The potential employer is probably receiving hundreds of applications for one position, which is why coming up with an effective cover letter for a CAD drafter position is becoming more and more challenging by day.

To win an interview, your cover letter must convince the employer that you are the ideal candidate for the position in question. In order to do so, it is important to base your cover letter on the employer’s demands for the position rather than simply mentioning the skills you have to offer, which you think are job relevant. Focus on what the employer thinks is job relevant and highlight the same.

See the example below to get a better idea.


CAD Drafter Cover Letter Sample


Stacey David
8776 Yale Sq,
Orlando, FL 67883
(005) 333-2222
stacey @ email . com

February 8, 2014

Mr. Henry Spencer
Recruitment Manager
Lift-Over Builders
91 Constructor’s Lane
Orlando, FL 67883


Dear Mr. Spencer:

Seeing your job advertisement for a CAD drafter at your company’s website today, I immediately set myself to the task of writing this application. Since my profile offers 6+ years of hands on experience in CAD drafting seems to be a perfect match for the requirements of this position, I’m sure you will find my attached resume of great interest.

Following are some highlights of the similarities among the skills I offer to Lift-Over Builders and the competencies that Lift-Over builders demand and expect of the position.

↓ Lift-Over Builders Demand ↓


↓ My Profile ↓


➜  Expertise in CAD based software specially AutoCAD✔ Trained in AutoCAD 3D and basic version, adept at using various other CAD software like Auto desk, Micro station and Pro E


➜ Experience in generating CAD drafts based on hand made sketches✔ Demonstrated ability to satisfy clients via effective and accurate computerized drafting based on hand sketches or verbal discussions with clients


➜ Skills in creating aesthetic hand made, 2D and 3D computerized structure drafts as per client preferences✔ Proficient in generating excellent handmade and computerized structural drafts, well balanced and in accordance to  the state approved architectural standards and policies


➜ Ability to carry out structural calculations and analyses✔ Well versed in field analysis, sketch based surveying, legend determination and structural mathematics


I would be glad to discuss how my potential can be utilized for the alleviation of Lift-Over builders as a competitive building and architectural company. Please call me at (004) 555-7777 to arrange an interview.

Thank you for taking the time to review my resume.



Stacey David

Stacey David

Encl. Resume