Location: Vancouver, WA or Tacoma, WA

Pacific Lifestyle Homes— a growing Pacific NW homebuilder based in Vancouver, WA seeks an experienced Drafting professional.  We are looking for a team member who is detailed, resourceful, knowledgeable and enjoys a busy work environment.

Work location is flexible with in-office options in Vancouver, WA or Tacoma, WA. General work schedule is: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Pacific Time. Some flexibility is available.

This is a full-time role with a competitive compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision and retirement savings benefits. This position is also eligible for profit sharing.

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 work environment 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: www.pacificlifestylehomes.com

For additional information about PLH’s Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link: https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

Drafter Responsibilities Include:

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

Architectural Drafting

  • Creating lot-specific drawings based upon selected options
  • 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

Drafter- Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Associates degree with 5+ years of applicable drafting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience; Bachelor’s degree is a plus.
  • Residential construction or home remodeling drafting experience is required.
  • 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.
  • Familiarity with building codes and permitting standards in WA and OR is preferred.
  • Experience with MS Office programs –Word, Excel and Outlook and conducting internet research.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD; Revit experience is desirable.
  • Enthusiasm for new projects and learning opportunities.
  • Previous hands-on construction experience (EX: framing) is helpful but not required.

This is a regular full-time position with Pacific Lifestyle Homes. Reference check, background check and a pre-employment drug screen are steps in the hiring process.

For consideration, please forward:

  1. A completed Career History Form* (Application) found at the following link: https://pacificlifestylehomes.topgradingonline.com/job_openings/drafter-residential-construction-vancouver-washington?utm_campaign=direct_links&utm_medium=job-boards&utm_source=

    Note—for consideration, please submit a Career History Form.

  2. Upload your résumé and cover letter.

If you have questions about the application process, inquire via email with our hiring process facilitator at: PLHDrafter@TJandassociates.com

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer