Millwork Drafter/ Programmer

Life Time Fitness Chaska , MN 55318

Posted 2 months ago


Position Summary

As a Programmer at our Millwork shop located in Chaska, you will Support the Millwork Project Manager to ensure that the goals of quality, schedule, cost, and safety are met. This individual will also be a leader in communication, and customer service. You will prepare clear, complete and accurate working plans and detailed drawings from rough or detailed sketches. Upon approval, you will then program millwork for production using Microvellum, ensuring that the programs align with the shop drawings.

Life Time Construction is the in-house General Contractor building new and existing luxury fitness clubs from coast to coast and in Canada. Project sizes range from 40,000 sq. ft. to 220,000 sq. ft., including precast structures and high-end finishes. Life Time has its own millwork and casework production facility located in Chaska, MN, which supports the production of all new, remodel, and misc. millwork for our corporation. Bring your passion for construction management and living a healthy way of life under one roof and build the career of a Life Time.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Makes final sketch of proposed drawings, checking dimensions of parts, materials to be used and the relation of one part to another

  • Drafts electronic drawings using AutoCAD

  • Creates submittal drawings for new projects

  • Updates detailed drawings and corrects problems on blueprints

  • Utilizes knowledge of various machines, engineering practices, mathematics, building materials, and other physical sciences to complete drawings

  • Creates color exhibits for submittal to local government agencies, land-owners and architectural control committees

  • Draws finished designs from sketches

  • Supports the architects as requested

  • Work with manufacturing plant to ensure current Life Time millwork standards


  • Experience required in AutoCAD

  • An Associate's degree in Architectural Drafting or equivalent experience is necessary

  • Previous experience with Microvellum a plus

  • Estimating experience a plus

  • Knowledge of MS Office, specifically word, excel, and outlook

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Programing skills ~ Microvellum experience is a plus but not required

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

  • Excellent customer service skills Ability to operate a personal computer

  • Knowledge of standard office procedures and computer software

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to effectively multi-task with tight deadlines independently and within a team environment

  • Ability to define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and recommend solutions

  • Ability to follow-through on deliverables and pay attention to details in the midst of multiple projects and deadlines

  • Proficient with AutoCAD operating software

  • Knowledge of architectural drafting standards and conventions

  • Knowledge of building systems and assemblies

  • Proficient with Programing software (Micovellum)

Physical / Mental Requirements and Working Conditions

Work is performed in a millwork shop setting. This position is required to regularly:

  • Stand, walk, and sit

  • Talk and hear

  • Use hands

  • Lift up to 50 pounds

  • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

  • Reach with hands and arms

  • View objects up close and at a distance

  • Effectively communicate and interact with others


  • Complimentary Life Time family membership

  • Team Member discounts for Life Time products & services

  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

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Millwork Drafter/ Programmer

Life Time Fitness