AUTOCAD Drafter Internship

Thoma Electric, Inc. is seeking a Junior AutoCAD Drafter to support our electrical design and engineering team in San Luis Obispo, California, located 1.5 miles from downtown. The successful applicant will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team focused on designing electrical systems for healthcare, education, commercial, government, and agricultural clients located throughout California. As a key player in the fast-paced design process, you will be responsible for working with the project managers and engineers to efficiently produce drawings, models, and layouts of electrical systems.


  • Assist electrical engineers and designers in creating and modifying CAD drawings from project inception through completion.
  • Assist electrical engineers and designers on field investigations to gather project information.
  • Assist in creating building energy and lighting models for California Title 24 Compliance.
  • Read and interpret construction documents and incorporate comments/changes from electrical engineers and designers.
  • Update and maintain CAD details, workflow, and standards.
  • Print, assemble and file drawings to meet production needs.
  • Maintain high level of organization pursuant to company standard.


  • Proficient in AutoCAD and 3D modeling.
  • AutoDesk Revit experience highly desired.
  • Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Desire to learn about the design and construction of electrical systems in a multi-disciplinary application.

Thoma Electric offers competitive pay (depending on experience) and an excellent benefits package.  For immediate consideration, fill out the form below and upload your resume. Cover letter optional.