9 days old

Mechanical CADD Technician

Clark Nexsen
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
  • Job Code
    MECHA001170

General responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


  • Performing all aspects of modeling and/or drafting on projects, or portions of projects, as directed by the design manager or project engineer. Projects may include single-discipline or multi-discipline building-type structures for both new and existing construction.

  • Discussing with the engineer and developing resolution for all instances of conflict in the building elements and the work of another discipline discovered during the drafting and/or modeling process

  • Adhering to company and department standards for both CAD and BIM projects

  • Communicating and coordinating with technicians and professionals from other disciplines during the development of models, plans, sections, and details. Results of such communication and coordination shall be shared with the engineers or designers working on the project.

  • Assist with review of shop drawing submittals for general conformance with the contract drawings

  • Complying with quality control policies and procedures

  • Serving as a mentor to entry-level staff who are unfamiliar with the production of contract drawings

Project responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


  • Assist Engineers and Interns with tasks as assigned

  • Drafting of marked-up plans, partial plans, sections, details, and notes provided by the Engineer.

  • Completing sections and details produced to a schematic-level of completion by the Engineer.

  • Developing an accurate, three-dimensional model of the project with the necessary level of detail using the required Building Information Modeling (BIM) software package

  • Coordination with technicians and professionals from other disciplines within the design team

  • Participate in multi-discipline BIM coordination efforts

  • Adhere to project budget and schedule


Education, Technology, and Experience


  • Have earned a high school diploma, or equivalent, and completed coursework in AutoCAD, REVIT, and/or BIM software packages (Navisworks) from a technical or vocational school; or
    • An Associates Degree in a field of study related to drafting and design; or

    • A certificate in a field of study related to building drafting and design; or

    • A four-year undergraduate degree in a field of study related to mechanical engineering

    • Certificate of Management for Building Information Modeling (CM-BIM)

    • Applicable Autodesk certifications

  • LEED AP or actively pursuing LEED accreditation

  • Active membership in drafting or modeling-related organizations (local or web-based)

  • Familiarity with any of the following software is highly desirable:
    • AutoCAD MEP

    • Autodesk Revit

    • Building heating/cooling load calculation software such as Trane Trace or Carrier HAP

    • Building energy modeling software such as Trane Trace, IES-VE, eQuest, or Energy Plus

  • A Mechanical CAD Technician must meet all of the educational requirements for the position and have some office experience as a CAD or BIM technician with demonstrable proficiency in the use of AutoCAD, REVIT, and/or Bentley BIM software packages.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Experience


  • Ability to prepare effective and concise documents and correspondence.

  • Ability to makeeffective presentations to a variety of groups

  • Have a can-do attitudewith a desire toprovide outstanding professional services

  • Be dedicated to his or her professional development as well as the success of colleagues and the firm as a whole

  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Posted: 2023-01-21 Expires: 2023-02-19
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