State of Nevada A/E DRAFTER 3 in Nevada



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Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy

Department: Administration

Division: State Public Works Division

Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa

Job Class Code:



Announcement Number: 35724

Open to all qualified persons.



Close Date:





Phone: (775)684-0147


Applications accepted

for another 13 Days 23 Hrs 23 Mins

The Position

Architectural/Engineering Drafters prepare schematics, design development, working drawings and specifications for new construction and the renovation and remodeling of existing structures involving architectural, mechanical, electrical, civil, structural and plumbing design; conduct research to determine

materials, specifications and compliance with applicable codes and standards; estimate cost of projects; and prepare documents for contract bidding.

This position is within the Department of Administration, State Public Works Division section in Carson City, NV, and is supervised by the Chief of Design. The incumbent will develop preliminary and final working drawings for repair, remodel, and new construction projects based on the description provided by the Project Managers/Coordinators, utilizing Computer Aided Drafting design (CAD) software and accepted drafting techniques to create plans used by engineers and contractors. The selected candidate is required to pass a pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting, along with a State of Nevada/FBI background check at time of employment; both will be paid for by the agency. In addition, the incumbent will also be required to travel up to 25% for this position.

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To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Graduation from high school or equivalent education and five years of progressively responsible architectural, mechanical and/or civil drafting experience. Education above the high school level in architectural, mechanical and/or civil drafting may be substituted for up to two years of experience on a year-for-year basis; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; OR one year of experience as an A/E Drafter II in Nevada State service.

Special Requirements

A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment

1) Please list and explain the various design disciplines have you worked with in your drafting experience.

2) Do you have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access? If so, please describe the level of experience and skills with these.


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Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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