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Architectural Draftsman

The primary function of the Architectural Draftsmen is to provide accurate and complete construction documents that ensure the building process is effective, efficient and productive. These plans will convey all necessary construction details needed throughout the building process of the home. Extreme attention to detail, process orientation, relentless focus on accuracy, sense of urgency towards meeting business objectives, and a service-based approach are essential in this role.
Job Responsibilities (including, but not limited to the following):
Support product development initiatives and priorities while following Grand Homes' policies and procedures.
Research building codes, municipality requirements, developer design guidelines for architectural impact as part of new community due diligence.
Ensures that all drawings are released in complete and professional plan sets, formatted as required for effective internal and external distribution.
Resolve any plan issues & clarifications needed for construction and/or trade partners to execute plan as drawn.
Process change order requests when management approves, release and distribute revisions with urgency and focus to eliminate any plan version confusion for all parties affected by change.
Work with all departments to review and execute on plan change requests. Diligently distribute and communicate applicable plan revisions to all stakeholders impacted.
Identify opportunities to add clarity and consistency in construction documents, details, and assemblies.
Review and redline other team members' drawings prior to handoff in a strategic check and review process
Collaborate with Purchasing & Estimating personnel in resolving product specification, material sizing, sourcing and availability concerns that arise as new product is bid and estimated.
Assists with daily tasks and special projects on an on-going basis.
Continually looking for opportunities to streamline processes, increase accuracy, provide consistency, and reduce cycle times within the architecture team.

Technical Skills & Qualifications:
-Thorough understanding of residential construction materials and assemblies
-Spatial visualization ability, specifically in roof layouts
-Familiarity with current building codes
-Advanced level drafting acumen using AutoCAD software
-Experience in Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word and Excel

-High School diploma or equivalent required
-Associates or Bachelor's degree in Construction, Drafting, or -Architectural Design strongly preferred
-Minimum of 3 years work experience in similar capacity

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Current Benefits

Grand Homes is one of the fastest growing homebuilders in the nation. We've been awarded multiple design and architectural awards and have been named America's Best Builder twice!

Our team is the driving force behind the continuing success and growth of Grand Homes. We seek enthusiastic, career minded individuals to build on our 28-year success story. Grand team members are expected to be hard working, and in turn, we strive to create an atmosphere that supports and rewards that dedication.

  • Voted Best Builder in America by Builder Magazine
  • Lee Evans Award for Business Management Excellence
  • Featured in D Magazine as one of Dallas' Top Business Leaders
  • Pacesetters Award by Dallas Business Journal
  • Named in Top 50 Builders to Work for by Professional Builder Magazine

If you are interested in taking the first step to becoming part of our Grand Team, please review our current openings below. Thank you for your interest in Grand Homes.

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  • Dental Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • 401K
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Sick/Personal Days
  • Vacation/Paid Holidays
  • Home Purchase Discount