CAD Technician Job Description

CAD Technician Job Description

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CAD technician provides 3D modeling in Autodesk Civil 3D, Revit or Bentley MicroStation. Uses CAD software (SolidWorks and AutoCAD) and instrumentation (calipers, micrometers) to create and modify mechanical drawings and perform engineering and design tasks.

CAD Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Production of structures drawings using AutoCAD 2010 and MicroStation
Preparing technical supporting data for specifications and reports
Demonstrate high ability and judgement based on knowledge when preparing drawings
Show ability to apply company standards and suggest improvements where necessary
Ability to estimate resources required to prepare project related drawings
Direct the preparation of drawings for scheme and detailed design
Undertake and lead site visits (may include nights & weekends) and undertake surveys
Display understanding of budgets and programmes and operate within them
Ability to produce drawings accurately with a high quality of presentation and understand the importance to the company / client relationship
Manage own time and that of others effectively

CAD Technician Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for CAD Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CAD, NICET, E/M, HSE, EPAC, BIM, C.E.T, DOT, NMMA, ABYC

Education for CAD Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the CAD technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Collage Degree in Technical, Associates, Engineering, Design, Education, Drafting, Technology, Construction, Civil Engineering, Drafting Technology

Skills for CAD Technician

Desired skills for CAD technician include:

Civil 3D
Codes and design requirements specific to local geographic market
General arrangement drawing production
Completing design changes

Desired experience for CAD technician includes:

Survey experience in NYC a plus
Occasional field work may be required
Thorough understanding of the jewelry manufacturing process
Proactive in the construction process
Ability to form and maintain strong relationships
Understanding of industry standards and ability to translate engineering sketches and engineer terminology to CAD drawings

CAD Technician Examples


CAD Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of CAD technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for CAD technician
  • Communicate and Report outcome of work promptly and effectively
  • Contribute to staff development and supervision as appropriate
  • Maintain ink and paper supplies for plotter
  • Periodic verification and updating of system tagging and labeling
  • Supporting engineers with the development of design solutions
  • Develop site layouts and create design plans both independently and under direction of Project Engineers
  • Develop preliminary grading designs
  • Develop preliminary utility layouts
  • Assemble and coordinate plan sets with multiple engineering disciplines, including applicable reference files
Qualifications for CAD technician
  • Ability to transpose, using current standards, pipe/network sketches to CAD drawings
  • Excellent 3D CAD and BIM knowledge/capability would be an advantage
  • Experience in all or some of the following areas
  • Educated to HNC level or equivalent in a relevant subject such as Civil or Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Conversant with Microsoft applications
  • Experience in all or some of the design development for water networks and pipeline schemes would be desirable

CAD Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a CAD technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for CAD technician
  • Use field sketches to create AutoCAD piping isometric inspection drawings
  • Use equipment data to create AutoCAD equipment inspection drawings
  • Update daily drawing log in excel spreadsheet.QC of AutoCAD drawings
  • Perform redline corrections
  • Demonstrate expertise with CAD/BIM modeling and design tools such as Autodesk Civil3D
  • Demonstrate expertise in working with client specific CAD/BIM standards
  • Apply standardized drawing techniques and perform basic quantity and geometry calculations
  • Designing and developing mounting fixtures, fabrication drawings and metrology reports from vehicle measurement data
  • Developing prototype designs using rapid prototype equipment, such as 3D printers
  • Collaborating with engineering team to resolve any technical issues related to fixture completion
Qualifications for CAD technician
  • Must be experienced with CAD drafting of boundary surveys, ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys, topographic surveys, utility surveys, record surveys and acquisition mapping using Civil 3D software
  • AutoCAD or similarly equivalent
  • Experience using Project Wise
  • Ability to work on own initiative as an experienced CAD operator, in conjunction with civil and structural design engineers
  • Ability to produce accurate drawings and details for water related projects
  • HNC or equivalent in engineering or related discipline

CAD Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of CAD technician. 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 technician
  • Assign drawing and ECN #’s using DIANA
  • Analyze design and confer with engineering to resolve details not completely defined
  • Use WIPS and MFG Pro to search for existing parts and EBOM’s
  • Inspect incoming parts to verify critical dimensions match component drawings, as required
  • Use TeamCenterto check drawing in and out of the system
  • Distribute final drawings to Sales Rep., inside sales and/or customer
  • May be required to move, raise and lower material weighing up to 35 lbs
  • Participates in and supports Lean Manufacturing activities as needed or necessary
  • Uses Sharepoint to search and find Engineering standards
  • Translate standard and proprietary manufacturer’s equipment details onto working drawings, which will include P&I diagrams, pipework layouts, plant & equipment layout, cable routing, access ways
Qualifications for CAD technician
  • Major in architectural engineering technology, road and bridge technology, geotechnical engineering, municipal engineering or water supply and drainage engineering technology
  • Good command of English, capable of daily communicating and email handling
  • Familiarity with construction drawings on related fields
  • Experience of design & analysis in some of the main structural materials (eg
  • Certification in Auto CAD is must
  • Should be proficient in Auto-Cad

CAD Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of CAD technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for CAD technician
  • Product high-quality outputs
  • Uses computer assisted design/drafting CAD equipment and software to develop designs
  • Makes final sketch of proposed drawing, checking dimension of parts, materials to be used, relation of one part to
  • Produce detailed 2-D structural documentation from 3-D models suitable for all stages of the design process using company standard CAD systems, processes and procedures
  • Organization of Structural drawings and documents and responsibility for the project maintenance of incoming and outgoing drawing register & management of online document systems
  • Positive interaction with both senior and junior staff alike and within the client environment
  • Pro-actively maintain an understanding of the latest developments in BIM
  • Maintains communication with sales, designers, engineers, field service technicians and/or the customer for any design / engineering issues
  • Maintains a good line of communication between departments (Operations, Engineering, Shared Services, Build Team)
  • Ensuring CAD models and drawings satisfy project QA procedures and protocols
Qualifications for CAD technician
  • Highways drafting experience
  • Experienced user of AutoCAD and associated packages (such as KeySigns, Autotrack etc)
  • Proven capability to produce competent, safe buildable designs for simple to mid-level highway schemes
  • A Technician member of a Professional Engineering organisation (Institution of Civil Engineers, Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation or similar) with the desire to work towards an EngTech qualification
  • Using AutoCAD to prepare project submittal drawings that include device placement plans, riser diagrams, electrical interconnection drawings, device circuit wiring, control cabinet layouts, voltage drop calculations, and battery calculations
  • Maintain project drawing files, and associated records and documentation in an orderly condition

CAD Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a CAD technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for CAD technician
  • Create production CNC part programs utilizing AutoCAD and CNC programming software (CAD Code)
  • Work within the civil engineering design team in producing the relevant designs and drawings
  • Review and generate ECN and supporting documentation
  • Create/maintain parts and bills of materials in BPCS
  • Create/maintain mechanical and electrical drawings
  • Responsible for the design of integrated system projects within budget and schedule and to the approval of the customer and in accordance with project specifications, drawings, codes, and regulations
  • Work directly with Project Engineers, Application Specialists, CAD Operators, Installation Technicians, Contractors and Owners
  • They shall create the submittal (drawings, bill of material, calculations, technical manuals, “as-builts”, ) and maintain the submittal during changes to the contract
  • Maintain the quality of CAD production work and document control
  • Assist project manager in developing budgets and schedules for CAD production work on projects
Qualifications for CAD technician
  • Perform other system configurations/calculations in accordance with project specifications and other project documentation as directed by project engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering experience required
  • Good understanding of Sheet Metal Fabrication techniques would be of benefit
  • Ability to understand and interpret information provided by Clients and Engineering Team and to provide cost effective solutions to their requirements
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years experience required in a similiar role
  • Collect, analyze and summarize information to a general understanding

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