Career Opportunities

John A. Martin & Associates, Inc. offers a professional, supportive work environment that focuses on real-world experience and a collective pursuit for professional excellence. We pride ourselves on our family-like culture that supports open dialogue, diversity, and fun. If you would like to submit your information, please send a cover letter describing the position you would be applying for and your resume to

Steel Detailer

The role of a Steel Detailer at JAMA is to produce drawings and/or models in Tekla used for the fabrication and installation of structural steel for variety of construction project types. The Detailer will work closely with shop and field teams to produce detail drawings and field trade coordination issues. They will also review new design bulletins, addenda, RFI’s and trade coordination drawings to review and revise drawings based on engineering calculations.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Completed an AA degree or a technical trade school in Computer Aided Drafting.
  • 5 plus years of experience using Tekla Structures detailing miscellaneous metal & structural steel.
  • Knowledge of AISC Steel Construction Manual, AWS Structural Welding Codes, and AISC detailing standards.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Bluebeam.
  • Experience in Autodesk Revit, BIM coordination, and Navisworks is a plus.
  • Knowledge of SDS/2, AutoCAD, and/or Advance Steel is a plus.
  • Self-starter who takes initiative and requires minimal supervision.
  • Capable of balancing and prioritizing multiple internal projects.
  • Good communication skills.
  • The ability to generate RFIs.
  • The ability to read Architectural and Structural Drawings.
  • The ability to work in-person in either our Los Angeles or Oakland Office.

Position Includes

  • Competitive wage paid hourly including overtime when required
  • Bonus plan eligibility
  • 401(k) plan eligibility
  • Paid vacation and personal time allowance
  • Medical, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Pharmaceutical reimbursement
  • Continuing education stipend
  • Metro transportation reimbursement