CAD Drafter/ Architectural Designer

Carlsbad, CA

CAD Drafter/ Architectural Designer

Dennis Group is seeking high potential candidates to join our growing design team. The CAD drafter/draftsperson position is an entry-level position at Dennis Group from which a solid foundation for a career in architecture and facility design may be established. Beyond design skills we are looking for motivated self-starters who want to become part of a team where creativity, collaboration, and excellence is celebrated.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create design drawings with computer-aided design (CAD) software
  • Coordinate with Designers, Architects, Engineers and Project Managers to produce design drawings per project specifications
  • Analyze available information to determine and plan the best approach to develop and complete design drawings
  • Ensure drawings comply with building regulations and architectural standards
  • Prepare documents to a level consistent with set quality standards while maintaining project schedules


  • Proficient with computer-aided design (CAD) - Revit 2020 and AutoCAD 2020
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Able to read architectural drawings and specification manuals
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and meet established deadlines
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work under minimum supervision
  • Possess problem solving and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess a positive, "can-do" attitude
  • A team player willing to collaborate with team members

Preferred Qualifications

  • Design, graphic and related computer skills appropriate to the field of architecture and facility design is a plus
  • Knowledge of building materials, regulations and architectural standards  
  • Knowledge of commonly used architectural concepts, practices and procedures  

Education and Experience

  • Associates degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in computer-aided drafting in a design setting (Required)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in Revit/AutoCAD (Required)