I. JOB SUMMARY
supervision of a fire alarm system engineer, security system engineer or the
engineering supervisor, the CAD Drafter performs a variety of drafting
activities including preparing/updating various installation shop drawings for
projects and maintaining a library of CAD standard symbols, blocks and wiring
details. Other duties to be performed as assigned.
II. DUTIES AND
• Prepare floor plan drawings, riser
drawings, device wiring details and panel wiring details for fire alarm system
and security system installation shop drawings.
• Revise and update existing shop
drawings as requested by the system engineer, project manager or the customer.
• Works with engineering supervisor
to maintain and develop engineering/drafting standards for installation
drawings which will be utilized by the engineering department.
• Generate bill of materials, voltage
drop calculations and other documentation for use by the lead engineer on the
Produce 11x17, C-size & D-size
hardcopies and PDFs of shop drawings as required by the customer.
• Maintain up-to-date knowledge of
third party items and services data base. Review and modify information with
supervision by the Director of Engineering. Make data available to fire alarm
and security system engineers and project managers.
• Other duties
relating to CAD as required by the engineering supervisor.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
• High school.
• Completion of a technical trade
school course in AutoCAD 2010 or newer is highly desirable.
• Experience using Autocad 2D design
• Any equivalent combination of
experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and
KNOWLEDGE and ABILITIES
• Proficient in AutoCAD software.
• Excellent communications skills:
interpersonal, listening, oral, and written.
• Skilled in PC usage and associated
software including Microsoft Office.
• Able to generate shop drawings from
hand sketches produced by the lead fire alarm or security system engineer.
• Knowledgeable in standard drafting
practices and procedures.
• Able to work
with moderate supervision, efficiently schedule and manage time.
• The CAD
Drafter must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time paying close
attention to detail. The CAD Drafter's work environment does not require much
physical movement. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to sit.
vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision,
color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
This position is
an office environment located in Florham Park, NJ. There may be occasional
field trips to customer sites required in this job where dust and noise may be
present. There may be training classes in Florham Park or other training
centers in the US.