APPROVED BY: Chancellor's Designee: EFFECTIVE DATE: 10/11/2005
James Sansbury, Acting Director of Human Resources
Under general supervision, uses computer-aided drafting (CAD) equipment,
provides technical drafting support in creating complex architectural or
engineering drawings and mapping (topographical, infrastructure, and
utilities) maintained in a CAD system. Independently performs non-routine
drafting assignments within established guidelines. Prepares drawings and
analysis related to the infrastructure of the university. Performs special
CAD-related tasks and assignments. Updates drawings based on construction
drawings, drawing files or field survey data. May lead the work of others.
Operates plotters, graphic reproduction, photographic equipment, and
computer-aided design and drafting (CAD) software.
1. Prepares new and revised layouts using Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)
software to develop required scale and mapping limits.
2. Surveys campus grounds to confirm accuracy of map of roads and sidewalks
and other physical features to ensure that modifications to existing
drawings are identified and properly compiled.
3. Evaluates architectural or engineering drawings and supporting
documentation to verify adherence to standards. Resolves details not
completely defined in existing drawings with minimal supervision.
4. Identifies and compiles complex drawings for data required in processing
engineering and architectural development projects.
5. Performs field surveys of facilities to confirm architectural or mapping
accuracy of modifications and dimensions.
6. Retrieves information from internal system files, consultant files or
field survey data and displays the information on computer using required
computer programs to modify or otherwise edit existing architectural,
infrastructure, utilities or topographical drawings. Evaluates final
drawings, resolves discrepancies and verifies completeness, clarity, and
accuracy. Implements required changes to resolve field problems and
improve existing drawings. Recommends changes to resolve field problems.
7. Prepares, revises and creates drawings from notes and verbal instruction
and formulates layouts and detailed drawings.
8. Modifies drawings to attach or link data to CAD entities.
9. Stays abreast of new CAD technology and recommends upgrades to
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: Two-year degree in architectural drafting, CAD training course,
or equivalent amount of education and experience in preparing drawings.
EXPERIENCE: Five years of experience in computer-aided drafting or related
Proficiency in the operation of CAD tools (upgrades to software as
appropriate).Thorough knowledge of and skill in applying principles,
practices, and techniques of using computer-aided design (CAD) to
create documents and maps. Thorough knowledge of drafting techniques,
engineering terminology, building systems, basic mathematical
computations. Ability to use computers and required software.
Ability to plan and conduct non-routine and routine field surveys and
maintain accurate records. Ability to read and interpret complex sketches
and schematic drawings from all disciplines. Ability to follow oral and
written instructions and communicate both orally and in writing.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT