Hanover Iron Works, Inc.
  • York, PA, USA
  • Full Time

The Detailer will provide detailed shop drawings for the fabrication and installation of metal stairs, rails, miscellaneous metals and small structural items, using AutoCAD software, based off contract documents, field conditions & work scope.


  • Provide clear dimensioned drawings vital for the fabrication and installation of contracted items
  • Coordinate daily activities with Detailing Manager and Project Managers, to ensure a successful project completion
  • Read & comprehend contract blueprints, work scope and job specifications to provide accurate conditions
  • Coordinate field dimensions with Project Manager to ensure actual field conditions are accurately portrayed on fabrication drawings
  • Save and file engineered drawings, calculations, fabrication drawings and piece mark sheets in the appropriate job folders
  • Formulate RFI's if there are discrepancies on contract documents
  • Piece mark each item on drawings when entering to shop for fabrication & compile into a Bill of Materials
  • Work directly with engineer to make sure required items meet code mandated load requirements
  • Design work to meet or exceed required Local, Federal & ADA codes
  • Inform Detailing Manager of potential delays that could impact schedules
  • Assist other departments with project questions and problems as necessary
  • Properly represent the company and department in company and customer meetings and communications
  • Visit project sites, (as needed), for field measuring, customer meetings, problem resolutions
  • Meet goals established by Detailing Manager and General Manager

Required Experience/Abilities

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exits
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions finished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment while exercising sound judgment always
  • General knowledge of all facets of construction
  • One to two years related experience and/or training
  • Experience reading and comprehending blueprints/specifications
  • Knowledge of IBC & ADA codes for stairs and rails
  • Knowledge of tools and equipment used for day to day job activities, (CPU Windows software, tape measure, laser level, squares, etc.)
  • College courses in Architectural Design & Drafting is a plus, but not a requirement
  • Thorough knowledge of stairs, rails and miscellaneous metals is a plus, but not a requirement

Computer Skills:

  • AutoCAD
  • Tekla (preferred)
  • Microsoft Office Suite


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem Solving Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations
  • Written Communication Writes/types clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information
  • Adaptability Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
  • Dependability Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan
  • Planning/Organizing Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources

Work Environment

  • Subject to inside environmental conditions

Physical Requirements

  • Sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing
  • Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers
  • Close visual acuity

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for his job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Hanover Iron Works, Inc.
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