Junior CAD Technician

  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Full-time

Company Description

Star Source Consulting provides technical expertise for your business. We specialize in Information technology, providing a superior resource to companies in staff augmentation, project-based or full-time placements.

At Star Source Consulting, we take pride in providing professional and ethical services to suit our client’s needs.

Star Source Consulting has an outstanding reputation for providing quality consultants to match the client’s requirements.

Job Description

Provides computer-aided drafting services for exterior cladding systems, storefronts, and wall systems by performing the following duties.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

 

Reads and interprets blueprints and drawings for production of shop drawings.

 

Utilizes computer aided drafting skills and knowledge of curtainwall components to assist in the development of engineering documents.

 

Assists Designers in the preparation of proposal drawings in AutoCad, including 3D AutoCad.

 

Assists Engineering Department in the maintenance of engineering software including, Die Database, and AutoCad menus.

 

Sets up and produces drawings that are dimensionally accurate and according to scale.

 

Sets up and produces small shop and fabrication drawings according to standards.

 

Lays out and aligns viewport details logically and clearly on drawings.

 

References parts from other CAD drawings. 

 

Produces a bill of materials on frame-unit drawings.

 

Makes location tag marks on shop and/or frame unit drawings.

 

Maintains a paper file of project documents and RFI logs.

 

Communicates and/or makes suggestions to Project Manager that will improve and/or simplify the drafting and design process.

 

Reviews shop drawings from outside engineering vendors and makes corrections if needed.

 

Works with outside engineering vendors to ensure deadlines are met on drawings and submittals.

 

Other duties may be assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Associate’s Degree (A.A.) from a two year technical or community college in architectural drafting or a related field; or one to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Construction industry experience preferred.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to write clear, concise, readable notes and other correspondence.  Ability to communicate clearly and professionally over the telephone.  Ability to use industry language and terms appropriately and correctly.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Skilled in CAD technologies.  Understanding of the types of commercial glazing; qualities and uses of glass products; and standards associated with product fabrication. 

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES REGISTRATIONS

None required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.