Architectural Draftsman | Dallas Office .

The primary responsibility of the Architectural Draftsperson is to operate Computer Aided Design Software, including creating, updating and modifying architectural floor plans. Having a general knowledge of technical standards, building codes, and design and construction documents is also required.

 Essential Functions

  • Create and modify CAD drawings in 3D environment.

  • Effectively communicate with architects and engineers regarding technical issues of projects.

  • Completes Architects’ concepts by preparing drawings and plans, and liaising with builders and contractors.

  • Obtain and assemble data to complete architectural designs, visiting job sites to compile measurements as necessary.

  • Draw rough and detailed scale plans for foundations, buildings and structures, based on preliminary concepts, sketches, engineering calculations, specification sheets and other data.

  • Represent architect on construction site, ensuring builder compliance with design specifications and advising on design corrections, under architect’s supervision.

  • Analyze technical implications of architect’s design concept, calculating weights, volumes, and stress factors.

  • Analyze building codes, by-laws, space and site requirements, and other technical documents and reports to determine their effect on architectural designs.

  • Assists in design planning and detailing by preparing studies, layouts, and preliminary work in connection with architectural projects.

  • Proposes, recommends, and justifies changes in materials, construction methods, equipment installations, specifications, and architectural drawings.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 Minimum Qualifications

  • 4-years related degree and 3 or more years Auto-CAD experience

  • 2-years associates’ degree or completion of a technical trade school in Auto-CAD, drafting or related field and 4 or more years Auto-CAD.

  • 7 or more years Auto-CAD experience with no formal degree (High School Diploma).

  • Architectural design and communication skills are required

  • A background in construction is preferred.

 Job Location Dallas, Texas, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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