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CAD Designer

Fairfield, NJ

Scope:

The CAD Designer is responsible for using design software and drawing tools independently to accurately render and communicate design plans.

Reports To:

Classification: Exempt

Hours: Mon-Fri (may vary based on project needs)

Supervisory Responsibility: N/A

 

Essential Job Functions:

· Uses design software and drawing tools independently to accurately render and communicate design plans

· Creates full drawing set and plans by analyzing sketches, field notes and other input materials to determine the best approach for drawings

· Design site plans, elevations, and equipment & structural details while working with engineering staff and project managers

· Flawlessly conform to the company’s standard CAD procedures for layering, etc., and standard drawing procedures for sheet layout

· Create details and verify dimensions between drawing sheets

· Enter and track all project related data in a cloud-based platform according to company standards

· Conduct site visits to gather existing conditions data and effectively take notes

· Collaborates with project team to successfully complete a high volume of projects with established budgets and deadlines

· Complete assignments of increased difficulty as proficiency increases

· Complete self-review for all deliverables to eliminate errors

 

Other Duties:

· Maintain continuous awareness and knowledge of the project status

· Attend internal and external status meetings, as needed

· Seek guidance and take direction from other project team members

 

Competencies:

· Ability to work in a fast- paced environment, easily adapting to changing tasks and priorities

· Ability to meet multiple daily deadlines

· Strong written and verbal communication skills

· Effective and active listening skills

· Strong organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and maintain schedules

· Strong problem solving, research, and analytic skills

· Strive for personal and professional development

· Always present yourself in a professional manner

· Always demonstrate a positive work attitude

· Ability to travel to site throughout the Northeast

· Valid driver’s license required

 

Education and Experience:

· High School Diploma or Equivalent is required

· Associates Degree or a Certificate from a technical school, related to AutoCAD is preferred

· 2-6 years of design experience

· Skilled in AutoCAD concepts, theories, principles, and practices

· Experience with Photoshop is a plus

· Telecommunications design experience is a plus

· Small Cell telecommunications design experience is a plus

· Electric Vehicle Charging Station design experience is a plus

· Understanding of different types of drawings, such as FDNY, LPC, zoning boards, etc. is preferred

 

Physical Demands:

Occasionally the employee will need to visit sites that include rooftop access while lifting and/or moving equipment up to 25 lbs.

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