Reports to:

Project Manager – Agar Welding & Steel


Summary Job Description

The responsibility of the Detailer is to prepare timely, accurate, detailed drawings in a proactive and professional manner.  Coordinate and properly communicate internally with project manager, detailer, estimators, administrative assistants, field employees, accounting personnel and management to ensure all aspects of the detailing process are thorough and complete. Work closely with project manager to ensure the project needs will be met by the detailed drawings prepared.


Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Develop accurate, complete, professional, timely and detailed shop drawings.
  • Participate in project coordination meetings with the leadership team.
  • Generate RFI’s with supporting documentation for the Project Manager as required.
  • Attend pre-construction meetings as needed.
  • Visit jobsites to take accurate field measurements prior to beginning shop drawings.
  • Resolve technical problems.
  • Communicate with the project manager or client as required for clarification on project needs and to resolve issues during the detailing process.
  • Verify that the item being drawn is included in the subcontract, and if not, alert the project manager that a change order may be needed prior to continuing.
  • Pursue on-going professional development training.
  • Work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.
  • Be flexible and keep an open mind to change.



  • Building and construction standards and methods.
  • Knowledge of metal fabrication and installation including structural steel and miscellaneous metals (i.e. stairs, railing, etc.)
  • Proficient working in CAD, MS Word, Excel and other business-related software, including email, calendars and contacts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize, complete multiple tasks and follow through to achieve project goals.
  • Ability to adapt to change and maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Must be self-motivated and possess the flexibility to adjust to changing priorities.
  • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced, high-volume work environment with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Correct tool use and their functions.
  • Proficient mathematic skills.
  • Willingness to continually look for opportunities to improve processes, functions and actions to maximize efficiency and customer value.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise good judgement.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and present a professional image of the company image and core values.
  • Public and personal safety.
  • Proper equipment selection.
  • Control operations of equipment or systems.
  • Understanding and ability to follow written and spoken directions.
  • Judgement and decision making, time management.
  • Match and detect differences between colors, shades and texture.
  • Shift back and forth between two or more activities.
  • Remember information.
  • Thoroughness.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
  • Communication/People Skills.


Supervisory Responsibility



Position Type

Full Time



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Required Education and Experience

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. 2 years CAD Software Experience 
  3. 2 years Detailing Experience – Structural and/or miscellaneous metals (preferred)


Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment as well as on site at construction locations.  The use of computers, printers, cell phones, telephones, photocopiers, scanners, filing cabinets and fax machines is required. Other functions can take place indoors or outdoors, sometimes in high, precarious places with fumes and/or airborne particles. The standard outdoor work environment has loud to very loud noise levels associated with various equipment, coworkers and phone conversations. Occasionally work must be performed in high and/or cramped workspaces and awkward positions. The employee  may work around hazardous situations, materials and equipment.


Physical Demands

The described physical demands below must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


  • Keep or regain one’s body balance or to stay upright.
  • Coordinate movements of two or more limbs together while sitting, standing, or lying down.
  • Climb and/or balance yourself.
  • Climb a ladder.
  • Grip, handle and operate small tools.
  • Excellent vision skills (with or without correction) are required.
  • Work outdoors.
  • Sit or stand for significant periods of time (4-8 hours).
  • Typing on and looking at a computer.
  • Talking on the phone/cellphone.

Houck Group, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.