The Suffolk County Water Authority is seeking a Draftsperson, Grade III, within our Construction Maintenance Department.

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Construction Maintenance

The successful candidate will be responsible for drafting and designing water main construction projects, along with preparing construction project estimates.
  • Create custom water main drawings from field sketches, information provided by inspectors, or existing GIS and CADD data;
  • Maintain project related records and drawings to ensure engineering drawings and documents standards are met;
  • Prepare water main construction and restoration project estimates;
  • Create 3D Isometric drawings for large infrastructure projects;
  • Completion of 1,000 hour draft course or equivalent work experience required.
  • Minimum 2 years Computer Aided Design experience required.
  • Proficient in MS Office; working knowledge of GIS preferred.
  • Utility/pipeline construction experience a plus.

Interested candidates should submit their application and resume, including salary requirements via the SCWA website ( and click on "Career Opportunities." COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment.


(The Authority shall not employ relatives of employees as defined to mean an employee's spouse, child, stepchild, stepparent or direct descendant of grandparents of the employee as defined in the New York State General Municipal Law 810.)