Structural Drafter / Designer Position

Structural Drafter / Designer Position

  • Full Time
  • Year Round Benefited
  • Remote
  • $25 - $35 per hour based on experience USD / Year
MWA, Inc. Architecture - Engineering
11165 Brockway Rd.
(530) 587-6257
About MWA, Inc. Architecture - Engineering

MWA, Inc.  Architecture & Engineering

Structural Drafter / Designer Position

MWA, Inc.  Architecture & Engineering – Truckee, CA  office is seeking a well-rounded and self-motivated applicant for immediate placement as a structural drafter / designer for custom residential, multi-family, and commercial projects.  This position can grow based on the motivation and tenacity of the individual and their ability to work with our team.

MWA, Inc. is a fast-paced award winning, full service architecture, interior design, engineering, and planning studio located in Truckee, California near Lake Tahoe.  MWA, Inc. specializes in unique snow country design projects that focus on creativity, innovation and collaboration within a vibrant, open think-tank environment. Our goal is a sustainable balance of community, the environment, and economic reality.  Our corporate culture is well known as one of respect, empowerment, mentorship, freedom, comradery, personal growth, social consciousness, and joy.

Visit for more about MWA, Inc. and to view our project portfolio.

Candidate requirements:

Associates Degree from an accredited engineering program with a focus in Structural/Architectural drafting

2+ years of experience structural drafting 

Working knowledge of softwares such as Revit, Autocad, Word, Excel or similar

Experience in production for all phases of design and construction documents

Knowledge of construction materials, methods, and building codes


Skills and attributes for success at MWA:

Self-starter who is motivated and able to work independently

Team player who can work collaboratively in a fast paced environment

Communicator with superior written, verbal, and graphic skills

Problem solver with strategic thinking skills

Organized planner able to balance multiple projects and deadlines


Your Role: 

  • Reports to Principal Engineer. Works under the direction of the structural project lead on structural design projects. 
  • Performs engineering design including structural calculations and/or drafting as assigned by the structural lead.
  • Communicates with the principal engineer, structural project lead, and other structural team members on a regular basis through the design period of the project. 
  • May occasionally assist the architectural team with other tasks such as drafting and plotting.
  • Works to learn current design codes used on structural projects.
  • May perform structural observations of projects during construction.
  • Assist with preparation of documents to support construction activities such as clarification sketches (CS’s) and plan revisions.
  • Maintain MWA, Inc. operations, quality and CAD standards relative to the structural design of the project.



Offering a full suite of benefits, MWA, Inc.  is focused on investing in our employees who enable our company to fulfill our mission and achieve success. We want to promote balance, so you not only enjoy your work, but also have the time and resources to live your life happy and healthy.


  • Medical, Dental and Vision- MWA, Inc. pays 100% of all qualifying employee medical premiums 
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • 401(k) and 401(k) matching (up to 4%)
  • PTO, Sick Time, and 7 Paid Holidays
  • Education Assistance
  • flexible schedule

Estimated hourly pay (dependent on experience): $25 – $35 

Bonus opportunities

Full time position 

Remote work & Hybrid Remote work available 

Dog friendly office environment: Well behaved dogs welcome!


Please submit a cover letter and resume with references in PDF format to


You must sign in to apply for this position.