Structural/Architectural Draftsperson

Job ID 1786 Location Iowa City, IA Job Type Full-Time Apply Now

Shive-Hattery has an opening for a Structural Draftsperson with five (5) plus years of drafting experience. A great opportunity to work with many technologies from 3D laser scanning to Virtual Reality goggles (coordination/collaboration). Join a team that focuses on professional growth in a teaching and learning environment. Full-time assignment shall be located in our Iowa City, IA or Cedar Rapids, IA locations.


  • Have five (5) plus years of experience using Revit, preferably structures. 
  • Have knowledge in commercial or industrial buildings.
  • Ability to produce construction documents, including 3D model generation and detailing.
  • Focused with great attention to detail.
  • Computer literacy a must including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Willing to collaborate with engineers and architects, and have good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively, which includes planning, organizing, and prioritizing work.
  • Experience with Revit importing/exporting with other modeling software (AutoCAD, Navisworks, etc.) and 3D scanning technology are not required but would be a plus.
  • Ability to drive and have access to an automobile.
  • Ability to travel with some limited overnights.
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment required for specific clients and sites.


  • Provide REVIT drawing production support of projects in the structural discipline, and work well with structural engineers.
  • Shop drawing review, field data collections and field data entry.
  • Work in a team environment and on multidiscipline projects.
  • Effectively handle multiple projects and multiple deadlines.

About the Iowa City and Cedar Rapids Area:

The Iowa City-Cedar Rapids metro area is home to almost a half a million people and is consistently voted among the top places to live each year. Our community is teeming with vibrant energy from a diverse group of academics, medical professionals, and entrepreneurs. Whether you’re visiting the Ped Mall in downtown Iowa City or shopping in the NewBo district of Downtown Cedar Rapids, our area offers an assortment of locally owned restaurants, farmer’s markets, quirky shops, historical landmarks, breweries, and live entertainment venues. For the adventurous, the ICR Corridor boasts plenty of space to explore the great outdoors with a network of walking and bike trails, scenic lakes, and public parks that offer a variety of outdoor activities and recreation throughout the year.


  • Iowa City voted #4 in top 100 places to live (
  • Iowa City #2 Most fitness-friendly places for 2020 (Smart Asset)
  • Iowa City Named one of the best cities for creatives (Thrillist

Why Shive-Hattery?

Our learning and teaching culture is founded on collaboration. You will learn from and teach other employees while working across disciplines. You will grow your skills and continue your professional growth at Shive-Hattery.

Shive-Hattery offers outstanding benefits, a sound compensation package. 

Shive-Hattery is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Future Consideration: Yes

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