Pacific Lifestyle Homes– a well-established Pacific Northwest homebuilder — seeks an experienced Drafting professional. We are looking for a team member who is detailed, resourceful, knowledgeable and enjoys a busy work environment. This position is open due to continued growth. PLH offers a competitive compensation package including benefits; the Drafter position is eligible for profit sharing. Our offices are located in beautiful Vancouver, WA close to I-205. An ideal candidate enjoys a challenge and thrives on making positive contributions to Company goals while exemplifying our core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility. Our Company culture is team oriented, supportive and customer-centered. PLH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized. To learn more, please see our website: For additional information about PLH’s Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link:

AutoCAD Drafter Responsibilities Include:

Architectural Plan Design
  • Modifying existing plan documents
  • Expediting the permitting process by working with city/county staff
  • Providing support to onsite builders; developing time sensitive details and drawings as requested
  • Creating, organizing and cataloging work for computer access
  • Incorporating engineering details into plan documents
Plot Plans
  • Researching and finding plats or surveys; familiar with local GIS
  • Recreating lot lines
  • Developing options for house placement and orientation
  • Ensuring agency submittals are complete and accurate
  • Generating site layout options
  • Following OR and WA permitting procedures
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Associates degree with 1-3+ years of applicable drafting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Customer service skills; ability to establish rapport
  • Advanced verbal and written communication abilities
  • Professional demeanor; ability to work with a variety of stakeholders
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills; must effectively handle multiple tasks with attention to detail
  • Familiar with building codes and permitting standards in WA and OR
  • Experience with MS Office programs –Word, Excel and Outlook and conducting internet research
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD
  • Enthusiasm for new projects and learning opportunities
  • Previous experience in construction industry (including hands on work—EX: framing) is strongly preferred
This is a regular full-time position. Reference check, background check and a pre-employment drug screen may be required as part of our hiring process.

For consideration, please forward:

  1. A completed Career History Form* (Application) found at the following link: *Note—to be considered, the Career History Form is required.
  2. Upload your résumé and cover letter.
If you have questions about the application process, inquire via email with our recruiter at: We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer