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CAD Manager - Columbia, MD at Advantage Engineers, LLC

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Columbia, Maryland

Job Description:

Advantage Engineers is a rapidly expanding and dynamic professional engineering consulting firm within the fields of telecommunications, environmental, geotechnical, construction observation and materials testing. Advantage Engineers designs, develops, and implements a wide-array of innovative, high-quality and effective specialty solutions that deliver turn-key results with full-scope consultation services. The firm consists of 17 offices from New York to California.

Advantage Engineers is dedicated to evolving its technical services in conjunction with the future advancements in the field and is continuously looking to better serve its clients. Our people have a passion for solving problems and are committed to taking initiative and providing on-demand services. We are dedicated to working as a team, making customer service and fulfillment a personal mission, and operating in the best interest of our customers and fellow coworkers. If you want to develop as a part of a team that is in growth-mode, then we’re looking for the best to join us.

Job Overview:

This position will be responsible for the CAD department, including production, quality, allocation of resources, and staffing. The successful candidate will exhibit the ability to manage a large team in a fast paced, team environment, while maintaining a high standard of precision and accuracy. Creative problem solving, effective communication, and strong interpersonal skills are a must.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure CAD templates are up to date and consistent throughout the company.

  • Ensure that the drafting templates are being properly utilized for specific regions and projects.

  • Continuously review and fine tune CAD QA/QC process.

  • Communicate regularly with Project Managers and other team leaders regarding upcoming work and prospective project planning.

  • Interact with CAD leads to maintain production and meet project deadlines.

  • Create and Implement Training Programs for consistent early staff development.

  • Monitor and complete periodic performance reviews for the drafting staff.

  • Plan Team Collaboration Events for different offices/regions.

  • Support integration of drafting departments across the company.

  • Monitor workflow requests in SiteTracker and production of the department to ensure an even spread of work throughout the entire drafting department.

  • Utilize SiteTracker data and the Operations Director to guide hiring and staff adjustment decisions.

  • Collaborate with IT to improve document and stamp security.

  • Travel to other Advantage offices.

  • Formal AutoCAD training with a minimum 10 years working knowledge of Autodesk products in a production role required.

    • OR

  • BS Degree in a Technical/Science discipline with at least 4 years of previous management experience in a production engineering environment.

  • Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills required.

  • Ability to manage competing priorities while delivering high quality service to internal customers.

  • Basic knowledge of civil, electrical, mechanical and structural disciplines preferred.



  • Humble

  • Team Builder

  • Collaborator

  • Motivator

  • Positive

  • Strong Communicator

  • Listener

Student of the Business

  • Forward Thinking

  • Detail oriented

  • Lifelong Learner

  • Hungry

Student of Life

  • Planner

  • Flexible

  • Open Minded

  • Organized

  • Critical Thinker

  • Smart


  • Motivated

  • Problem Solver

  • Resourceful

  • Creative

  • Social