Drafter l in Chesapeake, VA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 6/9/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

General Responsibilities

  • Prepares drawings of simple, easily visualized structures, systems, parts or equipment from sketches or marked-up prints.
  • Selects appropriate drawing sheet templates based upon contract deliverable requirements.
  • Familiar with all tools of the trade (AutoCAD program, rulers, scales, compass, divider, calculator etc.) and has a basic knowledge of drafting standards.
  • From marked-up prints, revises the original drawings of Electrical, Electronic, Structural or Mechanical system drawings from known parameters.
  • From sketches, draws Electrical, Electronic Block Wiring Diagrams and Wire Connection Sheets, Space Arrangements, Foundation Details, Heating/Ventilation/Piping Details determining size and layout on drawing sheet.
  • Participates in Site Visits to gather technical data for drawing development.
  • Calculates Weight and Moments changes as a result of drawing.
  • Revises drawings to reflect As-Installed Conditions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Some knowledge of Government and Commercial Design and Drafting requirements.
  • Computer literacy, including use of word-processing.
  • Some knowledge of Designing and Drafting Software.
  • Basic oral and written communication skills.
  • Capacity to sustain keen attention to detail.




0+ years of experience

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.