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  • Location: Oak Grove, LA, 71263
  • Date Posted: 2022-06-10
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering
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Florence, AL, USA ● Oak Grove, LA 71263, USA Req #16842
Friday, June 10, 2022
Cornerstone Building Brands is deeply committed to building a workplace and global community where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized, providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members.

Cornerstone Building Brands is looking for a Drafter to join its Reed's Metal team in Florence, AL or Oak Grove, LA.  The Drafter creates drawings for layout, fabrication, erection and materials inventories of metal building parts and components by performing the following duties:

  • This position is expected to perform as a vital member of a world class engineering organization.
  • Focuses will be on continuous productivity improvements without loss of accuracy or completeness and reduction of manufacturing costs through utilization of standard parts whenever possible.
  • Accurate, thorough, and, easy to erect buildings will play a key role in achieving customer satisfaction.
  • Due to the high amount of interaction with others, this role will require people skills and operational discipline.


  • Provide neat, accurate, easy-to-follow fabrication documents that follow the design calculations and are within the manufacturing limitations.
  • Provide neat and accurate permit, approval and erection drawings that adhere to the requirements of the purchase order, and provide detailed information necessary to erect materials.
  • Maintaining a tight schedule that often has late-addition requirements or changes in priority.
  • Communicating needs and difficulties to all members of the team to assure quick disposition of problems.
  • Promptly returning calls, e-mails and other correspondence that may originate from customers, design, or manufacturing when they require assistance at no cost to the schedule.
  • Providing expertise to quickly solve field problems and provide the necessary documentation to customer service at no cost to the schedule.
  • Protecting the company's interest when investigating field modifications.
  • Understanding my role in the overall system and be willing to step outside that role when required the manager.
  • Responsible for providing and/or receiving feedback as an integral part of growth & training.


  • 2+ Years of related experience and/or training preferred
  • 1-year experience in metal building drafting or related field preferred.
  • Computer skills with emphasis on AutoCAD skills required
  • Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) software experience required
  • Ability to use advanced trigonometry and geometry required
  • Ability to read and understand architectural/engineering drawings required


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; Associates Degree in a related curriculum from an accredited institution

Cornerstone Building Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. You can find the Equal Employment Opportunity Poster here. If you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email . If you have a disability and you believe that you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please e-mail . This email is used exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only emails received for this purpose will be returned. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or technical issues not related to a disability, will not receive a response.

Must be at least 18 years of age to apply.

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Other details

  • Job Family Engineering Services
  • Job Function Engineering
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No