CAD Drafter / Estimator – Lighting & Building Automation

SmartCon is looking for a CAD Drafter / Estimator to prepare CAD drawings and create estimates from take-offs and architectural plans.  The ideal candidate takes pride in their job and has experience estimating Building Automation / Networked Lighting Solutions or similar commercial electrical controls. The candidate must be organized, prompt, positive, and customer-focused.

The candidate will provide 2D CAD drafting support, estimating and proposal development services and report to SmartCon’s Director of Sales. The candidate will be trained on all products and solutions.

Position Functions

  • Analyze specification documents, blueprints and project plans to gain a thorough understanding of the project
  • Determine what factors of production will influence the cost of a service or product
  • Prepare material estimates and cost estimates for the product or service
  • Provide 2D CAD support to develop bid packages
  • Create labor estimates for all projects
  • Develop and maintain relationships with company vendors and contractors
  • Manage bids from vendors and contractors
  • Present prepared estimates to management and other stakeholders
  • Perform all functions according to established policies, procedures, codes, and professional standards.


  • Experience with AutoCAD
  • Associate degree or relative trade school certification, education, or related job experience.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Experience in HVAC controls, Building Automation, or a related field a plus.
  • Experience with InnCom, Telkonet, Lutron MyRoom, Lutron HomeWorks, Control4, Crestron, BACnet a plus.


  • Monthly Health Care allowance offered for primary and supplemental healthcare
  • Full Time, Min $65,000/yr BOE

SmartCon specializes in designing, installing, and programming occupancy-based HVAC controls and lighting solutions to reduce energy costs in the hospitality, multi-family, military, and higher education markets. We provide an exceptional customer experience through our products and services. Our corporate culture focuses on providing customers with excellent service.

SmartCon Solutions LLC.
270 Eastern Blvd.
Glastonbury, CT 06033

Job Category: All Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Glastonbury, CT

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