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Design Drafter

Are you looking for a rewarding construction career with a company committed to building a workplace where solid teamwork, collaboration and accountability are at the forefront of our interactions with each other, and with our clients? Yoe Construction is currently seeking a Design Drafter to join our team.

The ideal candidate will provide a full range of AutoCAD drafting services to support steel fabrication and installation projects, to include mechanical design, layout, shop detail, and field assembly drawings. Incorporate value engineering practices through knowledge of quality and efficient fabrication and installation practices.

  • Classification: Salary
  • Pay: Weekly
  • Reports to: Department Manager
  • Location: Fabrication Office, Dallastown, PA,

Why Yoe?

Yoe Construction is a team-oriented company that invests in your growth to help you meet your career goals. Yoe fosters a fun, engaging company culture that rewards hard work and prioritizes safety and quality.

What else makes Yoe a great place to work?

  • Competitive Pay
  • Generous Travel Benefits & Flexible Scheduling
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • SIMPLE IRA with 3% Company Match
  • Vacation Time
  • Friendly, Safety-Focused Culture

Most importantly, work with Yoe because of our values:


Design Drafter Responsibilities

  • Drafting Services
  • Utilize the latest version of AutoCAD to create 2D and 3D drawings for the following purposes:
  • Generate mechanical design drawings to meet project requirements, incorporating best practices for fabrication and installation.
  • Generate clear and accurate submittal drawings for customer review and approval.
  • Generate accurate shop detail drawings, as needed, including material and hardware bills of materials, and cut lists.
  • Generate field assembly drawings and documents, including shipping lists and field bolt schedules.
  • Prepare CNC nesting files for machine programming.
  • Ensure timely completion of drawings to maintain project schedules.
  • Coordinate with detail drafters and/or detailing subcontractors to ensure designs are being followed and represented accurately.
  • Report on drawing progress at weekly Production and Planning Meeting
  • Become proficient in the capabilities and practices of our fabrication facility.
  • Hybrid remote work schedule can be arranged.
  • Estimating Support
  • Support the estimating department by assisting in bid document review and material take-offs.
  • Provide engineering estimates on projects being bid on.
  • Make site visits as required to obtain measurements of existing conditions and make assessments of field conditions.
  • Participate in project start-up meetings, as needed, to review field assembly drawings and documents with Project Manager, General Superintendent and Foreman
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Competencies
  • Computational Ability
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Leadership Qualities
  • Mathematical Ability
  • Organizational Skills

Education/ Experience:

  • High school diploma
  • Eight (8) years mechanical drafting experience or four (4) year degree in engineering or drafting, with four (4) years relevant experience.
  • Proficient in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Proficient in AutoCAD 2D
  • Experience with AutoCAD 3D Modeling preferred.
  • Experience with Bluebeam Revu preferred.


  • Valid driver’s license (Class C and DOT Medical Card)
  • Must live within a 30-mile radius of Dallastown, PA.
  • ability to work at a computer for long hours in an office environment.

Must be able to pass pre-employment screening including a drug test.

Join Team Yoe!

Complete the online application below to get started.

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