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Architectural Drafter

Newton, MA 02456

Posted: 01/26/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Architecture Job Number: 1785 Pay Rate: 75,000

Job Description

We are looking for a Drafter for a position in the Greater Newton area. 

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Use computer-aided drafting (CAD) software programs and equipment or a conventional drafting station to create and modify architectural documents, designs, working drawings, forms, charts and records
  • Analyze current building codes, by-laws and requirements to establish how they affect architectural drawings, and stay up-to-date on all required and relevant codes
  • Bring together structural, mechanical and electrical designs and create a way or a method of accurately arranging them to produce building designs that are understandable and feasible
  • Draw detailed and rough scale plans for structures, foundations and buildings based upon preliminary concepts, sketches, specification sheets, engineering calculations and other provided data
  • Design interior room arrangements for commercial buildings using computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment and software
  • Acquire and assemble information needed to finish architectural drawings, visiting job sites when necessary to gather measurements
  • Oversee, organize and inspect the work of draftspersons, technologists, technicians and other relevant team members working on construction projects
  • AutoCAD and/or MicroStation experience
  • Self-motivated, engaged, and team-oriented
  • Execute multiple tasks under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities
  • Attention to detail and willingness to learn
  • Willingness to take direction
  • Demonstrate personal investment in your career
  • Energetic, flexible, and forward thinking
  • High School Diploma
Preferred qualifications include:
  • 1.5 + years’ experience with computer-assisted drawing (CAD) software
  • 1.5 + years’ experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Project
  • Minimum 1 year experience with Photoshop and InDesign
  • Outstanding communication skills

Please apply for immediate consideration. Thank you!
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