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AutoCad Drafter & Engineering Technician

Sarasota, FL 34233

Posted: 04/12/24 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 129885 Pay Rate: $62000 / year

Job Description

AutoCAD Drafter & Engineering Technician needed for a manufacturer in Sarasota.


The successful Architectural Drafter candidate will prepare drawings on CAD under the supervision of a Director of Engineering and to assist the Production Manager with shop production processes.


The candidate will turn pencil sketches into CAD Drawings. Experience in steel fabrication details. They will also assist with a host of other duties related to estimating /project management and fabric production. Candidates must be located within driving distance to Sarasota, Florida for consideration. No relocation allowances or travel expenses to interview will be provided. This is on-site NOT remote.



The ideal candidate will have an understanding of Architectural Design processes including:


Requirements to apply:

  • Experience in AutoCAD 2D drafting model & paperspace

  • Experience in AutoCAD 3D modeling & drafting

Note: MUST have both of above requirements ,in order to apply. A skill test will be conducted to evaluate skill level before hiring.

  • Field Measurement, Plan Layout, Building Code requirements

  • Ability to interpret and reference Building plans

  • Analyze plans and details for estimating purposes

  • Coordinating & Assembling of engineered submittal packages for distribution

  • Prepare submittals and cut sheets for proposals

  • Creating parts and components for the CAD Library

  • The ability to produce fabric cut size production drawings

  • Must be able to read blue prints

  • Strong organization and prioritization skills

  • High proficiency using computers/tablets/smartphones

  • Strong logic and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to effectively communicate with employees at all levels of the company

  • Experience in steel fabrication and manufacturing details

  • Experience in AutoCAD 2D drafting required

  • Experience in AutoCAD 3D drafting required

  • Strong communication skills able to communicate well in English

  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision

  • Maintains active awareness of the production schedule for responsible task(s).

  • Review of completed tasks at key intervals for accuracy/completeness.


Experience & Qualifications Requirements:

  • Degree or Certificate in Design or Drafting. Consideration will be given for a combination of education and work experience.

  • Minimum 3+ years' experience in producing AutoCAD drawings

  • Schematic Design Drawings

  • Design Development Drawings

  • Construction Specification Documents

  • Coordination with multiple disciplines (Architects, Project Managers, GC etc)

  • Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the architectural field.


Software Knowledge Requirements

  • Autodesk – AutoCAD 2018 or later Required

  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Project)

  • SketchUp (not required)



  • Full medical benefits-80% paid by employer

  • Dental Insurance

  • Health Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Additional paid time off annually from during the last week of December

  • 401(k) matching

  • Flexible spending account

  • Life insurance

This is a drug free workplace. All applicants must be willing to submit to a drug test and criminal background check.

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