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Engineering - Drafting Technician

Industry: Manufacturing
Area: Administration and Support

Prepares layout drawings and complex detail drawings under direction of designers and engineers.

Work Settings

Office setting using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to complete required tasks. While many manufacturers operate 24 hours/day, this position usually works during first shift.


Prerequisite for this classification is the knowledge of manufacturing methods, shop tolerances, engineering and manufacturing standards and drafting practices normally acquired by a high school graduate with a minimum of 4 or 5 years of drafting experience.

Job Outlook

See US Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook ( for latest information


Average weekly earnings in CNY in 2005 were $967.84.

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