Architectural Drafter
General Dynamics - IT - Herndon, VA

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As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 24,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. General Dynamics Information Technology is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

General Dynamics is seeking a Architectural Drafter to join our growing organization. The selected candidate will be expected to perform the following non-exhaustive responsibilities:

Prepare detailed drawings of architectural designs and plans for building and structures according to specifications provided by architect.

Analyze building codes, by-laws, space and site requirements, and other technical documents and reports to determine their effect on architectural designs.

Analyze technical implications of architect's design concept, calculating weights, volumes, and stress factors.

Build landscape, architectural and display models.

Calculate heat loss and gain of buildings and structures to determine required equipment specifications, following standard procedures.

Coordinate structural, electrical and mechanical designs and determine a method of presentation to graphically represent building plans.

Create freehand drawings and lettering to accompany drawings.

Determine procedures and instructions to be followed, according to design specifications and quantity of required materials.

Supervise, coordinate, and inspect the work of draftspersons, technicians, and technologists on construction projects.

Requires BS/BA degree.

Requires 5-8 years experience.

Experience CAD equipment

Excellent oral and written communications skills

Experience using spreadsheets

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Security Clearance Level

Security Clearance Basis
Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)

Security Clearance Polygraph

Job ID Number

Job Function
Technical Operations (TechOps)

Potential for Deployment

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