS Degree in drafting (Preferred) - 2+ Years experience working directly with Autocad or microstation design package - Excellent communication skills - Ability to work independently and meet project deadlines

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
14d ago

Drafter (Remote)

Construction Specialties
Remote or Lebanon, NJ
Construction Specialties, Inc.

Founded in 1948, Construction Specialties (CS) is a specialty building products manufacturer. CS provides solutions to building challenges that architects, designers, building owners, facility managers, and contractors face every day. Since inventing the first extruded louver, CS has become a global leader in all our product categories. Our products are a part of some of the most iconic buildings around the world-from the world's tallest tower, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, to the Oculus at the World Trade Center Transit Hub in Manhattan. If you want to work in an inspiring atmosphere and collaborate with customers and colleagues to solve challenges, we're the right place for you. CS: Making Buildings Better

This is a REMOTE position; however, to be considered, applicants should reside in the following states: PA, GA, NJ, TX, WI, NV, AZ, or FL.

SCOPE OF POSITION:

Prepares clear, complete and accurate product placement plans, detail drawings and supporting documentation necessary for project completion.

Manage and coordinate the progress of orders by means of review, meetings, follow up and communication with internal departments and customers until project completion.

Represent the company as a professional and knowledgeable resource that can be relied on for a successful and profitable completion.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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, including but not necessarily limited to the following:

* Creates field use placement drawings from Estimator's quotations and contract documents for architectural comment and review.
* Recaps job quantities and models for comparison with Estimator's quotation
* Reviews architectural change proposals, requests for information, and addenda drawings for effect on scope of work
* Answers specific or general technical questions from architects, contractors, and representatives
* Creates written requests for information
* Coordinates and converses with internal departments to ensure accuracy and final fabrication of project requirements
* Responsible for meeting committed dates and performing tasks as assigned in an efficient manner
* Have complete knowledge and understanding of projects
* Modify standard products to accommodate job specific conditions
* Attend all meetings as required for successful completion of project
* Have an understanding and knowledge of our products, fabrication processes, building construction, and contract document knowledge
* Maintain all electronic or physical files as required by department
* Implement and deliver solution-driven strategies
* Performs other duties assigned by management

KNOWLEDGE/ SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE/ EDUCATION:

(Minimum Education and/or Experience required)

* Associates degree in Drafting, Design, or Architectural Design
* Minimum of 2 years of experience in similar position required
* Ability to use AutoCAD
* Ability to read and understand rough or detailed sketches or notes, analyze, and interpret contract documents
* Ability to effective present information and respond to questions from internal departments, customers, representatives, contractors, and architects.
* Basic mathematical skills including but not limited to fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions
* Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize workload and schedule effectively
* Communication skills necessary to work effectively with all people necessary
* Organizational skills including multi tasking and overseeing several projects at one time
* Must be detail oriented
* Must have excellent communication skills

Supervisory Responsibility:

* None
60d+ ago

Bridge Drafter

Selectek
Remote or Eden Prairie, MN
We are looking for a Bridge Drafter/Designer . This is a remote opportunity for the right candidate.

Required:
  • Strong AutoCAD proficiency
  • Microsoft Excel & Word proficiency
  • Concrete precast beam & concrete slab span experience
  • Prefabricated steel truss experience

Preferred requirements:
  • 2-3 years experience with bridge structures

Term: 6 Months Temp to Perm

Our client is looking to fill the Bridge Drafter/Designer position ASAP. If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, contact Shelley Laminack at slaminack@selectek.com .
60d+ ago

Drafter 1- CATV/Broadband

Truenet
Remote or Jacksonville, FL
60d+ ago

Drafter II

Global Resource Solutions
Washington, DC
60d+ ago

Utility Drafter

Actalent
Sterling, VA
9d ago

Drafter

Actalent
Germantown, MD
14d ago

Distribution Drafter

Leidos
Remote or Reston, VA
10d ago

Revit Drafter

Zekelman Industries
Remote or Troy, MI
New
3h ago

Revit Drafter

Zekelman Industries
Remote or Chandler, AZ
30d ago

CAD Drafter (Remote)

System One
Remote or Littleton, CO
18d ago

Residential Remodeling SketchUp / AutoCad Drafter

BOWA
McLean, VA
35d ago

Remote Revit Designer/Drafter

Actalent
Remote or Philadelphia, PA
13d ago

CAD Drafter / Illustrator

Selectek
Tysons Corner, VA
60d+ ago

AutoCAD Drafter

Florida Power House, Inc.
Remote or Miami, FL
60d+ ago

Senior CAD Drafter

Caci International
Remote or Annapolis, MD
60d+ ago

Drafter Designer, Site Planning Team - Remote

Philips
Remote or Nashville, TN
36d ago

Drafter Designer, Remote - Atlanta Area

Engineering Associates
Remote or Alpharetta, GA
60d+ ago

Civil Drafter / Designer (Land Development)

KBR
Columbia, MD
New
5d ago

Designer Trainee- Drafting experience- Entry level

84 Lumber
Mount Airy, MD
60d+ ago

Architectural Drafter

Selectek
Remote or Irvine, CA
60d+ ago

Mechanical Drafter/designer

Actalent
Columbia, MD
11d ago

Senior CADD Drafter

CDM Smith
Remote or Fairfax, VA
29d ago

Electrical Substation Drafter / Designer - Western U.S. REMOTE

Black & Veatch
Remote or Alaska
New
7d ago

CAD Designer, Lead

Parsons Commercial Technology Group Inc.
Dulles Town Center, VA
New
4d ago

Transmission Line CAD Designer

Leidos
Herndon, VA
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CAD Specialist (Secret Clearance)

General Dynamics
Herndon, VA
New
4h ago

Electrical Substation Drafter / Designer - Western U.S. REMOTE

Black & Veatch Corporation
Remote or Walnut Creek, CA
60d+ ago

CAD Designer, Lead

Parsons Corporation
Dulles Town Center, VA
60d+ ago

Drafting Technician - Remote Opportunity

First American Financial
Remote or Arizona
25d ago

Architectural CAD / Revit Drafter

Selectek
Remote or Raleigh, NC
60d+ ago

Cleared CAD Drafter- TS/SCI w/ Poly

Caci International
Remote or Annapolis, MD
60d+ ago

Drafter Designer, Site Planning Team - Remote

Philips
Remote or Nashville, TN
60d+ ago

Average Salary For a Drafter

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Drafter is $42,747 per year or $21 per hour. The highest paying Drafter jobs have a salary over $55,000 per year while the lowest paying Drafter jobs pay $33,000 per year

Average Drafter Salary
$42,000 yearly
$21 hourly
Updated October 23, 2021
33000
10 %
42000
Median
55000
90 %

Highest Paying Cities For Drafter

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Baltimore, MD
$52,734
$25.35
Hartford, CT
$50,371
$24.22
Martinez, CA
$48,593
$23.36
Milton, MA
$48,042
$23.10
Chicago, IL
$47,665
$22.92
Deer Park, NY
$46,037
$22.13

5 Common Career Paths For a Drafter

Design Drafter

A design drafter is responsible for creating a technical draft of the architects' and engineers' designs using various software applications. Design drafters analyze schematics and blueprints and compare the specifications to the draft, ensuring all the features' accuracy. They review structural details and perform adjustments based on the building techniques standards. A design drafter must have excellent knowledge with the engineering disciplines, as well as manufacturing processes to determine dimensions and minimize material costs without compromising the construction quality.

Designer

A designer is someone who creates a master plan of the look or workings of something before it will be made. It could be tangible or intangible objects, products, procedures, laws, events, games, graphics, services, and even experiences. Designers are creative thinkers with a great eye to configure the skeletal and structural properties of the targeted output. They work in several fields, such as fashion, architecture, web graphics, and user experience. In spite of the variety of professionals in the design industry, all of them are artistic, passionate, inspiring, and emotionally connected to their projects and brands.

Mechanical Designer

A mechanical designer is responsible for designing mechanical equipment and devices, together with the engineers and other technology professionals. Mechanical designers create layouts following the clients' specifications, perform structural analysis, and analyze dimensions to ensure quality. They also inspect overall equipment performance and recommend adjustments as needed to improve its quality and boost optimization. Mechanical designers assist with installation and system upgrades, respond with the clients' inquiries and concerns, and escalate it to the appropriate personnel for resolution. A mechanical designer must have a strong knowledge of the mechanical and technology industry to build designs according to the highest standards.

Computer Aided Design Designer

A computer-aided design (CAD) designer is responsible for creating plan outlines and project designs for a specific business need. A CAD designer utilizes various technologies and software applications to generate graphic illustrations. CAD designers must have strong knowledge of the technology designs, software management, engineering standards, and the construction industry fundamentals. CAD designers label their works with appropriate dimensions and specifications, performing necessary adjustments to meet the clients' needs. A CAD designer requires excellent critical-thinking and analytical skills to manage design structures and creative solutions.

Design Technician

A design technician's role revolves around conducting extensive research and analysis to determine a company's needs. The technician will develop system plans and collaborate with fellow technicians and engineers. There are also instances where a design technician has to craft presentations and hand in proposals, revising them when necessary. Furthermore, a design technician must produce progress reports, abide by managers' directions, and adhere to the company's policies and regulations.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Drafter