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CAD Designer (Electrical and Plumbing)
Total Mechanical
Pewaukee, WI

Under the direction of the Vice President/Division Manager, the CAD Designer is responsible for coordinating, designing, and formatting computer-aided design (CAD) drawings.


Education: The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma or GED. Or member in good standing of applicable local bargaining unit.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 1 to 3 years of CAD experience.

Certificates/Licenses: Valid driver’s license. Satisfactory driving record.

Physical Job Requirements: Required to sit, stand and move throughout Company facilities.

Skills and Competencies

Technical Skills: This position requires proficiency with general office and CAD software (preferably AutoCad); knowledge of commonly used industry concepts, practices and procedures; knowledge of applicable building codes and industry installation practices; and the ability to read and interpret construction drawings and blueprints.

Personal/Interpersonal Competencies: This position requires strong problem solving and analytical skills; strong attention to detail; the ability to work independently and exercise sound business judgment; the ability to make commitments and be willing to be held accountable against them; the ability to organize workloads to meet deadlines; the adaptability to accept change when needed; strong written and verbal communications skills, the ability to excel in a team environment and advance overall team objectives; and the ability to ensure customer satisfaction by delivering excellence in products and services.

Key Activities

Understand Projects. Thoroughly understand assigned projects. Review project specifications, proposal, addendums, engineering drawings and all other information pertinent to project. Visit job sites if necessary to gain appropriate project orientation. Attend coordination meetings as needed.
Generate Drawings. Generate detailed drawings utilizing computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment. Field sketches and fabrication drawings are covered work by local bargaining members.
Project Documentation. Provide other project information/documentation as requested. Provide information necessary for plan review/permit. Manage plan review process. Provide “cut sheets” and shop fabrication drawings as requested. Archive drawings (approved plans, pertinent architectural plans, civil plans, etc) in electronic format.
Maintain/update CAD system to ensure maximum efficiency/accuracy is achieved.
Participate in the development and implementation of Company best practices.
Key Performance Factors: A successful CAD Designer produces complete, accurate CAD drawings that properly reflect the proposed system in accordance with the schedule; supports engineering, sales and project manager staff as requested; provides accurate information for permits and plan approval; and maintains a complete, organized set of archived drawings.

Career Progression: A CAD Designer is eligible for promotion to Senior CAD Designer when able to consistently, accurately and reliably execute their duties in a timely manner, able to demonstrate a high level of autonomy in completing their workload and completes the CAD Designer training program.

Working Conditions: This is a full time exempt position or a full time bargaining position. Business hours are between 7:00am and 5:00pm.

Salary and Benefits: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Bargaining salary and benefits are per contract.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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For confidential consideration, please send cover letter and resume to:

Total Mechanical, Inc.
Attn. Human Resources
W234 N2830 Paul Road
Pewaukee, WI 53072

Fax: 262-523-2532


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