Architectural Drafter in Tuscaloosa, AL at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/8/2021

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Job Description

The 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


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