Produce drawings using computer assisted drafting systems (CAD) or drafting machines or other drafting devices.
Draft plans and detailed drawings for structures, installations, and construction projects, working from sketches or notes.
Draw maps, diagrams, and profiles, using cross-sections and surveys, to represent elevations, topographical contours, subsurface formations and structures.
Correlate, interpret, and modify data obtained from topographical surveys, well logs, and geophysical prospecting reports.
Finish and duplicate drawings and documentation packages, according to required mediums and specifications for reproduction, using blueprinting, photography, or other duplicating methods.
Review rough sketches, drawings, specifications, and other engineering data received from civil engineers to ensure that they conform to design concepts.
Supervise and train other technologists, technicians and drafters.
Supervise or conduct field surveys, inspections or technical investigations to obtain data required to revise construction drawings.
Determine the order of work and method of presentation, such as orthographic or isometric drawing.
Calculate excavation tonnage and prepare graphs and fill-hauling diagrams for use in earth-moving operations.
Explain drawings to production or construction teams and provide adjustments as necessary.
Calculate weights, volumes, and stress factors and their implications for technical aspects of designs.
Determine quality, cost, strength and quantity of required materials, and enter figures on materials lists.
Plot characteristics from photographic subsurface survey recordings and other data, representing depth, degree and direction of inclination.
Maintain CAD drafting standards that are consistent with the construction industry.
Develop and maintain CAD templates and details.
Process CAD files from outside sources.
Prepare Construction, Shop and As-Built drawings for all projects through coordination with Salesmen, Project Managers and Technicians.
Maintain CAD work schedule.
Maintain a thorough knowledge of all pertinent fire codes and regulations.