CAD Job Description

CAD Job Description

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CAD provides drafting and design services by preparing and maintaining AutoCAD Civil 3D engineering drawings that compile to create a set of permitable plans.

CAD Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective CAD job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included CAD job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensures the proper processing of changes on CAD drawings dedicated to individual according to the effective procedures and standards
Plans the CAD activities as dedicated to her/him to achieve optimal performance according to the effective Work Instructions
Applies good knowledge of drawing guidelines and technical capability of the systems
Creates and modifies drawings for all technical disciplines according to the effective procedures and standards
Files all drawings according to the effective procedures
Distributes the drawings according to the effective procedures
Support and advise internal customers concerning the applicable drawing standards and procedures
Maintaining (creation, develop, modifying) and filing of the drawings
At least 2 years' experience in a similar environment as CAD Technician
Technical qualification in Engineering

CAD Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for CAD

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CAD, NICET, PDM, CADD, OSHA, ISO, IO, HAZWOPER, GISP, HNC

Education for CAD

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the CAD job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Design, Engineering, Drafting, Associates, Technical, Education, Science, Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology

Skills for CAD

Desired skills for CAD include:

MS Office
Civil 3D
Microsoft Office

Desired experience for CAD includes:

High proficiency in Modaris Lectra and Diamino software (both manual and automatic)
Good experience in fabrics, leathers and design is required
At least 3years experience in men’s fashion / luxury industry
3+ years Textile Design experience
AI, Photoshop and ID proficiency
CS5 experience

CAD Examples


CAD Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a CAD. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for CAD
  • Make swatches in Photoshop by scanning in raw material, making a repeat in either Photoshop or Illustrator and color match the swatches to company palette
  • Adjust to and keep up with constantly evolving product
  • Complete some administrative work
  • Follow proper CAD best practices
  • Take direction from supervising Designer
  • Capture aesthetic of the brand with understanding of production-ready art
  • Function as a Designer using Ford digital tools to deliver robust CAD models for our chassis, powertrain as-installed, electrical and climate control subsystems
  • Deliver CAD on-time for all milestone/gateway/program deliverables working with Engineers, Primary Designers, and Suppliers
  • Drive resolution of CAD data non-compliance issues cooperatively with Designers, Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Proactively seek to understand and employ relevant Ford methods and tools
Qualifications for CAD
  • Proven ability to communicate with diverse levels of talent to achieve results
  • Strong computer skills, including knowledge of Adobe and Ned Graphics
  • Bridge knowledge
  • Knowledge of Lectra's Kaledo CAD software a plus
  • 6+ years of experience in Cadence Allegro V16 or above
  • Demonstrate experience and expertise with industry standard CAD tools/flows for digital and/or analog design

CAD Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a CAD. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for CAD
  • Report to SVP of Design and assist the design team with their artwork and CAD needs
  • Proactively seek to understand, employ and develop relevant Ford methods and tools
  • Effectively interpreting brand needs as outlined in creative briefs and translating them into compelling designs
  • Collaborating with Art Director to ensure your designs are consistent with expectations and overall project goals
  • Daily direct communication with Production Partners
  • Owning design process from CAD, spec, & production through approvals
  • Collaborating with the Design team to create and execute all products for division
  • Archiving samples & references
  • Preparing presentation decks for internal meetings
  • Working within and helping to manage project schedules, deadlines, and recaps
Qualifications for CAD
  • 5+ years experience in CAD Design
  • Effective communication with an eye on successfully managing expectations
  • Demonstrate experience with software development/programming in high-level languages
  • Experience with Graphic and Hardware design
  • 3+ years of experience in textile design
  • Proficient in Ned Graphics, Illustrator, and Photoshop

CAD Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of CAD. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for CAD
  • Complete all technical activities for the divisions
  • Responsible for data back-up on another media (e.g., tape/CD)
  • Provide additional guidance to CAD Design team and/or freelancers as needed
  • Performs departmental maintenance (e.g., daily upkeep of printers which can include paper, ink, and printer maintenance
  • Prepares artwork packages for production-ready standards
  • Maintains legal approval and release form records for all artwork development
  • Constant interaction with Design teams
  • Occasional interaction with outside vendors
  • Design components or portions of systems and modify existing designs to develop or improve products and facilitate manufacturing operations
  • Gather information, make studies, compute calculations, and prepare original rough layouts, sketches to present design proposal
Qualifications for CAD
  • Holds Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Architecture or related field required and 3-5 years’ work experience in architecture, facilities management or real estate field
  • Understands standards and guidelines for programming codes, procedures, documentation, project systems organization, and introducing new technology
  • Applies concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Solves practical problems and deals with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Furniture design experience preferred
  • Must be able to read 3D and 2D Drawings

CAD Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of CAD. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for CAD
  • Support the line development process by updating and refreshing CAD prints and patters as designs evolve
  • Maintain organization and classification systems to ensure files are easily accessible by team members
  • Develop strong working relationships with cross functional team members
  • Ability to be flexible to work with all team members when extra help is needed on other teams
  • Maintain awareness of corporate calendar and help team manage deadlines
  • Ability to match the seasons color in digital form for NED atlases, and ASE Swatches
  • Develop conceptual designs, verify design with project engineer and develop detail designs for quotations and construction
  • Develop drawings and specifications for outside engineering services or internal engineering personnel
  • Assist with obtaining cost estimates and quotes for equipment, materials and services
  • Perform preliminary design for projects, including coordinating vendor information and developing details and drawings for the project and equipment files for the project engineer
Qualifications for CAD
  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Textile Design or similar degree
  • Must be diploma qualified (or greater) in a Mechanical Engineering field or with >5 years practical experience in a relevant industry position
  • Must be familiar with principles of Injection Molding and Tooling
  • Must be committed to CAD Design as a professional pursuit
  • Some familiarity with Catia would be valuable
  • Some familiarity with OEM drawing requirements would be valuable

CAD Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a CAD. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for CAD
  • Working with Autodesk Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Revit software on new projects in existing facilities
  • Ensure that design is technically feasible, manufacturable and achievable within the set cost parameter
  • Develop the 2D drawing with GD&T for EKNA products
  • Exchange CAD information through customer portals or systems
  • Provide technical and engineering support for designated development projects/prototypes from initial concept to final confirmation
  • Create presentations in PowerPoint to communicate details in a technical review
  • Assist in design of complex equipment
  • Undertake the assembly of systems and / or sub-systems and implement design changes to meet design requirements
  • Tolerance analysis capability of high complexity based on design requirements, part creation process capability, inspection processes, cost, , using standard tolerancing and GDT
  • Select part material type based upon design requirements, environmental constraints, etc
Qualifications for CAD
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering
  • 3+ years’ experience with major CAD Authoring software (i.e., Catia, SolidWorks)
  • Product Development and/or Automotive Industry experience
  • Bachelor Degree in related design field
  • Degree in the Design field
  • Exceptional eye for design and researches the market for key trends & innovative ideas

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