Lead Draftsperson

Full Time
Date received:
Wed, Jun 6th
Date closed:
Wed, Jul 4th

Essential job duties:

  • Using raw conceptual design drawings and redlined hand sketches prepared by others to produce highly
  • Develop mechanical models in preparation for CNC machining (we run a CNC mill and lathe in-house)
  • Design and drawing coordination with our programmer / machinist will be required on some projects.
  • Detailed, coherent, fabrication drawing sets for the fabrication team to work directly from.
  • Creating BOMs, cut lists, specifying hardware
  • Critically analyzing designs and identifying and resolving problems in early phases of the project
  • Developing and implementing drafting standards and procedures
  • Managing and tracking time in a fast-pace environment - the ability to switch gears quickly and productively is critical as you will be involved in multiple projects concurrently



  • 3-5 years of experience producing quality shop drawing sets
  • Extensive hands-on fabrication experience (experience with and knowledge of metalwork a plus
  • High degree of mechanical aptitude
  • Experience with Fusion 360, AutoCAD, the Adobe Creative Suite, and Excel are a plus
  • Extensive experience with Rhino for both 3D modeling and 2D drafting is required.
  • Self-motivated and passionate individual that can follow directions
  • Work both independently and in teams
  • possesses strong time management and organizational skills.

Interested parties should submit a resume, cover letter, and portfolio (less than 10 MB), all in PDF format via email to estimating [at] sfmetalworks [dot] com