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Job Description

Craig Builders is a family-owned company that has been building houses in Albemarle County since 1957. We are looking for a Draftsperson to join our team and create residential construction plans in line with Craig Builders high standards of quality.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Residential drafting and design using SoftPlan (Preferred) or similar CAD program.
  • Updating existing model plans and options.
  • Creating new model plans and options.
  • Drafting contract plans.
  • Updating contract plans to reflect change orders.
  • Creating 3D renderings and brochures.
  • Strict adherence to drawing checklist.
  • DropBox maintenance.
  • SoftPlan file organization and maintenance.
  • Weekly drafting progress reports.
  • Roof and Floor truss ordering, tracking, review and distribution.
  • Identify potential operational issues and redesign products to improve functionality.

Skills and Experience

  • Motivated, self-starter, with attention to detail and a positive attitude.
  • 2 to 3 years’ experience with SoftPlan (preferred) or equivalent software.
  • Proven experience of residential construction drawings and design.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Must work well in a team environment.
  • Good math skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Familiar with Windows & MacOS operating systems, Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel & Word.
  • Bachelor’s degree in drafting, engineering, or a relevant field.

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Charlottesville, VA

Required license or certification:

  • Driver’s License

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or 3-4 years of drafting experience

If you’d like to be considered for this opportunity please email your resume and cover letter to