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Parsons Corporation AutoCAD Drafter in Jamaica, New York

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Job Description:

Job Posting:

Note: In this role you will work both in the Jamaica NY office 2 days per week and virtually from home.

Ready to put your skills to work on Technical or Engineering projects? Are you great with people and have willingness to work hard to get the job done? Parsons is seeking a candidate with a desire to enhance the fabric of our community.

T4 Program Summary:

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 to Parsons. Parsons is the prime contractor for this $1.3 billion+ contract. The statement of work includes a variety of activities that support the FAA’s Capital Investment Plan (CIP) modernization efforts: Site selection and engineering, construction, environmental and fire/life safety, equipment installation and testing, CAD, and other technical services as required. Work is performed across the nation in each of the FAA’s nine regions as well as the Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey and in several U.S. territories. An average staff of 400-500 with a peak staff over 650 supports this contract, in addition to those subcontractors who perform construction work.


This drafter prepares various drawings computer models of such units as construction projects or parts and assemblies, including various views, sectional profiles, irregular or reverse curves, hidden lines, and small or intricate details. Work requires use of most of the conventional drafting and CAD techniques and a working knowledge of the terms and procedures of the occupation. The Draft/CAD Operator III makes arithmetic computations using standard formulas. Familiar or recurring work is assigned in general terms. Unfamiliar assignments include information on methods, procedures, sources of information, and precedents to follow. Simple revisions to existing drawings or computer models may be assigned with a verbal explanation of the desired results. More complex revisions are produced from sketches, computer models or specifications that clearly depict the desired product.

Typical assignments include:

Preparing several views of a simple flight systems from a layout and manual references and obtaining dimensions and tolerances from manuals and by measuring the layout. Preparing and revising detail and design drawings for such projects as the construction and installation of electrical or electronic equipment, facility wiring, and assembly of printed circuit boards. Drawings typically include details of mountings, frames, guards, or other accessories; conduit layouts; or wiring diagrams indicating transformer sizes, and conduit locations. Drawing base and elevation views, sections, and details of new facilities or other structures, revising complete sets of project drawings for airport construction projects, or preparing civil maps, indicating utility line locations.

Specific duties are:

  • Able to incorporate engineer’s markups.

  • Work independently with minimum supervision.

  • Able to produce a multi engineering discipline drawing set.

  • Able to interpret and incorporate client’s CAD standards

  • Proficient with AutoCAD.

  • Checks the validity of drawing content.

  • Ensures the proper filing of drawings in an EDMS environment.

  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment

  • Responsible for Eastern Region Jamaica, NY

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma is required.

  • Drafting and Design certification. preferred

  • Must be computer savvy and a fast learner.

  • 5 plus years of Computer Aided Drafting experience in AutoCAD product for 2- and 3-dimensional design and drafting are required.

  • Knowledge of ProjectWise is desired (a suite of software aimed at helping "manage, find, and share CAD and geospatial content, project data, and Office documents).

  • Good oral communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team, are prerequisites.

  • MicroStation and Revit experience is desired.

  • A security background check by the Federal Aviation Administration is required.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range:

$15.68 - $71.30

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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