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Average Salary for Drafter Civil Engineering in United States

The average salary of a(n) Drafter Civil Engineering in United States is $60,088.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Drafter Civil Engineering in United States is $28.89.

The average bonus of a(n) Drafter Civil Engineering in United States is $1,382.00.

Job Description:

Drafts detailed construction drawings, topographical profiles, and related maps and specifications used in planning and construction of civil engineering projects, such as highways, river and harbor improvements, flood control, drainage, bridges, pipelines, and water and sewage systems. Requires postsecondary school training in drafting along with well-developed drafting and mechanical drawing skills; a knowledge of drafting standards, mathematics, science, and engineering technology; and a solid background in computer-aided drafting and design techniques. After gaining experience, drafters progress to more difficult work with less supervision. Reviews rough sketches, drawings, specifications, and other engineering data received from Civil Engineer. Plots maps and charts showing profiles and cross-sections, indicating relation of topographical contours and elevations to buildings, retaining walls, tunnels, overhead power lines, and other structures. Drafts detailed drawings of structures and installations, such as roads, culverts, fresh water supply, sewage disposal systems, dikes, wharves, and breakwaters. Computes volume of tonnage of excavations and fills and prepares graphs and hauling diagrams used in earthmoving operations. May accompany survey crew in field to locate grading markers or to collect data required for revision of construction drawings. May specialize in drafting and modifying topographical maps from surveying notes and aerial photographs. May use computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment and software. Less

Drafts detailed construction drawings, topographical profiles, and related maps and specifications used in planning and construction of civil engineering projects, such as highways, river and harbor improvements, flood control, drainage, bridges, pipelines, and water and sewage systems. Requires postsecondary school... More

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