Architectural Draftsperson

Shambra Design Shambra Design Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Sep 13 '18Posted on:

We are seeking a draftsperson for a small yet busy consulting/design firm. Shambra Design (DBA Shambra Restaurant Design) specializes in restaurant consulting and design, including construction documents, Health Department permitting, and equipment specification, purchasing, and installation. Our projects include new construction as well as tenant improvement projects, ranging from small, fast-casual cafes to large-scale fine-dining restaurants. We have been in business for 19 years.


  • Draft kitchen design documents using AutoCAD, including floor/equipment plans and MEP rough-in plans. 
  • Update and import architectural base plans, hood drawings, and others as necessary (provided by others)  
  • Review and interpret Health Department correction letters, and revise drawings for resubmittal and final approval.
  • Import and review drawings and sheets from outside consultants and architects.

Education & Experience:

  • Diploma or certificate in AutoCAD plus two years experience; or a combination of related education and experience will be considered.  
  • Recent graduates or students nearing completion of an educational program will be considered.

Areas of Knowledge or Experience:

  • Highly proficient in AutoCAD 2016 or 2018. Knowledge of xrefs, blocks, exporting, plotting.
  • Understanding of typical construction documents including architectural plans, mechanical/ electrical/ plumbing (MEP) plans and symbols. 
  • Ability to manage sheet layouts, adhere to company layer system, output sheets for plotting/printing, and troubleshoot AutoCAD issues as required.
  • Additional software: Word, Excel, Outlook, PDF. AutoQuotes is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently, with a self-starter mentality.
  • Must have reliable car, insurance, and current driver’s license. 


Hours and Work Environment: Part-time, 20-25 hours per week. Candidate may work on-site, SRC provides a computer, current AutoCAD and applications, phone, and desk; street parking available for free nearby. 

Salary: DOE.

To Apply: Please send a single PDF form only (8MB max): A resume and cover letter; a 5-8 page CADD portfolio (18”x24” max) of 2D design ONLY. DO NOT send renderings or 3D designs, as we do not provide 3D services to clients. Please email all documents to

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