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Architects, Except Landscape and Naval

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Architects, Except Landscape and Naval

  • Mechanical Drafter
    VIVA USA Inc    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted about 5 hours    

    Description/Comment: Summary: The main function of a mechanical drafter is to prepare detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information. Job Responsibilities: Review and approve detailed design drawings and specifications for mechanical equipment, dies, tools, and controls, using computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment. Instruct staff to design, lay out, or detail components and systems and to resolve design or other problems. Review and approve mathematical formulas to develop and design detailed specifications for components or machinery using computer-assisted equipment. Review and approve dimensions of materials to be used and assign numbers to the materials. Approve schematic, orthographic, or angle views to depict functional relationships of components, assemblies, systems, and machines. Modify and revise designs to correct operating deficiencies or to reduce production problems. Review and analyze specifications, sketches, drawings, ideas, and related data to assess factors affecting component designs and the procedures and instructions to be followed. Act as subject matter expert to clients and review schematics and answer questions pertaining to installation of systems. Skills: Creativity, verbal and written communication skills, analytical and problem solving ability. Team player and detail oriented. Expert knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models. Expert knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. Expert knowledge of relevant computer application, such as CADD (Computer Aided Design and Drafting). Education/Experience: High school diploma or GED required. 10+ years experience required. Candidate Responsibilities Cab Competitive Update (CU) Leadership & Execution Cab Maintenance BIQ issue resolution & management DSN requests/questions incl cab replacements Supplier deviations Factory issues/deviations Commercial questions/requests Product Safety & Compliance questions/requests CAD model requests from suppliers Component obsolescence Other design changes requested outside of CU & NPI Monitoring quarterly/monthly product cost Typical Day : On a weekly basis, review priority of list of competitive update & maintenance projects with team leader Attend current production meetings led by machine leaders to report on status of cab CU projects and any maintenance projects Manage & assign maintenance requests including those in list of responsibilities above Assist DSN analysts with any new questions/requests received from dealers Review & approve supplier deviation requests as they come in Education Requirement Bachelor's degree in engineering required (Mechanical Engineering preferred) with 3-5 years’ experience or High School/ GED with 10+ years of experience Technical Skills Required : Candidates must have mechanical design experience Creo (Pro/E) Teamcenter Engineering required Knowledge of cabs and cab systems. Conceive multiple design solutions & conduct tabletop design reviews with stakeholders Teamcenter Visualization required Geometric Tolerancing (preferred) 3-5 years’ experience with the client designing and releasing processes highly preferred. Soft Skills Required : Clearly communicate status of design issues & projects Collaborate with members of various machine & cab teams in design projects Take initiative in handling day-to-day maintenance needs while consulting and learning from experienced members of the cab team Note : Candidate must be willing to work onsite at Tucson location VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Revit Drafter
    Zekelman Industries    Chandler, AZ 85286
     Posted 3 days    

    Z Modular, a division of Zekelman Industries is a fast-growing modular construction company, with manufacturing sites across the US and Canada. Its patented modular system allows developers and architects to build faster and more-efficiently than ever before, using new technology and fabrication to reinvent construction.

    Z-Modular currently has an opportunity for a Revit Drafter in the Chandler, AZ area. This position would report to the Manager of Architecture and Design. We are looking for someone who is highly detailed-oriented, thorough, and self-motivated. As a Drafter, you will use Revit to produce drawings for a variety of projects. The experience will be challenging yet rewarding as you shape the future of design and construction.


    + Produce design and construction documents in Revit.

    + Produce shop drawings for fabrication and construction.

    + Produce plans, sections, elevations, and details to convey architectural design and construction information.

    + Gain an understanding of building systems, codes, and construction methods.

    + Promote a collaborative team atmosphere.

    + Work under the direction of the internal architects and engineers.

    + Convert CAD drawings/equipment layouts into Revit.

    + Perform other duties as assigned by direct supervisor.

    + Produce schedules and bill of materials.


    + 5+ years’ experience in architectural/engineering drafting.

    + Proficiency in REVIT required.

    + Associates degree in Construction Technology, Drafting Technology or Computer-Aided Design and Drafting is a plus.

    + Knowledge of BIM drafting techniques, standards, and software.

    + Precise written and verbal communication skills.

    + Good aptitude with the ability to solve problems.

    + Strong organizational skills and ability to work on multiple assignments simultaneously.

    + Proficiency in construction detailing and an understanding of common construction techniques.

    + Ability to quickly learn company specific BIM standards and procedures.

    + Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role

    + Lead and promote health and safety work practices as required by regulatory agencies and company policy

    Let’s make it EZ:

    + Competitive salary

    + Exceptional benefits – medical, vision, dental

    + Work from home policy for eligible employees

    + Paid time off

    + 401(k) with generous company match and immediate vesting

    + Annual bonus/ incentive programs

    + Tuition reimbursement

    Zekelman Industries is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or genetics.


    ID: 2021-3101

    External Company URL:

    Street: 6205 S Arizona Ave

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • CAD Drafter
    System One    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 3 days    

    MOUNTAIN, LTD. has an opening for a CAD Drafter in the Phoenix, AZ area!

    Since 1979, MOUNTAIN, LTD. has successfully created and supported turnkey engineering solutions for traditional and wireless telecom providers across the United States. We are a national leader in the industry, providing high-quality engineering, on-time service delivery, and skilled personnel paired with innovative technology and creative solutions. Specialties include OSP/ISP engineering, design, permitting, right-of-way and CAD for traditional and wireless telecommunications companies.


    The CAD Drafter will create construction documents and/or records in an approved mapping software system identified by the local representative, perform drafting and pre-post functions, create as-built staking sheets, schematics, permits, service order drawings, CAD drawings, maps or CAD records which will include data attributes. The CAD Drafter will also need to meet the required CAD drafting qualifications.


    + Associates degree in Geography or equivalent 2 year work experience

    + Technical training in computer aided drafting or equivalent work experience

    + Related work experience in the facility management environment

    + Proficient in approved mapping software system identified by the local representative and will be familiar with relational databases

    + Proficient in Windows operating system environment, and possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Office

    + AutoCAD experience

    + Telephony/OSP experience

    + Utility/Civil permitting (Phoenix market experience preferred)

    + Cable/GPON design

    Thank you for your interest in MOUNTAIN, LTD. For more career opportunities, please visit us at

    System One, and its subsidiaries including Joulé, ALTA IT Services, CM Access, TPGS, and MOUNTAIN, LTD., are leaders in delivering workforce solutions and integrated services across North America. We help clients get work done more efficiently and economically, without compromising quality. System One not only serves as a valued partner for our clients, but we offer eligible full-time employees health and welfare benefits coverage options including medical, dental, vision, spending accounts, life insurance, voluntary plans, as well as participation in a 401(k) plan.

    System One is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, family care or medical leave status, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • CAD Drafter - Phoenix, AZ
    Pauley Construction, LLC    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 3 days    



    At Pauley Construction, we believe that we are "People Making a Difference". We exist to provide a safe and exciting workplace for those who wish to excel and improve themselves by providing quality services to our customers and communities. Our relentless drive to provide excellent and dependable service to our customers has helped us become one of the leading providers of dry utility installation and maintenance in the Southwest.

    At Pauley Construction, our mission is to focus on the needs of the broadband, telecommunications, CATV and electrical industries.


    Position consists of working in AutoCAD or related software to design, edit and present charts, graphs, and working plans for permitting purposes. Must also be able to present to coworkers; managers or external customers as needed. This position may also assist in other engineering related duties including red-lines and presenting needed information for billers to process. This is an in-office /Non Driver position.

    Pay Range: The hourly range for the CAD Drafter position is $17.00 - $22.00 / depending on experience.


    + Create “base maps” for Designers and other users as needed.

    + Digitize as build plant records and maps for inter-departmental use.

    + Prepare detail pages, plans and other materials for permitting

    + Using computer assisted drafting/design (CAD) equipment and software to develop complete and accurate electronic working plans, elevations, details, charts and/or revisions.

    + Create and revise detailed electronic (CAD) working plans, charts and/or scale drawings for telecommunications projects from existing drawings, measurements, sketches, specifications, etc.

    + Perform other duties to support business needs.



    + High school diploma or GED

    + Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Micro Station or other similar software package

    + To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Needs the ability to plan, prioritize and organize effectively; and the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with all staff. This position requires the ability to organize, multi-task, prioritize and re-prioritize daily workload and work with minimum supervision and the ability to meet deadlines, establish deadlines, and to prioritize deadlines.

    + NDS Experience

    + Any combination of education and/or experience that demonstrates ability to perform the designated job duties and responsibilities of the position.

    Reasoning Ability:

    + Ability to make common sense understanding to carry out instructions provided in written, oral or drawing. Ability to understand problems involving different variables in many varied situations. Ability to collect, organize, disseminate and analyze significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.

    Mathematical Skills:

    + Ability to calculate figures and amounts (measurements in terms of distance, proportions, percentages and area. Ability to apply concepts of basic mathematics including algebra and geometry.

    Language Skills:

    + Ability to read, understand and interpret documents such as safety rules and requirements, machine manuals of operation and process procedures. Ability to write information including reports. Ability to speak effectively to customers, vendors and coworkers up through all levels of management and staff.

    Software Requirements:

    + Must have strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

    + Must have general computer knowledge.

    Other Requirements:

    + Must possess, or obtain upon employment, a valid driver’s license.

    + Must be able to pass a background check and company drug screening.

    + Must be able to attend and pass all company required training as needed.

    + May be required to work after hours; on weekends or be on-call as work is needed.

    + Regular and timely attendance is an essential function of this position.

    Physical & Safety Requirements and the Working Environment:

    (The physical duties outlined below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to be able to perform the outlined functions)

    + Duties outlined in this position will require the employee to stand, crouch, sit, bend, and use hands and fingers to handle or feel as well as reaching with hands and arms to spaces both high and low.

    + The noise level in the work environment for this position is moderate.

    + Employees performing these job functions are required to lift or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift or move up to 50 pounds in a shift with assistance.

    Pauley Construction, LLC; as well as the position of CAD Drafter/Designer, are safety sensitive.




    + Problem Solving: Intermediate

    + Telecommunications: Intermediate

    + Customer/Client Service: Intermediate

    + Engineering: Intermediate

    + Construction: Intermediate

    + Communication: Intermediate



    + Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject

    + Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

    + Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well



    + Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

    + Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

    + Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization



    + High School or better



    + Engineering

    + CAD Drafter

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • CAD Drafter/Designer - Land Development
    Kimley-Horn    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 3 days    


    Our Phoenix office has a challenging career opportunity for an experienced Land Development CAD Operator or Designer to join our growing team!


    This individual will primarily be responsible for: designing and producing sets of plans for site development projects; and implementing and managing AutoCAD drafting and plan preparation standards.


    + Ability to design in AutoCAD Civil 3D design package.

    + Ability to set up and manage AutoCAD drafting and plan preparation standards.

    + Ability to set up and manage printing/plotting settings.

    + Willingness to mentor and teach others.

    + Detail oriented, professional attitude, good communication, team player, self starter.

    **Below is a list of Benefits Provided by Kimley-Horn:**

    + Retirement contributions include a 2-to-1 401(k) match on the first 4% and a discretionary profit-sharing contribution

    + Profit sharing in 2020 was 10%, leading to an employer contribution of 18%*

    + Performance Based Bonus Compensation

    + Health Savings Account – Company paid HSA contribution

    + Medical Insurance - Insurance that includes a no month premium option

    + Dental insurance

    + Vision insurance

    + Paid Time Off – Varies based on experience and classification

    + Tuition reimbursement

    + Back-up Childcare - Company-paid back-up childcare

    + Employee referral program for bringing great people to the firm

    + New Parent Leave

    + Short-Term Disability

    + Long-Term Disability

    + Voluntary Life Insurance

    + Group Term Life Insurance

    + Employee Assistance Program

    + Health Advocate

    + Financial Advisors

    + Dependent Care FSA

    + Accidental Death and Dismemberment

    **Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Kimley-Horn in the U.S. without employer** **sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H1-B or any other work visa petitions.**

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    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    **ID** _2021-4348_

    **Location : Location** _US-AZ-Phoenix_

    **Education** _High School Diploma/GED_

    **Employee Type** _Regular_

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Drafter
    Actalent    Chandler, AZ 85286
     Posted 5 days    

    We are hiring an experienced electrical drafter for a well-respected company in the Portland Metro area.

    What you'll be doing:

    + Electrical drafting on the BIM team utilizing Revit and AutoCAD MEP software to support various projects in the Portland Metro area, person can sit of of the Portland, OR Eugene, OR Fremont, CA or Chandler, AZ area.


    - Perform routine assignments requiring a thorough knowledge of computer-aided drafting system standards, practices, and techniques.

    - Create quick actions utilizing the command language of the system to assist in drawing creation.

    - Utilize knowledge of mathematics in the preparation of drawings.

    - Develop increased proficiency in system operation with a resulting increase in productivity, and learn how to use all software options.

    - Review work order and procedural manuals to determine critical dimensions of design.

    - Calculate figures to convert design dimensions to resizing dimensions specified for subsequent production processes, using conversion chart and calculator.


    + Experience in

    + Revit

    + electrical drafting

    + BIM

    + Navisworks is welcome

    + 3d modeling

    + Autocad

    + Design

    + High school diploma/GED and drafting courses required; one to two years technical training preferred.

    + 1-3+ years working experience in electrical drafting using Revit

    If you or someone you know is interested, please reach out to Ellie at 503-403-1980 or

    About Actalent:

    Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

    The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Architectural Designer
    Actalent    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 6 days    


    Come join us! We’re a design firm with offices across the U.S., partnering with clients in all regions. Everything we do is built on our team-based approach; regardless of where a client is located, or the studio they’re working with, our goal is to make everyone feel they’re working with one team. If you offer commercial, grocery/retail experience, have strong collaborative communication skills and want to contribute to the design, coordination and development of CD’s and the project lifecycle, we want to meet you.


    • Opportunities for those with 5 to 10 years’ professional architecture experience

    • Solid Revit and AutoCAD abilities

    • Strong communication skills and desire to mentor and teach emerging professionals

    • NAAB accredited degree preferred

    • Licensure preferred for experienced architects

    • Enjoy contributing in a medium size studio environment


    Cad, AutoCad, Architecture, Commercial

    Pay: $25-$50 (looking for both entry level & expert experience)

    About Actalent:

    Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

    The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Junior Draftsman
    Arizona Water Company    Apache Junction, AZ 85120
     Posted 9 days    

    Junior Draftsman
    Arizona Water Company, an investor-owned public utility, is seeking a Junior Draftsman in our
    Apache Junction office.
    Arizona Water Company, a private utility serving customers throughout Arizona, is seeking
    Junior Draftsman at our Phoenix corporate office. Under direct supervision of the Design
    Manager prepares and maintains Engineering Department maps, records, and construction
    drawings. Performs a variety of entry level drafting assignments required by the Engineering
    Department. Assists with company deliveries; general moving of furniture, equipment, and
    Responsible for a variety of tasks and duties, which may include, but would not be limited to,
    the following:
    • Prepares and maintains Engineering Department maps, records, and construction
    • Prepares graphic illustrations, maps and charts from sketches, drawings, verbal direction,
    and diagrams.
    • Performs entry level drafting assignments required by the Engineering Department.
    • Performs mathematical computations as necessary.
    • Performs miscellaneous office maintenance duties such as replacing light bulbs, moving
    office furniture, unloading, and storing office supplies, etc.
    • Performs company related errands using company vehicle.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by Design Manager.
    • Act as company messenger; purchase and deliver company lunchroom supplies; travel to
    field offices when necessary.
    Required skills, knowledge, and physical requirements:
    • Basic knowledge of mapping, drafting, design and specifications.
    • Basic knowledge and ability to use CAD software, such as MicroStation, AutoCAD,
    • Ability to use computer and related software, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
    • Ability to perform repetitive physical activities using feet, legs, hands, and arms, and be
    able to use a keyboard, walk, sit, stand, bend, stoop, climb, reach, grasp, and occasionally
    lift to 75 lbs.
    • Ability to write legibly and maintain sufficient field notes for preparation of as-built
    • Good reading skills and ability to quickly comprehend.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Must be
    dependable, punctual, and have good attendance.
    Required education, training, and experience:
    • Must have minimum of four semesters of drafting in high school or junior college. Entrylevel position.
    • Knowledge of CAD software.
    • Must have a valid, appropriate Arizona driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
    The company offers a competitive wage and benefit package, including company paid
    medical, vision, dental, holidays, vacation, and 401(k). Send a detailed resume:

    Seniority Level

    Some work experience (up to 5 years, non-manager)


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    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Architectural Designer (Revit) - 18422
    The Bergaila Companies    Tempe, AZ 85282
     Posted 10 days    

    We are seeking an Architectural Designer for assignment in Tempe, Arizona. The selected candidate will help design state-of-the-art microelectronics facilities, data centers and other advanced industrial and commercial facilities.

    Hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    ** This position requires 4+ years of Revit experience **

    ** Remote work is possible for the right candidate **

    - Preparation of drawings and models using Revit and related BIM software

    - Promote overall quality of the design and project deliverables

    - Work closely with architects and engineering disciplines, resolving design issues

    - Perform conceptual, layout and detailed design tasks based on verbal direction or rough sketches

    - Coordinate design and construction activities, studies and various analyses

    - Provide quality reviews of models and documents prepared by others

    - Delegate to junior staff where appropriate

    - Provide leadership for a small team of designers

    - Attend project meetings

    - 2 year degree in Computer Aided Drafting

    - 10+ years experience in Architectural Design

    - 4+ years experience with Revit and AutoCAD

    - Experience with Sketch up, Adobe Suite, InDesign, and Navisworks is highly preferred

    - LEED accredited is a plus

    ID: 2021-7680

    External Company Name: The Bergaila Companies

    External Company URL:

    Post End Date: 3/4/2022

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Structural CAD Drafter
    Carollo Engineers    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 10 days    


    Carollo Engineers is a nationally recognized engineering firm specializing in the planning, design, and construction of water and wastewater facilities. We are seeking a Structural CAD Drafter to join our team.


    + Develop structural design layouts and drawings from sketches provided by engineers and senior design staff

    + Coordination of drawing production activities between all disciplines at the project level

    + Assist in the quality checking of drafted product and conformance with drawing production standards and project specific CAD requirements


    + High School Diploma or GED equivalent

    + 0-2 years of experience working in engineering design

    + Good understanding of engineering drawing development in the areaof water and wastewater facilities

    + Advanced proficiency in 2D CAD

    + Demonstrated knowledge of 3D design capabilities

    + Fundamental working knowledge of structural drawing layout, detailing, and drafting of structural solutions

    + Familiar with AISC weld symbols and their application

    + Working knowledge water, wastewater and infrastructure design

    **Preferred Qualifications**

    + Two-year technical or Associate's Degree

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    **ID** _2021-1772_

    **Category** _Drafters and Engineering Technicians_

    **Type** _Agency Temp_

    Employment Type

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