Job Description - Designer I

Position Title: Designer I
Reports To: Production Associate/Manager
FSLA Status: Non-Exempt
Last Updated: August 2021


The Designer I is under the direct stewardship of the Production Associate (AS) or Production Department Manager (PDM). The Designer I serves as the primary resource for time-intensive design and drawing/modeling tasks for producing construction documents. The Designer I operates in a fast-paced environment where a disciplined nature, resourcefulness, and attention to detail are critical. The Designer I position is intended as entry level and where individuals will have the opportunity to learn overall Core Values and be introduced to discipline specific standards.


  • Drafting, Design, and Plan Development
    • Prepare Site Specific Construction Documents
    • Revise Construction Documents as directed
    • Adhere to Drafting Standards
  • Project Tracking and Communication
    • Maintain log of work performed
    • Effectively track time and job status to maintain efficient workflow
    • Efficient and Competent use of project tracking software
    • Communicate effectively with AS/PDM
  • Use available resources efficiently and effectively
  • All other assigned duties

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Minimum High School diploma or equivalent
  • Beginner Knowledge of AutoCAD/Revit software preferred
  • Beginner knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite preferred


  • Ability to think critically to complete design tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to take ownership of the production process and the resulting finished product
  • Task driven with a strong attention to detail
  • Excel at meeting deadlines by utilizing good communication and prioritization skills
  • Willing and helpful nature
  • Ability to create and maintain productive relationships with other employees
  • Proficiency in English Language, reading, spoken, and written


General Office Environment.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.  The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to 25lbs.