CADD Designer Job Description

CADD Designer Job Description

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CADD designer provides end user support for Autodesk products including AutoCAD, AutoCAD Electrical, Civil 3D, Map 3D, Navisworks, etc.

CADD Designer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Creating preliminary and detailed design figures and drawings (primarily using AutoCAD) for Environmental Related projects, developing site plans, detailed design drawings (including site plans/layouts, cross-sections showing stratigraphy details, ), as-built condition / record drawings, and assisting in the development of other engineering related, construction or drafting tasks as assigned
Develop drawings from engineer sketches using AutoCAD and/or Revit software for assignments that are routine in nature and requiring mild judgment
Provides design, production and coordination of construction plans and drawings in support of engineering or architectural project(s)
Typical duties may involve, depending on service, conceptual and final design of utilities, grading, pavement and drainage, electrical diagrams or mechanical details for structures or bridges, roadway alignment, architectural details, sanitary sewer pump station, or water & sewer systems/treatment plan design
Researches, recommends and presents alternate design approaches based upon client request, governmental code requirements and other needs
Performs and supervises designs utilizing CAD
Coordinates, monitors and oversees design completion, permit applications, material quantities and cost estimates performed by junior designers and technicians
Assists junior professionals in making design decisions
May write specifications, feasibility studies, plans and preliminary reports
Organizes or directs field visits to collect data or resolve design conflicts

CADD Designer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for CADD Designer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CADD

Education for CADD Designer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for CADD Designer

Desired skills for CADD designer include:

ADAAG and NFPA
Applicable codes and standards
Disciplines
NX CADD software program
SharePoint
Teamcenter PLM
AutoCAD
AutoCAD Civil 3D
CADD operations
Drafting procedures

Desired experience for CADD designer includes:

Proven mastery in PTC’s ProE with recent Creo 1.0 or higher
Proven ability to design CADD elements to a set of Standards
Perform CADD Design work (3D Modeling, 2D Drawings, WT Parts Structures) in compliance with Engineering Standards
Must have working knowledge of Creo 1.0 or newer software
Proven mastery in PTC’s Wild Fire or higher, Creo 1.0 preferred
7+ years or relevant experience is required

CADD Designer Examples

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CADD Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of CADD designer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for CADD designer
  • May train less experienced junior professionals, designers and CAD technicians as required
  • Assist and/or perform work tasks such as
  • Complete plumbing graphics assignments for water, wastewater, industrial, commercial, and municipal projects following specific, standardized procedures to achieve set results and deadlines
  • Perform design tasks for plumbing systems under close supervision of experienced engineers
  • Manage designs during construction including review of equipment submittals and response to contractor design clarification requests
  • Perform both manual and computer aided plumbing system calculations including construction cost estimations under close supervision of experienced engineers
  • Analyze and select plumbing system equipment
  • Prepare and develop studies, reports, specifications, and designs in compliance with applicable code and standard requirements
  • Work cross functionally, within a project team environment, occasionally interfacing with other multi-discipline design team members
  • May assist in training lower-level Designer/Drafters in various procedures
Qualifications for CADD designer
  • No professional registration is required
  • Civil Technologist or Civil Technician Diploma or equivalent preferably in the diciplines of geotechnical, ground or civil engineering
  • Familiarity with various Civil and Municipal design and drafting standards
  • Ability to follow client standards proper sheet set up and managing external references is required
  • At least 5 years of proven experience in detail overhead line design
  • Strong capability in PLS-CADD (ideally)
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CADD Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of CADD designer. 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 CADD designer
  • Working knowledge of Siemens Teamcenter PLM system a plus
  • Assists in providing technical support and design on engineering projects using electrical material and construction standards
  • Assists in performing field investigations, and gathers information and data
  • Maintains computer aided drafting and design (CADD) system file records
  • Prepares cost estimates for budgets and customer charges
  • Assists in preparing and closing project work orders
  • Assists in surveying projects and reviewing survey documents
  • Prepares routine to moderately-difficult engineering and construction drawings (comprised of basic arrangements, layouts, assemblies, isometrics, ) from rough sketches or from general engineering and design information, utilizing manual or computer-assisted drafting/design techniques
  • Providing input to alternate design ideas that may favorably affect cost and manufacturability
  • Associates degree with emphasis on Design/Drafting, or equivalent technical experience required
Qualifications for CADD designer
  • Demonstrated capability to work both independently and in large project teams, including virtual teaming with overseas offices
  • Some travel will be required within the Asia region for project meetings and site inspections (as and when required)
  • AAS in Computer Aided Design and Drafting Technology or other related technology field
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the computer-aided drafting field
  • Individual will be required to work in a multi-discipline environment
  • Works with Oracle Database Administrators to maintain drawing status
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CADD Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a CADD designer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for CADD designer
  • Prepare diagrams or exhibits, using CADD 3D-modeling software
  • Develop and draft design drawings of structures and installations such as aggregate equipment pads, impoundments, roads, culverts, pipelines, manholes, tanks, buildings, landfills, including grading and Erosion & Sediment Control BMP’s
  • Work closely with the Windchill Systems team to ensure seamless integration of CADD work output (3D models, 2D Drawings, reference documentation, ) into our Windchill PLM system
  • Developing construction plans from initial discussion with the Lead Engineer
  • Interfacing with the design team and throughout the design and construction process
  • Defining the systems by modeling in Revit Perform field reconnaissance work for renovation projects
  • Assist in material take offs for cost estimating
  • Assist in the review of shop drawing submittals for projects in construction
  • Performs routine, non-routine and complex design assignments
  • Actively involved with the preparation of project proposals by providing input on project tasks, feasibility, resources, costing and conceptual design
Qualifications for CADD designer
  • Technical College Associate’s Degree
  • Good computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office and graphics software
  • Ability to complete 3D graphics assignments
  • Ability to complete HVAC, fire protection, plumbing, process mechanical piping, and/or process piping graphics assignments
  • Assists in providing technical support and design on engineering projects
  • Assist in performing field investigations and gathering information and data
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CADD Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a CADD designer. 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 CADD designer
  • Comply with corporate project management systems and protocols
  • Understands project scope and ensures designs are consistent with technical requirements
  • Associates degree with emphasis on Design/Drafting, or equivalent technical experience/projects required
  • Grading and site development, utility piping layouts of moderate through advanced complexity, including
  • Perform a lead drafting and design role within a fast-paced team working in the industrial air filtration industry, contributing and driving the team towards success
  • Reviews design alternatives and provides input to design changes which meet production capabilities at favorable costs
  • Reviews incoming orders to provide time and manpower requirements
  • Initiates Engineering Change Orders per procedure
  • Prepares or assists in preparation of product instruction manuals and engineering standards, as required
  • Participates in design projects and may lead projects through all phases of pre-design through fabrication, including manufacturing reviews
Qualifications for CADD designer
  • Maintain engineering records
  • A Bachelor’s degree AND two years of computer aided drafting and design (CADD) OR, in the absence of a degree, six years of relevant experience to include two years of CADD
  • Working knowledge of CADD systems or basic knowledge of electric material and construction standards
  • Must possess a strong attention to detail and the ability to conceptualize design concepts based on design requirements
  • Must be goal oriented and experienced working in a deadline driven environment
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes and the downstream impacts of design decisions
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CADD Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a CADD designer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for CADD designer
  • Associate Degree with an emphasis on Design/Drafting
  • Experience in the Aerospace or Defense industries a plus
  • Supports plant on CADD hardware/software issues
  • Participates in planning and scheduling of design and drafting projects
  • Participates in all phases of project pre-design (feasibility) through fabrication, including manufacturing reviews
  • Keeps informed of new or improved methods, materials and other advances in engineering technology and software
  • Analyze sketches, notes and other input to determine and plan the best approach to develop and complete the drawings under supervision
  • Prepare finished civil, mechanical, and structural drawings from complex sketches, notes, layout, details and verbal instructions
  • Prepare grading surfaces, create alignments and profiles
  • Knowledge of P & ID symbols using ISA standards a plus
Qualifications for CADD designer
  • Associates Degree CAD/Computer Aided Drafting
  • Experience on renewable energy projects a plus
  • May be assigned as CADD Leader to set drafting standards, monitor drafting production, and ensure growth of lower classified drafting personnel
  • Experience with MicroStation, InRoads and/or GeoPak a plus
  • Minimum of high-school or technical school-training with courses in computer-aided drafting or equivalent experience
  • Drafting Junior College or Trade School graduate preferred (specialize training or education may be substituted for experience)

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