Structural Steel Designer/Detailer/Drafter

The Systems Group is seeking a Structural Steel Designer / Detailer / Drafter based in our El Dorado, AR office. This person would be responsible for producing structural steel designs (mainly supports), models, creating steel parts, and fabrication/installation drawings. This person would work in tandem with our PE Engineer, Pipe Design Manager, and Fabrication Shop manager. The primary software used will be SDS/2 as well as AutoCAD, AutoCAD Plant3D, and Navisworks.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and Deliver customer approval drawings, fabrication drawings and installation drawings on time and accurate.
  • Prepare conceptual design and draft submittal drawings for the customer, field measurement drawings, final installation and fabrication drawings.
  • Revise redlines per engineer, Fabrication Shop manager, and/or customer.
  • Prepare shop fabrication drawings.
  • Work with checking department on drawing revisions.
  • Be familiar with project scope and required schedule.
  • Develop new steel support designs in communication with supervisor.
  • Deliver drawings on a schedule based on project schedule requirements.
  • Assist with estimating and project management.
  • Site visits and field measurements as needed.


  • Knowledge of construction practices, AISC requirements.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD 2D & 3D drafting
  • 2+ years of experience working with SDS/2
  • 5+ years’ experience with structural steel or ornamental metal detailing and/or steel construction
  • Be able to read drawings and redlines
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Rendering capabilities, a plus
  • Ability to work with a team under pressure and on tight schedules
  • Advance Steel Experience a plus
  • General Microsoft Office 365 experience
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Bluebeam experience
  • College or Technical Degree in Drafting/Engineering is a plus but not required