1 Bluegrass Dr, Ashland City, TN 37015, USA Req #2963
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Job Title: Drafter Department: Engineering

Reports to: Plant Engineer Effective Date: 01/01/2023

Job Summary:

The Drafter is responsible for assisting in developing production shop tickets, shop drawing details, and assembly drawings for precast concrete systems using Revit (BIM).


  • Producing erection drawings, production tickets, hardware drawings, and working with senior drafters to detail drawings and assembly for precast concrete products to ensure the product is built to specifications

  • Interacting with Engineers, Sales, Production, and QC to ensure product requirements are met

  • Coordinate different phases of any project with the sales department, the contractor, the Architect, or the Structural Engineer, via telephone, FAX, or letter

  • Preparing rework drawings for various projects for the plant

  • Compiling and making copies of submittal data for customers, as needed

  • Making blueprints of shop drawings as needed for submittals, customers, or plant

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Drafting experience and the ability to illustrate and dimension drawings of assemblies as required

  • Experience using Autodesk products including AutoCAD and Revit BIM. Previous Revit experience is a plus and desired

  • Willingness to learn and adapt to GATE Precast standards as needed

  • Willingness and ability to work as a team player

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel

  • Ability to read blueprints

  • Must be detailed oriented

  • Excellent verbal and written skills

  • Experience in similar concrete-related industries desired

Education and Experience:
Associate’s Degree in the related field

Two (2) years (minimum) experience working in Construction drafting, required

Computer (AUTOCAD), A MUST

Physical Requirements
Sitting for prolonged periods; standing; keyboarding; speaking; moving objects occasionally up to 20 lbs.

Mainly an office position; but will require some time outdoors and in a production environment. Must be able to wear PPE while in the production environment which includes, work boots, hard hat, hearing protection and safety glasses.


  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Life and Accident insurance

  • Legal Shield/Identity theft protection

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Medicare, Retirement planning, and Social Security assistance

  • On-demand pay

  • Educational Expense reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid Vacation

  • Paid Sick time

  • Paid Maternity leave

  • Paid holidays

Gate Precast is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace

For more information about us, please visit our website at

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 1 Bluegrass Dr, Ashland City, TN 37015, USA