AutoCAD Drafter

AutoCAD Drafter Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a AutoCAD Drafter to join our team.


  • Sets up and maintains an organized file system for production drawings;
  • Utilizes knowledge of various machines, engineering practices, mathematics, building materials and other physical sciences to complete drawings;
  • Verify that drawings are accurate, legible, and follow applicable industry codes;
  • Create detailed drawings as per our clients’ specifications;
  • Work directly with engineers and inside sales to develop drawings, schematics, and diagrams for projects;
  • Uses computer assisted design/drafting (AutoCAD 2020) equipment and software to develop designs;
  • Creates and revises fabrication drawings;
  • Drafts detailed multi-view drawings of products;
  • Modify existing drawings to reflect necessary changes;
  • Maintain and create company standard drawing documents;
  • Work independently and efficiently in a fast-paced environment;
  • Communicate and accurately modify technical drawings based on customer request;
  • Maintain filing systems and reference libraries;
  • Consult with fabrication teams during product manufacturing, advising them on design specifications and providing physical assistance when required;
  • Create detailed approval, shop and installation drawings.


  • Able to effectively communicate with architects and clients;
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and on a team;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Detail oriented, organized with the ability to handle multiple ongoing projects and meet deadlines;
  • Knowledge of drafting standards, mathematics, and engineering technology;
  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues;
  • A basic understanding of mathematics and technical skills in computer aided drafting;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office especially Excel (able to manipulate formulas);
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions;
  • Able to effectively communicate and work collaboratively with various departments such as engineering, purchasing, sales, and manufacturing team;
  • Strong understanding of engineering concepts, principles and techniques;
  • One year experience using AutoCAD 2015 LT;
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high volume environment;
  • HS Diploma/GED required;
  • Completion of one year of coursework in the field of engineering, drafting or design technology.