CADD Drafter I - Charleston, SC

Charleston, SC 29401
United States


Job Description

Support assigned engineers, planners, landscape architects, or other technical positions by providing technical support and translating technical notes, sketches, electronic data and/or drawings into documentable technical solutions.

Key Responsibilities

At the Operational and Company Level
  • Work closely with more senior staff members to learn and assist in design work.

Do the Work
  • Draft plans/mark-ups for the purpose of creating construction documents.
  • Review all work for completeness and accuracy prior to submitting for review.
  • Revise plans according to client, manager, or reviewer comments.
  • Assist in organizing and maintaining all CAD or CAD related files for clients, town, or county intake.
  • May assist in the responsibility of submitting plans on time.
  • Ability to adhere to office CAD standards and practices.
  • Obtain work assignments of either specific design elements to CAD drafting duties from project manager with allocated budgets.
  • Perform non-routine and complex assignments from verbal instructions under minimum supervision.

Success Metrics
  • Be self-reliant and able to operate independently.
  • Ability to ask for additional direction and assistance when needed
  • Works effectively with internal leaders as well as external clients.
  • Have a sense of urgency in responding to constituents.
  • Have a strong element of quality control / attention to detail at all levels.

Minimum Requirements
  • High school diploma or GED. Associates Degree is preferred.
  • College drafting courses, certificate or Associates degree strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of zero to three (0-3) years' drafting and engineering technician experience in the land development industry.
  • Must have classroom and/or working experience with Civil 3D design software.
  • Experience with computer applications and design software such as AutoCAD, Microsoft office, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills in working effectively with government officials, clients, and staff members.
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents.

Essential Functions
  • Indoor Work
  • Operating Computer
  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Bending
  • Handling/Fingering
  • Lift/Carry 21-50lbs
  • Push/Pull 26-40lbs
  • Squat or Kneel

Note: The position description is intended as a summary only of key duties. Other related duties may be assigned as appropriate.