Design Drafter at Amherst
Open the door to your dream job and join #TeamMainStreet. With more than 22,000 homes in 30 markets, Main Street Renewal is one of the largest providers of single-family rental homes across the country. We understand that our employees are the invaluable drivers of our success. That's why we hire the most talented, passionate individuals who enjoy contributing to a growing, winning team. Here, you'll be a part of a fast-growing company dedicated to providing a best in class leasing and customer service experience to our residents.We are looking for full time and contract design drafters to work remotely. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter, adept at setting and meeting goals to complete work independently.
Responsible for creating, editing, and finalizing construction plans for residential renovation projects in SketchUp and Layout.
Drafting of floor plans, interior/exterior elevations, tile and cabinetry drawings, and 3D renderings.
Revise plans as needed and ensure all affected sheets and details are updated.
Execute established drafting standards and procedures and ensure established deadlines are met.
Review and check layout and design drawings prepared by other Design Team members and assist in making modifications prior to releasing drawings to the field.
Contribute to the planning and execution of process improvements and initiatives aimed at increasing the efficiency of the department.
Help across all design team objectives, diving in where help is needed while working cross-functionally with other members of the Design Team.
Communicate professionally with vendors, estimators, subcontractors, and internal teams.
Perform other duties assigned by Head of Visualization/Design.
Degree in Architecture, Drafting/Design or related discipline and minimum of 3 years’ experience in design drafting, with a focus on residential and new construction projects.
Ideal candidates will have intermediate to advanced computer skills in SketchUp, Layout, AutoCAD, and Revit
Strong technical skill and design sense and are motivated to quickly grow into a project/ job captain role
Knowledge and experience with Adobe Creative Suite a plus
Must be able to perform accurate, consistent, and detail-oriented work
Proficient with Microsoft Office suite and ability to pick up new programs and processes
Background and understanding of residential construction
Strong analytical skills – ability to analyze and interpret line items and field intent from excel document and translate into layouts and Plan Sets
Strong creative and communication skills
Demonstrated ability to execute on deadline and ability to multitask
Our full-time employee benefits include:
- A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k match
- Flexible PTO including 7 paid holidays, 1 floating holiday, and 1 volunteer day
- Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, health savings account)
- Professional career development and reimbursement
- Up to 16 weeks paid maternity leave; up to 4 weeks of paid parental leave
- Backup childcare offered through Bright Horizons
- Relaxed casual environment with virtual office events
Main Street Renewal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or veteran status, and encourage all applicants to apply.