Sheet Metal Detailer Position

Job description:

The detailer is responsible to read and interpret construction drawings and prepare accurate detailed shop drawings for sheet metal fabrication and installation from data supplied by field surveys, mechanical engineered drawings, etc. utilizing a range of Auto Desk software applications including but not limited to AutoCAD MEP 2019, Navis works and Revit.

Reports to:

CAD/BIM Manager

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Work with AutoCAD MEP and Revit systems creating, modifying and releasing shop drawings for issue to manufacturing and installation
  • Review project drawings, specifications and Worth & Co. Standards and apply/incorporate prior to issue of shop drawings for manufacturing and installation
  • Work closely with construction services team to ensure drawings convey correct information
  • Self-check own work for completeness, accuracy, conformance with standards, fits and manufacturing
  • Work closely with Master Planners, superintendents, CAD and Construction Services teams to provide value engineering and ensure drawing clarity
  • Responsible for some design elements for field installation
  • Field surveys as required for renovation work
  • Work with minimal supervision, be a self-starter, motivated and detail oriented.
  • Report to supervisor on status of work, work load, problems, and progress as related to work assignments


  • Minimum of 4-6 years experience in sheet metal installation and supervision or degree from a recognized CAD training facility and two years of field experience
  • Knowledge of plumbing and piping systems is desired but not essential
  • Knowledge of structural steel and construction as applies to drawing and modelling a building with an emphasis on BIM coordination
  • Able to manage workload under own initiative and maintain project and fabrication schedules in a fast paced and deadline-oriented environment
  • Able to contribute in design review process and offer value engineering solutions and improve job efficiencies
  • Computer literacy with the company’s software systems including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Formal education/training or relevant hands on experience with Autodesk software systems desired but not essential
  • Excellent knowledge of blueprint reading
  • Excellent knowledge of drafting standards


Personal Attributes:

  • Outstanding communication skills at all levels (written and verbal)
  • Team-oriented, self-motivated, forward thinking, customer focused and dedicated
  • Proven ability to work with cross-functional teams and in a project management environment
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and manage multiple tasks/projects
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Mechanically minded
  • Strong analytical skills


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.