Recommended Posts

We are a design-build firm in Fauquier County, VA (an hour south of Washington DC) seeking a full-time local employee (no remote work requests or contract requests please) for the following position.


Please apply at or e-mail your resume to


Drafter to provide drafting support to our in-house architect and team of designers for residential new homes, renovations, and kitchens & baths.  Primary duties include assisting the architect and design team with creating and modifying designs and producing construction drawings for permitting.



·         Must have experience working with CAD or other design software. 

·         Experience with Chief Architect software preferred but not required.

·         Field experience with remodeling projects preferred but not required.  

·         Two to three years of drafting experience preferred although for the right candidate we are willing to train.

·         Must have a working knowledge of residential building codes in VA. 

·         Must have competent knowledge of Microsoft software and a desire to learn new technology as needed.

·         Experience in cabinet design is a plus.

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills to work with fellow team members and with clients.

·         Must be a genuine team player, working together with fellow employees for the common goal of achieving Company goals and serving our clients well. 

·         This position requires attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks and ongoing projects at once.

Salary:                  Commensurate with skills and experience. 

Benefits:              Full benefits package including vacation & holiday pay, health, dental, and retirement.

Hours:                   This is a full-time position with regular office hours Monday thru Friday.


Our vision at Golden Rule Builders is to make a positive impact in our community, and in the lives of our clients. This requires employment of a strong team with members who display the character and work ethics to which we are committed. We are committed to providing the highest level of service possible through fairness, honesty, and integrity.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Please sign in to comment

You will be able to leave a comment after signing in

Sign In Now

  • Member Statistics

    Total Members
    Most Online
    Newest Member
  • Similar Content

    • By marinus
      Custom home and mostly residential remodel general contractor in Bellingham, WA is looking for a Lead Designer with extensive experience in computer drafting to join our firm.

      Our office space is small and informal, but this allows us to offer a competitive employment package with benefits.

      We are looking to hire a professional with experience drafting architectural projects - from the initial designs to permit plans. This self-motivated candidate must have excellent communication skills in order to collaborate with clients and co-workers alike.

      You should have a thorough understanding of building components, green building, and good working knowledge of architectural construction documents in residential new construction and remodeling. We are looking for someone who has good problem solving skills and is able to self-manage.

      • 5+ years of experience in construction/design
      • Strong technical skills
      • Proficient in Chief Architect, AutoCad, Revit or equivalent experience required

      • Draft residential (some commercial interior) building designs, details, and permit plans.
      • Check for code compliance, coordinate with consultants/permit officials/contractors and develop construction details
    • By marinus
      Where on this forum would be a good place to post an ad for hiring a lead designer/drafts person? Thank you, Marinus Van de Kamp, Landmark Design-Build, Bellingham, WA
    • By JohnMFisher2020
      Looking for an individual to do a per job dimensional drawings of our jobs. This includes a layout and a 3D walk thru. Looking for professionals that can create video walkthrus and is very familiar with Home Designer Professional 2020 program..
    • By mddesign
      Hello all,
      I am available to do Residential Design on contract, doesn't have to be in Canada.  I am currently using X11, willing to work by the hour or a set rate.  
      If you are looking for someone to do contract work, one time or on a constant basis, please drop me a line and see if I can help you out.
      Dan Middleton
      MD Design
    • By DBCC-pinky
      This is a Design-build construction company seeking a Architectural Designer in the Champaign, Illinois area that works with Chief Architect. Candidates must be able to create 3D models, renderings and client presentations. 
      We currently use the chief architect software primarily and our current designer is leaving us. We would like to get someone in from the chief architect community.
      If there are any references and direction of how to reach someone with Chief architect training. Please let us know.