Fire Alarm & Life Safety - Drafter 1
Tualatin, OR 
Posted 22 days ago
Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

1. Prepares system installation drawings from engineered documentation under direct supervision of the Designer for construction or permit. Refers more complex issues to higher level colleague.

2. Prepares system as-built drawings from onsite drawing mark-ups under direct supervision of the Designer. Refers more complex issues to higher level colleague.

3. Assembles drawing package sets and data sheets for submittal or permit; works on routine to moderately complex drawing package sets and data sheets.

4. Assembles operations and maintenance manuals, system documentations and a warranty letter for our system owner.

5. Reviews own drawings for quality and accuracy. Incorporates feedback from Designer and CAD team for continuous improvement to drawing sets.

6. Exports, compiles, occasionally prints, distributes shop drawings/close-out documents to assigned Designer & Project Manager as necessary.

7. Assists fellow colleagues with drafting support as requested or required. May provide support to Electronic Security projects and other CAD teams.

8. Works closely with the Designer and/or Project Manager with any project drawing modifications. Maintains master record set drawings and documentation of facilities.

9. May assist with operating plotter; paper and toner replacement.

10. Attends reoccurring scheduling meetings, manages workload and provides updates to project stakeholders on a regular basis.

11. May conduct job site walks, review system during pre-design, installation, and project close-out. Create ample documentation for records.

12. Performs other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.

Job Skills Requirements:

  • Basic knowledge/expertise in AutoCAD
  • Basic knowledge in general AutoCAD commands such as layers, xrefs, dimensioning and 3D skills
  • Developing skills in reading and understanding architectural and electrical layouts and diagrams
  • Developing knowledge of electrical/electronic theory and components
  • Developing exceptional customer focus and ability to work under pressure; ability to maintain awareness of, and seek to meet the needs and wants of the customer without being prompted
  • Developing technical skills and experience related to Fire Alarm & Life Safety systems. Passionate learner.
  • Great verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Basic organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Basic computer skills including exposure to MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)

Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

Experience Requirements:

  • Previous drafting experience preferred
  • Experience with sheet sets, dynamic blocks, AutoCAD automations a plus
  • Experience of one or more of the following industries preferred: Fire Alarm & Life Safety, Electronic Security, and/or Building Automation

Certifications & Licenses:

  • Computer-Aided Drafting
  • Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S) preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Convergint Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to workforce diversity. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin. We offer a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.
All applications and resumes are held in confidence. Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted for an inverview.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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