Sr. Design Drafter ( Store Development )

at AutoZone, Inc. in Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Job Description


Responsible for providing drafting / design support to the Pre-Construction Specialists and Regional Pre-Construction Project Managers for Prototype and Remodel projects. Primary Responsibilities after Real Estate Site Approval:

+ Prepare Site Plans and coordinate with the Merchandising team on fixture layouts to ensure the plans meet the intent of the “approved” site or fixture plans prior to the Pre-Con Review Meeting

+ Assist the Pre-Construction Specialist in working to obtain all municipal and governing agency approvals, ensuring code compliance with all required authorities

+ Produce all architectural required drawings, as well as assist the Pre-Construction Specialist with the management of the various consulting engineers (Structural, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, etc.) to ensure AutoZone standards are maintained prior to submittal to the various municipal approving agencies

+ Coordinate with various dry utility companies to ensure our electrical, telephone and natural gas services reflect the utility companies design intent

+ Complete Design Exchange bid packages and ensure engineered construction drawings and bid documents are accurate and provided to the Construction department

Primary Responsibilities after Construction Starts:

+ Ensure any drawings which have been modified, as a result of issues encountered while under construction are issued to the Construction team as a Revision

+ Ensure all the latest drawings and documents are archived properly per AutoZone standards after the store opens

Additional General Department Responsibilities:

+ Assist Regional Preconstruction Manager in managing and controlling costs of the annual Pre-Construction budget throughout the fiscal year

+ Provide proper specifications and documentation to the Support team for any non-standard AFI items as required

+ Incorporate all exterior sign locations and sizes, provided by the National Sign Manager, are reflected in the construction drawings

+ Prepare any check requisitions for all fee payments, bonds or letters of credits as needed for each project, after approval from the Regional Pre-Construction Manager

+ Assist Regional Pre-Construction Manager in processing payment invoices from our consultants to ensure they have the correct information provided to our accounting department


+ Associate’s degree ( two-year program ) or equivalent

+ Minimum of three to five years of related experience

+ Formal training program in Architectural Technology / Engineering

+ Excel, Word, AutoCAD #LI-BP

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Job Posting: JC193380679

Posted On: Sep 26, 2021

Updated On: Oct 24, 2021