CAD Technician (420479)
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Mobile, AL 36527
Thompson Engineering is looking for a qualified CAD Technician in Mobile, AL. CAD technicians are responsible for the preparation of engineering drawings utilizing the current version of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation in use by Thompson Engineering. The CAD Technician must represent the Company with quality and timely deliverables in concert with knowledge and understanding of the project objectives.
The CAD Technician shall have the combined knowledge and skills and have demonstrated performance exceeding the duties and responsibilities of CAD Operator 651.
The CAD Technician works with supervision but under the direction, control and supervision of a licensed Professional Engineer to perform the below essential functions, tasks, and duties in preparation of designs and contract documents. The CAD Technician works directly with supervisory personnel in interpreting sketches, working from mark-ups, written instructions, and verbal directions in order to prepare technical illustrations and engineering drawings. All work is to be in accordance with the Thompson Engineering CAD Standards. The CAD Technician will keep accurate records of time charges to projects through regular daily updates of the electronic time sheet system. May often be required to operate the Company drawing reproduction equipment.
Essential Functions and Basic Duties
Preparation of CAD engineering drawings.
Operation of drawing reproduction equipment.
Operation of copy equipment.
May be required of collate the project drawings of various disciplines into a biddable set.
May be required to help in gathering field data, photographs, and dimensions required to perform work.
May perform record research involving legal records pertaining to land titles, data acquisition from Client files, etc.
May perform file and directory maintenance.
Keep accurate records of time charges to projects.
Perform related work as required.
Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of standard terminology, techniques and practices of drafting.
Knowledge of mathematics including algebra, trigonometry, and plane geometry.
Knowledge of drafting and design nomenclature and symbols.
Knowledge of computer assisted drafting and design.
Ability to prepare moderate to complex engineering drawings neatly and accurately.
Ability to make moderately complex mathematical computations accurately.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and sketches.
Ability to effectively communicate with the design team.
Ability to keep accurate records relating to work preformed on project assigned.
Working knowledge of the operation of Microsoft Office software.