Draftsman & Designer

Responsible for creating draft quality residential plan sets & assisting in the design of residential, new construction homes.

Job Functions:

- Draft residential home floor plans, elevations & renderings preferably using Chief Architect software. Previous experience with Chief Architect is preferred but not required.

- Review relevant documents (Sales Estimates, Contacts etc) to define the scope of work for subcontractors. Create Scope of Work documents for each project.

- Build and maintain project folders for each open project. Maintain folders with project managers to document all change orders and client requests.

- Assist in the design process of new projects

- Become familiar with open projects, schedule, documents workflow of our organization

- Use software (Builder Trend) to document project milestones, change orders, schedules etc. Builder Trend experience is a plus.

- Assist in ordering materials for projects, schedule logistics for materials and communicate to the field PM about when materials can be expected

- Communicate regularly with Sales Manager, Project Managers & Field Carpenters about project changes, statuses and outstanding tasks

Successful Candidate Traits:

- Ability to learn quickly and adapt to change

- Sense of design - knowledge of color palettes, textures, finishes, & how they complement each other

- Ability to listen, engage in conversation, and seek the other person’s point of view.

- Excellent written & verbal communication

- Ability to solve problems when they arise, and a desire to do so

- Willingness to do what it takes to accomplish a goal

- Construction or carpentry experience preferred but not required

Personal Traits:

- Integrity, honesty

- Positive demeanor

- Hardworking

- Attention to detail

- Commitment to excellence

- High expectations for yourself & others

- Mechanical inclination - having an understanding of how things go together

Job Setting:

- 80% in office / 20% in field (site meetings, showroom visits etc)

- Normal Hours: 7:30 - 4:00 M-F however some flexibility will be required to accommodate client meetings

- Casual (but professional) attire

- Reports to: Sales Manager

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