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Structural CAD Technician

Company: Clark Nexsen
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Position Open: January 29, 2021Position Close: Until filledClark Nexsen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. AAP. Drug-free workplace. E-verify. Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Clark Nexsen Inc. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H-1B or any other work visa petitions.Must apply online through corporate website at DescriptionClark Nexsen is a national architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions for U.S. and global clients. We are passionate about our work and are prominently ranked on numerous industry lists. Building Design + Construction ranks Clark Nexsen as a Top 20 architecture and engineering firm and we have been named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years. Our culture supports the pursuit of excellence to engage and inspire the best professionals.Our firm is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with 450 employees in office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Tennesee, and Texas. We offer outstanding compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities in a positive work environment. We believe we can create a better world through our work. Giving back is also a guiding philosophy. As a company and as individuals, we proudly volunteer and give back to the surrounding communities where we live and work.Generous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401k, Short and Long term Disability, Paid Time Off, Aflac, Flexible benefits, and Legal Resources benefits are available.Job DescriptionWe seek to hire aStructural CAD Technicianin our Virginia Beach, VA office who will be responsible for assisting structural engineers and structural EI/EITs in the production of construction drawings. Typical responsibilities include drafting of marked-up plans, sections, details, and notes produced by the project Structural Engineer or structural EI/EIT; three-dimensional modeling of the structure; development of schematic-level foundation and framing plans with minimal or modest direction from the Structural Engineer.General responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:Performing all aspects of structural modeling and/or drafting on projects, or portions of projects, as directed by a senior or lead project engineer. Projects may include single-discipline (structural-only) or multi-discipline building-type structures for both new and existing construction. Production of sketches may be required for inclusion in written reports, such as a Structural Condition Assessment Report. Discussing with the lead Structural Engineer and developing resolution for all instances of conflict between a structural member/element and the work of another discipline discovered during the drafting and/or modeling processAdhering to company and department standards for both CAD and REVIT projectsCommunicating 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 lead Structural Engineer.Assist with review of shop drawing submittals for general conformance with the contract drawingsComplying with quality control policies and proceduresServing as a mentor to entry-level structural EI/EITs who are unfamiliar with the production of contract drawingsProject responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:Drafting of marked-up plans, partial plans, sections, details, and notes provided by the Structural Engineer or structural EI/EITCompleting sections and details produced to a schematic-level of completion by the Structural Engineer or structural EI/EITProducing design development-level foundation and framing plans for projectsDeveloping an accurate, three-dimensional model of the structure with the necessary level of detail using REVITParticipate in multi-discipline REVIT coordination effortsAdhere to project budget and scheduleParticipation in office and company work groups and committees for REVIT and document productionCreation of new model elements and toolsEducationHave earned a high school diploma, or equivalent, and completed coursework in AutoCAD and/or REVIT software packages from a technical or vocational school; orAn Associates Degree in a field of study related to drafting and design; orA Certificate in a field of study related to drafting and design; orA four-year undergraduate degree in a field of study related to drafting and design, Civil Engineering or ArchitectureLicenses, Certifications, and AccreditationsApplicable Autodesk certifications are desirableActive membership in drafting or modeling-related organizations (local or web-based) is preferredCertificate of Management for Building Information Modeling (CM-BIM) is desirableSoftware SkillsA Structural CAD Technician should be able to effectively utilize current company software programs for word processing, e-mail, and information management.Working familiarity with production software to a point of being able to utilize the software in the development of project documents and interact with other project team members in their use of the software is highly desirable.Career ExperienceA Structural CAD Technician must meet all of the educational requirements for the position and have some office experience as a CAD and BIM technician with demonstrable proficiency in the use of AutoCAD and REVIT software packages.Other Criteria and ConsiderationsAbility to prepare effective and concise documents and correspondence.Ability to communicate effectively with others and to make presentations to a variety of groupsHave a can-do attitude with a desire to provide outstanding professional servicesBe dedicated to his or her professional development as well as the success of colleagues and the firm as a whole

Keywords: Clark Nexsen, Virginia Beach , Structural CAD Technician, Other , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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