About Thoma Electric:

For over half a century Thoma Electric has provided quality electrical engineering, design/build, and construction services for commercial, industrial, government, educational, agriculture, healthcare, and specialty industries throughout the Central Coast and California.  Located in San Luis Obispo, just a couple miles from downtown, enjoy working in one of the most desirable places in California.

Electrical Design Assistant and Drafter

About the Position:

Thoma Electric is seeking an experienced full time CAD drafter to join our growing electrical engineering team to assist with the design of cutting edge lighting, power, control, and communication systems in a variety of building applications. As a key player in the fast paced design process, a qualified applicant will be responsible for the following:

  • Create and modify CAD drawings throughout a project lifecycle.
  • Implement and incorporate project manager’s comments and markups.
  • Read and interpret construction documents.
  • Create building energy and lighting models using state-of-the-art energy management and conservation techniques.
  • Maintain high level of organization pursuant to company standard.
  • Update and maintain CAD details, work flow, and standards.


  • Proficient in AutoCAD. Revit experience or other 3D modeling software a plus.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word. EnergyPro or Visual Software a plus.
  • Prior experience producing construction documents.
  • Effective communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Associate degree or some college experience in a technical concentration or equivalent experience.

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.