Drafting Technician II

Job Locations US-NV-Reno
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Power Your Future as a Drafting Technician with Qualus! A drafting technician is responsible for creating technical drawings and plans using computer-aided design (CAD) software, specifically AutoCAD and/or MicroStation. This involves interpreting designs from engineers and converting them into detailed drawings for engineering projects. The job requires proficiency in AutoCAD and other CAD software, as well as knowledge of drafting standards and techniques. The drafting technician may work on a variety of projects, such as electrical schematics or structural components. Drafters also collaborate with other members of a project team to ensure that designs are accurate and meet project requirements.


  • Provide production CAD support by developing, implementing, and enforcing client standards while supplying technical support for all CAD related software.
  • Prepare clean, complete, and accurate documents and working drawings (including details) from rough or detailed specifications or sketches as prepared by the engineer by performing the following duties:
    • Following drawing production and client standards.
    • Preparing construction and demo drawings (as required) submittal packages.
    • Preparing quality checks on final drawings and layouts using QA/QC checklists.
    • Cleaning and organizing CAD files for project closeout.
    • Set up project drawing files, schedule drawing completions.
  • Develop single lines, three lines, AC and DC schematics, panel layouts, wiring diagrams, sections and details using Auto CAD and/or MicroStation.
  • Maintain CAD document archive and retrieval for projects and the integrity of the drawings and its system.
  • Act as a liaison for operations, project engineering teams, and vendors.
  • Check dimensions and parts, insert/modify cells and blocks into individual drawings.
  • Assist the Engineer with coordination and shop drawing review during the final administration of projects.
  • Organizes CAD drawings and files.
  • Subject matter expert (SME) for client’s document control system, and responsible for accurate transmittals per client requirements.


  • AA/AS degree in Computer Aided Software Design, Engineering Technology, or related.
  • 3+ years experience in AutoCAD and/or MicroStation drafting role.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD (and/or AutoCAD 2D, AutoCAD 3D, AutoCAD Electrical).
  • Intermediate drafting and design skills.
  • Ability to apply basic concepts of algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to both work well in a team and independently.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple projects concurrently.
  • Ability to create aesthetically pleasing and useable drawings.
  • Effective presentation skills.


Qualus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate the unique differences of our employees because that is what drives curiosity, innovation, and the success of our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in locations where we operate.


At Qualus, we believe everyone has value; and that the diversity and inclusion among our teams is what sets us apart for optimal success. We put people first because we care. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. For details, view a copy of the Qualus Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement here.


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