AutoCAD Specialist

Posted 10 months ago

Duties and Responsibilities

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the primary responsibilities of the AutoCAD Specialist are to:

  • Champion the culture of NAC and a positive work environment.
  • Design, plan and construct drawings for new or modified retail store designs and structures.
  • Responsible for computer applications producing layout diagrams, schematics and store design plans.
  • Identify and communicate design discrepancies and making appropriate modifications.
  • Compile drawings for approval, production and distribution.
  • Assist store build out team in preparing detailed construction documents, sign-off on electrical systems, structural framework, store building materials, ceiling plans, roof plans, building sections, exterior and interior store front facade.
  • Collaborate with retail store opening team which includes Operations Directors, Director of IT, Director of Real Estate, Retail Regional Directors and Marketing Team.
  • Work with project team to establish goals and ensure all shop drawings and engineering for assigned projects are completed according to set deadlines.
  • Stay abreast of municipal bylaws, legislation’s, and restrictions which may impact store builds, operations, structures and layouts.
  • Other duties as and when required.


Skills & Experience

  • Experience/proficiency in design skills in Autodesk products and other computer-aided design software.
  • A strong technical background in a variety of different building materials.
  • Ability to ideate quickly through verbal communication, hand sketches and 3D models.
  • Experience in retail business with strong project management in a high-growth environment.
  • Strong analytical background, bias for action, and solutions orientated.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of business processes and business systems.
  • Clear, concise and effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to tolerate a high degree of ambiguity, ability to work in highly dynamic, ever-changing environment while meeting deadlines.

Working Environment & Travel

  • Office working environment.
  • To support our operations across Canada, NAC anticipates this position may occasionally travel.

Required Education and Experience

  • 3-5 years of experience working at an architectural, engineering or design firm.
  • Associates Degree or bachelor’s degree (preferred) in architecture, engineering or graphics design.

Job Features

Job CategoryAutoCAD specialist

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