CAD Technician 3-5 years

Post Date: Tuesday, March 5
Job Title: CAD Technician 3-5 years
Organization: Shea, Inc.
Description: Shea, Inc. is a nationally recognized design firm with a unique approach of creating solutions through a seamless blend of architecture, interior design and branding/marketing communications. Shea is a leader in providing creative, strategic and business-based solutions for clients in the areas of retail, restaurant/hospitality, financial institutions and corporate. Our award winning work provides real business results for clients and has built our reputation for smart creativity. Shea requires leadership, responsibility and independence with an emphasis on creative and strategic thinking from employees. As a representative of Shea, we expect integrity and clear communications in our day-to-day environment.

We have a full-time opening for a CAD Technician with 3-5 years experience in our Minneapolis office.

Description: Responsible for development and implementation of architectural designs, layouts and details concepts under the mentorship/supervision of a Project Manager/Architect, Design Director or management. Will assist with preparation of schematic, design development and construction documents through thorough knowledge and skills in AutoCAD including layers, redlines and an understanding of code. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the fields of restaurant and hospitality, retail, corporate and financial services.

Key Tasks:
Position will work primarily in AutoCAD in creation of appropriate level of details in architectural and interior designs.
Assists with preparation of documents and data for meetings and attends meetings as appropriate.
Responds to redlines and makes changes to documents to ensure overall quality.
Reports daily and weekly progress to both the account/project manager and overall management.
Takes responsibility for delivering 100% details and ensuring reviews take place at mid point and end point before documents are submitted to client or contractor.
Takes initiative in problem solving on documents and ensuring quality delivery. Understands hours and budgets on the project work and works within those parameters.
Work within fast paced project schedules and need to work on multiple projects and multiple deadlines simultaneously.
Understanding of coordination of consultants and contractors and beginning level communications with consultants and contractors as directed.
Some level of work in project management in conjunction with project management.
Clear communications through written forms and verbal.

Knowledge Required: Familiarity of the architectural design, codes and construction process required. Solid architectural design and drafting skills. Some knowledge of structural, mechanical, electrical and acoustical engineering, and building codes. Excellent working knowledge of AutoCAD.

Contact Information: Michelle Schindeldecker
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