AutoCAD Drafter at SERCO

Job Description

Are you looking for an early career Designer/CAD Drafter opportunity at a place you can make a difference every day? Discover this great opportunity in our San Diego, CA location! Bring your expertise and collaborative skills to make an impact towards our military defense and safety of our sailors.
In this junior Designer/CAD Drafter position, you will be supporting the buildup and modernization of facilities. Bring your expertise and grow with a company supporting our military defense and training sites. You will be part of a 12 member team that works closely with the customer and other Serco teams to deliver quality systems. The team has been recognized by the customers for their outstanding contributions to several contracts and programs.
Salary Range: 40K-65K Depending on experience


  • Prepare, modify and maintain plans, designs, drawings, and schematics for components and systems.
  • Perform moderately complex drafting tasks typically using computer equipment.
  • Work from sketches, notes, and verbal instructions.
  • Use computer-aided design (CAD) systems to prepare layouts and drawings. May perform site surveys and incorporate them into CAD files.
  • At times, work with engineers in specific disciplines, which may require some knowledge of that discipline.
  • Perform complex tasks requiring the consideration of multiple variables to determine proper course of action.
  • Receive general guidance/supervision but normally work independently on mastered tasks.
  • Have knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle.
  • Produce comprehensive, quality drawings or technical documentation as required.
  • Demonstrate proficiency using AutoCAD to accomplish engineering tasks.
  • Perform individual and team Quality checks on drawings or technical documentation.
  • Regularly be required to sit reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand walk and stoop. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.
  • Exhibit professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace.
  • Be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize, and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment.


  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance
  • A High School Diploma or GED
  • 1 or more years of experience working in an engineering discipline
  • AutoCAD software drafting experience
  • Reliable transportation to work sites in San Diego, CA
  • An active DoD Secret Clearance (preferred)
  • An Associates Degree in an engineering discipline (preferred)
  • Three (3) years of drafting experience producing drawings files compatible with AutoCAD software.
  • This shall include at least two (2) years’ experience in developing, preparing, reviewing and editing drawings used to plan or document the installation of Department of Defense C4ISR systems.
  • Obtaining all required certifications within the time-frame specified in a waiver by the government (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through the duration of the contract.
  • Be able to wear PPE and move around on construction site from time to time


  • Vacation
  • Sick Days
  • 401K
  • Health Insurance

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