The entry-level CAD designer supports engineers by preparing routine layouts, detail drawings, assembly drawings, sketches and diagrams. Details to include all views and dimensions necessary for construction. Makes copies of drawings and maintains information regarding changes to database. Makes simple decisions but refers most questions/problems to engineers or supervisor. Has a solid understanding of drafting techniques and familiarity with engineering terminology. Possesses mechanical aptitude with ability to complete basic mathematical calculations.
Duties and responsibilities
Uses computer assisted design/drafting (CAD / CAC Civil 3D / Microstation) equipment and software to develop designs.
Creates and revises production drawings (detail and assembly drawings).
Makes final sketch of proposed drawings, checking dimensions, materials, relation of one part to another, and relation of various parts to whole structure or project.
Utilizes knowledge of various engineering practices, mathematics, building materials and other physical sciences to complete drawings.
Possesses skills necessary to read blueprints, create 3-dimensional models, assemblies and working drawings using AutoCAD, Inventor, Solidworks, Catia and 3-d printing.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Associates degree in Drafting / Design
Moffatt & Nichol is a global infrastructure advisory firm of approximately 700 employees in 36 offices and 7 countries. We provide practical solutions to clients in the marine terminal, transportation, energy, environmental, federal, and urban development markets around the world. We are a multidiscipline professional services firm with specialized expertise in structural, coastal, and civil engineering; environmental sciences; economics analysis; inspection & rehabilitation; and program management solutions.
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