CAD Technician

Date posted: 
January 02, 2018
Job Type: 
Contract to Hire
Boston, MA
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Description: Need a CAD Technician with project and drawing set-up experience either professionally or academically
Required Skills:
CAD Technician/Project Set-Up is to set up new jobs on the network, update such jobs on a large number of concurrent projects, and to perform general CAD drafting for designers, engineers, and senior engineers.
• Setting up new jobs includes: cleaning the plans, setting them up, and creating attributes and borders for all disciplines (mechanical, HVAC, electric, plumbing/fire protection, and telecommunications)
• Coordination and deliverables
• Communicate with project managers regarding any issues that may arise or obstacles that may delay the delivery of project deadline to client in a timely manner
• Create and copy information and drawings onto CDs
• Produce drawings on AutoCAD from marked-up, not-to-scale drawings provided by engineers in the disciplines of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, telecommunications and other disciplines under the supervision of the CAD coordinator and/or CAD manager and/or group leader as needed
• Produce graphs, charts, overlays, and simple isometric and perspective drawings from catalogs or CAD systems as needed
• Other duties include cutting/trimming of plans, photocopying, plotting, scanning, packaging, mailing, and other miscellaneous duties which may be required from time to time to assist in the smooth operation of the firm
Standard Qualifications and Requirements:
• Must have formal training in AutoCAD
• Must have three or more years of computer experience
• AutoCAD MEP proficiency and Revit experience required
• Prior experience in a consulting engineering firm preferred
• Must be able to read and write in English