Drafter/ CAD Operator Level 1

Job ID
Posted Date
1 month ago(8/17/2022 3:02 PM)
Regular Full-Time


Colonna's Shipyard is currently looking to hire a Computer Aided Design Operator to perform work in support of Facilities, Contracts, and Docking Departments.  Duties of the position include civil plan production for various projects including site layout/design, utilities layout/design, file management, preparing of bid submittal drawings, preparation of docking/undocking submittal packages to include arrival, mooring, and docking/blocking plans.


  • Create, modify, manipulate existing drawings provided and incorporated into a shipyard standard format
  • Transfer/Translate field information into AutoCAD
  • Work with Facilities Director, Dockmaster, Contracts Department Project Managers, and Project Engineers to understand scope of work, schedule, budget, project instructions and responsibilities
  • Complete drawing/submittal responsibilities within scope, budget and schedule; review drawings for completeness and accuracy
  • Organize/maintain all revisions of project drawings, plot files and project-related information in logical & well-structured manner on the shared drive.
  • Candidate will also work with vendors to validate products manufactured from drawings
  • Other duties may be assigned as workload dictates


Office setting in a controlled environment with a majority of work completed at a desk in front of a computer.  Approximately 50% of work will be in-field.



  • 3-5 years of experience in drafting & AutoCAD
  • Degree or certification in drafting preferred
  • Basic knowledge of engineering principals
  • Experience with SolidWorks preferred
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fluid and dynamic environment.
  • Possess acute attention to detail
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work with team members to accomplish team objectives on schedule and in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Professional Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, especially Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

Compensation & Benefits

Position compensation is based on experience.
Our benefits include: 
• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
• 401K, company match
• Paid Time Off (PTO)
• Legal Services
• Annual performance evaluations 
• On-site Human Resources
• On-site gym
• Free and close proximity parking
• Employee perks/gifts and more


All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.
Colonna’s Shipyard Inc. and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

These are our VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry.


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