Senior CAD Specialist

Full Time In Skokie, IL

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise, manage, and assign drafting tasks to CAD Specialists and technical staff assisting in drafting;
  • Develop and administer CTLGroup CAD and BIM standards;
  • Develop and administer CTLGroup CAD and BIM file maintenance standards;
  • Use Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD to draft construction documents from sketches, notes, and details given by architects and engineers;
  • Research and obtain standards/codes required by client and jurisdiction through interaction with necessary personnel (PM, PE, etc.) to accurately and efficiently develop plans;
  • Collaborate with engineers and project managers to ensure coordination design effort is maintained and deadlines are met;
  • Complete drawing/project responsibilities within scope, budget and schedule;
  • Review drawings for completeness and accuracy;
  • Maintain all revisions of project drawings, plot files, reports, tables, and other project-related documents for engineers and project managers;
  • Convert drawings to different file formats as requested;
  • Set-up base sheets for engineers to use in fieldwork;
  • Survey, measure, and document existing conditions in the field;
  • Collaborate with engineers to organize sheet layouts;
  • Use Autodesk 3ds Max Design for 3D modeling, animation, and rendering as needed;
  • Perform miscellaneous research about repair products/materials for engineers.

Job Qualification

Required Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of eight to ten years CAD experience including four years each of Structural and Architectural detailing experience;
  • Five years of AutoCAD software experience;
  • Three years of Revit software experience;
  • Experience with other programs such as: Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft Office

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Experience with Autodesk 3ds Max Design, Sketch-Up, and SolidWorks
  • Construction Documents Technology Certificate (CSI).
  • Associates Degree in Arts or Architectural Studies or Bachelor’s degree.

Physical and Travel Demands:

  • Work is performed in an office environment;
  • Occasional overtime possible;
  • Prolonged use of the computer;
  • May lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally;
  • Travel is required approximately 5% of the time for this position.

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