Nelson Baker Biotech, Inc. is all about harnessing the right technologies to make a cleaner, more energy-efficient tomorrow. We are currently seeking a Structural Drafting Designer to be part of our expanding professional team in Sioux Falls, SD. If you are looking for a career with an innovative and fast-paced company join our team today.


  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Because we believe in balancing your work life and your home life, you will also receive 8 paid holidays, and paid vacation time
  • A full benefits package including: medical and dental with family plans available, prescription drug benefit, a vision discount plan, flex spending accounts, life insurance and disability policies are available
  • Participation in the 401K plan and bonus program
  • Tuition assistance for your continuing education
  • The opportunity to give back to the local community through Nelson Baker Gives Back events


The Structural Drafting Designer is responsible for the generation and tracking of RFI’s, issue drawings for approval and fabrication, use standard detailing and fabrication practices as well as reading and understanding design documents and drawings.


  • Detail a complete job with shop detail drawings, interprets architectural and structural drawings and specifications and the relationship to other building trades
  • Make final sketch of proposed drawings, checking dimension of parts, materials to be used for procurement, relation of one part to another, and relation of various parts to whole structure or project
  • Makes any changes necessary to drawings due to bulletins and alternates from the architects or engineers and is complete with change to all affected material pieces; inks in lines and letters on pencil drawings as required
  • Understand engineering of simple connection design and produces clear, concise and complete drawings and bill of material for shop fabrication with all information needed for the checker, fabricator and erector
  • Create, modify, organize and optimize large and complex assemblies using AutoCAD software
  • Create bid drawings, construction drawings, and as-built drawings using AutoCAD and/or Revit software
  • Read, interpret and organize PFDs and P&IDs
  • Some travel may be required for on-site field data collection


  • Three to five years of experience in structural drafting
  • Familiarity with RISA 3D, Revit Structure and /or CADWorx Software a plus
  • Microsoft Office Products
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • Document Tracking Database
  • Excellent verbal, written and computer communication and technical skills
  • Superior organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently with minimum instructions, maintain records and high degree of accuracy

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