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Drafting Technician  

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

DeLong's, Inc. is a steel fabricator that produces steel bridges and miscellaneous bridge components for the transportation industry and structural steel for the building industry. Due to our unique production processes, we provide extensive on-the-job training. Even without a technical background, a candidate with strong work ethic and a desire to learn and build skills will have the opportunity for growth and advancement. Founded in 1944, DeLong's offers more than 75 years of stability to our employees through reliable wages and rich benefits, including affordable health insurance and employer-funded retirement plans. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Important Skills: The following skills are necessary for long-term success in this position, but can be learned through on-the-job training for the motivated candidate:

  • Geometry calculation skills.
  • Ability to calculate and designate camber, blocking, and horizontal and vertical curve data.
  • Solve problems arising from errors made during drafting or in production.
  • Shoot elevations in the production areas.

Duties and Responsibilities: Once trained and/or certified, the individual filling this position will be asked to perform the following tasks:

  • Use computer related design/drafting equipment and software to develop designs for in-house production.
  • Work directly with design engineers to produce drawings from sketches, existing drawings, and electronic images.
  • Make final sketch of proposed drawing, check dimension of parts, materials to be used, relation of one part to another, and relation of various parts to whole structure or project.
  • Draft detailed multi-view drawings of products and structures.
  • Design parts and products based on written and verbal descriptions from design engineers.
  • Work closely with all production departments to ensure the drawings convey the correct information and are error free.
  • Work from customer drawings, internal drawings, government drawings, or specifications.
  • Make job site visits to get field measurements as assigned.
Position Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of an associate degree from a two or four-year accredited design and drafting program required.
  • Strong organizational, verbal, interpersonal, and time-management skills are required.
  • All employees are responsible for the technical aspects of their position while demonstrating the Company’s core values: People First, Respect and Integrity, Innovation, Dependability, Enjoyment (PRIDE).

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