Under direction, performs routine drafting work involved in the
preparation of drawings, maps, charts, graphs, sketches, and
plans; does other related duties as required.
NOTE: The definition and examples of work for this title are for
illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this
title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification.
Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Receives instructions and selects appropriate templates or
compass for making arcs, curves, circles, and ellipses.
Draws angles with drafting machine or through use of T-square and
triangles, and determines size, spacing, and arrangement of
dimensions and notes.
Plots and draws graphs, charts, and diagrams.
Makes standard arithematic calculations in determining scales and
line weights of drawings to be reduced for publication and
reports and in converting drawings from one scale to another.
Draws floor plans of buildings from sketches, determining size,
spacing, and arrangement of freehand lettering according to a
Draws simple land profiles from previously reduced survey notes
and structural dimensions furnished.
Revises original drawings of a plumbing system, from a marked-up
print showing changes, increasing or decreasing the diameter of
Performs routine drafting work involved in plotting alignments of
roads from construction plans and field notes.
Draws widths and types of pavements.
Draws numbers and indexes bridges over streams, railroad
overpasses and underpasses, grade crossings, and topographical
Prepares sketches and charts.
Inks titles on property maps and construction plans and varied
types of field notes.
Does mechanical lettering.
Draws and/or revises tax maps and other maps requiring use
of various colored ink and protractors.
May perform field work requiring use of transit and rod to verify
information prior to revising map of underground utilities.
Prepares clear, accurate, and complete working plans and detail
drawings from rough or detailed sketches or notes according to
Makes final sketches of proposed drawings checking dimensions of
parts and making any adjustments or changes necessary or desired.
Inks in all lines and letters on pencil drawings as required.
Draws charts for representation of statistical data.
Checks noncomplex mathematical calculations for accuracy.
Maintains established, relevant records and files where selection
and classification of data does not require difficult decisions
and where procedures are routinized.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and information systems used by
the agency, office, or related units.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license
valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather
than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential
duties of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of drafting techniques and instruments used in
preparing detailed sketches, drawings, charts, and plans.
Knowledge of procedures for reducing, enlarging, tracing,
lettering, and filing of maps, drawings, charts, sketches,
graphs, and plans.
Knowledge of symbols and terminology used in drafting work.
Ability to analyze routine drafting problems.
Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written
Ability to learn quickly from written and oral explanations and
Ability to prepare engineering and/or architectural drawings that
are neat, accurate, and logically arranged utilizing methods and
techniques of drafting.
Ability to make mathematical computations using standard
tables and formulas.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and information systems used by the
agency, office, or related units.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate
in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered
as acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as
long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after
reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations.
If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause
the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for local government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.