Job ID: 37511
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Civil/Structural Drafter

Our client is a multi-disciplined consulting engineering firm serving the mechanical, structural, and civil engineering needs of a diverse range of clients. They are a team of professional mechanical, structural, and civil engineers, as well as highly-skilled designers and drafters with many years of experience and are currently looking for Civil/Structural Drafter to work in their Beaverton, OR Office.

This role will apply manual and computerized drafting methods with a working knowledge of the terms and procedures of the occupation to obtain the desired product. Assignments will be completed utilizing information provided by project managers, project engineers, architectural, or technical services staff under the direction of a supervisor. Ideal candidate would enjoy working in a dynamic setting with a diverse set of clientele and diverse range of assigned tasks.

Responsibilities of the Civil/Structural Drafter
Must be well versed in the preparation of construction documents for structural and civil engineering design.
Must be able to work in both a 2D environment as well as utilize 3D or BIM tools to create 2-D drawing products. Must be fluent in AutoCAD and familiar with REVIT. Civil 3D experience is a plus.
Must be able to accurately draw from sketches or specifications using appropriate symbology, terms, procedures and drafting standards.
Prepare bills of material, schedules, and assist engineering personnel with formal drawing transmittals and construction issues.
Assist project personnel to revise drawings to reflect as-built conditions.
Draw civil plans (site plans, grading and stormwater plans, utility plans), diagrams, and profiles, using cross-sections and surveys.
Create templates and other standard drawings. Ability to create styles and other template type components in Civil 3D would be also preferred.
Prepare structural plans and documents for buildings and other structure types. Plans include foundations, framing, elevations, sections, etc. Draft plans and detailed drawings for structural concrete, steel structures, and installations for various construction projects working from sketches, verbal instructions or notes.
Determine the order of work and method of presentation, such as orthographic or isometric drawing.
Review rough sketches, drawings, specifications, and other engineering data received from civil and structural engineers to ensure that they conform to design concepts.
Effective communication with the design team to plan, develop drawings, basic design models and resolve problems.
May require travel to plant/job site.

Qualifications of the Civil/Structural Drafter
Must have a working knowledge of the Windows Operating System including email, word processing, spreadsheet, database, and computer-aided drafting applications (AutoCAD and other Autodesk Programs).
Bachelor’s degree in drafting/design/engineering technology or equivalent 3-4 years of industry related civil and/or structural experience.
Additional Skills Required for the role include: o Basic construction experience or knowledge.
Complex Problem Solving.
Critical Thinking.
Basic construction experience or knowledge.
Good Communication Skills (Active Listening, Verbal and Written).
Judgment and Decision Making.
Attention to Detail.
Strong desire to learn and help others.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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