Cadista (technical architectural designer) - Salary and Career
Technical draftsmen of civil construction and architecture

Cadista (technical architectural designer) - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They prepare architectural and civil engineering drawings using specific software for technical drawing, as well as they can execute plans, drawings and details of hydrosanitary and electrical installations and cartographic drawings, collect and process data and plan the work for the elaboration of the project, for example, interpret existing projects, calculate and define design costs, analyze sketches and apply occupational health standards and technical standards related to civil construction, being able to update the design according to legislation.

How much does an Cadista (technical architectural designer) earn

A Cadista (technical architectural designer) earns between $1.292 and $4.827 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.233 and a median salary of $2.000 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 2.593 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Cadista (technical architectural designer)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.233 26.794 558 10
1º Quartile 1.292 15.509 323 6
Median Salary 2.000 24.000 500 9
3º Quartile 3.681 44.177 920 17
Higher Salary 4.827 57.926 1.207 23

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • middle-level technicians in the physical, chemical, engineering sciences
      • technical designers and modelers
        • technical draftsmen of civil construction and architecture

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Main workplaces

Technical draftsmen of civil construction and architecture these workers work in economic activities such as civil construction, collection, purification and distribution of water, public administration, public utility services such as production and distribution of electricity, gas and water. They are found as employees with a formal contract or as self-employed, always individually, with permanent supervision. They work during the day, indoors, with the exception of the technical cartography designer, who also works in the open.

What does it take to work in the field of Technical draftsmen of civil construction and architecture

This job/occupation requires complete elementary education, a basic qualification course of 200 to 400 class hours and professional experience of one to two years. Mastery of applications such as cad - computer aided design is required.

Functions and activities of Cadista (technical architectural designer)

Technical draftsmen of civil construction and architecture must:

  • close the drawing work order;
  • review drawings;
  • planning work related to the drawing;
  • planning work related to drawing;
  • planning work related to design;
  • close the design work order;
  • process data for drawing;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • elaborate architectural and civil engineering drawings;
  • collect data for drawing preparation;
  • planning the work related to the drawing;
  • plan work related to drawing;
  • collect data for drawing preparation;
  • organize technical files;
  • close the drawing service order;
  • close drawing work order;

  • Activities

    • demonstrate mathematical reasoning.;
    • stipulating deadlines for the execution of the drawing;
    • legend plans;
    • update the drawing according to the legislation;
    • search for additional information;
    • determining design methodology;
    • check dimensions, dimensions and descriptive information;
    • set drawing cost;
    • fill in the final report;
    • organize supplier catalogs;
    • compress digital files;
    • consult information in files;
    • apply technical standards;
    • store files;
    • search the internet;
    • supplement drawings;
    • list drawing material;
    • use specific software for design;
    • release drawing to electronic file or map library;
    • develop spatial vision;
    • mastering basic computing;
    • select drawing tools and media;
    • work as a team.;
    • propose alternatives for drawing up;
    • interpret existing designs;
    • analyze sketch obtained through field information;
    • demonstrate foreign language basics;
    • apply principles of total quality;
    • demonstrate manual skill/precision;
    • organize supplier catalogs;
    • return documents used for archiving;
    • modify drawings;
    • keep drawing tools;
    • make a technical visit to review data;
    • organize collected data;
    • calculate data from field book;
    • prepare the workplace;
    • compatize drawings under supervision;
    • applying occupational health standards (nr-9 and nr-15) ;
    • gather documents;
    • report procedure changes;
    • drawing planks;
    • select drawing media and tools;
    • define formats and scales;
    • transfer total station data from field to office;
    • follow new technologies;
    • detail drawings;
    • index documents relevant to the area;
    • determine the type of file to be used;
    • calculate estimated design costs;
    • interpret calculation memory;
    • store files;
    • adopt hygiene standards at work;
    • field survey;
    • update the drawing according to legislation;
    • send drawing and/or copies to customer;

    Sectors that hire Cadista (technical architectural designer) the most in the job market

    • engineering services
    • architectural services
    • building construction
    • electrical installation and maintenance
    • mapping, surveying and geodesy services
    • painting for signs on highways and airports
    • architectural and engineering related technical drawing services
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • technical activities related to engineering and architecture
    • maintenance of stations and telecommunications networks

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