PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In a state agency this class is accountable for performing the most complex tasks in the preparation of tracings, drawings, maps, plans, specifications and details from sketches and notes for projects.
Works under the limited supervision of a professional engineer, architect or other employee of higher grade.
May lead lower level employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Prepares and reviews the most complex drawings, plans and specifications for building and related projects; collects and uses field data; prepares the most complex designs and details; reviews sets of drawings and plans prepared by assigned drafters for completeness and accuracy; prepares cost estimates for construction and renovation projects; utilizes computer aided design equipment (CADD); performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of and skill in the use of computer aided design equipment; ability to utilize computer software; considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of architectural drafting; knowledge of specification writing; knowledge of algebra, geometry and trigonometry; knowledge of building construction methods, materials, and specifications; considerable skill in the preparation of very difficult drawings and details; interpersonal skills.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years of experience in architectural drafting.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been in the design and specification aspects of architectural drafting.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College or technical school training in architectural drafting or design, civil engineering drafting or civil engineering may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Drafter 3 (Architectural) (Bridge) (Highway) in Salary Group ES 20 approved effective January 15, 1988. (2013 SCOPE Review)