Construction CAD Designer - ADUs
Sidekick Homes
El Segundo, CA US
Posted ago
Sidekick Homes

Our rapidly-growing ADU design-build company is in need of a highly productive, full-time CAD drafter to bring our clients' ADU dreams to life! You’ll serve as our primary architectural drafter and produce original, computer-generated designs in 2D and 3D. Additional responsibilities include meeting with clients, integrating feedback, and revising designs as requested. Communication skills are a must in this role, as you’ll be regularly communicating the design progress to the construction team. Applicants should be experienced design engineers who enjoy highly detailed work, are passionate about working on a project from start to finish, and want to grow their career in the residential construction industry. Sound like a job you’d love? Please apply today!


  • Attend initial client meeting to get an idea of the scope of the project
  • Generate 2D and 3D schematic designs using CAD or Revit software, ensuring clients' specifications are met
  • Draft construction drawings – architectural and possibly structural
  • Communicate progress to designer and construction team to ensure efficient workflow.
  • Submit plans and applications to local agencies and help ensure efficient expediting, making needed corrections in an efficient manner.
  • Maintain regular communication with team members, consultants and city officials during the plan check process
  • Generate rendering and presentation drawings
  • Collaborate with construction team members to ensure maximum value engineering and to establish budgets and timelines


  • Advanced knowledge of CAD and Revit software
  • Knowledge of rendering software such as Lumion
  • Productivity oriented and able to efficiently complete a high volume of projects thoroughly
  • Able to be responsible for multiple small-scale projects at various stages of development
  • Knowledge of construction techniques used for typical residential ground-up construction
  • Has access to a vast library of architectural and structural details for residential construction
  • A minimum 4 years of experience in drafting
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in architecture, engineering, construction engineering, drafting, etc. 
  • Knowledge of the ADU industry and/or experience with ADU design is a big plus.
  • Life-long learner who is eager to stay up-to-date on evolving drafting needs and architectural technologies. 
  • Detail-oriented with strong communication, teamwork, and organizational skills
  • Able to learn new concepts and software quickly.

$55,000 - $70,000 DOE
About Sidekick Homes

Sidekick Homes mission is to solve California's housing crisis one sidekick at a time. We work with homeowners to build accessory dwelling units (ADUs) that are integrated into neighborhoods and benefit communities. We are growing fast and are looking for highly talented individuals who have a growth mindset and a servant's heart.

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