Architectural Drafter POST NUMBER: 410787

Tuscaloosa, AL, US On-Site
May 13th, 2024
$ 45000.00 - 52000.00 yearly
direct hire
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Vaco is in search of an Architectural Drafter will prepare residential home plan sets for construction use according to specifications provided using *Soft Plan*.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare residential home plan sets for construction for each unique lot. Prepare typical details and standard plans for reuse as needed.
  • Prepare marketing elevations and collateral material for marketing department to use in their efforts.
  • Conduct site walk thru and progress visits to assess accuracy of plans and constructability.
  • Analyze superintendent feedback for future plan revisions to save time and money.
  • Maintain company Master Plans.
  • Produce software-generated takeoffs and quantities for estimating department
  • Prepare drawings to support change orders and as-builts for each job.
  • Work on all types of projects, with multiple projects going at the same time, some of which were new ground up projects, as well as renovation ranging from $2,000.00 - $3.9 million.
  • Create and maintain some of the documents and databases used daily.
  • Extensive knowledge in Soft Plan (BIM) is desired. Applicants with Revit experience should be able to easily transition to Soft Plan. Other software knowledge of Blue-Beam, and Co-Construct is helpful.
  • Resolve discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing technical publications.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related goals and deadlines as needed.
  • Report to Lead Architectural Drafter
  • Associates degree or bachelor’s degree in Drafting or related field preferred
  • Experience with Soft plan (highly preferred) or 3 years of Revit experience

Vaco values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

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Determining compensation for this role (and others) at Vaco depends upon a wide array of factors including but not limited to:

  • the individual’s skill sets, experience and training;
  • licensure and certification requirements;
  • office location and other geographic considerations;
  • other business and organizational needs.

With that said, as required by local law, Vaco believes that the following salary range referenced above reasonably estimates the base compensation for an individual hired into this position in geographies that require salary range disclosure. The individual may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses.

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