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Capstone Homes is Minnesota's largest locally owned home builder. We have a mission to build quality homes at an exceptional value while serving others and impacting the community. With a strong focus on growing individuals both personally and professionally, we take pride in our core values of excellence, integrity, growth, humility, trust and service. We are looking for hardworking, motivated individuals to join our fast paced team. If this sounds like you, please inquire below. We look forward to hearing from you!

Architectural Draftsperson

Reports To:         VP of Purchasing | Product Development

Objectives:         Production level drafting of prints for new construction homes with zero construction defects. Work with production team to maintain a culture of Integrity, Humility, Excellence, Service, Trustworthiness, and Growth.  


  • Design plans for new models. Interpret and implement building code changes
  • Update existing plans to reflect feature and specification changes with an emphasis on value engineering and office related cost variance reduction. 
  • Communicate any substantial plan changes to Director of Purchasing, Estimating and design. 
  • Specify materials, trims, fixtures, and construction assemblies (floor joist, floor sheathing, roof deck layouts, etc.) Prepare inked floor plans for sales brochures
  • Oversee the production of construction drawings. Make sure they are fully coordinated with structural calculations, and that the structural drawings are signed.
  • Solicit trade contractor input to enhance value engineering of the floor plans and construction drawings. See if homes’ energy-efficiency, cost effectiveness, construction methods, quality, etc., can be improved upon. 


  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of residential construction and quality control best practices.
  • Ability to manage department workflow and help set priorities for the team. 
  • Ability to manage to manage people
  • Strong sense of urgency.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work diplomatically with all types of people.
  • Planning and organizational skills. 
  • Ability to communicate affirmation and constructive criticism, in proper balance.
  • Time management skills.

 Work Environment & Physical Requirements:

  • Works in temperature controlled environment most of the time
  • Vision for near, mid-range, far and accommodation. Hearing for low, medium and high pitch.
  • Requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, reaching above head and below waist. 
  • Must be able to perform all job expectations safely with or without reasonable accommodations
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds

Hours & Salary Range:

  • 40+ hours per week
  • After hours and weekends may be necessary on occasion to meet deadlines 
  • Salary based upon experience 


  • Comprehensive employee benefit package, including 401k
  • Paid vacation/sick/holiday time

Management reserves the right to change the duties and responsibilities set forth herein at any time. 

NOTE: This position guide outlines the basic tasks and requirements for the position noted. It is not a comprehensive listing of all job duties for the associate. 

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