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CAD Drafter- (Civil/Structural) Elgin, IL at Oldcastle APG Inc

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Elgin, Illinois

Job Description:


Job ID:  152610


Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more.   With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Infrastructure is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.

Job Summary

Make and modify drawings of concrete structures to be built in a precast plant, following specifications and customer requirements. Organize and maintain an accurate catalog of drawings and digital library for website. Work closely with Engineering Manager, Sales, Production and Quality Control to ensure the product is built according to civll drawings and Oldcastle standards.

Job Responsibilities

  • Create both 3D models and 2D drawings of concrete products, rebar cages.

  • Use dynamic blocks in AutoCAD to sync with automated rebar cut lists and bills of material.

  • Keep pace with customer timelines and expectations.

  • Prepare, modify, and maintain accurate catalog of drawings of existing and new products for production and Quality Control.

  • Prepare product assembly or shop drawings for existing/new products as needed for sales staff and special drawings for plant projects as needed.

  • Update/maintain digital database, i.e. Autodesk vault, hard-copies and engineering documents

  • Other duties may be assigned as needed

  • Keep an organized list of rules of thumb for drafting procedures

  • Attend out-of-town AutoCAD/Autodesk Inventor training


  • 2+ years of relevant experience with AutoCAD/Autodesk Inventor

  • High school diploma or equivalent required/Associates Degree preferred

  • Must be able to read and interpret construction sketches, civil engineering plans and details

  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office

  • Basic mathematical skills

  • Must be detail orientated and able to handle several projects at once with minimum help or guidelines from department from start to finish

What CRH Americas Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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