Revit Drafting Position for Housing Startup

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San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Nov 1 '19Posted on:

We are a software startup company based in San Francisco providing design, drafting and permitting services for single-family residential projects. We are a small team looking to add a full-time drafting person to help us manage and deliver on our growing project pipeline. The position will also play a key role in the ongoing development of our workflows and drafting systems. Qualified applicants should have at least 2 years experience design/drafting in Autodesk Revit (BIM) and have a working knowledge of California Building Codes and the conventions of residential construction. 

Requisite Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years working experience drafting residential projects in Autodesk Revit (BIM)
  • A strong knowledge of residential construction practices and California Building Codes
  • An understanding of the typical residential permit application process
  • Any degrees or formal training in architecture/engineering/construction industry are a major plus

Key Skills Needed for Position:

  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities
  • Proficiency with typical software applications, such as google docs, excel, calendar in addition to drafting software
  • Ability to follow directions carefully and to make decisions independently when needed
  • An understanding of standard residential design and zoning code terminology
  • Comfortable speaking on the phone with clients and other professionals related to our projects

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • The position will focus primarily on drafting both conceptual and technical drawings for small residential additions and new construction projects. (Projects will be located in California cities)
  • The position will require review of applicable zoning codes, verification of available property data, and project compliance with applicable codes.
  • Calling local city and county planning/building departments for clarification about applicable requirements and regulations when needed.
  • The continual identification and communication of improvements that could be made to our workflow to drive increased productivity.
  • Must reside in the SF Bay area and be available to work during normal office hours on weekdays from 9am to 5pm as well as some weekends.

Key Principals:

  • Our objective for this position will be to continually refine the process and automate aspects of the position to increase efficiency, accuracy and reduce the amount of time required by repetitive tasks in our drafting process.
  • The services we provide for our residential customers are focused on providing cost effective, fast and code compliant residential project designs. 
  • We believe that functionality, utility and efficiency are beautiful. This means that we value functional design of living spaces and the build-ability of the projects we design over aesthetic details or uniqueness of design.
  • At our core, we provide drafting services for residential housing projects that are powered by technology. We are focused on delivering fast and efficient services to help our customers obtain permits and build their projects cost effectively. 

Please see and search any California city to learn more about the services we provide for residential projects.

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