Cad Draftsmen for Mech AutoCAD
'Cad Engineer' (CE)
General job description would be to use AutoCAD to be responsible for generating assigned Sales
Order ‘SO’ Customer Submittal drawings, Bill of Materials ‘BoM’s. After customer approval generate
the manufacturing ‘Job Packets’. The following further describes work but not necessarily in order
or limited to the following basics:
Learn use of AutoCAD 14 ‘User’ desktop layout profile and related custom
commands with integrated Bill of Materials ‘BoM’ and AutoCAD enhancements.
All drawing work and procedures have been programmed to help the structure and
maintenance of the Cad Department.
o Understand ‘CadEng’s Procedures’ defining how the Cad Department functions and
suggest updates during Cad biweekly Cad meetings for improvements and ideas.
Become indoctrinated with all products and generate Customer Submittal ‘Cust Sub’
drawings, ‘BoM’, and after customer approval generate the Job Packet assembly drawings
for the production floor.
o All Cust Sub’s, BoM’s, & Job Packets are reviewed by others by way of SO / Product
dependent of magnitude.
Primary Cad drawing time would be via 2D type .dwg work and other minor simple 3D Sales
required preliminary submittal drawings via AutoDesk’s Inventor program.
Understand how Assembly drawings are manufactured to the degree where those drawings
and procedures might be improved.
o The CE is at liberty to visit the Production Floor to view how his assigned SO Job is
progressing and make notes on those drawings to later update the as built master
‘Mas’ Job drawing when returned after shipment.
After Cust Sub’s are issued, the CE occasionally receive phone calls from the client with
technical questions that might arise relating to customer submittal approval.
o Occasionally follow-up phone calls are required as to when the issued Cust Subs are
expected to be returned signed and dated marked ‘Approved for Production’.
Upon return of the Job Packet to the CE following product shipment, the Job Packet is
reviewed and archive scanned and discarded to close the CE’s assigned SO Job
As a Cad team member, offer guidance to other ‘CE’s relating to their customer questions.