A CAD Drafter is responsible for assisting sales, engineering and field personnel in creating presentation drawings, design drawings, construction drawings and project documents. These drawings represent the concepts and details of several disciplines including HVAC, plumbing, mechanical piping and electrical controls. A CAD Drafter works from sketches, models, and verbal information from multiple sources to determine the most appropriate drawings and information to complete the projects. A drafter should understand sheet metal and piping routing and construction. Assignments regularly require mathematical calculations, research and clear communication. A CAD Drafter is expected to resolve most problems with moderate supervision.


CAD Drafter is accountable for the following:

  • Learn, practice and use vocabularies related to HVAC, plumbing and fitting.
  • Be aware of current building codes and current industry practices.
  • Be proficient with computer and software used.
  • Understand and utilize MacDonald-Millers duct and pipe routing practices.
  • Understand and follow MacDonald-Millers drawing standards.
  • Be familiar with the operation and depiction of all types of mechanical systems.
  • Constantly learn and improve CAD skills.
  • Create and modify Design Coordination drawings of HVAC, plumbing and fitting.
  • Participate in BIM and Design Coordination meetings.
  • Establish and maintain a solid rapport with co-workers and other departments.
  • Perform additional tasks and assigned.

This is a condensed job description. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties this position may perform.


  • Above average skills in AutoCAD, Fabrication CADmep (CADDuct) and Navisworks.
  • Two-year degree in CAD or Drafting studies or equivalent related work experience.
  • Self-sufficient in Microsoft Office products.
  • Fluent in advanced 3D geometry creation and manipulation.
  • Previous HVAC or Plumbing field experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of HVAC and Plumbing fabrication and installation practices preferred.
  • Working understanding of construction practices preferred.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team.
  • Self-motivated and intellectually curious.
  • Ability to adapt to flexible responsibilities.
  • Ability to set and meet goals and deadlines.
  • History of good employment attendance.


The candidate must possess and be adaptable to the following physical abilities and working conditions:

  • Coordinate the movement of your eyes, hands or fingers.
  • Ability to see and hear well (either naturally or with correction; no color blindness).
  • Speak clearly.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Constant computer screen use.
  • Must be capable of working extended hour days when job/business needs demand.


MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions presently provides employee coverage for:

  • Medical, dental, vision for employee {coverage available for dependents for shared premium}.
  • 401k retirement plan including Company match.
  • Holiday Pay.
  • Vacation, and sick leave compensation.
  • Disability income protection.
  • Employee and Dependent Life Insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account (Childcare).
  • Employee Assistance Program.


  • Please read all pages of this job description. Your resume or application is reviewed prior to setting up a personal interview, so please make sure your resume is up to date. If you do not have a resume, you may fill out an application at the address listed above.
  • MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a non-smoking facility. MacDonald-Miller is also a drug and alcohol free workplace and tests all new hires (subject to and in accordance with union bargaining agreements).
  • MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. This information is kept completely confidential, is obtained only after a candidate is hired, and will not be used to pre-screen any job applicant.
  • This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position would perform. All employees of MacDonald-Miller are expected to perform tasks as assigned by MacDonald-Miller supervisory/management personnel regardless of job title or routine job duties.
  • Website is www.macmiller.com.

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