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Structural Draftsmen create detailed plans for the engineering, manufacturing, or construction industries. Example resumes in this field indicate duties such as creating 2D structural plans for pre-stress post tension concrete layouts, profiling post tension slab and beam work, creating 2D and 3D drawings for structural steel fabrication for commercial projects, and formulating calculations of beam work and tension layouts. Drafting jobs usually require that an applicant have an associate degree in drafting from a technical school or community college on his or her resume, though certificate programs are also available.

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Sr. Structural Draftsman/designer

Lead modeler on upstream structures, topsides, jackets, marine vessels and industrial plants for the oil and gas industry. Primary focus on main and secondary structural steel to create detail assembly drawings, structural detail cut list and templates for fabrication and erection. Checked and approved drawings upon completion by self and/or peers. Evaluated and communicated essential project information to project managers and teams. Read and interpreted design drawings to assist engineers with calculations for project construction.

  • Modeled Shell deep water tension leg platforms including Mars and Brutus and two of BP's largest and deepest moored floating productions Atlantis and Thunder Horse.
  • Modeled ultra deep water SPAR platforms for Chevron (Genesis) and BP (Mad Dog, Holstein).
  • Created over 24,000 parts and assembly drawings for 32 Tendon Buoyancy Modules on Chevron's Bigfoot Project.
  • Devised jacket and platform plans for British Gas, the Angostura Gas Project for BHP Billiton and a 15,000 ton deck for Noble Energy's Alen Field Project.
  • Managed, prioritized and coordinated drawings and detailed assemblies for Harris Casino Barges.
  • Prepared parts and panel assembly drawings to fabricate ducts and gas flues for several nuclear power plants.
  • Created CNC files for cutting, beveling and nesting of plate.
  • Participated in material take-off, plate sizing and pre-nesting for project material orders.
  • Created and managed data for traceability utilizing Microsoft Excel and Access Database.
  • Prepared drawings for proposals, pipe racks and assemblies on a number of other projects.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AS
Mechanical, Electrical, Structural & Process Piping (drafting)
2

Structural Draftsman

Used CATIA software to develop plan sheets of the main product.

  • Determined various model parameters as per specifications outlined in regulations, as well as analyzing models for inconsistency and data replication.
  • Worked with senior designers and technicians to issue revisions and design prints under deadlines.
  • Regularly consulted with project manager and subcontractors to discuss progress, model changes, and policies.
  • Prior certification dates: May 2011, Oct 2008, July 2013
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
3

Structural Draftsman Leaderman

Established pre-nesting and material ordering processes.

  • Conceived and initiated unique plate tagging identification tracking system.
  • Coordinated implementation of 2D CAD drafting standards and procedures.
  • Trained in various 2D/3D CAD modeling systems and programming language.
  • Pioneered automated Bill of Materials for shop assembly drawings.
  • Mentored co-workers and trained personnel in using computers and 2D CAD software.
  • Managed department workloads and schedules.
  • Presided as Supervisor of the CAD drafting group.
  • Established CAD drafting standards, procedures and created macros to improve drafting techniques.
  • Coordinated installation of McDermott's initial computer systems for 2D CAD and PDMS applications.
  • Trained in 2D CAD and PDMS applications and completed as top student.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
4

Structural Draftsman

Accepted into a work-study cooperative work program and upon completion of a general drafting program, was invited to join the firm. Advanced rapidly to Chief Draftsman within 3 years and assumed full departmental responsibility.

  • Completed structural drawings for the design and layout, including estimating area, beam and column take-offs of wall and floor systems using patented joist systems, metal stud panels and other proprietary applications.
  • Gained in-depth experience working with wood, metal, steel and concrete applications, and adhered to carrying capacities.
  • Incorporated hands-on knowledge gained while working in the field to understand the intricacies of the construction process and ensured that erection drawings minimized interference with plumbing, electrical and HVAC access points.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Computer Aided Drafting
5

Engineer Intern /structural Draftsman

Develop and interpret site specific plans conforming to the Florida Building Code

  • Concrete restoration; balconies, foundations, columns and tie beams
  • Computed wind loads, dead loads and live loads using ASCE 7-05
  • Engineered aluminum, wood, steel and composite structures
  • Calculated skin friction footings and rational analysis
  • Design architectural floor plans
  • Site Inspections
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Civil Engineering
6

Structural Draftsman

Proficient in preparing Foundation plans, Structural framing plans, Roof framing plans & Details

  • AutoCAD R1.1 starting in 1986 preparing framing plans.
  • 9+ Years of AutoCAD Drafting Experience
  • Developed hand drafting skills and became quite proficient at drawing with the pencil.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AAS
Technology
BS
Construction Management
7

Civil/structural Draftsman/designer/engineer

  • Performed structural analysis and working drawing design of roof and floor layout of steel and concrete framing systems and other civil/site work projects
  • Performed drafting of structural plans, details sections, and schedules
  • Provided cost estimating, review and approval of shop drawings
  • Designs were achieved using local building code and engineering standards
  • Prepared specifications, engineering reports, bidding documents, consulting, business development, and construction supervision and inspection
  • Designed roof framing systems consisting of (wide flanges, channels and angles, etc.), bar joists (K, LH, and DLH series) and were supported by steel columns (wide flanges, channels, angles, structural tubes, pipes, etc.)
  • Performed duties as a department head supervising designers and draftsmen
  • Designed site grading and contouring plans, storm drainage systems, and other site work including road layout and alignment, water and sewer lines, and utility duct banks and appurtenances
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BS
Civil Engineering
8

Engineering Technician/structural Draftsman

  • Field inspected buildings to determine various types of structural damage to residential and commercial buildings. Produced detailed construction/permit drawings for restoration and remodeling using AutoCAD design software.
  • Conducted floor elevation surveys using a manometer (water level). Developed contour maps using Surfer software to produce presentation graphics of floor level surveys.
  • Certified personnel in procedures for performing floor elevation surveys and supervised design staff in the creation of graphic contour maps using AutoCAD, Surfer and Corel Software.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
AS
Drafting & Design
Drafting & Design
9

Sr. Structural Draftsman/loftsman (supervisor)

  • Instrumental in success of all major projects at McDermott.
  • Less than 1% KPI (key performance indicator) incident rate of errors in job activities.
  • Proven leader among co-workers.
  • My experience/knowledge helped provide continuity within McDermott by providing leadership to new hires within other disciplines.
Candidate Info
41
years in
workforce
18
years
at this job
10

CAD Designer / Structural Draftsman

Responsible for the production and accuracy of construction documents

  • Troubleshooting and maintenance practices of protection devices
  • Completed complex drawing packages with minimal/ no supervision
  • Followed quality procedures and standard design processes
  • Performed thorough review checks of personal work and others
  • Coordinated with the city inspectors, truss, and material companies to ensure accuracy
  • Prepared as-built drawing packages
  • Generated creative ideas for development
  • Worked in accordance with customers to ensure overall satisfaction and accuracy
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AAS
Engineering

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