Job title: AutoCAD Drafter
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Engineering
Skills: AutoCAD US Citizenship Construction Revit
Salary type: Annual
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Job published: 09/28/2020
Job ID: 32143

Job Description

Position Description:

Rapidly growing engineering firm headquartered in San Diego, CA is seeking a highly motivated professional AutoCAD Drafter as full-time employees to support the Department of Veterans Affairs in Minneapolis, MN on new projects and renovations of various building types including federal office buildings, federal hospitals, clinics, laboratories, warehouses.


  • On-Site AutoCAD verification/site walks
  • Consolidating the existing as-built documentation.
  • Creating each building on campus in a single AutoCAD model for the entire campus.
  • Ensure all files are in conformance with client AutoCAD standards.

Educational Requirements:
Associates of Science in Engineering from an ABET-accredited University or equivalent certification or a 2 year Associates/Drafter certification.


  • 5 years AutoCAD experience
  • Have proven experience and be well versed working in and updating AutoCAD files that contain up to several hundred files and cross-references.
  • Excellent computer skills and ability to use AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe PDF, Blue Beam or similar, and MS Office products.
  • Knowledge of
    • construction practices and techniques.
    • safety practices in the construction industry i.e. OSHA
    • applicable building codes.
  • Ability to
    • evaluate proper systems to meet scope requirements.
    • verify the adequacy of building systems.
    • interpret/coordinate Architectural/Engineering plans and specifications.
  • Familiarity with modem construction products.
  • In-depth experience in interpreting construction drawings and specifications on construction projects.
  • Experience in making materials take-offs for construction work, pricing value of needed work, and negotiating equitable contract adjustments.
  • Due to nature of the work, US Citizenship is required
  • Ability to clear background security investigations for contractors in accordance with VA Directive and Handbook 0710, Personnel Suitability and Security Program