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Drafter/CAD Operator

Company: Sanford Federal
Location: Albany
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description


Sanford Federal Inc. (SANFORD) headquartered in Stafford, VA., is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that provides federal professional services, primarily engaged in providing advanced information technology, cyber security, management systems support, as well as business and infrastructure management services.

We are among the most innovative, respected, and ethical providers of technology solutions to the United States government. Our mission is to provide superior-quality, innovative, information technology solutions that help federal agencies best aid, serve, and protect the American people.


Job Title: Drafter/CAD Operator

Based at: Albany, GA


Job Summary: Sanford Federal is looking for a Drafter/CAD Operator to draft detailed drawings for our organization. The CAD Operator's responsibilities include understanding written and verbal instructions, drafting technical drawings and blueprints, implementing feedback from engineers and architects, visiting sites, keeping up-to-date with CAD software, and working long hours to meet deadlines. To be successful as a CAD Operator, you should be able to explain technical aspects clearly to both the team and the client, understand complex calculations and have sound knowledge of building and safety regulations. Outstanding CAD Operators are disciplined, open to collaboration, and also possess manual drawing skills.


Requirements: The Candidate must meet the following requirements


  • Education:


  • A bachelors degree in the field of study or related field. (Optional if the candidate has a minimum of 4 years of experience working as a Drafter/CAD Operator)


  • Experience:


  • A minimum of 4 years of experience working as a Drafter/CAD Operator. (Optional if the candidate has a bachelors degree in the field of study or related field)
  • One (1) year experience in screening visitors and telephone calls to the supervisor; reviewing non-technical correspondence prepared by others for proper attachments, signatures, and compliance with organizational policies; utilizing automated tracking system to ensure that assignments are completed by staff; procuring office services, supplies, and equipment; and utilizing a variety of office automation software and administrative procedures to coordinate office management services.


  • Skills and Abilities:


  • Shall possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to work independently and technically proficient to successfully perform their job task.


  • Communication and Language:


  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills: able to coordinate and resolve complex communication or logistic related issues in a multi-level organization.


Duties: The Drafter/CAD Operator will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:


  • Prepare a set or group of drawings for an entire or a portion of a project with independent responsibility for completion.
  • Work from SME (subject matter expert) sketches, marked up prints and calculations of SMEs into complete and accurate working drawings.
  • Perform site investigations to verify and note details of existing conditions and requirements to ensure all features are reflected on completed drawings. Layouts require a high degree of precision and are used to check tolerances, clearances and dimensions.
  • Prepare several views of a simple gear system from a layout and manual references and obtaining dimensions and tolerances from manuals and by measuring the layout.
  • Store, catalog, maintain and update as-built drawings and new designs on computer storage media.
  • Research original drawings and transcribe information and codes into AutoCAD drawings.
  • Prepare preliminary sketches and single line diagrams.
  • Prepare drawings for major projects utilizing computer design software.
  • Utilize automated databases, technical manuals, specifications and other courses of action to perform research and analysis work related to Maintenance Center.
  • Prepare drawings for visual presentation programs using computer programs; mount drawings and set up appropriate presentation tools.
  • Additional Draftsman duties as assigned by the COR.
  • Onsite support needs to be available during normal working hours between the hours of 06:00 to 18:00, Monday thru Friday, may be required to work overtime to meet program goals and objectives.
  • Preparing several views of a simple gear system from a layout and manual references and obtaining dimensions and tolerances from manuals and by measuring the layout.
  • Preparing and revising detail and design drawings for such projects as the construction and installation of electrical or electronic equipment, plant wiring, and the manufacture and assembly of printed circuit boards. Drawings typically include details of mountings, frames, guards, or other accessories; conduit layouts; or wiring diagrams indicating transformer sizes, conduit locations and mountings.
  • Drawing base and elevation views, sections, and details of new bridges or other structures, revising complete sets of roadway drawings for highway construction projects, or preparing block maps, indicating water and sewage line locations.       

Why Sanford Federal?

You can take pride in working for a company dedicated to serving our government by providing the best, most cost-effective solutions for the US Government. Our work helps the US Government secure our nation, support the efforts of our military and intelligence communities, and provide lifesaving medical services to our soldiers, vets, and their families.

Please submit your most up-to-date resume. Please be sure to highlight your relevant experience.

Sanford Federal is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.



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