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CAD Technician/Project Set-Up

CAD Technician/Project Set-Up

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RDK, an NV5 company, is looking for a CAD Technician to join its team at its busy Boston office.  


NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.



  • Set-up new jobs on the network that are received from the architect or the Project Manager and/or Group Leader utilizing RDK CAD Standards.
  • Setting new jobs up includes: cleaning the plans, setting them up and creating attributes and borders for all disciplines (Mechanical, HVAC, Electric, Plumbing/Fire Protection, and Telecommunications).
  • Coordination and deliverables
  • Communicate with Project Managers regarding any issues that may arise, or obstacles that may delay the delivery of project deadline to client in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for updating plans on network with changes made.
  • Responsible for creating and copying information and drawings onto CDs.
  • Produces drawings in AutoCAD and Revit from marked-up not-to-scale drawings provided by engineers in the disciplines of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, telecommunications and other disciplines, under the supervision of the CAD Coordinator and/or CAD Manager and /or Group Leader, as needed.
  • Produces graphs, charts, overlays, simple isometric and perspective drawings from catalogs or CAD systems, as needed.
  • Other duties include cutting/trimming of plans, photocopying, plotting, scanning, packaging, mailing, and other miscellaneous duties which may be required from time to time to assist in the smooth operation of the firm


  • Formal training in AutoCAD and Revit
  • 3+ years of computer experience
  • AutoCAD MEP proficiency required and Revit experience required
  • Prior experience in a consulting engineering firm preferred
  • Must be able to read and write in English

NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefits package



NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.