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ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTSMAN

SUMMARY:

The Architectural Draftsman is responsible for preparing preliminary and final drawings, providing technical assistance, and maintaining records. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

Collects information regarding new or modified construction plans by discussing and determining requestor’s needs, reviewing blueprints, measuring proposed areas, and photographing existing sites.

Prepares architectural drawings including interior and exterior, landscape, and utility layouts by calculating dimensions and adapting to scale. Develops preliminary plans.

Reviews preliminary drawings with requestor until approval is received. Renders final drawings and constructs scale models as needed.

Provides technical assistance concerning current plans and blueprints, historical information, and long-range planning activities.

Maintains and updates files of architectural drawings and blueprints and responds to requests for information by copying plans and preparing correspondence.

Prepares charts, graphs, maps, and lettering.

Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of basic drafting and blueprint reading. Knowledge of substructure and interior design detailing and concepts. Ability to read and interpret blueprints. Ability to maintain records and prepare reports. Ability to use drafting instruments and materials to prepare architectural drawings, charts, maps, and graphs. Ability to construct scale models.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

The formal education equivalent of an associate


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