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Cad Operator
Ref No.: 18-17633
Location: Salem, Virginia
CAD Operator
Salem, VA
6+ Month contract

Entry Level CAD operator

Description information:
-Receive project assignments from Design Team member.
-Under supervision, prepare construction drawings required to support the installation of electronic special systems (fire alarm, security, access control, and other low voltage specialty systems)
-Electronic systems drawings will typically consist of items such as floor plan layouts, riser diagrams, electrical interconnections drawings and installation terminations. -Prepare submittal documentation (i.e.,. data sheets, battery calculations)
-Maintain project drawing files, and associated records and documentation tracking & maintaining as-built drawings
-Perform other duties as assigned.

• Attention to detail and aesthetics is an absolute must!
• Must be proficient in AutoCAD (2012 or newer), BricsCAD, and/or Revit. Candidate should be able to easily draw a floor plan from scratch accurately as well as modify existing drawings.
• Must be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
• Must be self-motivated, eager to learn, loves teamwork, and wants to work. These are essential skills for a successful virtual team.
• Must be well organized, have great written communication skills, and be able to work within the fast-paced time frames given by the designer.

• A candidate who is fresh out of school (college or trade) is acceptable provided their emphasis was in CAD drafting, mechanical engineering or electrical engineering.
• High school or equivalent education required.
• Someone who has been in the business world is a plus. However, this position is entry level CAD.
• Experience in the construction field is a plus, especially electrical or mechanical construction.
• Experience in low voltage systems (fire alarm, security, sound, etc.) is a plus, but if they are willing to learn the industry, my team is willing to teach them.