CAD Manager

Wood Rodgers, Inc.
Sacramento, CA
Added: May 10, 2024
As a CAD Manager you will be responsible for overseeing and managing the use of computer-aided design software and tools within an organization. You’ll play a crucial role in ensuring that CAD systems are utilized efficiently and effectively to support design and engineering projects.

What You Will Be Doing

  • CAD System Management : responsible for managing and maintaining the organization's CAD software and systems. This includes installing, configuring, and upgrading CAD software, ensuring compatibility with hardware and operating systems, and troubleshooting technical issues.
  • CAD Standards Development : develops and implements CAD standards and best practices to ensure consistency, efficiency, and quality across design and engineering projects. Establish guidelines for file organization, naming conventions, layering standards, and other CAD-related processes.
  • Training and Support : provides training and support to CAD users within the organization. Conduct workshops, create training materials, and offer guidance on CAD software usage, techniques, and workflows. They also provide technical assistance and troubleshoot user issues.
  • Project Collaboration : facilitate collaboration between different departments or teams involved in design and engineering projects. Ensure that CAD files are shared and accessed appropriately, and they may oversee the implementation of project data management systems or document control processes.
  • CAD Software Evaluation : stays updated with the latest CAD software developments and evaluates new tools and technologies for potential adoption within the organization. Assess software capabilities, compatibility, and cost-effectiveness, and make recommendations for software procurement or upgrades.
  • Budgeting and Resource Planning : collaborates with management to develop budgets for CAD software, hardware, and training needs. Identify resource requirements, track expenses, and optimize resource allocation to meet project demands efficiently.
  • Quality Assurance : ensures the accuracy and quality of CAD deliverables. Conduct regular audits of CAD files, review design standards compliance, and implement quality control processes to minimize errors and inconsistencies.

The Ante

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, computer science, or something similar
  • 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency in CAD software

How We Elevate Your Game

Joining Wood Rodgers comes with perks to support you in your personal and professional journey.

  • A Unique Culture:An engineering firm that doesn’t feel like one. We are inventors that ask, “why not?” with leadership that empowers employees to grow, challenge convention, and develop creative solutions. We throw big parties, get random days off, and constantly are shown how the company reinvests in our employees rather than corporate bottom-lines. These all help build a great culture, but at the core are great people; people who want to learn, teach, help, and collaborate.
  • Teamwork: experience what being a part of the Wood Rodgers family feels like. Be inspired by your leaders, be encouraged and cheered on by your teammates to live a big life, and be supported in your whole life working while you work with us. Visit our website to get a feel or check us out on social media @woodrodgersinc!
  • Learning + Development: take on leadership development programs and goal setting to create big possibilities for your career and life. Develop within the company; be mentored and grow to your

What It Takes

  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry-standard software tools (Autodesk, Bentley, Bluebeam, Esri, etc.)
  • Experience collaborating with software development teams
  • Strong technical skills and knowledge of CAD software installation, configuration, and troubleshooting
  • Experience in developing and implementing CAD standards and best practices
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to provide training and support to CAD users
  • Project management skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks, manage deadlines, and coordinate resources
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and attention to detail

Things You Should Know About

  • Hands-on experience with AutoCAD and Civil 3D
  • Prior experience implementing employee training programs

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It is our expectation that the salary will be somewhere in the middle of this range.

This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential and can fluctuate above or below the posted range. If there is an offer, the salary presented will consider several factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, and training. Base pay is just one piece of the compensation package offered by Wood Rodgers.

Pay Range

$101,100 — $126,300 USD