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CAD Technician


Topeka, KS

Posted on Oct 11, 2017

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Summary of Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

The contract CAD Technician provides document management support for Substation Engineering. Under the guidance of the Document Manager, the contract CAD Technician assists the Engineering Analysts by revising existing drawings from as-built field corrections and, after training, by updating Issued for Construction (IFC) drawing packages. Documents include internal drawings, external vendor drawings and supporting documents. After additional training, the position will assist the Engineering Analyst to liaison between engineering and field personnel who construct or maintain company facilities and to:

·         Create and publish new Issued for Construction drawing packages.

·         Gather technical information and up-to-date drawings for projects.

·         Create new 3D material coded parts for electrical substation models.

·         Use the Autodesk Vault 3D parts library to create 3D substation models.

·         Generate drawings based on one-line and substation standards drawings.

Education and Experience:

Education in the use of Autodesk CAD products is essential. Several years’ experience in CAD is preferred but will consider a recent graduate in a technology related field.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

The contract CAD Technician must be computer fluent with proficiency in Autodesk CAD software and the MS office suite. Good written and verbal communication skills are required. Customer service and team building skills are a plus. Accuracy is more important than speed. The work is very detailed so the candidate must be able to self-check for accuracy and must be willing to accept guidance. Persistence and a positive attitude are highly regarded qualities of every member of our team.

GDH Consulting, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other category protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, GDH Consulting, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities and/or employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training.