Architectural Drafters


Prepare detailed drawings of architectural designs and plans for buildings and structures according to specifications provided by architect.
Also called: Architectural Designer, Detailer, Drafter, Draftsman

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • building and construction
  • design
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
  • law and government
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Business
  • sales and marketing

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    People and Technology Systems
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems
    Visual Understanding
  • see hidden patterns
  • quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things
    Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include creating, designing, and making your own rules.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Cooperation
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Innovation

Technology:

    Computer aided design CAD software
  • Bentley MicroStation
  • Trimble SketchUp Pro
    Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
    Development environment software
  • C
  • Microsoft .NET Framework

Education:

    bachelor's degree
    master's degree
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