AutoCAD Drafter

Spring, TX 77373

Posted: 02/07/2019 Employment Type: Temp To Hire Industry: Specific Job Number: 46247 Pay Rate: $18-$22

AutoCAD Drafter

This position is temp to hire, paying $18-$22/hr in the Greenspoint area of Houston.Standard work hours are expected from 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday. Must be flexible and have ability to work evening and weekend work depending on work load or project requirements.

The AutoCAD Drafter is responsible for submitting and managing all rail clearances, Auto Cad drawings, and ordering rail cars for future and current projects to ensure the sales team and operations are successful with clearing dimensional loads by rail throughout North America. The AutoCAD Drafter will also work cooperatively with the sales team in projects involving rail, barge and ground transportation to ensure the best mode of transportation is being utilized for operational success.


  • Prepares and monitors clearance log sheet.
  • Places all drawing in proper quote and project files.
  • Ensures all drawings and clearance files are in project folders and field folders before execution.
  • Responsible for creating all drawing required for current projects to include some of the following; side view drawing, tie down drawing, front view drawing, weld strength, etc.
  • Review the tie down drawings with the field supervisor and project manager prior to execution.
  • Support project manager during loading and tie down phase.
  • Follow up and check all drawings with proper information (i.e. weight, series, COG).
  • Submits all rail clearances to the railroads and monitors them with the clearance log.
  • Responsible for reviewing clearances for movement of equipment s through railroads.
  • Order rail cars based on clearance information and verify weight limitations on assigned cars.
  • Notifies Project Manager or Sales Rep. of issues involving clearance before and during project execution and submits solutions to key leaders.
  • Verifies railcar series for all projects and ensures availability with project managers/operations prior to submitting clearance.
  • Supports operations and sales in looking up rail routes and confirm feasibility of route.
  • Assists Sales and Operations teams in looking for rail sidings at origin and destination.
  • Conducts public relations with all railroad clearance departments to include short line railroads when necessary on clearance issues and updates
  • Responsible for receiving all dimensions prior to quoting to ensure correct dimensions are translated from metric to English.
  • Receives requests from sales teams on commodities and starts initial drawings for clearance request when requested.
  • Any other duties assigned
  • Demonstrates superior inter-personal skills, conflict resolution, and negotiating skills and Ensures that project status, issues and successes are communicated to project team, customer and management and documented appropriately.


  • Three-years AutoCAD Drafting experience
  • Computer literacy required: Working knowledge of Microsoft, Word, Excel, PC Miler, Google Maps/Earth and Mavenlink.
  • Proof of Passport
  • TWIC on file
  • Positive attitude, exemplary attendance and reliable team member
  • Highly organized and attention to detail
  • Self-starting with solid follow-though and multi-tasking capabilities
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced environment and challenging workload
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Strong internet research skills required
  • Travel in support of project at any stage, customer visits and/or tradeshows as required or requested
  • Could be asked to travel in support of projects being managed by Operations team members
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Assilya Gates

We have offices throughout Texas, I am located at our Spring Office 322 Spring Hill Dr, Suite A100 Spring, TX 77386 open M-F 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM. Walk-Ins are welcome. 

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