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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 10/29/2016

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley, CA

Berkeley, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Berkeley Lab is Bringing Science Solutions to the World, and YOU can be a part of it!

In the world of science, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) is synonymous with "excellence." That's why we hire the best - whether in research, science or operations. This is a great opportunity to bring your top-notch skills to bear in support of world-class scientific research that addresses national and global challenges!

Position Summary:

Berkeley Labs Facilities Division has an opening for a CAD/Document Controls Specialist. Classification will depend upon the applicant's level of skills, knowledge, and abilities. This position will be filled at the Sr. CAD/Document Controls Specialist or Principal CAD/Document Controls Specialist level, dependent on experience.



Use computer-aided drafting, spreadsheet, and word processing programs to modify standard specifications, details, and other electronic files to satisfy project-specific requirements. Interface with engineers to develop and draft new AutoCAD details, drawing notes, and equipment specifications as required to meet project objectives.

Maintain libraries of standard AutoCAD details, Existing Conditions Source (ECS) drawings, underground Utility & Site drawings, building floor plans and site plans.

Gather final project as-built drawings and technical data, and coordinates closure and acceptance of all completed projects. Keeps Chief Plant Engineer and project managers informed on significant project scheduling and/or cost problems and any special support needs required.

Manage the BlueCielo Meridian Enterprise application software program to ensure all finalized project as-builts meets the LBNL AutoCAD standard and the as-builts drawings are archived per DOE requirements.

Organize and compiles pertinent information for equipment files.

Comply with all applicable LBNL, Federal, DOE, State of California, and industry design standards, codes, regulations, orders, and directives.

Maintenance of Facilities Divisions computer hardward and software related to drawing production, including plotters, paper ordering, software licenses, document management systems upgrades.

In addition to the above, Principal CAD/DOCUMENT CONTROLS SPECIALIST Specific Responsibilities:


Coordinate work with other disciplines and outside Design Professional firms on LBNL AutoCAD policy, standards, etc.

Develop cost estimates and/or develops or reviews project plans.

Coordinate and/or monitors the work of others contractors and/or subcontractors to ensure orders placed match contract requirements.

Additional Responsibilities as needed for the CAD/DOCUMENT CONTROLS SPECIALIST (Sr or Principal)


Participate in special projects (e.g., trouble shooting, consulting, studies, and training) as needed.



Has relevant experience in Document Management for Architectural, Engineering in Industrial, Commercial or Construction Fields as applied to wet/dry laboratories, clean rooms, cold rooms, shops, office, load center, and specialized research facilities. Also has relevant experience coordinating drawing with other engineering and architectural disciplines.

Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office 2013, PC Applications and Autocad v. 2013.

Working knowledge of applicable industry and regulatory standards, safety codes, design standards and environmental regulations pertinent to engineering data management.

Substantial experience and proficiency with AutoCAD workstations, and proficiency with applicable software applications related to engineering and design.

Ability to climb ladders and perform occasional field work around hazardous systems and equipment, and to inspect construction, equipment, systems, and structures.

Working knowledge of applicable LBNL, Federal, DOE, State of California, and industry design standards, codes, regulations, orders, and directives.

In addition to the above, Principal CAD/DOCUMENT CONTROLS SPECIALIST Required Qualifications:


Bachelors degree or equivalent experience and a minimum of six years related professional technical experience.

Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of AutoCAD and Meridian.

Experience in coordinating and/or monitoring work as a team.

Demonstrated experience analyzing and interpreting complex technical data.

Additional Desired Qualifications for the CAD/DOCUMENT CONTROLS SPECIALIST (Sr or Pricipal)


Knowledge of BlueCielo Meridian Enterprise application software or other document management systems.

Knowledge of Revit or other BIM modeling tools.

The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.


* This is a career appointment.


Salary is commensurate with experience.

This position requires completion of a background check.

Berkeley Lab addresses the worlds most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Labs scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energys Office of Science.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4. Click here to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.