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Architectural Drafter Jobs Boulder City NV

Drafters' drawings provide visual guidelines and show how to construct a product or structure. Drawings include technical details and specify dimensions, materials, and procedures. Drafters fill in technical details using drawings, rough sketches, specifications, and calculations made by engineers, surveyors, architects, or scientists.

I T T Technical Institute
(702) 558-5404
168 N Gibson Rd
Henderson, NV
 
PIMA Medical Institute
(702) 458-9650
3333 E Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, NV
 
Career College of Northern Nevada
(775) 856-2266
1195 Corporate Blvd
Reno, NV
 
American Institute of Technology Inc
(702) 644-1234
4020 E Lone Mountain Rd
North Las Vegas, NV
 
I T T Technical Institute
(702) 558-5404
168 N Gibson Rd
Henderson, NV
 
Crescent School of Gaming & Bartending
(702) 458-9910
4180 S Sandhill Rd Ste B 8
Las Vegas, NV
 
Academy of Healing Arts
(702) 671-4242
710 S Tonopah Dr
Las Vegas, NV
 
Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee
(775) 856-4660
1360 Financial Blvd
Reno, NV
 
Southwest Truck Driver Training Inc
(702) 633-5353
570 W Cheyenne Ave
North Las Vegas, NV
 
Academy of Professional Cocktail Services & Bartenders
(702) 878-1664
5734 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
 

Architectural Drafter Jobs

Architectural Drafters

Nature of the Work

Drafters prepare technical drawings and plans, which are used by production and construction workers to build everything from microchips to skyscrapers.

Drafters' drawings provide visual guidelines and show how to construct a product or structure. Drawings include technical details and specify dimensions, materials, and procedures. Drafters fill in technical details using drawings, rough sketches, specifications, and calculations made by engineers, surveyors, architects, or scientists. For example, many drafters use their knowledge of standardized building techniques to draw in the details of structures. Some use their understanding of engineering and manufacturing theory and standards to draw the parts of a machine; they determine design elements, such as the numbers and kinds of fasteners needed to assemble the machine. Drafters use technical handbooks, tables, calculators, and computers to complete their work.

Most drafters use Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) systems to prepare drawings. Consequently, some drafters may be referred to as CADD operators. With CADD systems, drafters can create and store drawings electronically so that they can be viewed, printed, or programmed directly into automated manufacturing systems. CADD systems also permit drafters to quickly prepare variations of a design. Although drafters use CADD extensively, they still need knowledge of traditional drafting techniques in order to fully understand and explain concepts.

Drafting work has many specialties; the most common types of drafters are the following:

Aeronautical drafters prepare engineering drawings that detail plans and specifications used in the manufacture of aircraft, missiles, and related parts.

Architectural drafters draw architectural and structural features of buildings for new construction projects. These workers may specialize in a type of building, such as residential or commercial, or in a kind of material used, such as reinforced concrete, masonry, steel, or timber.

Civil drafters prepare drawings and topographical and relief maps used in major construction or civil engineering projects, such as highways, bridges, pipelines, flood-control projects, and water and sewage systems.

Electrical drafters prepare wiring and layout diagrams used by workers who erect, install, and repair electrical equipment and wiring in communication centers, power plants, electrical distribution systems, and buildings.

Electronics drafters draw wiring diagrams, circuit board assembly diagrams, schematics, and layout drawings used in the manufacture, installation, and repair of electronic devices and components.

Mechanical drafters prepare drawings showing the detail and method of assembly of a wide variety of machinery and mechanical devices, indicating dimensions, fastening methods, and other requirements.

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