Drafting Technician Career Training

Drafting Technician

  • Turn ideas into works of art using the same creative technologies as architects and engineers
  • Visualize and construct 3D models and prototypes for architectural and mechanical designs
  • Find creative solutions to complex engineering and architectural challenges

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment, advanced certifications and further education

Full-time Career Majors

Career Major Titlesort descending Who can enroll Tuition (in-state) Days Clock Hours Site
Architectural CAD Technician High School, Adult $2,575 M-F 1030 STEM
Civil CAD Technician High School, Adult $2,300 M-F 920 STEM
Manufacturing CAD Technician High School, Adult $2,575 M-F 1030 STEM

teacher Russ Powers

Teacher - Russ Powers


  • AAS - Electro Mechanical Drafting - Idaho State  University
  • BS - Career and Technology Education -   University of Central Oklahoma
  • M. Ed. - University of Central Oklahoma


  • Career Tech Drafting

Work Experience

  • Westinghouse Corp. - Engineering Designer
  • Designimation - Owner
  • Hummel Architects - Drafter
  • Insight Architects - Intern Architect
  • Blair Remy Architects - Intern Architect
  • Began teaching at Metro Technology Centers in 2013