*Freelance / work from home / detailing firms please do not apply or contact us. We are strictly looking for additional in house personnel, not outside detailers

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Positions we are currently looking for:


First State Fabrication LLC is looking for an in-house CAD drafter

Produce structural and misc. shop drawings, anchor bolt plans and details, erection drawings and details, per AISC, AWS, ASTM, building codes, ADA standards, contract drawings, specifications and contract

Misc. steel detailing – stairs, ladders, and railings

Incorporate design changes as per returned approval drawings or revised contract documents

Communicate with design team as needed via email, phone or job site meeting

Ability to manage several projects at the same time

Ensure detailing schedules are met and report anticipated delays

Report and share information with other Management level team members

Notify project management of specific design changes providing a detailed list of steel member changes

Desired skills and experience

Knowledge of basic principles of structural steel detailing

Understanding of steel purchasing, fabrication, and erection procedures

Ability to read architectural and structural drawings

Comprehension of and ability to read blueprints, welding symbols, etc.

Competent use of AutoCAD and microsoft office software

Experience with model based design and building information modeling

Highly organized and committed to producing accurate and complete work

Good communication skills

Minimum 2-3 years of detailing experience

Shop and / or field experience a plus


Welder/Fabricator needed for a fast paced environment. Preferably with TIG experience for stainless steel and aluminum. Position is for shop work. Must have reliable transportation and clean driving record. Must be able to pass welding certification for structural steel (pipe welding a plus). Be familiar with structural steel, steel erection, railings, stairs, sheet metal, MIG & stick welding. Reading blueprints a plus. Basic knowledge of shop fabrication equipment. Must be able to work with a crew and/or alone. Must have own basic hand tools. Candidate should be drug free, reliable, care about detail and quality, able to multi-task and follow directions. Weekends a must if needed. Welding test is required before interview. Please come prepared. Medical/Dental/Vision/401K offered.

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