New Job: Drafter


  • Experience creating drawings and models of building structures
  • Experience creating drawings out of rough sketches
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, QCAD, or QGIS preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt.

Job Tasks

  • Produce drawings, using computer-assisted drafting systems (CAD) or GIS software
  • Draft plans and detailed drawings for buildings that include rooms, walls, hallways, and doors working from sketches or notes.
  • Analyze quality of source data used to replicate drawings.
  • Draw maps, diagrams, and profiles, using cross-sections and surveys, to represent buildings, elevations, topographical contours, and structures.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Customer Support — Engage with customers in a positive and professional manner. 
  • Drafting Tools— AutoCAD, QCAD, QGIS
  • Data Analysis — Summary statistics, data manipulation, spatial analysis
  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Time Management — Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
  • Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Building and Construction — Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.


  • Time Management — Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing that there is a problem.
  • Visualization — The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.


  • Group health and dental insurance is offered for eligible nSide employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama.
  • Both the health and dental insurance offerings include individual and family coverage.
  • Group vision insurance is offered for eligible nSide employees through VSP insurance group. Available for individual and family coverage.
  • A group life insurance plan for eligible employees is offered by nSide through UNUM insurance group. The group life insurance plan is fully paid by nSide.
nSide, Inc.

About nSide, Inc.:

nSide is a school safety company based in Florence, Alabama that cares for today’s most pressing threats and security challenges. We strive to answer the hard questions and provide the best solutions for school safety, as we integrate all threads of communication alongside advanced technologies. After more than a decade of serving in over 2,000 different schools, we need someone to join our efforts in keeping children and teachers safe.