Use software to prepare detailed drawings of architectural and structural features of buildings or drawings and topographical relief maps used in civil engineering projects, such as highways, bridges, and public works. Use knowledge of building materials, engineering practices, and mathematics to complete drawings.
Skills and Traits needed:
  • Design and technical skills
  • An eye for detail as well as spatial relations
  • Strong math skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work on teams
Common entry level job titles:
Drafter; CAD Operator; Drafting Technician; Architectural Technologist; Civil Drafter