Architectural Drafters

Architectural Drafters

Prepare detailed drawings of architectural designs and plans for buildings and structures according to specifications provided by architect.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Analytical Thinking * Cooperation * Adaptability/Flexibility * Innovation * Independence * Self Control * Stress Tolerance * Leadership

Representative Tasks * Operate computer-aided drafting (CAD) equipment or conventional drafting station to produce designs, working drawings, charts, forms, and records. * Coordinate structural, electrical, and mechanical designs and determine a method of presentation to graphically represent building plans. * Analyze building codes, by-laws, space and site requirements, and other technical documents and reports to determine their effect on architectural designs.


Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Construction,

Job Family Architecture and Engineering

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