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CADD/Drafting Technician IV

Job Description

TITLE: CADD/Drafting Technician IV

JOB CODE: 5071



EEO6 CODE: 7 = Service Maintenance

GRADE: Pay Grade 8

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 28,440.00
midpoint 36,120.00
maximum 43,800.00

PURPOSE: To provide advanced technical and drafting skills in a field where both manual and computer-aided drafting and/or design (CADD) are performed. Responsible for compiling and organizing engineering and drafting data into usable form, supervising and training subordinates and establishing CADD criteria, procedures and standards.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Typical functions of the job include, but are not limited to: Prepares and supervises the preparation of various types of drawings using CADD equipment or manual tools. Coordinates drafting work of the section. Assigns work to subordinates. Checks finished work for quality and accuracy. Prepares computation and field notes. Prepares preliminary and final plans from field notes, design data and instructions. Recommends changes in design. Maintains the quality, accuracy and security of the computer based graphical data. Performs other duties as required.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General supervision from the department head or other administrative official by review of overall results or work. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: General or close supervision to other technicians, when assigned.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: High school graduation or GED, supplemented by courses in computer-aided drafting, mechanical drafting and/or basic engineering mathematics. Completion of college-level coursework in engineering, architecture, computer-aided drafting, computer science or related fields.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Four years of experience performing a combination of manual and CADD work. More than four years of experience performing drafting work similar to that of the employing department and some supervisory experience. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Use of standard computer equipment and CADD software, Ozalid machine, lettering equipment, vari-typer, plotters, scanners and other types of drafting equipment. Use of standard manual equipment used in drafting work. Extreme accuracy required in the execution of engineering design circuit design, component structure and other types of drawings. Office conditions or outdoors, depending on field of specialty. Work in many departments require exposure to outside weather. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.