Ghafari Structural Drafter in Dearborn, Michigan


General Summary:

The Structural Drafter, with general direction from the Manager of Structural Engineering and/or project engineer, will apply Revit skills and knowledge in drafting engineering design documents and provide Revit technical support in the discipline of structural engineering and related coordination for process and building systems .

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create engineering documents using Revit

  • Work closely with architects and engineers during design phase of a project to understand the scope of the project information to determine design basis, data and Revit needs and guidelines for the project. After needs are determined, provide assistance to setup Revit model files and quality control measures when relating to client standards.

  • Make corrections, and produce final documents for engineers to review. Check for integration of sections and coordination of disciplines. Work with architects and engineers to resolve document coordination and production problems.

  • Assist in training programs relating to current/new releases of Revit and technical analysis/design software, and assist in reviewing new upgrades/releases of software.

  • Participate in benchmarking new software and provide feedback to Systems Support.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.


Employment Qualifications:


  • Associate’s degree in Engineering or Construction Technology


  • 5+ years related and progressively more responsible experience producing structural engineering documents


  • Proficient user of Revit


Ghafari is a global engineering, architecture, process design, consulting, and construction services firm driven to understand and meet the distinct needs of every client. For nearly forty years, we have taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets. By blending insight with technological innovation, we help clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.

Our full-service, in-house team works together to meet the unique demands of each project. Working side by side, market experts and discipline leaders exchange insights to uncover new opportunities for efficiency. This rigorous collaboration allows us to bridge smart design with precise functionality.

Ghafari was founded on the promise of technological innovation. Today, we are recognized as a pioneer in adopting and standardizing the latest advancements in our field. We aim to remain at the forefront of our industry and create ever-smarter spaces that help clients navigate new demands within their field.

Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects around the world.

Ghafari Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC, you may apply for positions in the following ways:

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It is Ghafari Associates, LLC’s policy not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance.

Job ID 2018-1317

Job Location US-MI-Dearborn

Category Engineering