AutoCAD Drafter/Designer


Design and Creative

Advert ID



Lake Forest

Job Type




Salary Range

Based on Experience

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Chicago Engineering - (USA) 525 West Monroe Street Suite 1500 IL Chicago , IL 60661



Job Description

AutoCAD Drafter

What will you do?

You will develop shop drawings and parts, detailing using Autodesk Inventor for the KLA line of structural aluminum daylighting & glazing products, building envelope, skylights, canopies and vertical wall panels. You will include preparation of detailed bills of materials, fabrication drawings and details of aluminum structural components. Specific product training will be provided.

Key Responsibilities:

* Design and detail projects using Inventor and in‐house programs.

* Follow up on submittals.

* Coordinate designs with architectural and structural drawings.

* Study specifications, determine optimal product for requirements and properly apply this knowledge to the design.

* Communicate verbally and in writing with internal departments.

* Work within a team environment of management, sales, and manufacturing.

* Provide fair, friendly and consistent customer service.


* Skilled in AutoCAD

* Proficient with Autodesk Inventor a plus

* Ability to read architectural and structural drawings a plus

* 2 to 5 years' experience as a detailer in the architectural products, structural steel, curtain wall, metal panel, glazed structures, ornamental steel or building envelopes industry

* Strong familiarity with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook

* Ability to read and understand both architectural and structural drawings

* Must be able to work under time constraints

* Good 3D and math skills (Trigonometry)

* Well organized and flexible to schedule

* Basic understanding of field installation principles preferred

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - a real team player

* Independent and entrepreneurial attitude - will need little direction from managers to accomplish objectives

* Strong multi‐tasking capabilities - adapt at deploying multiple resources and optimizing performance

* A practical and resourceful problem-solving capability