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Shaddock Homes
2400 Dallas Parkway
Plano, Texas 75093
PH: (972) 526-7700
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Shaddock Homes is a leading area family homebuilding firm located in Plano, Texas that has served the Dallas area for over 50 years. We specialize in award winning move-up and high-end luxury homes primarily in the cities north of Dallas.

Shaddock Homes is is always actively accepting resumes. Please fee free to send us your resume or view our current open positions below.

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Shaddock Homes is a fast growing family homebuilding firm located in Plano, Texas that has served the Dallas area for over 50 years. We specialize in award winning move-up and high-end luxury homes primarily in the cities north of Dallas. Shaddock Homes is currently accepting resumes for a Architectural Drafter I - Auto-CAD Drafter. Primary task is to draft new home designs that meet both the architectural standards set forth by ownership and the ability to understand company design standards are met and not exceeded so the best cost to build is achieved on all new and altered floor plan / elevations. This person has the ability of taking hand sketches or overlay drawings on rice paper to conceive, design and layout new or modified designs in a timely manner. Architectural Drafter is also be responsible for having a good understanding and ability to correctly setup in Auto-CAD layer(s), block(s), associated blocks(s), file outline, page formatting and "x-ref" setup structure and be able to repair or bind "x-ref's" as needed. You will be counted on to draft or layout sectional diagrams and schematics as an aid to the superintendent in the field upon request.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Overall Responsibilities: • Use computer-aided drafting (Auto-CAD or CAD) software program to create and modify architectural documents, designs, working drawings, forms, charts and records • Analyze current building codes, by-laws and requirements to establish how they affect architectural drawings, and stay up to date on all required and relevant codes • Bring together structural, mechanical and electrical designs and create a way or a method of accurately arranging them to produce building designs that are understandable and feasible • Create architectural drawings and rough scale plans for new plans based upon preliminary concepts, hand sketches, specification sheets, engineering calculations and other provided data • Design interior room arrangements for commercial buildings using computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment and software • Acquire and assemble information needed to finish architectural drawings, visiting job sites when necessary to gather measurements • Create job ready plot plans from master plats - by using CAD file plat or "COORDS" system in CAD • Sketch or draft changes for customer change requests as needed • Setup files in consistent file structure on server so there are easily found and set up the same throughout • Take outside concepts to completed build ready files • Ability to draft the 5 sides of a complete roof plan aka "close the roof" with variable pitches on multi-plate heights to a single plan without altering the front elevation and with minimal hard cost to the plan • Understand the importance of "pin wheeling a plan" when making changes to reduce errors • Validate the other 5 sides of a plan when any floor plan or elevation changes • Create and maintain up to date PDF's of house plans • Draft cabinet elevation and impact room elevations to give management a better understanding of how the room comes together • Assemble plans so take-offs and bids can be done as needed • Organize and inspect the work of outside architecture firm / draftspersons techniques and work to ensure that they meet Shaddock Homes quality and design guidelines. • Provide Purchasing with flooring diagrams and square footage as need. Keeping saved CAD record of square footages as "fall back" when plan changes occur • Possess excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills • Explain concepts to construction workers and field staff as needed • Attention to detail, prioritization and ability to work well under pressure • Specify dimensions, materials, and procedures

Qualifications

• Three plus years of architectural residential construction experience is preferred • IN Auto Desk/Auto CAD

Benefits Package

Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Shaddock Homes offers a competitive benefit package, including excellent medical / dental / vision benefits, 401(k), new home purchase discounts, & more - all in a business casual atmosphere! Join the company that recognizes & rewards the people who create their success. Shaddock Homes is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. Our hiring process includes a pre-employment background investigation that applies to all U.S.-based applicants, employees, and contractors of the company. The scope of this inquiry covers such elements as education, employment history, a criminal history check, reference checks, and a pre-employment drug screen. Designated organizations or sensitive positions within the company may have more stringent standards. All candidates should email your resume to Careers@ShaddockHomes.com

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