Sample Civil Drafter Resume

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Mark Kelly
4042 Oak Drive
Albany, NY 12207

Job Objective Seeking a position as a Civil Drafter within an organization which can offer me an opportunity to grow and enhance my skills.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Wide experience in developing design drafts for civil projects
  • Profound knowledge of CAD tools
  • Exceptional knowledge of design principles
  • Good understanding of grading, utility plans, E&S Plans, and roadway layout
  • Ability to handle land development and municipal projects
  • Amazing ability to train other drafters and technicians
  • Immense ability to review civil drawings
  • Ability to prepare cover sheets, plan and profile layouts
  • Outstanding ability to determine weights, volumes and stress aspects of designs
  • Excellent management and decision-making skills

Professional Experience:

Civil Drafter
Volt Workforce Solutions, Albany, NY
August 2007 – Present


  • Produced detailed drawings using CAD systems.
  • Drafted civil plans for highways, sewage disposal systems and other construction projects.
  • Represented elevations and contours in civil designs accurately.
  • Represented geophysical formations and oil field installations in designs.
  • Reviewed rough sketches prepared by other Civil Engineers for accuracy and completeness.
  • Conducted field inspections to gather data required for preparing or revising drawings.
  • Determined quality, quantity and cost for building materials.
  • Reviewed drawings with construction team and make necessary adjustments.

Civil Drafter
PSM, Inc., Albany, NY
May 2004 – July 2007


  • Created topographical maps to aid construction workers.
  • Represented minute details and visual guidelines in civil designs.
  • Maintained all the drawings in the computer system.
  • Specified materials and dimensions in civil plans.
  • Created wiring and layout diagrams for electrical equipment.
  • Recommended design revisions based on project specifications.
  • Referred to technical handbook during drafting phase.
  • Prepared drawings to clearly indicate assembly of mechanical devices.


Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, CA

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