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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016

Mott MacDonald Westwood, MA

Westwood, MA
AJE Ref #
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Description

CAD Drafter

* Develops drawings from verbal instructions, preliminary layouts, sketches or marked-up prints utilizing conventional drafting tools and/or computer assisted design/drafting programs.

* Assists in preliminary layout of complex assignments to define appropriate drawings and information.

* Performs drafting to accepted company and national standards, e.g., symbols, nomenclatures, engineering terms, etc.

* Prepares design modifications from provided sketches and data when prototypes are not available.

* Reviews and checks others' work, as requested.

* Employs optimum use of procedures, standards, and reference information.

* Makes freehand sketches of designs and ideas for use within the engineering environment.

* Makes or reviews calculations involved, as required, to support assigned work.

* Verifies completed work, checks dimensions, and determines required materials.

* Reproduces plans and/or drawings, as required, to support customers.

* Revises original drawings, following prescribed instructions.

* Utilizes company equipment to achieve maximum quality and production.

* Maintains files of work, as required.

* Keeps abreast of improved drafting techniques, standards, practices, engineering procedures, and manufacturing capabilities to enhance discipline knowledge.

* Informs supervisor/manager of difficult or obscure problems related to work.

* Prepares final drawings based on prior work examples and other input from designers or engineers.

Candidate Specification Requirements:
Two years of post-secondary education and two years of drafting experience or high school graduate with 4 years drafting experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

MicroStation and Revit experience preferred. Experience in drafting for mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems is a plus. Excellent communication skills essential for team-based working.

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