CAD Drafter

Herndon, DC

Posted: 03/13/2023 Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -012023-16332

Job Description

CAD / GIS Drafter (Active TS/SCI)

Location: Herndon, VA

Industry: Dept. of Defense

Salary: $110k-$115k

Employment Type: Permanent Placement

Clearance: Active TS/SCI Required


The Operations Technician (CAD) works directly with the engineering staff using AutoCAD to create and maintain design and as-built drawings for Inside and Outside telecommunication projects while following established standards and procedures. The Technician will also create maps using ArcGIS, update network records using spatialNet and Newtin.


  • Bachelor s Degree in engineering or related field
  • 4+ years of drafting/mapping or equivalent work experience
  • Recent drafting experience utilizing AutoCAD 2018 or later
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel required
  • Experience using ArcMap or spatialNet preferred
  • Occasional local travel required
  • Active TS/SCI required


  • Create Inside Plant (floor plans and rack elevation) and Outside Plant (fiber route & detail) drawings from engineering field notes utilizing AutoCAD and Microsoft Excel (Cable Running Lists)
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for producing drawing and mapping deliverables
  • Researches, assesses, and collects geographic data for updating and maintaining background and base layer maps
  • Produces and maintains ArcView Shapefiles, Google Earth .kml/.kmz files, and spatial database data for internal and Program Office use
  • Acts as primary contact for supporting Route Technicians as they require clarification of data from As-built drawings
  • Interfaces with project team members to ensure budgeted hours and schedules are met



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