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bobbe in Los Angeles, California

Updated 7 months ago

Why are there not real jobs out for a autocad drafter? - 18 Replies

Temp Services is making it every hard find a real autocad position. Temp Services sucks and that not real jobs. Do anyone else feel the same way? I...

Recruiter looking for Autocad Drafters in Fountain Hills, Arizona

Updated 9 months ago

Getting ahead... - 3 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a hirable autocad drafter? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

E. West in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Are there other careers that use similar skills to a Cad drafter?

I have been doing Cad Drafting and design for over a decade. I have done mechanical, electrical, civil and more. I have used Autocad, Microstation,...

Antwoine in Orange City, Florida

Updated 21 months ago

Entry Level Drafters - 3 Replies

I graduated with my Associates degree back in 2010. I have am still looking for a drafting job. It is a hard industry to get into. Does anyone know...

Ranjithkumar in India

Updated 37 months ago


Can't people outside the US get this kind of part time jobs online? Anyone who cars should tel me what to do please.

jackieray100 in Cincinnati, Ohio

CETA from Cincinnati State 2003.

Hi, my name is Jack McRoberts. I have been out of engineering for 7 yrs, however I'm refreshing my skills at home thru Great at what I...


Updated 61 months ago

How to converte PDF to DWG? - 18 Replies

I received a PDF file, how can I convert it into AutoCAD drawing format so that I can do some changes on it?

Btd93 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Updated 79 months ago

Show me the money... - 25 Replies

What are typical autocad drafter salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this...

Joza in Salt Lake City, Utah

Updated 81 months ago


Hi everybody! Situation: Coming from Russia; Finished architectural college in Russia; Have 7 years experience architect position in...

vaspain in Irvine, California

Updated 98 months ago

Starting out... - 7 Replies

How did you get your start doing autocad drafter work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

Spectrum in Washington, Missouri

Updated 101 months ago

Feelin alittle lost... - 4 Replies

All I've wanted to do is draw house plans since I was 4 years old. Started working in drafting company when I was still in High School, and work in...

Spectrum in Washington, Missouri

Updated 103 months ago

what to do.. - 3 Replies

i live near a tech college that offers blueprint reading/ autocad program but its only a certificate program and not an associate degree. would i be...

MasterApprentice in Tacoma, Washington

Updated 104 months ago

To be the best... - 8 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every autocad drafter must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your autocad drafter...

Lrich82 in Old Hickory, Tennessee

Updated 111 months ago

Looking for advice/ tactical guidance on how to change careers from management to engineering? Is cad a good way 2 do so? - 2 Replies

I am looking to change careers from management to engineering. I am 30, have a B.S. in business. I am hoping to learn computer aided design as a way...

Bob in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 117 months ago

The best part is... - 4 Replies

What do you enjoy most about autocad drafter work? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

John ANderton in Cedaredge, Colorado

Updated 119 months ago

Boom or bust? - 1 Reply

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most autocad drafter...


Updated 121 months ago

Career Switch - 1 Reply

Currently I have a Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design and I am employeed in the field but I have decided that I would like to begin a new career in...

Devils_i in Calgary, Alberta

Updated 123 months ago

Interview Preparation - 2 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming autocad drafter interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

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