CAD Operator / Drafter - Entry Level

Convent, Louisiana, United States

CDI Engineering Solutions is seeking an Entry-Level CAD Operator/Drafter to work at our Team Site in Convent, LA. This is a full-time, benefited, long term opportunity.  

Job Summary: Performs routine to moderately difficult drafting assignments, which require knowledge and application of fundamental drafting techniques in accordance with established standards and procedures under general supervision. Detailed instructions for new assignments are provided by immediate supervisor.

Job Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Prepares routine to moderately difficult engineering and constructions drawing (comprised of basic arrangements, layouts, flowsheets, assemblies, isometrics, etc.) from rough sketches or from general engineering and design information, utilizing CAD drafting/design techniques.
  • Performs related engineering support, which are not completely standardized or prescribed.
  • Performs basic discipline design tasks as directed by immediate supervisor.
  • References information from vendor prints, catalogs, technical manuals, etc and interfaces with engineers as required.
  • Field notes are neatly arranged, accurate and complete.
  • Sketches are readable by anyone and include all pertinent dimensions, notes and job number.
  • All material is signed and dated with job numbers.
  • May interface with constructions crews during construction phase to provide and receive input relative to accuracy of drawings, coordination of shutdowns and to expedite the timely and efficient completion of the project.
  • Supports field assignments as required.

Qualifications, Skills & Requirements: 

  • High school education or equivalent with basic drafting courses from vo-tech or other applicable program. 
  • Minimum of one year of technical work experience or equivalent working knowledge/experience. 
  • This is also an entry-level classification for an individual with a 2-year degree in drafting/design technology.
  • Incumbent must demonstrate a working knowledge of utilizing CAD equipment for a variety of standard applications including Acad and Microstation.
  • TWIC is required or must be able to obtain.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

CDI Engineering Solutions is an EEO/An Affirmative Action M/F/D/V Employer.


Type: Permanent

Reference ID: 5268