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Junior Estimator

A growing Marble & Stone distributing and fabrication company is looking for a Drafter to work with our team of Architects and Engineers and convert designs into technical plans. Stone Drafter responsibilities include gathering drawings and specifications, calculating material and equipment requirements and setting up production methods. If you have hands-on experience with computer-aided design (AutoCAD) software and are familiar with building processes, we’d like to meet you.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with architects and engineers to gather product and structural requirements and designs
  • Calculate dimensions, weight limitations and requirements in materials
  • Describe production methods step-by-step (including equipment and software types to be used)
  • Create detailed designs with computer-aided design (AutoCAD) software
  • Design diagrams, maps and layouts to illustrate workflow
  • Prepare and review rough sketches and review them along with the engineering team
  • Identify potential operational issues and redesign layouts to improve functionality
  • Ensure final designs comply with regulations and project specs
  • Create manuals that describe existing products’ operation and maintenance plans using AutoCAD
  • Work from rough sketches and specifications created by engineers and architects
  • Help design & draft products with engineering and manufacturing techniques
  • Create drawings from architectural & engineering documents, following project specifications
  • Prepare multiple versions of designs for review by engineers and architects
  • Specify dimensions, materials, and procedures for projects

Requirements:

  • Proven work experience as a Stone Drafter or similar role
  • Hands-on experience with computer-aided design (AutoCAD) software
  • Familiarity with 3D modeling tools
  • Good math skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  •  Experience in stone/construction field, preparing & planning large scale projects using AutoCAD, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University
  • 3 years of Stone drafting experience
  • A detail-oriented approach to tasks
  • A natural problem-solver
  • Strong industry research skills

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