Drafting Technician

Dixon, CA

Posted: 09/26/2019 Industry: Construction Job Number: 3081

DRAFTING TECHNICIAN

Performs drawing and administrative functions for marina/dock construction projects by preparing clear, complete and accurate plans and detail drawings from rough or detailed sketches/notes, contract changes and/or bid specifications. Candidates will be required to complete an administrative background check and to pass a pre-employment drug screen and participate in random drug screening per our Drug Free Workplace policy. Dependability for work is crucial.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Creates and reviews sales and proposal drawings and written project specifications in accordance with company standards, working closely with marketing personnel and customers.
• Acts as liaison with outside engineers who provide structural, electrical and mechanical designs for projects, ensuring that  drawings reflect the engineer’ s design intentions.
• Creates construction and fabrication drawings in accordance with company standards and design engineer’ s directions and specifications.
• Utilizes knowledge of various machines, engineering practices, mathematics, building materials, company manufacturing processes/practices, and other physical sciences to complete drawings.
• Makes any adjustments or changes necessary or desired.
• Prepares flotation calculations for each float module in a dock system.
• Creates fabrication details using the flotation calculations to ensure that each float module will attain the designed freeboard.
• Compiles and maintains both paper and data files on all projects for a historical record of all drawings completed.
• Demonstrates and applies safety rules and techniques.
• Performs other office, plant, and construction duties as required.


QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Associates degree (A.S.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


COMPUTER SKILLS Ability to use computer assisted drafting equipment and software (AutoCAD 12 or greater) fluently. Minimum one-year experience working in a network environment. Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Windows, and E-mail software. Experience using 3D software such as Solidworks or AutoCAD Inventor is desirable.


LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret shop drawings, project schedules, general contract provisions or governmental regulations, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly (more than 2/3 of the time) required to sit and talk or hear and use hands to type, finger, handle, feel and/or use computer mouse. The employee is occasionally (less than 1/3 of the time) required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, ability to adjust focus, and ability to see computer screen.


WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly exposed to outside weather conditions that may be dusty, variant between direct sunshine and exposure to rain and/or wind, and employee will be required to be able to transition from working in an office setting to working outside at times. The noise intensity is moderate.

Kyle Dennis

Kyle grew up in the Bay Area in Benicia, California and graduated from UC Davis in 2012. He's an experienced recruiter in the IT, architecture and engineering fields. Kyle lives in Vallejo, CA with his girlfriend and their two pit bulls. He enjoys the outdoors, camping, snowboarding, bicycling, building things, and playing guitar.
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